August 11, 2014

Shanghai got a little sweeter recently as the first M&M’s World in Asia opened on East Nanjing Road, joining the city’s main shopping thoroughfare.

June 4, 2014

Coty and Li & Fung have entered into an agreement in which Li & Fung will distribute some of Coty's power brands in China, including adidas, Rimmel, and Playboy.

June 2, 2014

Women who use at-home skin care devices report high levels of satisfaction with these high-tech gadgets; however, the penetration rates remains largely because of a lack of awareness, according to new research by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

March 10, 2014

Unilever has acquired a majority stake in the Qinyuan Group, a Chinese water purification business — marking Unilever’s largest acquisition in China for more than 10 years.

February 4, 2014

Paick, a mobile digital device brand, announced the launch of Sleek, a thin, portable power bank.

January 28, 2014

Actavis announced that it has signed and completed an agreement for Zhejiang Chiral Medicine Chemicals Co. to acquire Actavis' interest in Actavis (Foshan) Pharmaceuticals Co., an Actavis subsidiary based in Foshan, China.

January 8, 2014

Coming on the heels of Revlon’s decision to pull out of China, beauty giant L’Oréal appears to be following suit and, according to reports, will stop selling its Garnier brand in China.

January 2, 2014

Beauty company Revlon is exiting its operations in China, which represents about 2% of the company’s net sales, and is eliminating about 1,100 jobs.

December 10, 2013

The natural personal care market continues to see strong growth, posting healthy double-digit gains globally with Brazil and China taking the lead as the fastest-growing natural personal care markets, according to consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

November 13, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced a string of organization changes, including the retirement of 37-year company veteran Dimitri Panayotopoulos, vice chairman and adviser to the chairman and CEO, effective Jan. 2, 2014.

November 6, 2013

Many physicians in Asia say more information on managing Type 2 diabetes is needed, according to a new poll.

September 4, 2013

Online spending in China is set to bypass the United States this year and double within two years, according to a new study.

August 28, 2013

A company that has developed an edible security platform for addressing the global problem of counterfeit foods and medicines has been named a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

August 16, 2013

French beauty brand L’Oréal is looking to acquire China’s Magic Holdings International, which specializes in cosmetic facials masks, for $840 million.

July 22, 2013

The Eastern retail landscape will continue to host the latest in Western ideas of wellness as GNC announced its expansion into the Chinese marketplace with the first stand-alone GNC store in Shanghai.

April 8, 2013

Costco Wholesale appears to be eyeing China's online commerce market, according to published reports.

January 25, 2013

Walmart recently announced that it would source $50 billion of the products sold in its stores in the United States over the next 10 years, according to a report in USA Today.

"Be American; buy American" has long been a slogan that makes buying U.S.-made goods sound nothing less than patriotic because it helps create American jobs, much like CVS' initiatives to create jobs for veterans, and the recent Made-in-USA fervor around the country has more than demonstrated that. But there are practical reasons for sourcing domestically as well, making it high time for retailers to start looking into putting more products with the "Made in USA" label on their shelves.

January 4, 2013

Hormel Foods announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Skippy peanut butter business from Unilever United States, of Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

September 20, 2012

Alliance Boots, under the terms of a strategic alliance agreement signed earlier this week, announced that it will acquire a 12% stake in Nanjing Pharmaceutical for a total consideration of approximately $90.7 million.

September 13, 2012

Pfizer has inked a deal with a Chinese drug maker to make branded-generic drugs for China and global markets, the companies said.

July 18, 2012

Jacques Duplessis on Monday pleaded guilty to engaging in a scheme to sell approximately 6,000 boxes of counterfeit LifeScan One Touch diabetic test strips that he purchased from suppliers in China and England, announced U.S. attorney Zane David Memeger.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

April 25, 2012

Total prestige beauty in China — which is those products sold mainly in department stores and Sephora stores in the top 10 cities in mainland China — rose 21% in 2011 compared with 2010, according to beauty market research by NPD.

March 16, 2012

A new study has indicated that the consumption of white rice can increase one's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.