Procter & Gamble is set to invest some $100,000 in a digital innovation centre based in Singapore, the first of its kind for the company outside the US.
Memebox has attracted the most investment of any Korean start-up over the last year, according to a report published by the Korea Herald.
L’Oréal Asia Pacific has conducted its first digital bootcamp as part of the French beauty behemoth’s wider Digital Upskilling program. The pilot session saw 60 digital talents from 11 countries gather in Singapore for the three-day immersive workshop, run by L’Oréal’s key global and regional leadership and strategic partners.
Unilever has signed an agreement with Alibaba-owned Lazada to build the industry’s first end-to-end alliance in the Southeast Asia region. The two companies will work closely together on category development, supply chain and fulfilment, data and marketing, social commerce and talent development.
L’Oréal has once again upped its digital game thanks to the launch of a new patented evaluation technology, Sonify Hair – a sonification sound transformation that allows consumers to listen their ‘hair repair condition song.’
Shiseido has introduced a pilot program to deploy humanoid robots on the make-up assembly lines at its Kakegawa factory – a cosmetics first, according to the Japanese manufacturer.
Johnson & Johnson Innovation has announced a collaboration to launch the Singapore QuickFire Challenge – teaming up with A*STAR's ETPL, through its Diagnostics Development Hub, and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART).
Colgate-Palmolive has appointed media agency PPR to manage its social media presence, according to a report published by Mumbrella. The agreement will also extend to occasional PR campaigns for Australia and New Zealand.
Indian LED and cell phone accessories brand Syska is set to launch a range of personal care products, according to a report published by Udaipur Kiran. The range will comprise two different lines – one for men and another for women – and span some 30 beauty and grooming electricals.
The Estée Lauder Companies has had two of its products named in the Top 10 Beauty Brands in China report by L2 Digital IQ Index: Beauty China 2017, achieved by the beauty giant’s strong digital presence in the country.