Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 31 March 2015


Giorgio Armani and L’Oréal unveil Acqua for Life 2015 campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/03/15

For the fifth successive year, Giorgio Armani has inaugurated its Acqua for Life initiative, to raise awareness and funds for communities living in water poverty.

Qatar Duty Free opens new stores from Bazaar, Blush, PSG and Bein Sports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/15

QATAR. A quality quartet of specialist stores adds further lustre to one of the world's leading airport shopping experiences.

Interparfums SA inks deal to acquire Rochas from Procter & Gamble

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Interparfums is set to acquire the Rochas brand for US$108 million, in a deal that incorporates both fragrance and fashion – a first for the group.

Puig updates Valentina fragrance with colourful Pink edition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Valentina Pink, the new limited-edition fragrance from Puig and the house of Valentino, is rolling out now into travel retail doors worldwide.

Jo Malone London welcomes spring with Blue Skies & Blossoms

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

Jo Malone London’s latest limited-edition trio – available in travel retail from April – aims to encapsulate in fragrance the playful and carefree feeling of spring.

Nivea adds two inflight sets to travel retail exclusive portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

Nivea has created two new travel retail exclusive airline sets for its best-selling lip and skincare products. The Nivea Creme and Luscious Lips sets will ship in April.

Smashbox shapes its make-up offer with Step-By-Step Contour Kit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

Smashbox Cosmetics aims to de-mystify the process of facial contouring with its new Step-By-Step Contour Kit, available now in selected travel retail doors.

L’Oréal hails opening of world's first Urban Decay airport outlet at Dublin T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/15

L’Oréal Travel Retail has hailed the global airport debut of Urban Decay at Dublin T1 last week, and revealed ambitions to extend its presence in the channel.

Victoria’s Secret opens first Guam airport store with Lotte Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/15

Leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has teamed up with Lotte Duty Free to open its first store in Guam at AB Won Pat Guam International Airport.

MAC Cosmetics collaborates with blogger Julia Petit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/15

MAC's Julia Petit collection, new Lip Pencil shades and a waterproof version of Haute & Naughty mascara are all rolling out this month in travel retail doors worldwide.

ARI unveils stunning Dublin Airport Terminal 1 walk-through store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International has unveiled a high-quality new walk-through retail environment at Dublin Airport T1, following an €8 million investment.

Michael Kors channels the jet-set for new men’s fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

Michael Kors for Men – inspired by the ultimate jet-setter – is available in travel retail exclusively at World Duty Free Group locations until 31 March.

BPI and Issey Miyake embark on fragrant Expedition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

Beauté Prestige International (BPI) has created a limited-edition trio of scents from designer Issey Miyake, each of which represents a different olfactory Expedition.

Estée Lauder polishes Bronze Goddess portfolio with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

Estée Lauder’s seasonal Bronze Goddess offering is updated with a new Shimmering Nudes make-up line to complement the brand’s Eau Fraiche SkinScent.

Mäurer & Wirtz extends Acqua Colonia with Lime & Nutmeg

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

Lime & Nutmeg – a travel retail exclusive fragrance – will join Mäurer & Wirtz’s Acqua Colonia collection this month. The scent will also feature in a new miniatures set.

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics turns up the heat with Hot Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/15

Bobbi Brown gets set for summer with a new make-up line comprising subtle nudes teamed with pops of bright colour. The collection is fronted by actress Kate Upton.

Nina Ricci invites consumers to liberate their fantasies with L’Extase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/15

L’Extase, the new pillar feminine fragrance from Puig and the house of Nina Ricci, makes its global debut this month at Galeries Lafayette Paris.

Tom Ford Beauty adds a colourful twist to Spring 2015 portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/15

Old-school rock and roll was the inspiration for Tom Ford’s latest seasonal make-up collection, on-counter now in selected travel retail doors.

Beiersdorf targets male travellers with Nivea Men Creme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/15

The world’s largest skincare brand is set to boost its male grooming portfolio with the introduction of Nivea Men Creme, suitable for use on the face, hands and body.

The Moodie Report Interview: DFS Group's sharp new look at JFK T4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/15

USA. DFS North America Managing Director Polly Nelson talks about the retailer's duty free operation at New York JFK T4, following a major investment.

Puig deepens Valentino Uomo collection with Edition Noire

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/15

Puig explores the darker side of Valentino with the new Edition Noire men’s fragrance, available in Middle East and Asia Pacific travel retail doors from this month.

Bath & Body Works opens first airport store at Stockholm Arlanda

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

SWEDEN. The specialty personal care products brand made its airport debut on 28 February with the opening of a store at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Flo Accessories partners with The Nuance Group to boost gifting sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

The beauty-on-the-go accessories company has teamed up with The Nuance Group to create a special gifting offer on selected products for travellers.

Nuance improves Prestwick duty free store after contract extension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. The retailer has begun an ambitious redevelopment of its duty free store at Glasgow Prestwick Airport following a contract extension beyond 2020.

Swisscode creates skincare trio for Swiss International Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

Swisscode has created a line of beauty products especially for Swiss International Airlines. They will be offered to long haul business class passengers from April.

The Moodie Report e-Zine Issue 157: Düsseldorf’s point of difference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

INTERNATIONAL. In this edition of the industry's only weekly magazine, we pay a visit to Düsseldorf Airport, as World Duty Free Group unveils a striking new look.

Michael Kors creates fragrant whiter shade of pale

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/15

The limited-edition Michael Kors White Eau de Parfum is on-counter now in travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Coty updates Lancaster Sun portfolio for summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

Lancaster spreads the safe sun message with its new Tan Deepener, Dry Oil Fast Tan Optimizer and a relaunched Tan Maximizer collection.

Gabriella Wilde poised for Estée Lauder ad campaign debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

The English actress, model and artist has been chosen as the face of Crescent White, Nutritious Vitality8 and the brand’s Courrèges make-up collaboration.

Unilever inks deal to acquire British skincare brand REN

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

Unilever has further bolstered its prestige beauty brand portfolio with the acquisition of REN, regarded as a pioneer within the naturals category.

Clinique targets blemishes with two new partners in grime

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

Anti-Blemish Cleansing Gel and a new deep cleansing Sonic brush head are Clinique’s latest weapons in the battle against blemishes.

Lancôme celebrates Trésor anniversary with La Nuit Trésor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

The latest incarnation of Lancôme’s pillar feminine fragrance, La Nuit Trésor, is being previewed this month at selected French airports, before its global roll-out.

Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Oud makes regional debut with Dubai Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

Ralph Lauren’s new Polo Supreme Oud fragrance has made its Middle East debut, via an exclusive launch event in partnership with Dubai Duty Free.

Charmzone withdraws Incheon bid; another blow for SME tender concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Charmzone, the Korean cosmetics house awarded a Small & Medium Enterprise duty free contract at Incheon International Airport, pulls out.

Coty aims to set heads spinning with SeeBy Chloé Si Belle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

Givaudan nose Louise Turner talks exclusively to The Moodie Report about her inspiration for the new limited-edition fragrance SeeBy Chloé Si Belle.

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar set for September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar will take place from 26-29 September at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Estée Lauder sparkles with new Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Creme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

Estée Lauder has extended its upscale Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond franchise with the new Transformative Energy Creme. It will be available in travel retail from March.

L’Oréal breaks new ground within dermocosmetics and haircare

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

L’Oréal has opened its first Dermacenter and Kérastase Travel Hair Salons, in line with the group’s strategy to meet the diverse beauty needs of all travellers.

Mumbai Duty Free celebrates first anniversary at Mumbai Airport T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

INDIA. The DFS-Flemingo joint venture is celebrating its first year of operation at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport T2 with a host of promotional activities.

P&G Prestige hails collaboration and consolidation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

Robust retail alliances, a focus on emerging markets and a commitment to innovation in all its forms underpin P&G Prestige’s strategy for 2015 and beyond.

Westfield and Hudson Group revamp New York JFK Terminal 8

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

US. Eight new shops – including Victoria’s Secret and seven renovated Hudson locations – are now open at New York JFK International Terminal 8.

Lancôme celebrates anniversary with ‘Ceci n’est pas une rose’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

On 20 February, as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, Lancôme unveiled a short film called ‘Ceci n’est pas une rose’.

MAC underlines fashion credentials with MAC Toledo collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

MAC Cosmetics has unveiled an eye-catching new make-up collection created in partnership with fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

Michael Edwards launches 31st Edition of Fragrances of the World

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

Fragrance expert Michael Edwards has published the 31st edition of his Fragrances of the World guide, widely regarded as the fragrance industry ‘bible’.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free breaks billion Dirham barrier with +10.5% revenue rise

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/02/15

UAE. Beauty up strongly (40,000 litres of fragrance sold), overall sales up by +10.5%. 2014 was a banner year for Abu Dhabi Airport Duty Free.

Jo Malone London pays tribute to Britain with Rock The Ages

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/15

The limited-edition fragrance quintet, available in travel retail from March, aims to capture in olfactory form the defining eras in British history.

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail Asia Pacific stages Chinese New Year promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

The activation at Hong Kong International Airport spotlights nine L’Oréal brands and features an interactive booth highlighting traditional Chinese handicrafts.

Origins targets Millennial consumers with Original Skin

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

As revealed last week via social media, Origins is set to target Millennials and address their “Quarter-Life Crisis” complexion concerns with Original Skin.

Rituals returns to Orlando as US development continues apace

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics will showcase its latest store merchandising furniture at this year’s IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Tasa Meng invigorates luxury offer at Taoyuan International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

TAIWAN. New Bobbi Brown and Kiehl’s outposts, as well as the first Victoria’s Secret and Tom Ford boutiques, boost Tasa Meng’s offer at Taoyuan International.