Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 01 November 2014


L’Oréal Travel Retail to introduce hair care and dermocosmetics

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/14

L’Oréal Travel Retail is set to introduce its Vichy, La Roche-Posay and Kérastase brands to key Asian travel retail doors by the end of 2014, ahead of a roll-out to Americas travel retail in 2015.

Etat Libre d’Orange makes travel retail debut at Singapore Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/10/14

Subversive French fragrance house Etat Libre d’Orange has made its travel retail debut with The Shilla Duty Free, at Singapore Changi International.

Tom Ford updates Grey Vetiver fragrance with new Eau De Toilette

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/10/14

The house of Tom Ford has updated its Grey Vetiver fragrance with a new edt version that is said to deliver a “heightened dimension of freshness”.

L’Oréal bolsters US brands portfolio with Carol’s Daughter deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/10/14

L’Oréal USA is to acquire the Carol’s Daughter brand, in a deal that further enhances its US portfolio, which includes Kiehl’s, Urban Decay and Clarisonic.

Nuance supports Estée Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. Nuance has teamed up with The Estée Lauder Companies to support the group’s high-profile Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign.

Yves Saint Laurent showcases Or Rouge and Kiss & Blush

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/14

Yves Saint Laurent staged a number of animations in Asia earlier this summer, to promote its latest skincare launch, and new dual-function make-up product.

The Estée Lauder Companies acquires Le Labo fragrance brand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Estée Lauder Companies is set to acquire Le Labo, a high-end fragrance and sensory lifestyle products brand.

DFS boosted by airport operations but LVMH reports Asia slowdown

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, including DFS Group, posted organic revenue growth of +8% in the first nine months of the year.

Coty names supermodel Edita Vilkeviciute as face of Paradiso

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/14

Coty has confirmed that supermodel Edita Vilkeviciute will be the face of the new Roberto Cavalli Paradiso feminine fragrance, on-counter in February 2015.

Lab Series experiments with Jawbone to create X UP Challenge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/14

Lab Series partners with wearable consumer technology brand Jawbone, makers of the UP wristband, to create the global Lab Series X UP Challenge.

World Duty Free Group reveals vibrant new retail arena at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

UK. “This new store has delivered the ‘wow factor’ and more choice than ever before for passengers," says Glasgow Airport Managing Director Amanda McMillan.

Giorgio Armani strengthens Sì portfolio with Eau de Parfum Intense

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/14

Giorgio Armani Parfums has extended its new flagship feminine fragrance Sì (which means ‘yes’ in Italian) with a new version, called Sì Eau de Parfum Intense.

Lancôme bestows a Parisian twist on La Vie Est Belle fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/14

Lancôme has created a Paris Ville Lumière version of La Vie Est Belle, which will be available only in Parisian perfumeries, and at Paris CDG and Orly Airports.

The Estée Lauder Companies makes key Global Philanthropy appointment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/14

The Estée Lauder Companies has named Nancy Mahon Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship, reporting to William P. Lauder.

Coty offers to acquire Bourjois make-up brand from Chanel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

Coty has today (7 October) submitted a binding offer to acquire the Bourjois colour cosmetics brand from Chanel for 15 million Class A Coty shares.

Lady Million Eau My Gold! fragrance sparkles in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

Puig has hailed the success of its new Paco Rabanne feminine fragrance Lady Million Eau My Gold!, which was introduced to the travel retail channel in June.

Mäurer & Wirtz marks landmark birthday with anniversary editions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/14

German fragrance house Mäurer & Wirtz is set to showcase several anniversary launches for its 4711 brand, at this month’s TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition.

Toni & Guy creates new Matthew Williamson Beauty Bag

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/14

Toni & Guy HairMeetWardrobe strengthens its partnership with designer Matthew Williamson with a limited-edition Beauty Bag filled with hero products.

Ferragamo Parfums crafts a leather version of Signorina fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

Ferragamo Parfums has updated its Signorina feminine fragrance with a Leather Edition, inspired by the heritage of the broader Salvatore Ferragamo house.

Landmark day for The Shilla Duty Free as it opens Changi beauty offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

SINGAPORE. The Shilla Duty Free has commenced operations of the beauty concession at Singapore Changi Airport, offering passengers what it describes as the ultimate shopping experience.

The Moodie Report turns pink as Estée Lauder unveils 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

“Let’s Defeat Breast Cancer. We’re Stronger Together.” That’s the powerful theme of the Estée Lauder Companies’ 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, which launches officially today.

Boinay takes the reins at L’Oréal Travel Retail; as Lavernos promoted

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

Vincent Boinay becomes Managing Director L’Oréal Travel Retail succeeding the hugely respected Barbara Lavernos who assumes a key new role.

'The best in the UK': WDF store wins Stansted Airport plaudits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

UK. “Our best execution ever.” "A massive milestone." “Our most commercial layout ever.” “The biggest and the best.” WDF Group opens a breakthrough, walk-through store at Stansted.

Coty’s Michele Scannavini steps down as CEO and resigns from Board

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

Coty’s CEO Michele Scannavini steps down from his role, and resigns from Coty’s Board of Directors. His interim replacement is Coty Chairman Bart Becht.

Rituals Cosmetics prepares for Cannes show debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

The luxury lifestyle brand is set to further demonstrate its commitment to the travel retail channel with its debut appearance at the Tax Free World Exhibition in Cannes.

Angelini Beauty set to present new fragrances in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/14

Italian group Angelini Beauty will present several new fragrances, from brands Blumarine, Trussardi and Pomellato, at next month’s TFWA Cannes show.

Hermès Parfums showcases portfolio with pop-up shop at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/14

Hermès Parfums has installed a pop-up shop at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, in partnership with Kappé and Schiphol Media, from 1-30 September.

Gilbert Ghostine announced as new Chief Executive Officer of Firmenich

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/14

Having served recently as Diageo President Asia Pacific, Ghostine succeeds Patrick Firmenich who transitions into the role of Vice Chairman of the Board.

Mellow yellow: L’Occitane brings the south of France to Norway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

L’Occitane’s yellow well-being truck is bringing a touch of Provence to Oslo Gardermoen Airport this September, in partnership with Gebr Heinemann.

Tairo showcases Roger & Gallet portfolio in the Caribbean

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

Distributor Tairo International promoted Roger & Gallet’s fragrance and body collections earlier this year via impactful animations and in-store sensorial events.

Koto Parfums crowns Hello Kitty offer with Call Me Princess fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/14

Koto Parfums is set to add a regal touch to its portfolio with the introduction of Hello Kitty Call Me Princess. The new scent will be showcased next month in Cannes.

Diesel shows off its untamed elements with Only The Brave Wild

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/09/14

Diesel exhorts consumers to reveal their wild side with the latest addition to its Only The Brave fragrance franchise, called Only The Brave Wild.

Nivea harnesses heavenly inspiration for new Zodiac collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/09/14

Nivea has created a limited-edition, travel retail exclusive Zodiac collection. There are 12 different tins, to represent each star sign. Only 75,000 pieces are available.

James Aquilina assumes new role at Estée Lauder Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

James Aquilina becomes VP/General Manager, Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Origins, Smashbox and GoodSkin Labs, Travel Retail Worldwide.

Travalo to present revamped Milano HD model in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

The Travalo Milano HD, which has been updated to allow consumers to switch between fragrances, will be presented at the TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition.

L’Oréal Group Travel Retail makes two key appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

Richard Cymberg is named Clients Management Director, while John Mangan becomes General Manager Travel Retail Europe-Middle East-Africa-India for L’Oréal.

Beauté Prestige International introduces new Narciso feminine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

BPl has unveiled a new feminine fragrance from designer Narciso Rodriguez, called simply Narciso. The launch is being promoted by DDF throughout September.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

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.

Nathan Moris appointed to key Estée Lauder Americas travel retail post

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/14

The Estée Lauder Companies has named experienced group executive Nathan Moris as its new Vice President/General Manager, Travel Retail Americas.

Yves Saint Laurent darkens fragrance portfolio with Black Opium

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/14

Yves Saint Laurent has updated its pillar Opium feminine fragrance with a new, edgier urban version. Black Opium is rolling out into travel retail worldwide this month.

John Varvatos celebrates London store opening with official launch party

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/14

The Moodie Report attended the official launch party of the first John Varvatos European flagship store, which saw the world of fashion and music come together.

BPI updates Jean Paul Gaultier portfolio with two new scents

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

Beauté Prestige International (BPI) unveils the new Classique Eau de Parfum Intense feminine fragrance and a tattooed limited-edition version of Le Male.

Essence lights up the Caribbean with Versace Bright Crystal Absolu

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

Distributor Essence Corp recently collaborated with four leading Caribbean retailers to support the launch of Versace’s new Bright Crystal Absolu edp.

DFS launches First Class Beauty campaign across global store network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/14

INTERNATIONAL. The campaign includes a series of events and promotions featuring 50 brands in 13 destinations, and will run until 21 September.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free revenues near AED500 million in first half of 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

UAE. Several store openings in the first six months, including luxury concept Fragrances by DFS, have driven sales at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Lancôme announces Alma Jodorowsky as latest brand ambassadress

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

Singer and actress Alma Jodorowsky has joined Lancôme as the brand’s latest ambassadress. Her first campaign will be for the Happy Holidays collection.

BPI adds a nocturnal touch to masculine portfolio with Nuit d’Issey

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/14

Beauté Prestige International (BPI) has created a new men’s fragrance from designer Issey Miyake, called Nuit d’Issey. It is being launched this month.

Burberry unveils My Burberry flagship feminine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/14

Burberry has unveiled a new feminine scent, described by the brand as its most significant fragrance to date. My Burberry begins its global launch this month.

Ajmal launches wood-based W Series perfume collection in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/14

Ajmal Perfumes has introduced the W Series, a trio of fragrances made using one of the following three ingredients: amber, Hatkora and sandalwood.