Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 04 September 2015


Molton Brown launches latest collections of beauty treatments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/15

UK. New products include a white truffle hand exfoliator treatment, new fragrances for men and women and a Christmas collection.

LVMH signs up former Apple Music executive to head digital ‘ecosystem’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/15

FRANCE. Ian Rogers was previously Senior Director at Apple following the company's acquisition of Beats Music, where he was CEO.

ARI seeks senior buying managers amid global corporate restructure

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International has launched a recruitment drive for global category managers, advertising the opportunities through The Moodie Report.

YSL Beauté targets Chinese travellers with DFS T Galleria Hong Kong counter

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

YSL Beauté Travel Retail Asia Pacific opened its latest counter at DFS T Galleria Hong Kong, Causeway Bay, on 23 August, targeting young Chinese travellers.

Shilla Duty Free prepares big openings in Seoul, Incheon and Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

SOUTH KOREA. As business recovers from MERS and the Changi perfumes & cosmetics concession improves, The Shilla Duty Free is optimistic mood for the future.

Lagardère Travel Retail and Aelia Duty Free celebrate the Summer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

EUROPE. It's time to ‘Enjoy Summer’ at Aelia Duty Free shops in France (excluding Paris) and Europe, with a a flurry of low prices and multi-buy offers.

Korean beauty brand Hera pops up in Hong Kong with T Galleria by DFS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/15

HONG KONG. The rise and rise of Korean celebrity-related culture has been key to the success of Korean beauty brand Hera, just launched at T Galleria by DFS.

Currency fluctuations hit Estée Lauder travel retail revenues

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/15

USA. Decrease is attributed to the “impact of accelerated orders and softness of some key foreign currencies affecting the mix of travellers and their consumption”.

The Moodie Online Interview: Dree Hemingway captures the spirit of Chloé

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/15

As Coty prepares to introduce its new Chloé Eau de Toilette. The Moodie Report meets Dree Hemingway, the brand’s latest fragrance face.

Coach and MAC Cosmetics outlets open at Chicago O’Hare Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

USA. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the addition of new fashion and beauty stores to the Chicago O'Hare International Terminal 2 retail offer.

Estée Lauder Companies 'pleased' with Duty Free Americas legal ruling

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

USA. "The verdict confirms two previous decisions... as the leader in global prestige beauty, we remain committed to growing the travel retail channel," says Lauder travel retail boss Olivier Bottrie.

Wellington Global eyes international growth for its key brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

The Australian company has secured airline listings for its BeeBio Manuka Honey and Bee Venom skincare lines and will highlight its Pica LéLa jewellery in Cannes.

LS travel retail Pacific to open four new speciality concepts at Melbourne Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/08/15

AUSTRALIA. LS travel retail Pacific is preparing a strong presence with four speciality stores at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 4, which opens later this month.

Appeals court denies Duty Free Americas challenge in Lauder case

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/08/15

USA. A long-running dispute between the country's biggest beauty supplier and one of its leading travel retailers continues to rumble on.

Miley Cyrus returns as MAC maintains leadership on HIV/AIDS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/15

MAC has long been in the vanguard of the fight against HIV/AIDS and it steps up that commitment with two Viva Glam launches, fronted again by Miley Cyrus.

LVMH-owned Sephora makes global airport debut with Abu Dhabi Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/08/15

UAE. Abu Dhabi Duty Free, in partnership with DFS, is opening two Sephora pop-up stores, the first ever at an airport for the LVMH-owned beauty specialist.

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.

Alibaba Group and Unilever sign strategic partnership agreement

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

CHINA. Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba has joined forces with Unilever China, to deliver a better shopping experience to the region's key consumer.

JCDecaux partners with Clarins for Hong Kong Airport 3D display

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

HONG KONG. JCDecaux Transport has partnered with Airport Authority Hong Kong and Clarins to deliver the tallest product display yet at Hong Kong International.

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.

SK-II R.N.A. Power makes global debut with Shilla Duty Free at Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/15

SINGAPORE. A big coup for Shilla and Changi Airport as R.N.A. Power, the latest development of SK-II’s Stempower range, makes its global debut.

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.

Cowshed Spa prepares to take flight with United Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. United Airlines and Cowshed Spa have joined forces to bring travellers contemporary new amenities onboard and at selected airport lounges.

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.

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.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

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.

Unilever boosts prestige portfolio with Dermalogica acquisition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. Just three months after inking a deal to acquire REN, Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire professional skincare brand Dermalogica.

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.

MosquitNo expands reach in Latin American travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/15

Mosquito repellent brand MosquitNo is expanding its Latin American market presence in travel retail as well as the domestic market.