Jul 1, 2019

Japan's top 100 brands: Meiji, Suntory, Kao gain favour at home

Subtle changes in the top 10 reflect the power of premium and responsible positioning.

Jun 30, 2015

ADK envisions a brave new crowdsourced future for Japanese brands

TOKYO - Earlier this month, Campaign reported ADK’s launch of Sticki, a collaborative content creation unit the agency hopes will come to span the globe. We then spoke to Sticki’s director, Masaya Haraguchi, at ADK’s headquarters about his ambitions to take video and co-creation to a new level for Japanese brands.

Aug 2, 2013

Other brands will suffer Kanebo’s blemish: Experts

TOKYO - Japanese cosmetic brand Kanebo likely won't be the only skincare brand to suffer following a series of product recalls over allegations of skin damage from the use of whitening products.

Nov 30, 2012

Hakuhodo and PHD Hong Kong retained as Kao's media buyers

HONG KONG - A media-buying pitch for Japanese beauty and household brand Kao, held in Hong Kong on 20 November, has resulted in the long-term incumbent media agencies Hakuhodo and PHD retaining the accounts for another two years.

May 18, 2012

Kao Malaysia selects Optimedia as media agency-of-record

KUALA LUMPUR – Kao, a personal care and household product brand in Malaysia, has appointed Optimedia as its media agency-of-record following a review.