AmorePacific Group has launched a D2C e-commerce platform. Amore Mall, as the new site has been named, is designed to beef up the K-beauty behemoth’s global presence and replace bricks and mortar stores in China, according to a report published by Inside Retail Asia.
What were we expecting of technology in 2022? Well, after the dominance of internet shopping over the prior two years, more of the same, with bells on. All bets were on livestreaming, already a dominant trend in China, booming in the west.
Korean duty free chain Shila Duty Free is opening a Gucci Beauty metaverse beauty class, according to a report by Korea Economic Global.
India’s e-commerce platform D2C Ecommerce has acquired personal care D2C brand Luxura Sciences.
L’Oréal hosted the first-ever North Asia Beauty Industry Innovation Summit during the China International Import Expo, focusing on the future of beauty powered by technology and innovation through co-creation in Japan, China and Korea.
Hong Kong is exploring the possibility of allowing retail trading of crypto assets, according to a report published by the Financial Times.
South Korea’s Coupang has announced that it is set to extend its reach to Southeast Asia via a logistics base in Taiwan, according to a report published by Pulse News.
Coty has opened its largest digital flagship to date in Southeast Asia for its Hugo Boss Fragrances brand in partnership with Lazada.
Construction has begun on a smart operations hub in China for French beauty behemoth L’Oréal, according to a report published by Yicai Global. The center is designed to improve warehousing and logistics efficiency in the region.
A.S. Watson has announced the regional launch of Skinfie Lab, a skin analysis tool that creates highly personalised skincare product recommendations based on customers’ selfies.