Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 22 December 2014


DFS Group announces entry to Cambodia with T Galleria store in Siem Reap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

CAMBODIA. DFS Group today announced its entry into Cambodia, with plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, close to the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016. DFS Group Chairman and CEO Philippe Schaus says: “Coming to Cambodia is a momentous occasion for DFS and we are honoured to be able to contribute to its allure as one of the world’s most desirable travel destinations."

Rituals gains US recognition with Retailer of the Year Award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

Rituals Home & Body Cosmetics has been named “Retailer of the Year” in the specialty category by Women’s Wear Daily Beauty.

Coty extends Seeby Chloé collection with Si Belle limited edition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

The SeeBy Chloé Si Belle feminine fragrance will be available in European and Asian travel retail doors from February 2015.

L’Oréal reinforces hair research programme with Coloright acquisition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

The L’Oréal group has acquired Coloright, a start-up company that develops hair fibre optical reader technology, for a long-term research programme.

Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister sign deal with Inter Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

Inter Parfums will create, produce and distribute new perfumes and fragrance-related products, including new men’s and women’s scents, for both brands.

La Prairie set to focus on luxury, service and a new global strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

La Prairie’s Head of Travel Retail Worldwide Laurent Marteau delivers an overview of the brand’s approach to the channel, for 2015 and beyond.

DFS Group and Hermès Parfums strengthen relationship

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/14

DFS has created a dedicated counter for Hermès fragrances at Hong Kong International, and is rolling out the Hermès Le Bain collection at selected T Gallerias.

Essence Corp and Surfrider join forces for Miami clean-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/12/14

Essence participates in Surfrider’s 'Ban the Bag' and 'Rise Above Plastics' initiatives, as part of the beauty distributor's annual week-long marketing meeting.

Coty underlines corporate creativity with new website and intranet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

Coty has upgraded its digital presence via a comprehensive revamp of its flagship website, and a new employee intranet called The House.

Crème de la Mer unveils new Illuminating Eye Gel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14

La Mer’s latest addition to its eye portfolio features new Awakening and Illuminating Ferments. It will be available in Europe and Middle East travel retail from January.

Shanghai Tang Silk Road fragrances set for DFS Group debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

Inter Parfums’ debut Shanghai Tang Silk Road fragrance collection will go on sale with DFS Group for a two-month travel retail exclusive period from January.

Aveda offers a helping hand with new night-time treatment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14

Aveda has extended its treatment portfolio with the new Hand Relief Night Renewal Serum, said to improve the texture and tone of hands while consumers sleep.

Nivea enhances its lip service with Christmas Gift Sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14

Nivea has created its first limited-edition Christmas Gift Sets featuring the brand’s lip products. Two separate skus will be available throughout the festive season.

Coty bolsters colour offer with Rimmel London travel retail roll-out

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

Coty is targeting the mid-market sector with the introduction of Rimmel London travel retail exclusive sets. New for nails is OPI’s Infinite Shine Gel Effects Lacquer System.

Elizabeth Arden names supermodel Karlina Caune global brand ambassador

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Arden has inked an agreement with supermodel Karlina Caune to be the new global face of the brand, beginning with the spring/summer 2015 ad campaigns.

Ralph Bou Nader joins La Sultane De Saba as International Sales Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Ralph Bou Nader, formerly of VF Corp, has joined the French spa and beauty brand as International Sales Director, responsible for all its travel retail activities worldwide.

Rituals gears up for next phase of travel retail evolution

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

New merchandising units – the Travel Gondola and Travel Tower – plus the new Samurai men’s line – were showcased at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Transformulas introduces Marine Miracle Night Repair Serum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

British anti-ageing cosmeceutical brand Transformulas continues to progress in the inflight channel, as its new serum takes off with Jet2.

YSL Beauté partners with Google Glass for airport make-over event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté embarks on new digital drive via two-week Google Glass initiative at Paris Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2 S3.

Lancome introduces Hypnôse Star Eyes palette to exclusives portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

Lancôme has unveiled a new travel retail exclusive set called Hypnôse Star Eyes. A key innovation is the full-size Hypnôse Star Waterproof mascara in the case hinge.

JR/Duty Free opens OPI Nail Bar at Auckland Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

NEW ZEALAND. JR/Duty Free has opened what it claims to be travel retail's first OPI Nail Bar, offering Express Manicures and Shape and Polish services.

Origins offers Calm to Your Senses with Stress-relieving face mask

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

Origins has added to its mask repertoire with the new Calm to Your Senses Stress-relieving face mask, said to soothe and calm skin, and boost its moisture levels.

Chloé fragrance sales rise thanks to Coty hot air balloon event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/14

Coty has created an eye-catching balloon animation, to support its Chloé fragrance portfolio. It follows on from the brand’s ferris wheel and snow globe events.

Yves Rocher sets sights on airport expansion and stand-alone stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/14

Opening new airport doors in general – and stand-alone shops in particular – is a key new element of the French botanical beauty brand’s travel retail strategy.

Clinique updates Aromatics with new White fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Clinique has updated its classic Aromatics feminine fragrance with a new version, Aromatics in White. It will make its debut in the travel retail channel this December.

Wellington Global adds BeeBio Organic skincare brand to travel retail offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Australian-based Wellington Global, owner of jewellery brand Pica LéLa, has expanded its travel retail offer, following the acquisition of skincare brand BeeBio.

Auckland Airport bolsters fashion and beauty offer with new store openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

NEW ZEALAND. Several new retailers have set up shop at Auckland Airport’s international departure area, including Saben, OPI, lolaandgrace and G-Factory.

Beauté Prestige International previews novelties for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

Beauté Prestige International showcased a wide range of new initiatives at last month’s TFWA Exhibition in Cannes, from across its brand portfolio.

Coty campaign support helps create new marine sanctuary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

Following the 2012 National Geographic Pristine Seas expedition to Gabon, waters in the region have just been declared the world’s newest marine protected area.

Origins aims to Make A Difference with new night cream

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

Origins has extended its Make A Difference collection with a new Night Cream. It is available now in travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

La Mer curates new skincare sets for the 2014 Holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

The upscale beauty brand has created a selection of sets – and its first ever candle – to celebrate the 2014 Holiday season. All are available now in travel retail.

Nivea extends Q10 portfolio with new Q10plus Serum Pearls

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

Leading masstige skincare brand Nivea unveils a new jewel within its anti-ageing portfolio: Nivea Q10plus Serum Pearls is rolling out now in the travel retail channel.

Revlon introduces global relaunch; declares LOVE IS ON

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

Described as more than a marketing campaign, Revlon's new mission is to "inspire love" around the world, as part of a global brand relaunch.

Tom Ford Beauty presents upscale Holiday 2014 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

Patchouli Absolu – a new Private Blend fragrance – new lip and eye shades and two new gift sets underpin the new Holiday offer from the house of Tom Ford.

Bulgari Parfums showcases new products and luxury strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

Bulgari Parfums presented a number of new fragrances at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition, including the high-end, jewel-inspired Le Gemme collection.

Clinique goes Beyond Rose and choreographs a colour classic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

Clinique seeks inspiration in Arabia and Tchaikovsky’s famous The Nutcracker ballet, to create a new feminine fragrance and make-up palette.

Viking Line opens Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

FINLAND. Viking Line has opened the first Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop in Finland – and the first on a cruise vessel – onboard the M/S Viking Grace.

Estée Lauder adds Kendall Jenner to spokesperson roster

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

Estée Lauder beefs up its social media reach by signing model Kendall Jenner – described as the “ultimate Instagirl” – as its latest face.

Inflight Service extends purchasing and distribution deal with Eckerö ferry group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

NORDIC REGION. Nordic travel retail specialist Inflight Service has extended its strategic purchasing agreement for beauty with ferry company Eckerö.

Estée Lauder clarifies its skincare offer with new Enlighten trio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

The brand’s new Enlighten Skintone Correction Collection – on-counter now in travel retail – is said to address the look of all types of skin discoloration.

Aveda introduces limited-edition Holiday gift set collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

Aveda’s 2014 Holiday Collection allows consumers to give – and give back – thank to the brand’s long-standing Himalayan lokta gift paper initiative.

Coty dares to bare once more with Calvin Klein Reveal Men

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

Calvin Klein’s game of seduction continues, as Coty prepares to unveil Reveal Men, a partner fragrance for its latest feminine pillar. It will be available from January 2015.

IOMA skincare makes travel retail debut with Nuance in Geneva

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

The brand has brought its personalised skincare factory to the airport and will open a dedicated counter at Nuance’s new luxury beauty store in December.

Michael Kors heads to Rio de Janeiro for beauty inspiration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

Designer Michael Kors has extended his beauty portfolio with a new, limited-edition fragrance and capsule colour collection called Sexy Rio de Janeiro.

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics adds a touch of Sparkle and Bright to eyes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has introduced a new Long Wear Gel Sparkle liner and shadow hybrid, and a new Sheer Brights Eye Shadow collection.

Coty and the house of Cavalli create a fragrant Paradiso

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

Coty has unveiled further details of its new Roberto Cavalli Paradiso feminine fragrance, which is fronted by Lithuanian supermodel Edita Vilkeviciute.

€217 billion global luxury market growth slows in 2013, reports EY

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Last year was the first time since 2009 that growth in the global luxury market dipped below double digits according to the consulting firm.

Clinique partners with Eley Kishimoto to create new make-up compacts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

Clinique has teamed up with pattern and print design duo Mark Eley and Wakako Kishimoto to create two limited-edition, re-fillable make-up compacts.

Ermenegildo Zegna updates Essenze Collection with Peruvian Ambrette

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums has further extended its upscale Essenze men’s fragrance collection with a seventh scent, Peruvian Ambrette.

Coty chills out with limited-edition Marc Jacobs Daisy Sorbet duo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

Coty has further extended its Marc Jacobs Daisy fragrance portfolio with two new Sorbet editions, described as seasonal scents in vivid floral shades.