Felcity Jones the New Face of Shiseido’s Cle de Peau Beaute

Japan-based skin care brand, Shiseido, has named Academy Award-nominated English actress Felicity Jones as the new face of its luxury skincare and cosmetics brand Cle de Peau Beaute.

Rich Franklin Travels Asia Looking for Talent in One Warrior Documentary

ONE Championship has announced the production of new documentary series called “Rich Franklin's ONE Warrior Series” featuring martial arts legend Rich “Ace” Franklin traveling from gym to gym all across Asia in search of the next martial arts superstar.

Unruly Launches In-market Emotional Targeting Tool Across India

Video ad tech company Unruly today launches a new targeting capability which helps advertisers across India connect with consumers most likely to emotionally engage with a specific ad.

Mattel Releases Barbie With a Hijab Inspired by U.S. Olympian, Ibtihaj Muhammad

Donning a hijab, the latest incarnation of Barbie is modeled after bronze medal-winning U.S. Olympic fencer, Ibtihaj Muhammad.

Blue Bottle Coffee Exploring Korean Market as Part of Asia Expansion

US brand Blue Bottle Coffee has announced it is looking to expand into South Korea, followed by other APAC countries including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Musical.ly Bought for Upwards of $1 Billion by China’s Bytedance Technology

The deal brings Musical.ly’s 60 million users, mostly in the U.S. and Europe, together with Toutiao’s 120 million users in China.

South Korea to Allow Night Flying Drones to Deliver Packages

South Korea is already the worldwide leader in online shopping and now things just got a little more convenient

Singles Day: Alibaba and Rival JD.com Enjoy Record-Breaking Sales

Chinese e-commerce leviathan Alibaba said that its Singles’ Day sales extravaganza reached a record-breaking $25.4 billion further cementing its position as the world's largest shopping event of the year.

South Korea Homeplus Fined $445,000 for Exaggerating Profits to Franchisee Prospects

In 2015, Homeplus was fined 435 million won for collecting and selling the personal information of its customers to insurance companies. 

China’s Tencent Acquires 12 percent of Snapchat in Vote of Confidence for the App

It seems equally unlikely that Snap would ever be allowed to establish a foothold in China even if their relationship with Tencent were deeper.

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