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Cosmetics Companies Promote K-Beauty in North America

Cosmetics Companies Promote K-Beauty in North America

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — As China’s domestic market is facing fierce internal competition, South Korea’s cosmetics industry has found a new breakthrough in the global market, eyeing the North American region to expand its international presence. Top cosmetics maker Amorepacific Corp.’s North America sales in the first quarter of this year jumped by [...]

Palm Oil Crisis Leads to Rising Prices of Raw Materials, Threatening Cosmetics Industry

Palm Oil Crisis Leads to Rising Prices of Raw Materials, Threatening Cosmetics Industry

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Indonesia’s ban on palm oil exports are leading to spiking prices of raw materials and raising the prices of essential goods like cosmetics and soap. South Korea’s top cosmetics maker AmorePacific Corp. reported that the import price of glycerin used to make cosmetic products [...]

Niche Fashion Platforms Proliferate amid Prolonged Pandemic

Niche Fashion Platforms Proliferate amid Prolonged Pandemic

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Online shopping has become a new normal in everyday life amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, with fashion platforms segmented by age group. Brandi, a well-known fashion ecommerce application for women, recently launched a new shopping app PLARE that specifically targets women in their 30s. The company pointed out that [...]