From Morning Lift To Nighttime Gift: Jakarta beauty routines

Jun 30 2017 Published by neilgains under brand essense

Two years ago, TapestryWorks collaborated with ABN Impact Indonesia to explore beauty goals among Indonesian women, and exactly two years’ later we went back to their Jakarta Beauty insight community to learn more.

In our earlier study, we learnt about a range of motivations that are important to Jakarta women and the beauty that they desire, including Confidence, Knowledge, Care, Belonging, Love, Fun and the desire to be (a little) Unique. In our latest study, we decided to look more deeply into these different motivations to understand how they relate to different aspects of women’s daily lives. Read more »

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Innovation Moves East (Part 2)

Dec 07 2010 Published by neilgains under Asia trends

We have written at about the trend for innovation to be increasingly driven by emerging markets and recent articles at and provide some great examples of Asian innovation.  Here are some of the most inspiring examples from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines. Read more »

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BRIC or BIIC? The Emergence of Indonesia

Nov 19 2010 Published by neilgains under Asia trends

“Ada asap, ada api” (Indonesian proverb meaning ‘where there’s smoke, there’s fire’)

Business Week‘s latest edition argues that Indonesia should replace Russia in the short list of the world’s most eligible emerging markets, and I agree. Read more »

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