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Strategies used by retailers and brands to drive H&B sales in Asia despite the COVID-19 pandemic are discussed in this report, supported by case studies covering key aspects such as products, marketing, technology, offline stores and online channel.

Five areas of change post-COVID-19 for drugstores, health & beauty

This report explores what the post-COVID-19 world will look like for, health & beauty retailers and suppliers, and the opportunities and challenges to expect. 

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Coconut water brand, Vita Coco has launched its first ever haircare products. The range includes shampoos, conditioners, and treatments.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has announced its COO, Alex Gourlay, is to leave the business. Meanwhile, separately, in the US, its Walgreens division has launched same-day delivery in under two hours and introduced mobile clinics that provide COVID-19 vaccines. Co-COO to step down Bloomberg has reported that WBA’s co-chief operating officer, Alex Gorlay, is set to leave the business on 17 ...
Boots has opened its first three stores with PT Mitra Adiperkasa Tbk (MAP), a lifestyle retailer in Indonesia. A quick store turnaround Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) announced plans to expand into the Indonesian market in 2019, with Boots International signing an agreement to form a store development partnership with MAP. The first set of store openings were expected to occur in the s...
A.S. Watson’s Group COO and CEO of A.S. Watson (Asia and Europe), Malina Ngai, has spoken at the industry event Beauty Tech Live this week.  She has explained how O+O (Offline plus Online) has become the new retail standard in health and beauty. O+O customers spend three times more than exclusive instore shoppers Malina Ngai describes O+O as “how customers shop today. The customer journey ...

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Leading drugstore operators in Japan

Many of the world’s leading drugstore operators are based in Japan. This report highlights best practice and the key strategies of Tsuruha, Welcia (AEON), Matsumoto KiYoshi and Sundrug, with landscape and trends considered.