Posts Tagged: cosmetics


Luxola raises $10 million to doll up women (and men) in Southeast Asia

Luxola, a Singapore-based online beauty store, has raised US$10 million led by Japanese strategic corporate investor Transcosmos. Existing ...

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Subscription commerce service Bellabox raises USD1.4M series A round

Subscription commerce is taking Asia by storm. Bellabox has shipped 60,000 boxes to date since December 2012.

  • January 21, 2013
  • at 1:29 pm
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In Asia, beauty box companies are the next Clone Rush

Many beauty box companies in Asia have risen to prominence. The question is whether they can sustain their momentum.

  • December 6, 2012
  • at 7:26 pm
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Cosmetic E-commerce Startup, Luxola, Raises $590,000

Singapore-based cosmetic e-commerce startup, Luxola, recently announced that it has raised $590,000 from WaveMaker Labs. The site sells all ...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 4:21 pm
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Japan’s Shiseido Set to Begin E-Commerce in China

Earlier this year we reported on how cosmetics giant Shiseido was opening its online mall in Japan. Aptly named ‘Beauty Platform,̵...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:45 am
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CyberAgent Ventures invests in Taiwan’s FashionGuide, a beauty and cosmetics social network

Launched in 1997, FashionGuide enables users to post their own reviews of cosmetics products, which turns the website into a top destination...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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As Rocket Internet’s Glossybox retreats from parts of Asia, VanityTrove and others spot an opening

Glossybox has had some missteps. Namely, it entered Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Australia, only to withdraw after realizing the markets aren't as...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Luxola Founder Talks About Her Journey As An Entrepreneur [INTERVIEW]

To all the ladies out there who are interested in cosmetics and skincare products, you need to know about Luxola, a Singapore-based cosmetic...

  • November 20, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Wavemaker Labs makes first investment, splashes USD 592,000 on cosmetics store

Wavemaker Labs, a Singapore-based investment firm, together with the National Research Foundation (NRF), has invested over SGD 740,000 (USD...

  • August 21, 2012
  • at 4:04 pm
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Japan’s Largest Cosmetics Maker to Open Internet Mall

In an effort to bring in young, new customers, Shiseido – which is Japan’s leading cosmetics brand – plans to open a new b...

  • April 20, 2011
  • at 8:38 am
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