Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 01 August 2015


Bentley Fragrances makes airport debut with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/15

Bentley Fragrances, in partnership with World Duty Free Group, is launching at 22 travel retail locations including London Heathrow and Eurotunnel from 1 August.

LS travel retail Pacific to bring Bath & Body Works to Australia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/15

AUSTRALIA. LS travel retail Pacific will debut beauty and fragrance brand Bath & Body Works at Sydney Airport’s domestic Terminal 2 later this year.

Hugo Boss unveils new Boss the Scent masculine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/15

New Boss the Scent for men is rolling out this month to Heinemann Duty Free stores in Europe. Hollywood actor Theo James is the scent's Ambassador.

Heinemann Duty Free launches new Hugo Boss men’s fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/15

Hugo Boss’ latest fragrance for men is launching at Heinemann Duty Free shops across a range of European airports, after a successful pre-launch in Norway.

MAC Cosmetics enhances eye and lip portfolio with new launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

MAC Cosmetics is poised to launch the new Upward Lash mascara, and reintroduce Veluxe Pearlfusion, Patentpolish and Cremesheen Pearl.

Tom Ford Beauty goes back to black to create new feminine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

Tom Ford Beauty has created a feminine complement for its Tom Ford Noir fragrance. Tom Ford Noir Pour Femme is rolling out into travel retail this month.

Travalo Divine model makes Harrods debut in Salon de Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

Travalo's upscale Divine atomiser, which features over 500 hand-set Swarovski crystals, has launched at Harrods' Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie.

Puig launches Olympéa feminine fragrance from Paco Rabanne

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

Puig unveils Olympéa, the new feminine fragrance from Paco Rabanne, among the group's most ambitious beauty launches yet. Travel retail will be a key platform.

Yves Saint Laurent updates exclusives with new Silver Edition make-up palette

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

YSL has extended its travel retail exclusives with the new Very YSL Silver Edition make-up palette. It will be available in selected travel retail doors from October.

Irene Kim joins Estée Lauder as Global Beauty Contributor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/15

Social media sensation and Korean TV personality Irene Kim has joined Estée Lauder as Global Beauty Contributor, to create engaging online content.

Nuance opens Rituals cosmetics store at Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/15

SWITZERLAND. Following a successful domestic market launch, Rituals unveils a stand-alone store at Zürich Airport Center in partnership with Nuance.

Coty merges with P&G Beauty to create new global P&C giant

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. The blockbuster deal will transform the global P&C landscape – and is expected to catapult Coty into a leadership position within fragrances.

T Galleria by DFS introduces stand-alone beauty concept in Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/15

HONG KONG. T Galleria by DFS continues to evolve with the opening of the stand-alone T Galleria Beauty by DFS store in Causeway Way.

Clinique for Men enhances cleansing with new Sonic Brush and Face Wash

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/15

Clinique has expanded its Sonic System portfolio with a new Clinique for Men Deep Cleansing Brush and Charcoal Face Wash, available now in global travel retail.

Delhi Duty Free launches ‘lowest prices in region’ consumer marketing campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/15

INDIA. The campaign visuals include comparisons of Delhi Duty Free retail prices for Johnnie Walker Black Label 100cl and ck One EDT with those at Dubai Duty Free, Changi Airport Duty Free and Delhi downtown. Delhi is one of several airports putting benchmark pricing at the heart of its consumer marketing (and, often, contract terms) a subject that will be examined in 'The Trinity Papers', a new series of academic studies focused on key travel retail business issues.

Lancôme parties in Paris to celebrate 80 years of beauty

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/15

Yesterday (7 July), Lancôme General Manager Françoise Lehmann hosted a ‘WÔW’ party at the Casino de Paris, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the brand.

Aer Rianta International opens Auckland Pier A Departures store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

NEW ZEALAND. Aer Rianta International has brought an open design style to its Pier A Departures store at Auckland Airport, which it opened on Monday.

Starskin Beauty sets sights on travel retail expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

Starskin Beauty is looking to establish its extensive mask collection in the travel retail channel. The brand will make its debut with Kappé at Schiphol Airport in August.

Mäurer & Wirtz targets travel retail with new masculine launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/07/15

At the reveal of Baldessarini Ultimate and Tabac Gentle Men’s Care, Jan Marcel Katuin sets out the company’s ambitious internationalisation strategy.

Unilever skincare acquisitions continue apace with Murad deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/07/15

Following the recent acquisitions of Dermalogica, Kate Somerville and REN, Unilever has further bolstered its Prestige portfolio with modern doctor brand Murad.

Desigual aims to deliver further growth in the travel retail channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/06/15

Wholesale Travel Retail Manager Marco Gadola explains how problem-solving and product diversification underpin the Spanish brand’s expansion strategy for travel retail.

Michael Kors gilds fragrance offer with The Gold Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/15

In July Michael Kors will introduce a new fragrance trio called The Gold Collection to travel retail. The line is said to offer a scent for every mood and occasion.

Puig introduces Les Infusions de Prada to travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/15

Six new scents from the house of Prada made their travel retail debut with World Duty Free Group in May. The international roll-out is scheduled for September.

Major Fragrance Foundation recognition for Estée Lauder's John Demsey

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/15

John Demsey, Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies, was presented with the Hall of Fame accolade at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards.

Bart Becht to remain as Coty Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. In a move that could be linked to a possible P&G deal, Coty has announced that Elio Leoni Sceti will no longer take up the role of CEO in July.

Guillaume Jesel assumes key new role at Tom Ford Beauty

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

USA. The Estée Lauder Companies has appointed Guillaume Jesel Senior Vice President/Global General Manager Tom Ford Beauty, reporting to John Demsey.

LS travel retail Pacific unveils new Arrivals store at Queenstown Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

NEW ZEALAND. Passengers arriving at Queenstown Airport can now shop at a renovated Aelia Duty Free store twice the size of the previous facility.

Mäurer & Wirtz unveils Ultimate fragrance from Baldessarini

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

Baldessarini Ultimate, unveiled today in Amsterdam, heralds a new era for the brand, maintains Mäurer & Wirtz. A new line from Tabac is also in the pipeline.

Gwendoline Faviere assumes new travel retail role at Hermès Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/06/15

Elodie Carrere, formerly Travel Retail Manager Middle East at Hermès Parfums, has left the company. She is succeeded by Gwendoline Faviere.

Coty closing in on US$12 billion takeover of P&G beauty?

Source: Reuters; The Moodie Report - 19/06/15

In a development with profound travel retail implications, Coty is set to acquire P&G's beauty business in a US$12 billion deal, according to several reports.

Italy wins L’Oréal ‘Brandstorm’ travel retail competition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/15

FRANCE. Tonight in Paris the future of travel retail was portrayed in innovative and challenging terms by some of the world's most brilliant young business students.

Coty refreshes Chloé fragrance portfolio with new Eau de Toilette

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/06/15

Coty underlines its ambitions for the house of Chloé with the creation of a new Eau de Toilette, unveiled earlier today in Paris at a launch attended by The Moodie Report.

ARI launches Destination Skincare campaign at Dublin and Cork airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International (ARI) has launched a promotional campaign called Destination Skincare in The Loop stores at Dublin and Cork airports.

Bobbi Brown travels to Telluride for make-up inspiration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics will introduce The Telluride collection, inspired by its namesake location in Colorado, into global travel retail from July.

Lancôme promotes La Nuit Trésor at London Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

For the first time in three years, from 1 April to 12 May, Lancôme staged a fragrance animation at London Heathrow Airport, to promote La Nuit Trésor.

Puig embarks on African odyssey for new CH masterbrand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Puig has unveiled a new limited-edition masterbrand from the house of Carolina Herrera, called CH Africa. The travel retail roll-out began in May.

Tom Ford Beauty portfolio blossoms with Fleur de Portofino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Fleur de Portofino – the fourth fragrance in the Neroli Portofino collection – is now available in Tom Ford Beauty travel retail doors worldwide.

Estée Lauder revs up Modern Muse with new Le Rouge collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

Estée Lauder has extended its Modern Muse fragrance with a new Le Rouge version – and a limited-edition make-up line – which will be available from July.

Heinemann’s Arctic Adventure campaign doubles sales for partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

NORWAY. Gebr Heinemann's Arctic Adventure campaign, which ran in February and March at Norway’s airports, doubled sales for partner brands in the period.

Portland hails success of LS travel retail Pacific's Amuse Beauty Studio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

AUSTRALIA. Portland collaborated with LS travel retail Pacific to create the new retail concept, which made its debut at Sydney Airport in April.

DFS launches ‘largest beauty promotion programme in the world for travellers'

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. DFS rolls out its most ambitious beauty promotion yet, with "a multi-brand experience to support travellers’ beauty and skincare needs".

Jo Malone London enhances bath and body collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

In July Jo Malone London will introduce three new Shower Oils and a new Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub to travel retail doors worldwide.

Louis Desazars assumes dual President & CEO role at Shiseido and BPI

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

Shiseido Group has appointed Louis Desazars President & CEO of Shiseido Europe Region, and President & CEO of Beauté Prestige International.

L’Oréal extends Giorgio Armani’s Acqua di Giò with new Profumo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

L’Oréal has extended its Acqua di Giò portfolio with a new masculine scent called Profumo, and is supporting the entire fragrance franchise in key airport locations.

Shu Uemura collaborates with Yaz Bukey for new cosmetics line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

This spring Shu Uemura partnered with Paris-based accessories and jewellery designer Yaz Bukey to create a limited-edition cosmetics collection.

T Galleria by DFS unveils beauty concept in Macau & Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

CHINA. First the Macau Galaxy, next Hysan Place in Hong Kong. DFS gears up its specialist beauty offer with a new stand-alone retail concept.

Urban Decay enters Asia Pacific travel retail at Singapore Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

Following its global airport debut at Dublin Terminal 1 in March, Urban Decay make-up is now available at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2.

BeeBio aims to sweeten travel retail's skincare offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Wellington Global introduced the BeeBio anti-ageing skincare portfolio to the trade in Singapore last month.
Medical grade Manuka honey is a key ingredient.

Coty tempts consumers with Marc Jacobs Decadence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

Coty invites travellers to indulge in Decadence, the new flagship feminine fragrance from the house of Marc Jacobs, launching this autumn.

Coty updates cosmetics portfolio and prepares for new fragrance launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

OPI’s Infinite Shine, new travel retail exclusive sets from OPI and Rimmel London, and Renewed Hope In A Jar from Philosophy are among the latest novelties.