More than skin deep: Global cosmetic surgery industry booming

Business Feb 2, 2018

More than skin deep: Global cosmetic surgery industry booming

In the never-ending quest for youthful, magazine-cover looks $10.7 billion was spent last year on materials and chemicals used in cosmetic procedures worldwide, the IMCAS industry body said Thursday. This meant plastic surgeons and beauty practitioners spent about the equivalent of Costa Rica's total annual ...

Cosmetics makers target job-seeking male university students

Business / Corporate May 8, 2017

Cosmetics makers target job-seeking male university students

Cosmetics makers are stepping up efforts to tap the men's cosmetics market by targeting male university students preparing for their job interviews as the job-hunting season gets underway in Japan. Shiseido Co., Japan's leading cosmetics-maker, launched a new website for its uno series of men's ...

Business / Corporate Apr 28, 2015

Shiseido offers staff promotions as profits plunge 44.4%

Cosmetics maker Shiseido Co. will promote some 2,000 beauty consultants now employed on fixed-term contracts to regular employee status through qualification tests by 2017. It comes as Shiseido's group operating profit for the year to March 31 plunged 44.4 percent from the previous year to ...