Retail in Asia


Chinese luxury beauty brand group USHOPAL invests in Argentum Apothecary


Argentum Apothecary, a luxury skincare brand from London, has received a new round of financing from China’s luxury brand management group, USHOPAL.

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Founded by Joy Isaacs in 2011, Argentum is becoming a leading skincare brand in China in the super luxury category through their globally patented formulation based on the work of Nobel Prize-winning scientists. Through USHOPAL’s own luxury retail chain, Bonnie&Clyde, this injection of capital will help further propel the brand in Asia and reinforce its position in the global market.

“We have always had a strong connection with China, and we have seen incredible brand growth in the past few years. As one of the leading brand management groups in China, we believe the forge of this partnership will shape the future of ARgENTUM in Asia and the world,” said Founder & CEO Joy Isaacs.

ARgENTUM is a multi award-winning skincare brand, that emits the timeless strength of silver. After many years of research in the field of dermo-cosmetics, they have formulated a patented fusion of two ingredients, Silver Hydrosol & DNA HP. The result is a natural, hydrating range of products, that improves fine lines, wrinkles and the overall texture of the skin.

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USHOPAL Group is China’s luxury brand management group, partnering and investing in the next generation of luxury brands in the beauty and wellness space. Successfully developed brands such as Chantecaille, Natura Bisse, and Juliette has a gun.

USHOPAL also owns the luxury multi-brand beauty retailer chain Bonnie&Clyde, in China. Located in the top tier department stores across China, they work with brands exclusively sold at high-end retail outlets such as Harrods from London, Le Bon Marché from Paris, Neiman Marcus from New York.