By Hiro Muramoto TOKYO (Reuters Life!) - You can call it Jane Eyre meets the Addams family, but for the hundreds of Japanese girls who dress in Victorian dresses trimmed with lace, eyes rimmed with heavy black makeup, it's "Gothic-Lolita.
IT Holding said it was in talks with a company represented by Billy Ngok, chairman of China's Hembly International Holdings Ltd , but contrary to media reports it had not been in contact with Hembly or its subsidiaries.
Buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co [KKR.UL] said on Monday, September 8th it was boosting its team in Japan by hiring the honorary chairman of Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido Co Ltd as a senior adviser.
German fragrance-to-fashion retailer Douglas Holding sees growth and profit opportunities in eastern Europe due to untapped market potential, Chief Executive Henning Kreke said in a newspaper interview on Sunday.
French cosmetics group Clarins on Friday reported a drop in first-half net income to 24 million euros ($35.38 million) from 36.7 million euros a year earlier and renewed recent caution about the impact of currency swings.
America's obsession with beauty is posing serious problems for the health and economic well-being of women and young girls, according to a report on Monday on the pursuit of physical perfection and the rise in cosmetic surgery.