Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 19 April 2014


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.

Airmall Maryland launches workplace development programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

USA. The inaugural programme by Airmall USA at BWI Marshall Airport aims to assist concession employees and tenants in recruitment, training and life skills.

Dallas Fort/Worth International launches healthy eating campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/14

USA. Dallas/Fort Worth International has launched its ‘Eat Healthy at DFW’ campaign, supporting concessionaires that provide healthy eating options.

Jane Lauder named Global Brand President of Clinique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

Jane Lauder returns to Clinique, succeeding Stephane de la Faverie, who becomes Senior Vice President/Global General Manager Origins, Ojon, Darphin.

Nuance-Watson (HK) unveils ambitious new-look The Atrium in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/14

MACAU. Nuance-Watson (HK) has completed a multi-million Dollar refurbishment of The Atrium Department Store at The Venetian Macao Resort.

DFS and Shilla triumph in Singapore Changi Airport duty free tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/01/14

SINGAPORE. DFS Group has retained the liquor & tobacco concession at Changi Airport while Shilla Travel Retail has won the perfumes & cosmetics contract.

Schiphol passengers play Secret Santa in Philips Christmas giveaway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/13

Philips Global Travel Retail has launched a 'Gift of Innovation' promotion at Schiphol, giving travellers the chance to give away a selection of Philips products this month.

Jo Malone London unveils Just Like Sunday Home Candle Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

Jo Malone London has unveiled a new Home Candle Collection by Style Editor Charlotte Stockdale. Just Like Sunday will be available in travel retail from January.

Clinique gives skin a healthy start with new Superdefense Moisturizer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/13

Clinique has unveiled its new Superdefense SPF20 Daily Defense Moisturizer. The Moodie Report was the exclusive travel retail media at the launch.

L’Oréal brings all products into new group travel retail division

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/13

L’Oréal Group has announced the creation of an expanded Group Travel Retail Division to include L’Oréal Luxe brands, as well as those from its other divisions.

Philips unveils new brand direction centred on innovation and people

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/13

The new positioning, supported by the launch of a digital storytelling platform, includes the brand line “innovation and you” and a redesign of the Philips shield.

Arlanda builds ‘shopping destination’ credentials as Nuance extends in T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/13

SWEDEN. Nuance is bringing a diverse array of new stores and concepts to an exciting retail development at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport T5 Pier A.

interdutyfree dreams of success with Sleep N Say Sleep Goggle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Last month in Cannes, interdutyfree - founded in 2012 by experienced travel retail executive Marc Mansour - unveiled its innovative Sleep N Say brand.

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail opens first Clarisonic flagship in Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/10/13

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail Asia-Pacific, in partnership with DFS, has opened a 20sq m counter in DFS Galleria Sun Plaza in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui.

Origins cultivates Plantscription with Youth-Renewing Face Oil

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/13

The latest on-trend extension to Origins’ Plantscription portfolio is being rolled out this month in selected travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Strong DFS performance buoys LVMH retail arm in first nine months

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/13

INTERNATIONAL. Sales growth at DFS helped drive a +16% revenue increase at LVMH’s Selective Retailing business group in the first nine months of 2013.

Nuance partners with L’Oréal in exclusive Clarisonic pre-launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/10/13

Skincare brand Clarisonic is partnering with Nuance for its travel retail pre-launch in Europe; The Moodie Report visited Zürich as the campaign built momentum.

DFS Galleria partners Breast Cancer Foundation in month-long campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

SINGAPORE. DFS is sponsoring the ‘Wear the Pink Ribbon’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness of and funds towards eradicating breast cancer in Singapore.

Philip Stein targets travel retail expansion with Sleep Bracelet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

Utilising Natural Frequency Technology that is believed to improve quality of sleep, the Sleep Bracelet is a “perfect fit” for travellers and inflight crew.

George Best Belfast City Airport takes a stand against human trafficking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/13

The airport’s Community Fund is backing 'Frocks For Freedom', a Belfast fashion event that aims to raise awareness of human trafficking in Northern Ireland.

Women in Travel to raise funds for water-deprived villages in China

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/13

Women in Travel’s fundraiser in Cannes will benefit Hong Kong-based NGO A Drop of Life, which strives to bring water to remote communities in northern China.

Cecil Macdonald to distribute Juicy Water in UK travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/09/13

Cecil Macdonald will focus on presenting Juicy Water's range of natural juice drinks to all UK airlines, ferries and cruise ship customers.

3floz launches fully automated retail stores in US airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/13

3floz is rolling out 25 fully automated retail stores this week in US airports offering a selection of core, must-have, often forgotten travel items.

Plaza Premium Lounge opens new organic airport spa at Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/13

SINGAPORE. Wellness Spa offers a range of spa treatments using certified organic products by premium organic skincare brand Jasmin Aromatique.

Movac takes 13% stake in 1Above to accelerate global expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/13

Venture capital investment firm Movac has taken a stake in 1Above, which has seen strong quarter-on-quarter growth since being launched in December 2010.

DFS Singapore continues awareness drive for Cambodian children’s charity

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/13

SINGAPORE. DFS Singapore continues to champion the importance of children’s education through its tremendous support for the Kuma Cambodia school.

Origins enters CC arena with Smarty Plants Skin complexion corrector

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/13

Origins will introduce its new Smarty Plants™ CC SPF 20 Skin complexion corrector to the travel retail channel in August.

FORMIA takes comfort in providing new amenity kits for EVA Air

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/13

EVA Air will be offering branded amenity kits developed by FORMIA to passengers in premium economy and premium business class.

Health and well-being firm Philips centralises travel retail business

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/13

“We can now offer a global, centralised way to talk to customers besides our current local partnerships,” says Philips Head of Global Travel Retail Melvin Broekaart.

Frontier Duty Free Association raises US$25,000 for breast cancer charity

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/13

CANADA. A golf tournament sponsored by FDFA and Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail has raised US$25,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

Airport International Group sponsors Umrah pilgrimage for orphaned youth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/13

JORDAN. 59 beneficiaries from the Al-Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans had the chance to perform Umrah pilgrimage as part of AIG's CSR initiative.

Polaar prepares to enter travel retail arena at Singapore show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/13

Polaar President Daniel Kurbiel tells Rebecca Mann why he believes his cool new beauty brand will draw new and different consumers to the travel retail channel.

Scorpio Worldwide targets inflight retail with new products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/13

Scorpio Worldwide will be showcasing new products across several categories for inflight sales at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore next month.

Origins celebrates Earth Month with new skincare limited editions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/13

Origins will plant a tree for each limited-edition product purchased from 21-28 April, in partnership with American Forests’ Global ReLeaf™ programme.

Gerzon wins Schiphol Airport’s Corporate Responsibility Award 2012

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/03/13

NETHERLANDS. Gerzon has won the airport's Corporate Responsibility Award for integrating its sustainability policy into the company’s daily operations.

Biotherm renovates strategic door at Vancouver International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/13

A more targeted focus on the Chinese consumer has been a key element of Biotherm’s recent in-store revamp at Vancouver International Airport.

Kiehl’s targets its key Asian consumer with Chinese New Year celebrations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/13

A high-profile campaign to celebrate the Chinese New Year has driven sales significantly in Kiehl’s Europe-Middle East-Africa travel retail doors.

Skin Concept puts the spotlight on Swisscode Pure and Vetia Floris

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/13

Swiss company Skin Concept (owned by Medena) is exploring the travel retail potential for two of its newest skin care brands: Swisscode Pure and Vetia Floris.

'Welcome to Paradise': Bali Ngurah Rai Airport releases food & beverage RFQ

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/13

INDONESIA. PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) releases the first of its RFQs for the commercial area at Ngurah Rai Airport - Bali International Terminal.

Changi Airport makes major charitable donation to youth organisation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/01/13

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport has donated S$360,000 to The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund to mark its new passenger record in 2012.

Korean Air nears US$200 million mark for 2012 inflight duty free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/12/12

SOUTH KOREA. Cosmetics sales hit US$70 million as Korean Air closes in on inflight duty free revenues of US$200 million once again in 2012.