Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 16 September 2014


Ayaz Furniturewalla named in senior Estée Lauder Companies role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/14

Estée Lauder has named Ayaz Furniturewalla as Vice President/General Manager, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone London & Tom Ford Beauty for travel retail.

Mondelez International releases first well-being progress report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/14

The report details important steps the company has made to meet key well-being metrics in the areas of mindful snacking, sustainability, communities and safety.

MosquitNo updates portfolio for Cannes as it makes inroads globally

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/14

With new listings in Europe and Asia and new offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne, MosquitNo is set to show its refreshed portfolio at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Hong Kong International calls tender for consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has invited bids for a key consumer technology concession at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Auckland Airport adds two new outlets to international terminal line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/14

NEW ZEALAND. Comvita is targeting the Chinese traveller with its range of natural products including Manuka honey, while JuicyDetails offers fresh food and drinks.

Aerotonic flight beverage 1Above opens new kiosk at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

1Above has opened its first international kiosk at Sydney Airport, as it introduces new effervescent tablets that can be taken through security and added back to water.

Tourvest celebrates Mandela Day by assisting home reconstruction

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

SOUTH AFRICA. Tourvest representatives will head to South Africa’s Alexandra township to help rebuild ten homes for selected community members this week.

Israel Assa named Senior VP/General Manager at Estée Lauder Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/06/14

The highly respected Israel Assa has been promoted to Senior Vice President/General Manager at Estée Lauder Travel Retail Worldwide, effective 1 July.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and L’Oréal team up for ‘Trinity’ campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/14

Schiphol Group has hailed what it calls "Trinity thinking", as it partners with L’Oréal Men Expert, Kappé and Schiphol Media for a football-themed campaign.

Nuance reveals vibrant retail environment at Toronto Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

CANADA. Nuance has unveiled one of the most striking new airport retail environments in North America, at Toronto International Airport Terminal 1.

Origins and Dr Weil update Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/14

Origins has reformulated its Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection with new ingredients that have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine.

Clinique targets sales boom with Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/06/14

Last month Clinique unveiled a key new addition to its skincare portfolio – the Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush. It will be available in travel retail from July.

La Mer celebrates World Oceans Day with National Geographic Society

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/14

The La Mer brand is once again supporting World Oceans Day through an innovative partnership with the National Geographic Society.

Ever Rich wins major recognition for Corporate Social Responsibility

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/14

TAIWAN. A major honour as Ever Rich Duty Free becomes the first Taiwanese retailer and the world's first travel retailer to be CSR certified by Bureau Veritas.

Philip Stein expands inflight offering with new Horizon Bracelet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/14

The new bracelet, said to be ideal for day wear, uses Natural Frequency Technology and may help wearers to feel more resistant and less vulnerable to stress.

Hand in Hand for Haiti school marks grand opening this month

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/05/14

HAITI. In a great day for the travel retail industry, the grand opening of the Lycée (school) Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable on 17 May will be attended by Haiti President Michel Martelly.

Aveda celebrates Earth Month with charity Light The Way Candles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/14

Throughout April Aveda has donated 100% of the suggested purchase price of its limited-edition Light The Way Candles to Global Greengrants Fund.

1Above maintains sales growth with new kiosk at Auckland Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

1Above opened a newly relocated kiosk at Auckland Airport last week, and sales over the weekend are said to be "in line" with the previous location.

Chicago O'Hare & Westfield reveal transformed T5 retail and F&B offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.

Moroccanoil sets its sights on travel retail debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

Beauty brand Moroccanoil is eyeing the travel retail industry with interest after exhibiting for the first time at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

The Body Shop exits Chinese airports amid animal testing concerns

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/14

CHINA. The L’Oréal Group brand temporarily withdraws from Chinese airport duty free shops over animal testing regulation concerns. We report, together with Moodie Comment.

Dubai Airports powers down in extended Earth Hour initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14

All non-essential and decorative lighting at Dubai International will be switched off for an hour daily for 24 days in the lead up to Earth Hour on 29 March.

1Above makes major breakthroughs in Australia and New Zealand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

Healthy flying drink 1Above will go on sale in LS travel retail’s Newslink stores across Australia. Plus the brand lands important new business at Christchurch Airport.

Kiehl’s opens new store at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

The new 16sq m Kiehl's store at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport will be followed shortly by a boutique at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

Dubai Airports supports cancer awareness with world’s largest ribbon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/14

UAE. Made in 24 colours to represent all types of cancer, the ribbon is 128ft long and 60ft wide and is draped on an air traffic control tower at Dubai International.

DAA promotes health and wellness at three-day Dublin Airport event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/14

IRELAND. The Dublin Airport Authority Wellbeing Exhibition took place over three days to inform employees and passengers about health and wellbeing.

Origins enhances Mega-Bright franchise with Dark Circle Minimizer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

Dr Andrew Weil for Origins has added to its Mega-Bright skincare franchise with the new Mega-Bright Dark Circle Minimizer, on-counter from March.

Airmall Maryland launches workplace development programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

USA. The inaugural programme by Airmall USA at BWI Marshall Airport aims to assist concession employees and tenants in recruitment, training and life skills.

Dallas Fort/Worth International launches healthy eating campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/14

USA. Dallas/Fort Worth International has launched its ‘Eat Healthy at DFW’ campaign, supporting concessionaires that provide healthy eating options.

Jane Lauder named Global Brand President of Clinique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

Jane Lauder returns to Clinique, succeeding Stephane de la Faverie, who becomes Senior Vice President/Global General Manager Origins, Ojon, Darphin.

Nuance-Watson (HK) unveils ambitious new-look The Atrium in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/14

MACAU. Nuance-Watson (HK) has completed a multi-million Dollar refurbishment of The Atrium Department Store at The Venetian Macao Resort.

DFS and Shilla triumph in Singapore Changi Airport duty free tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/01/14

SINGAPORE. DFS Group has retained the liquor & tobacco concession at Changi Airport while Shilla Travel Retail has won the perfumes & cosmetics contract.

Schiphol passengers play Secret Santa in Philips Christmas giveaway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/13

Philips Global Travel Retail has launched a 'Gift of Innovation' promotion at Schiphol, giving travellers the chance to give away a selection of Philips products this month.

Jo Malone London unveils Just Like Sunday Home Candle Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

Jo Malone London has unveiled a new Home Candle Collection by Style Editor Charlotte Stockdale. Just Like Sunday will be available in travel retail from January.

Clinique gives skin a healthy start with new Superdefense Moisturizer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/13

Clinique has unveiled its new Superdefense SPF20 Daily Defense Moisturizer. The Moodie Report was the exclusive travel retail media at the launch.

L’Oréal brings all products into new group travel retail division

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/13

L’Oréal Group has announced the creation of an expanded Group Travel Retail Division to include L’Oréal Luxe brands, as well as those from its other divisions.

Philips unveils new brand direction centred on innovation and people

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/13

The new positioning, supported by the launch of a digital storytelling platform, includes the brand line “innovation and you” and a redesign of the Philips shield.

Arlanda builds ‘shopping destination’ credentials as Nuance extends in T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/13

SWEDEN. Nuance is bringing a diverse array of new stores and concepts to an exciting retail development at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport T5 Pier A.

interdutyfree dreams of success with Sleep N Say Sleep Goggle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Last month in Cannes, interdutyfree - founded in 2012 by experienced travel retail executive Marc Mansour - unveiled its innovative Sleep N Say brand.

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail opens first Clarisonic flagship in Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/10/13

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail Asia-Pacific, in partnership with DFS, has opened a 20sq m counter in DFS Galleria Sun Plaza in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui.

Origins cultivates Plantscription with Youth-Renewing Face Oil

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/13

The latest on-trend extension to Origins’ Plantscription portfolio is being rolled out this month in selected travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Strong DFS performance buoys LVMH retail arm in first nine months

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/13

INTERNATIONAL. Sales growth at DFS helped drive a +16% revenue increase at LVMH’s Selective Retailing business group in the first nine months of 2013.

Nuance partners with L’Oréal in exclusive Clarisonic pre-launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/10/13

Skincare brand Clarisonic is partnering with Nuance for its travel retail pre-launch in Europe; The Moodie Report visited Zürich as the campaign built momentum.

DFS Galleria partners Breast Cancer Foundation in month-long campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

SINGAPORE. DFS is sponsoring the ‘Wear the Pink Ribbon’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and funds towards eradicating breast cancer in Singapore.

Philip Stein targets travel retail expansion with Sleep Bracelet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

Utilising Natural Frequency Technology that is believed to improve quality of sleep, the Sleep Bracelet is a “perfect fit” for travellers and inflight crew.

George Best Belfast City Airport takes a stand against human trafficking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/13

The airport’s Community Fund is backing 'Frocks For Freedom', a Belfast fashion event that aims to raise awareness of human trafficking in Northern Ireland.

Women in Travel to raise funds for water-deprived villages in China

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/13

Women in Travel’s fundraiser in Cannes will benefit Hong Kong-based NGO A Drop of Life, which strives to bring water to remote communities in northern China.

Cecil Macdonald to distribute Juicy Water in UK travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/09/13

Cecil Macdonald will focus on presenting Juicy Water's range of natural juice drinks to all UK airlines, ferries and cruise ship customers.

3floz launches fully automated retail stores in US airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/13

3floz is rolling out 25 fully automated retail stores this week in US airports offering a selection of core, must-have, often forgotten travel items.