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Virtual Makeup at Your Fingertips

Virtual Makeup at Your Fingertips

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Department Store announced on May 13 that it will be releasing a new virtual makeup service on its official online store, thehyundai.com. The major department store chain partnered with Meitu, China’s top app developer, to accelerate its efforts to lead a retail tech trend in Korea by making [...]

K-Cosmetics Make Inroads in the U.S.

K-Cosmetics Make Inroads in the U.S.

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean cosmetics producers are heading into the global market after success in China and Southeast Asia. Both manufacturers and distributors alike of Korean cosmetics are expanding their production facilities to more advanced markets such as the U.S. and Japan, while taking an aggressive stance via mergers or takeover of [...]

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

AmorePacific Taps Australia with Popular Brand Laneige

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — AmorePacific Group, a major cosmetics maker here, said it entered the Australian market Wednesday with one of its most popular brands, as the company accelerates its overseas push in the face of a sharp decline in the number of Chinese tourists. Products of AmorePacific’s mid-end Laneige are now available [...]

Health Industry Exports Grow by 14.3 Percent to Hit $11.7 Billion

Health Industry Exports Grow by 14.3 Percent to Hit $11.7 Billion

SEOUL, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Health industry exports of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, medical equipment will have grown by 14.3 percent compared to last year to reach $11.7 billion when 2017 draws to a close. The Ministry of Health and Welfare disclosed on December 7 that it had derived its estimates from canvassing experts’ opinions as [...]

U.S. 4th Largest Market for S. Korean Cosmetics in Q1

U.S. 4th Largest Market for S. Korean Cosmetics in Q1

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) – The United States ranked as the fourth-largest overseas market for South Korean cosmetic products in the first quarter of 2017 despite concerns of protectionism, a trade association said Thursday.  In the January-March period, South Korean companies trailed French, Canadian and Chinese firms in terms of makeup products shipped to [...]