Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 06 October 2015


Travel Blue turns on the power with Braun, Oral-B and Duracell

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/15

Selected Braun, Oral-B and Duracell products join the Travel Blue portfolio, forming a powerful line-up of consumer technology brands.

Interview: Moroccanoil steps up the pace in travel retail channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

Beauty brand Moroccanoil is making strong gains in travel retail as Martin Moodie found out from Vice President, Retail and Travel Retail Sales John Gates.

It's a small world: Scorpio Worldwide aims for niche gaps

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

Scorpio buyers have been selecting boutique brands in a move that reflects the growing market share that such brands are commanding.

The Moodie Report turns pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

INTERNATIONAL. "Every Action Counts" is the theme of The Estée Lauder Companies’ 2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, which launches officially today.

1Above eyes expansion as it claims top Auckland Airport retailer award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/15

NEW ZEALAND. The healthy flight drinks company is named as the best speciality boutique retailer in the airport's International Terminal.

TravelPharm named Auckland Airport 2015 Retailer of the Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/15

NEW ZEALAND. The family company specialising in health supplements and organic skincare products is rewarded for a remarkable sales performance.

Koto Parfums focuses on Playmobil and Hello Kitty for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

New to the Koto Parfums portfolio is a Playmobil Super 4 line of fragrances for boys and a travel retail exclusive Hello Kitty’s World Tour miniatures set.

World Duty Free Group opens specialty stores at Miami International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/09/15

USA. World Duty Free and local partner Master ConcessionAir add five branded stores at Miami Airport: MAC, Desigual, Coach, Tumi and Tous.

The Estée Lauder Companies prepares for key launches at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

The group will highlight new lines from its portfolio of brands, including Estée Lauder, Clinique, Bobbi Brown and Tommy Hilfiger, during TFWA World Exhibition.

Cabeau focuses on travel retail expansion with Cannes debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/15

Director of International Sales Denz Venderlist said the brand's Cannes participation can increase distribution and “push Cabeau to the forefront of travel accessories”.

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.

Dubai Duty Free takes on iHealth wireless medical devices

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/08/15

A range of wireless medical devices has been launched in Dubai, following a deal between distribution company Beyond Brands DMCC and Dubai Duty Free.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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".

MosquitNo to introduce new cosmetics range at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/05/15

The dual-function cosmetics line is designed to protect users against both the sun and mosquitoes, and comprises suncare products and a fragrance.

Bobbi Brown refreshes travellers with new Face Mist

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/05/15

Bobbi Brown is rolling out a new Face Mist to global travel retail, in reponse to customer demand. The soothing spray is said to hydrate and create a healthy glow.

La Mer celebrates World Oceans Day with Blue Heart limited edition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/05/15

La Mer is once again supporting World Oceans Day by joining forces with the National Geographic Society, and its next generation of ocean explorers.

Beurer maintains well-being push in travel retail at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/15

Besides medical diagnostics, the German health and well-being specialist will also present a range of beauty tools and massage products at the TFWA show.

Qatar Duty Free opens express beauty salon at Hamad International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/04/15

QATAR. Nails offers nail, hair and beauty services to passengers looking for last-minute treatments prior to their departure from Hamad International.

The Body Shop extends and promotes Hemp collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

The Body Shop – known for using quirky, edgy ingredients – is showcasing its Hemp collection at a number of leading European airports during March and April.

Rituals Cosmetics introduces Tao Collection to travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/15

Inspired by the Chinese philosophy of Yin and Yang – and featuring traditional Chinese ingredients – Rituals’ latest line is described as ideal for travellers.

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.

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.

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.

1Above signs sponsorship deal with New Zealand golf champion Lydia Ko

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

It's a match made in Kiwi heaven as the New Zealand aerotonic flight beverage inks a new sponsorship deal with the world's top ranked women's golfer Lydia Ko.

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.

London Luton launches major commercial tender programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

UK. London Luton Airport announces a major commercial tender programme via The Moodie Report, embracing 47 units and 7,027sq m of retail and F&B space.

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport launches health and wellness campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15

USA. Dallas/Fort Worth International has launched the ‘Healthy + Happy’ campaign, offering nutritious culinary options and healthy-living amenities to passengers.

MosquitNo plans airport concept stores as it opens Hong Kong office

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/15

MosquitNo, which recently opened an office in Hong Kong, aims to be present in at least 60% of world airports with ten flagship stores within the next five years.

1Above signs on as major supporter of 777 Marathon Challenge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/15

1Above is supporting Team Continental Drift in its valiant attempt to complete seven marathons on seven continents in seven days – all in the name of charity.

Mills Pharmacy & Apothecary marks anniversary at Detroit Metro Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

USA. Mills Pharmacy & Apothecary, in partnership with World Duty Free Group, celebrated its first year of operation at Detroit Metro Airport last month.

Origins illuminates night portfolio with new Mega-Bright Mask

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Dr Andrew Weil for Origins’ new Mega-Bright Dark Spot Correcting Night Mask will make its travel retail debut in Europe, the Middle East and Africa this month.

XpresSpa unveils LaGuardia outlet; plots series of 2015 openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

USA. Leading wellness brand XpresSpa has opened its latest airport unit at New York La Guardia International Terminal C, with many more in the pipeline.

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 leading US fashion trade publication Women’s Wear Daily Beauty.

Plaza Premium set to open Arrivals Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14

UK. Airport services company Plaza Premium Lounge Management Limited opens Heathrow’s first independently operated Arrivals Lounge at T2 this week.

Tourvest organises career day to help 12th graders prepare for work

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/12/14

SOUTH AFRICA. As part of its CSR programme for 2014, Tourvest held a career day for Grade 12 learners attending Afrika Tikkun’s centre of excellence.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Six new companies elected to TFWA Management Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Six new companies have been elected to serve on the TFWA Management Committee, which governs the activities of the association.