Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 05 May 2016


Puig acquires minority stake in scent and candle maker EB Florals

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

Spanish fashion-to-beauty group Puig announced today that it has become a minority shareholder in Eric Buterbaugh Florals (EB Florals).

Air-Val freshens up the children’s perfume category with new gift sets

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 03/05/16

Star Wars, Frozen, Paw Patrol and Minions brands feature in Air-Val International's portfolio, which targets the growing children’s fragrances market in travel retail.

Coty celebrates 20th anniversary of Philosophy’s Amazing Grace

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 03/05/16

To mark the occasion, a limited-edition platinum collection has been created, featuring the return of some old Philosophy favourites.

Estée Lauder Travel Retail packs a full beauty bag for Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 29/04/16

From skincare and make-up to fragrance, beauty giant Estée Lauder is set to highlight its best features at next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

Shiseido Travel Retail set to accelerate fragrances drive at Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 29/04/16

Shiseido Travel Retail says the time is right to accelerate the growth of its fragrance business as it plans to launch two new scents at TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Perfumer’s Workshop International extends its 'niche' Amouroud range

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 28/04/16

Two new fragrances, Midnight Rose and Miel Sauvage, will be launched at next month’s Asia Pacific Exhibition, as PWI underlines its commitment to the region.

Angelini Beauty to showcase updated classics in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

Angelini Beauty is adding a sweet scent to the upcoming Singapore show with new additions to the Gianfranco Ferré and Trussardi Donna fragrance lines.

ISG partners with Etat Libre d’Orange for new Corsair fragrance range

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

FRANCE. Inflight Sales Group has partnered with Etat Libre d’Orange to offer an “out-of-the-ordinary” range of fragrances onboard Corsair flights.

Jo Malone latest line inspired by the not-so-humble cup of tea

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 26/04/16

Time for tea? Available now in travel retail, the latest fragrance range from Jo Malone London features six rare blends inspired by the ancient art of the tea master.

In memoriam: A sad farewell to Hilde Van Den Eede of Coty Prestige

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 22/04/16

With deep sorrow we report the passing of Hilde Van Den Eede, Coty Prestige's Director Trade Operations & Public Relations Travel Retail & Export.

Burberry flies the flag for Britain with new Mr. Burberry fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 21/04/16

Inspired by London and backed by a campaign directed by an Oscar-winner, Mr. Burberry is said to be the brand’s “most significant men’s fragrance to date”.

New beginnings: latest Dunhill fragrance scoops fifth international award

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 20/04/16

The "audacious" Dunhill Icon scent is celebrating its fifth international award after being granted the top honour at the annual Fragrance Foundation FiFi awards.

Puig rolls out the red carpet for Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances relaunch

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

A series of travel retail activations, starting in Paris and Barcelona, celebrates the reintegration of Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances into the Puig brands portfolio.

'One Shiseido, one travel retail’ – beauty group unifies operations

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 15/04/16

“A rebirth of the Shiseido Group in travel retail.” The Japanese beauty giant creates a unified travel retail division for its cosmetics & fragrances arms.

Aelia Duty Free and Dior bring Poison to The Scene at Nice Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 15/04/16

Dior and Aelia Duty Free invite travellers at Nice Airport T1 into the 'dark and tinged' atmosphere of new fragrance Poison Girl via a digital innovation.

Travalo takes fragrances everywhere with new portable spray refills

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 15/04/16

Travalo has updated its Classic HD perfume atomiser to include four new colours. The bottle contains 65 sprays and a level indicator window.

Designer’s garden inspires three new Tory Burch fragrances

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

American 'it-girl' designer Tory Burch introduces the Jolie Fleur Collection: a trio of fragrances based around rose, lily of the valley and tuberose.

Puig posts +9% revenue rise in 2015 but profits hit by Gaultier integration

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

SPAIN. The beauty house posted a healthy rise in net sales last year but profits were hit hard by the integration of Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances.

Bvlgari takes The Temple of the Jeweller pop-up to Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 12/04/16

Running from 8 April to 5 June, the temporary prestigious fragrance pop-up store is located on level 2 of Zürich Airport's Airside Center.

Sun and luxury make up new Tom Ford Private Blend products

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 12/04/16

Soleil Blanc, the latest creation from the high-end fragrance line, is complemented by the Tom Ford Soleil Color Collection, which comprises 13 items.

Perfumer’s Workshop International extends Samba Metallics range

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 11/04/16

According to the company, new fragrances Samba Ruby and Samba Amber offer travellers "gorgeous scents and great quality" at a low price-point.

Flo Accessories adds USB shaver and perfume bracelet to product offer

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 01/04/16

The Flo Women’s USB Shaver claims to operate for two weeks on just one charge, while the Scento perfume bracelet features slow release technology.

Koto Parfums' Hello Kitty and Kimmi set for Singapore showcase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/03/16

Koto Parfums will be showcasing travel retail exclusives from its children’s fragrance lines Hello Kitty Parfums and Kimmi Fragrance at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Betty Boop and Popeye star in Jean Paul Gaultier summer fragrances

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/16

The limited edition summer fragrances from Jean Paul Gaultier, featuring iconic cartoon characters Betty Boop and Popeye, will be available in travel retail from April.

Lotte Duty Free welcomes Jo Malone London to Guam Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/16

GUAM. A 'Discovery Table, ‘Tasting Bar’, and ‘Fragrance Combining’ are all part of the allure at Lotte Duty Free Guam's newest airport boutique.

Fukuoka Duty Free Tenjin readies for landmark downtown opening on 1 April

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/16

JAPAN. Kyushu’s first downtown duty free store opens on Friday; The Moodie Report’s Peter Dowling reports on location from Fukuoka Mitsukoshi.

Picture Gallery: Orient King Power adds fashion allure at Shanghai Pudong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/16

CHINA. Orient King Power, part of King Power Group (HK), boosts its domestic presence at Shanghai Pudong with an impressive array of openings.

Delhi Duty Free launches ‘Glam Fest’ at Indira Gandhi International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/03/16

INDIA. The two-month campaign at Delhi Indira Gandhi T3 highlights a range of fragrances, cosmetics and skincare and offers up to -50% discounts on some lines.

Abercrombie & Fitch reignites spark with masculine scent First Instinct

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/16

Inspired by “the first moment of attraction”, the latest scent from Inter Parfums brand Abercrombie & Fitch will be presented at the upcoming IAADFS show.

Nicolas Piquereau named AmorePacific Senior VP Global Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/16

SOUTH KOREA. Piquereau joins AmorePacific Group from Clarins Group, where he worked for 14 years in a number of senior travel retail positions.

Frey Wille celebrates Easter with new Claude Monet-inspired designs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/16

The latest range, an extension of the Hommage à Claude Monet collection, introduces aquamarine and indigo colours, and highlights the brand's Magique scent.

Marc Jacobs makes a Splash with summer fragrance trio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/16

Marc Jacobs Splash 2016 is a trio of three individual summery fragrances, including Cucumber, Cotton and "back by popular demand" Rain.

Michael Kors takes extreme approach to new masculine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/16

Designed for "the man who knows no limits or bounds", the full Michael Kors Extreme Blue range includes an Eau de Toilette, After-Shave Balm and Hair & Body Wash.

Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums aims to raise energy levels with new scent

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/16

Aramis and Designer Fragrances' latest addition to the Z Zegna men’s fragrance range, Z Zegna Energy, has been designed with the urban traveller in mind.

Puig and Carolina Herrera get playful with 212 New York Pills

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/16

The latest addition to the Carolina Herrera range, created in partnership with Quentin Jones, claims to offer an "irresistible capsule" of New York City vibes.

Coty causes a stir as Jil Sander fragrance aims to shake up summer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/03/16

Sun Shake, the new limited edition fragrance from Jil Sander, claims a world first with bi-phase perfume technology and is available in travel retail from this month.

Actress Isabella Rossellini rejoins Maison Lancôme as a muse

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

33 years after becoming the very first face of Maison Lancôme, Italian actress Isabella Rossellini is rejoining the French beauty house as a muse.

Elizabeth Arden Juicy Couture Party blossoms at Changi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

SINGAPORE. The Viva La Juicy Rosé pop-up, organised by Shilla, Elizabeth Arden and Changi Airport Group, marks a new step in Arden's experiential brand activities.

ARI Ireland treats female passengers on International Women’s Day

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

IRELAND. Complimentary Irish chocolates and discounted fragrances are being offered to all female passengers at Dublin and Cork airports.

Japan Duty Free Ginza adds high-end watch boutique to luxury line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

JAPAN. Recently opened downtown duty free store Japan Duty Free Ginza is to add a seven-brand upscale watch boutique to its ambitious retail offer this week.

Puig sets sail with masculine Prada Luna Rossa Eau Sport scent

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

Available as a 75ml and 125ml edp, the masculine scent is described as "a new creation emblematic of the spirit and energy of Prada Luna Rossa".

And Ronaldo scores! Football star launches fragrance at World Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/16

Net gains seem certain as Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo launches his Legacy fragrance in Spain exclusively through World Duty Free stores.

L’Oréal Travel Retail goes Platinum at Trinity Forum 2016 in Mumbai

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. L’Oréal Travel Retail has signed up as a Platinum Partner for the Trinity Forum 2016, which takes place on 12-14 September in Mumbai.

Estée Lauder makes a splash with new Pleasures Aqua scent

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/03/16

"A calming getaway for the modern woman": new Pleasures Aqua is a watery floral scent that is inspired by tropical flowers floating on waves.

Rosé blooms as Shilla and Elizabeth Arden host Changi garden party

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/02/16

SINGAPORE. "We hope to bring to customers a new depth of romantic experience in fragrance sampling that they will never forget," says Elizabeth Arden.

Lancôme releases revamped La Vie Est Belle ad campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/16

Directed by James Gray, 'Happiness' features Lancôme Brand Ambassador and Hollywood actress Julia Roberts wearing an Haute Couture dress.

Panos Emporio inks deal with Dufry; bolsters presence in Scandinavia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/16

The agreement will see Dufry highlight Panos Emporio’s range of four fragrances, along with its beachwear collection, in travel retail outlets throughout Scandinavia.

Puig hits the sweet spot with new Prada Candy Kiss fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/16

Puig underlines its commitment to upscaling the Prada fragrance line with new Prada Candy Kiss, the fourth addition to the Prada Candy Collection.

The Estée Lauder Companies gears up for IAADFS with new ranges

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/16

An Advanced Night Micro Cleansing Balm from Estée Lauder and new Bobbi Brown lip colours are among products to be highlighted during the IAADFS show.

Elizabeth Arden unveils travel retail exclusive fragrance with Dufry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/16

Elizabeth Arden 5th avenue Only NYC will be available exclusively through Dufry stores until April. The launch will also be supported by a digital campaign.