Following the negative impact of home seclusion and strict lockdown measures in China, beauty and personal care has enjoyed a surge in sales growth, driven by demand for better skin health, products that enhance personal wellbeing, the rise of Chinese beauty, and the ineluctable momentum of e-commerce and new retail experiences.
Join Caroline Bremner for the latest Travel Leaders Podcast in conversation with PATA CEO Liz Ortiguera. Liz gives us the latest update from Asia Pacific on tourism recovery, where there is cautious optimism based on pent up demand and increasing flight capacity as the region reopens. Liz outlines PATA’s work in vaccine equity to ensure a sustainable recovery. Finally, Liz shares best practice, outlining how crisis triggers the best type of innovation out of urgency as true needs are sharpened.
Fragrance as an attribute not only enhances a product's functionality and value, but can also be a key driver of consumers' purchasing decisions. Using Euromonitor International’s e-commerce tracking tool Via, we take a closer look into automatic detergents in Thailand to get a better understanding of what fragrance types have been popular in the country over the years based on online SKU availability, and understand what proportion of a brand’s SKUs have “scent” as an attribute.
From demographic shifts, such as the new three-child policy in China, to product access, innovation, and disruption from reusable products in sanitary protection and adult incontinence, disposable hygiene in Southeast Asia and China reveals a diverse set of challenges and opportunities ahead.
The word “Metaverse” has been omnipresent when discussing current and future digital trends, not only at dinner tables, but also around big corporations’ boardrooms. Some businesses in APAC are planning to invest in augmented reality (AR) or virtual reality (VR) in the coming five years.