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Kao Names Harry Josh Ambassador, KMS and Goldwell

Josh will focus on product education through social media and industry events.

Luxury, Beauty Brands and a Black Diamond Shine at China’s CIIE Fair

While major players are flexing their muscles at the third edition of the China International Import Expo…

Kao Corp. Names New President and CEO

Michitaka Sawada, who currently holds the role, will be promoted to director and chair.

MyKirei by Kao to Launch on Amazon

It is the first time the Japanese consumer giant has launched a first-to-market brand in the U.S.

Jergens Follows Up Natural Glow With Self-Tan Brand Sol

Sol by Jergens drops in March.

Kering, H&M and L’Oréal Among CDP’s 2019 Climate Leaders

Kering is the only luxury goods firm on the list of 179 companies credited for their work to target climate…

Beauty Outperforms Luxury at 2019 China International Import Expo

New beauty product drops and technology innovation are more attractive than luxury houses' narrative on…

Kao Announces First Products to Employ Its Fine Fiber Technology

The products, released under the Est and Sensai brands, will hit Japan first, before being rolled out to…

Molton Brown Debuts Luxury Fragrance Collection

The brand shifts its focus while also eyeing expansion in Japan and elsewhere in Asia.

Kao Corp.’s Profit and Sales Grow in 2018

The company has made efforts in optimizing its brand portfolio and restructuring its business segments.

Kao Sets New Strategy for Innovation, Targeting Beauty and Environment

The company announced a new fine-fiber technology and a program to reduce its use of plastic in packaging.

Kao Revamps the Strategy for Its Cosmetics Business

The company will streamline its brand portfolio, with greater cooperation between Kao and Kanebo.

Kao Corp. Net Profit Up 14.9% in First Quarter

Sales also increased, but the profit growth was largely due to tax reasons.

Riverdale Actress Camila Mendes Does the Talking for John Frieda

The cult favorite John Frieda brand is getting introduced to the next generation of users through…

Oribe Cofounder Daniel Kaner Talks Life After Acquisition

Daniel Kaner discussed how Oribe fits into Kao, as well as who inspired him to build several hair-care brands…