HERBORIST launched its first overseas flagship store in Paris

Yesterday (April 17, 2015), the first overseas HERBORIST Opera Avenue flagship store in Paris, France, 38 grand opening. This is the second landing since 2008, HERBORIST another milestone on the journey overseas brands. Since then, Bai grass integrated into China's first independent brand stores opened in the central business district of international cosmetics brand. Jahwa [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:39:09+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Industry News|Comments Off on HERBORIST launched its first overseas flagship store in Paris

2014 China Beauty Expo opened yesterday in Shanghai

China Beauty Expo is one of the largest trade shows for cosmetics in the world which is held in early May each year in Shanghai New International Expo Centre. 2014 China Beauty Expo is another record high event for the cosmetic industry with over 120,000 square meters of display area, 5718 international standard booths and [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:19:35+00:00 May 8th, 2014|Industry News|Comments Off on 2014 China Beauty Expo opened yesterday in Shanghai

Beauty trends in North and South America in 2014

In a recently released free e-book Euromonitor International outlines the top five trends in beauty and personal care in 15 American countries, from the North to the South of the continent. From Argentina to Venezuela, Euromonitor highlights the 5 top trends in each of the 15 countries featured. These trends include: the growing popularity of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:18:13+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Industry News|Comments Off on Beauty trends in North and South America in 2014

China to end the animal testing requirement for some cosmetics

The Chinese Food and Drug Administration has proposed to abolish the requirement for animal testing for cosmetics for domestically manufactured ordinary products (such as shampoo, skincare or perfume) from June 2014. Instead it would propose that industrials have the option to assess the safety of a substance based on the toxicological profile of ingredients, similar [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:04:52+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Industry News|Comments Off on China to end the animal testing requirement for some cosmetics

Beraca’s new Brazilian ingredients hit the market

Beraca’s Murumuru Butter has been chosen by cosmetics giant L’Oréal for its Absolut Control hair care range, which is sold in Brazil. The Brazilian supplier of natural ingredients is also launching a skin care new line with Brazilian organic beauty brand Surya Brasil. Beraca believes that in the wake of the worldwide success of argan oil, Brazil’s [...]

By | 2017-05-18T22:50:06+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Industry News|Comments Off on Beraca’s new Brazilian ingredients hit the market

Singapore cosmetics market on the rise

It is a small but wealthy market, which is emerging as a favourite destination among the Southeast Asian countries for global cosmetic players. With high spending on cosmetic products, Singapore has been witnessing significant market growth with rising influence of international brands. According to RNCOS latest research study, “Singapore Cosmetic Market Forecast to 2017”, cosmetic [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:41:08+00:00 September 10th, 2013|Industry News|Comments Off on Singapore cosmetics market on the rise

Sustainability of cosmetics packaging progresses slowly

Cosmetic companies are making slow progress in reducing their packaging footprints, says Organic Monitor. Although the cosmetics industry has become preoccupied with green initiatives, few steps have been made to tackle the environmental impact of packaging, the market research firm says. As far as packaging sustainability is concerned, most developments are occurring in ecodesign, reveals [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:42:04+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Industry News|1 Comment

China probes Sanofi for alleged bribery

Chinese authorities have launched an investigation against French drugmaker Sanofi following a news report that accused the company of bribing hundreds of Chinese doctors in 2007. An unnamed whistleblower told the Guangzhou-based, state-owned 21st Century Business Herald that the French company had paid 503 doctors a total of $274,000 to prescribe Sanofi products, disguising the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:42:25+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Industry News|Comments Off on China probes Sanofi for alleged bribery

ProPak China 2013 show report

Shanghai, 24th July 2013 – ProPak and China BevTek 2013, China’s premier trade exhibitions for processing and packaging technology and liquid engineering closed last Friday 19th July, following three days of business success for participating companies. The show got off to a great start when leaders of 15 Chinese industry associations including food; beverage; brewing; [...]

By | 2017-05-18T23:43:15+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Industry News|Comments Off on ProPak China 2013 show report