Company executives told employees that the company will re-evaluate skincare and makeup lines for “cultural sensitivity,” examining the use of terms like 'brightening' and 'lightening', according to industry reports.
Few people are better placed to suggest how fashion, luxury and beauty brands can reach Chinese consumers than Christina Fontana, director of fashion & luxury Europe for Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company.
The French luxury house has launched its fragrance and beauty offering on Chinese e-commerce platform Tmall, the first time that consumers in the country can purchase Chanel products online outside of its official site.
Estée Lauder Cos Inc raised its annual profit forecast after posting better-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday, driven by strong growth in China and higher demand for skincare brands such as La Mer.
Estée Lauder dismissed fears of a slowdown in China as its quarterly results beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday on booming demand for cosmetics and high-end skincare products in the Asian country.