Economists' Pick- Highlight
24 Sept 2018
Having over 30 years of experience, La Spa in Guangzhou is positioned in the everyday beauty services sector of the industry. It runs four directly-operated stores, mainly providing four types of services – beauty and skincare, health and wellness, body slimming, and anti-aging. Speaking to HKTDC Research, Ivy Yang, founder of La Spa, shared her business strategy as well as her views of the current state of the mainland beauty sector.
Middle East consumers place great value on products of good quality and creative designs, a major observation at the Lifestyle Expo in Dubai 2018 that held from 25-26 June. Large household sizes in the region drove demand for toys and children’s products, while the fast-growing medical tourism sector in Dubai buoyed the healthcare equipment and technology niche.
Novelty is giving way to utility in the corporate gift-giving sector, with innovative, affordable tech gadgets now seen as the best way to truly endear yourself to end-users and to make yourself truly memorable via mass-market merchandising.