Japanese cosmetics manufacturer Yanagiya has embraced the gaming trend, drafting in Street Fighter character Guile to act as the face for its latest hair styling product, J-Gel, according to a report published by Kotaku.
Yusen Dai, Co-founder and Vice President of Chinese cross-border cosmetics platform Jumei has resigned for personal reasons, effective immediately.
Coty-owned Philosophy has opened an online store on Alibaba’s popular Tmall e-commerce site, according to a report published by China Daily.
New Zealand-based skin care company Trilogy has launched a cross-border flagship store on Alibaba’s Tmall platform, according to a report published by Taranaki Daily News.
Cross-border e-commerce platform BuzzCommerce is hoping to raise SGD1 million in a funding round in order to launch its own brand of cosmetics aimed at the Chinese and Japanese markets, according to an exclusive report published by DealStreetAsia.
Amazon is rumored to be planning to enter the Korean online retail market. A report published by the Korean Times pointed to the fact that the company has advertised 48 new positions at its Seoul office, suggesting the e-commerce behemoth is gearing up for launch.
Procter & Gamble Malaysia has launched a new initiative ‘Confidence Squad’ via its account on the popular LINE app in a bid to further personalize its digital content and develop its one-to-one consumer contact.
Japanese biotech start-up Maz World has opened a research and development center in Hong Kong’s Science Park.
Symrise has unveiled its new Asia-Pacific Flavor Innovation and Technology Center. The opening is the culmination of the flavor and fragrances firm’s €30 million investment in its regional headquarters in Singapore.
Shiseido has named Singapore as the location for its newest research and development centre, cementing its expansion into the country.