Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 20 December 2014

Well-Being

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.

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.

Gebr Heinemann names Euroitalia as Supplier of the Year 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

GERMANY. Gebr Heinemann has named Euroitalia as its Supplier of the Year for 2014 in beauty, with La Prairie second and Procter & Gamble ranked third.

The Estée Lauder Companies acquires RODIN olio lusso skincare

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

The Estée Lauder Companies has acquired RODIN olio lusso, an "insider" luxury skincare brand founded by well-known New York stylist Linda Rodin.

Nuance supports Estée Lauder’s Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. Nuance has teamed up with The Estée Lauder Companies to support the group’s high-profile Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign.

Lab Series experiments with Jawbone to create X UP Challenge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/14

Lab Series partners with wearable consumer technology brand Jawbone, makers of the UP wristband, to create the global Lab Series X UP Challenge.

World Duty Free Group reveals vibrant new retail arena at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

UK. “This new store has delivered the ‘wow factor’ and more choice than ever before for passengers," says Glasgow Airport Managing Director Amanda McMillan.

The Estée Lauder Companies makes key Global Philanthropy appointment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/14

The Estée Lauder Companies has named Nancy Mahon Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship, reporting to William P. Lauder.

Belfast International Airport urges passengers to 'Park & Pledge a Pound'

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/14

IRELAND. Belfast International Airport is giving passengers the option to donate £1 when they pay for their airport car parking to support Action Mental Health.

The Moodie Report turns pink as Estée Lauder unveils 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

“Let’s Defeat Breast Cancer. We’re Stronger Together.” That’s the powerful theme of the Estée Lauder Companies’ 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, which launches officially today.

Rituals Cosmetics prepares for Cannes show debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

The luxury lifestyle brand is set to further demonstrate its commitment to the travel retail channel with its debut appearance at the Tax Free World Exhibition in Cannes.

Mellow yellow: L’Occitane brings the south of France to Norway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

L’Occitane’s yellow well-being truck is bringing a touch of Provence to Oslo Gardermoen Airport this September, in partnership with Gebr Heinemann.

Tairo showcases Roger & Gallet portfolio in the Caribbean

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

Distributor Tairo International promoted Roger & Gallet’s fragrance and body collections earlier this year via impactful animations and in-store sensorial events.

What Nivea did next: the world’s largest skincare brand targets travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

The future’s bright – and blue. Beiersdorf’s Sigmar Werz explains how the Nivea brand can anchor the under-developed masstige category in worldwide travel retail.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

Ayaz Furniturewalla named in senior Estée Lauder Companies role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/14

Estée Lauder has named Ayaz Furniturewalla as Vice President/General Manager, Bobbi Brown, Jo Malone London & Tom Ford Beauty for travel retail.

Mondelez International releases first well-being progress report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/14

The report details important steps the company has made to meet key well-being metrics in the areas of mindful snacking, sustainability, communities and safety.

MosquitNo updates portfolio for Cannes as it makes inroads globally

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/14

With new listings in Europe and Asia and new offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne, MosquitNo is set to show its refreshed portfolio at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Hong Kong International calls tender for consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has invited bids for a key consumer technology concession at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Auckland Airport adds two new outlets to international terminal line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/14

NEW ZEALAND. Comvita is targeting the Chinese traveller with its range of natural products including Manuka honey, while JuicyDetails offers fresh food and drinks.

Aerotonic flight beverage 1Above opens new kiosk at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

1Above has opened its first international kiosk at Sydney Airport, as it introduces new effervescent tablets that can be taken through security and added back to water.

Tourvest celebrates Mandela Day by assisting home reconstruction

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

SOUTH AFRICA. Tourvest representatives will head to South Africa’s Alexandra township to help rebuild ten homes for selected community members this week.

Israel Assa named Senior VP/General Manager at Estée Lauder Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/06/14

The highly respected Israel Assa has been promoted to Senior Vice President/General Manager at Estée Lauder Travel Retail Worldwide, effective 1 July.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and L’Oréal team up for ‘Trinity’ campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/14

Schiphol Group has hailed what it calls "Trinity thinking", as it partners with L’Oréal Men Expert, Kappé and Schiphol Media for a football-themed campaign.

Nuance reveals vibrant retail environment at Toronto Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

CANADA. Nuance has unveiled one of the most striking new airport retail environments in North America, at Toronto International Airport Terminal 1.

Origins and Dr Weil update Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/14

Origins has reformulated its Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection with new ingredients that have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine.

Clinique targets sales boom with Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/06/14

Last month Clinique unveiled a key new addition to its skincare portfolio – the Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush. It will be available in travel retail from July.

La Mer celebrates World Oceans Day with National Geographic Society

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/14

The La Mer brand is once again supporting World Oceans Day through an innovative partnership with the National Geographic Society.

Ever Rich wins major recognition for Corporate Social Responsibility

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/14

TAIWAN. A major honour as Ever Rich Duty Free becomes the first Taiwanese retailer and the world's first travel retailer to be CSR certified by Bureau Veritas.

Philip Stein expands inflight offering with new Horizon Bracelet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/14

The new bracelet, said to be ideal for day wear, uses Natural Frequency Technology and may help wearers to feel more resistant and less vulnerable to stress.

Hand in Hand for Haiti school marks grand opening this month

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/05/14

HAITI. In a great day for the travel retail industry, the grand opening of the Lycée (school) Jean-Baptiste Point du Sable on 17 May will be attended by Haiti President Michel Martelly.

Aveda celebrates Earth Month with charity Light The Way Candles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/14

Throughout April Aveda has donated 100% of the suggested purchase price of its limited-edition Light The Way Candles to Global Greengrants Fund.

1Above maintains sales growth with new kiosk at Auckland Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

1Above opened a newly relocated kiosk at Auckland Airport last week, and sales over the weekend are said to be "in line" with the previous location.

Chicago O'Hare & Westfield reveal transformed T5 retail and F&B offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.

Moroccanoil sets its sights on travel retail debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

Beauty brand Moroccanoil is eyeing the travel retail industry with interest after exhibiting for the first time at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

The Body Shop exits Chinese airports amid animal testing concerns

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/14

CHINA. The L’Oréal Group brand temporarily withdraws from Chinese airport duty free shops over animal testing regulation concerns. We report, together with Moodie Comment.

Dubai Airports powers down in extended Earth Hour initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14

All non-essential and decorative lighting at Dubai International will be switched off for an hour daily for 24 days in the lead up to Earth Hour on 29 March.

1Above makes major breakthroughs in Australia and New Zealand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

Healthy flying drink 1Above will go on sale in LS travel retail’s Newslink stores across Australia. Plus the brand lands important new business at Christchurch Airport.

Kiehl’s opens new store at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

The new 16sq m Kiehl's store at Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport will be followed shortly by a boutique at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

Dubai Airports supports cancer awareness with world’s largest ribbon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/14

UAE. Made in 24 colours to represent all types of cancer, the ribbon is 128ft long and 60ft wide and is draped on an air traffic control tower at Dubai International.

DAA promotes health and wellness at three-day Dublin Airport event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/14

IRELAND. The Dublin Airport Authority Wellbeing Exhibition took place over three days to inform employees and passengers about health and wellbeing.

Origins enhances Mega-Bright franchise with Dark Circle Minimizer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

Dr Andrew Weil for Origins has added to its Mega-Bright skincare franchise with the new Mega-Bright Dark Circle Minimizer, on-counter from March.