Jefferies: Top 10 Preliminary Beauty Observations From Asia Travel

Jefferies spent two weeks in multiple AsiaPac markets and found core demand for beauty to be robust. Here, the top beauty observations from AsiaPac Markets, including the growing popularity of WeChat and Alibaba, as well as insights into consumer behavior and demand.

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Clinique’s Opportunities in Asia

Jane Lauder, Global Brand President, Clinique, discusses how the brand plans to expand its footprint in Asia by providing education and meeting major skin care needs of the market.

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Euromonitor: Reimagining Growth in the Global Beauty Industry

Euromonitor International’s new data reveals a strong beauty and personal care industry in 2016, with a respectable 5 percent growth. For the second consecutive year, the premium segment outperformed its mass counterpart, with nearly 6 percent growth. Here, Nicholas Micallef, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Analyst at Euromonitor International, talks about what’s ahead for beauty.

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Arden’s JuE Wong to Keynote at Asian American Business Roundtable

Elizabeth Arden brand President, JuE Wong, is set to keynote a session at the upcoming Asian American Business Roundtable [AABR] in Las Vegas, sharing her insights and experiences for how high-achieving Asian women are contributing to the creation of idea-building environments, and successfully changing the business landscape.

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U.S. Looks East for Beauty Breakthroughs

Last year when Procter & Gamble moved its global skin care business unit to Singapore from Cincinnati, the beauty industry immediately perked up. And when the beauty giant subsequently named Deb Henretta as head of its global beauty business (her former role was overseeing P&G’s entire Asian portfolio) Deb cited the goal of bringing much of the passion and innovation Asian beauty to the U.S.

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BW Confidential: Skincare—A Global View

Skincare continues to see good growth, said BW Confidential in a recent report, driven by emerging Asian markets and the rise of the Chinese traveler, which is fueling travel-retail sales and increased investment in the category by major companies. Globally, facial skincare sales rose 4.9% to $78.33 billion, according to Euromonitor. Asia Pacific, which saw sales increase 5.9%, now accounts for around 50% of the market and China has overtaken South Korea as the largest country for skincare in Asia.

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