Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 31 March 2015

Hair Care and Styling

Travel Retail Solutions launches Tangle Teezer in World Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/15

The detangling hairbrush, which entered travel retail last year and has since grown its airline listings, will be available in World Duty Free's UK airport stores from April.

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.

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.

L’Oréal reinforces hair research programme with Coloright acquisition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

The L’Oréal group has acquired Coloright, a start-up company that develops hair fibre optical reader technology, for a long-term research programme.

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.

Braun concludes Cannes show with positive outlook for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Braun has reported a positive Cannes showing last week, where it conducted +30% more business meetings and shared its plans for 2015 with the trade press.

L’Oréal Travel Retail to introduce hair care and dermocosmetics

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/14

L’Oréal Travel Retail is set to introduce its Vichy, La Roche-Posay and Kérastase brands to key Asian travel retail doors by the end of 2014.

Toni & Guy creates new Matthew Williamson Beauty Bag

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/14

Toni & Guy HairMeetWardrobe strengthens its partnership with designer Matthew Williamson with a limited-edition Beauty Bag filled with hero products.

Braun to introduce new products and bespoke sales concepts in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

Braun is poised to showcase several new products at the TFWA World Exhibition next month including toothbrushes, hairdryers, shavers and battery brand Duracell.

Toni & Guy underlines style credentials at London Fashion Week

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

Hair care brand Toni & Guy trialled the trends at the SS15 London Fashion Week, showcasing new looks and products to global media and consumers.

Toni & Guy partners Rankin for AW14 Hair Meet Wardrobe campaign shoot

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

Leading British portrait and fashion photographer Rankin has shot four looks for the Toni & Guy Hair Meet Wardrobe Autumn/Winter 2014 campaign.

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).

Braun announces appointment of Ihab Rafik as General Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

Ihab Rafik, previously General Manager of P&G’s Gillette High Performance and Essentials business, has been named General Manager of Braun.

Unilever adds a Tropical element to Toni & Guy portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

Toni & Guy showcased a selection of its Hair Meet Wardrobe products – and a new travel retail exclusive set – at last month’s TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Toni & Guy to launch new styling products into travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

Launching into travel retail next month are the new Glamour 3D Volumiser, Casual Radiating Tropical Elixir, and the travel retail exclusive Lush Radiance Kit.

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.

Unilever International set to intensify travel retail focus

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

Unilever International aims to extend Toni & Guy within the channel – and introduce new brands and categories, such as skin care and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.

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.

Toni & Guy reveals plans to expand global travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/14

Unilever International hair care brand Toni & Guy says it plans to expand its travel retail business through partners such as The Nuance Group and Dufry.

Aveda extends Dry Remedy hair line with Daily Moisturizing Oil

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/14

Aveda has bolstered its Dry Remedy hair collection with a new Daily Moisturizing Oil leave-in treatment, featuring organic buriti oil harvested from the Moriche Palm tree.

Unilever's Toni & Guy brand makes travel retail debut in Bali with Dufry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/12/13

Unilever International Travel Retail has made a key breakthrough with its Toni & Guy hair care brand, at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport, with partner Dufry.

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.

Unilever International’s Toni & Guy makes successful Singapore debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/06/13

Excellent feedback during the recent TFWA Asia Pacific show in Singapore bodes well for Unilever as it looks to establish Toni & Guy in travel retail.

Unilever International targets travel retail with Toni & Guy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/05/13

Hair care and styling could be the next big thing in travel retail, as Unilever eyes the global potential for its blockbuster Toni & Guy brand.

Philips Global Travel Retail set to bring bestsellers to TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/13

Philips is presenting its range of over 20 travel retail bestsellers from the categories shaving, styling & grooming, hair removal and oral care at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Braun takes new lines to Singapore after successful Orlando show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/13

Hair care and removal takes the spotlight at TFWA Asia Pacific, as Braun reports one of its busiest ever shows in Orlando.

Donations pour in for Women in Travel charity prize draw, as more are sought

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/12

INTERNATIONAL. Donations of products are being sought for a charity prize draw to be held by Women in Travel during the TFWA World Exhibition.

Aveda opens Experience Center at Minneapolis-St Paul Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/12

Aveda has partnered with retailer HMSHost to open its first mainland US airport Experience Center, at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport.

Revlon appoints Scorpio as exclusive European travel retail distributor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/06/12

EUROPE. Leading make-up brand Revlon has appointed Scorpio Distributors Ltd to distribute its range in travel retail markets in Europe and key African regions.

Braun set to bring new product enhancements to Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/04/12

Braun will present a wide range of consumer electronics, including a selection of classic clocks and watches, at May's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Bidders weigh terms in Hong Kong tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/11

HONG KONG. Supporting information for the core category retail tenders at Hong Kong International Airport underlines the extraordinary impact of the Mainland Chinese travel and spending boom in recent years. Collectively, sales across liquor & tobacco, perfumes & cosmetics, and airside general merchandise, have risen by nearly 81% in five years. The perfumes & cosmetics concession, run by Nuance-Watson (HK) has grown +105%.

TFWA confirms top-name exhibitors for Cannes show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/11

FRANCE. Demand for exhibition space at the forthcoming edition of TFWA World Exhibition has been overwhelming, TFWA reports. This year’s exhibitors will include several major international brand owners which are new to the exhibition or returning after an absence. Newcomers include Beurer, Fratelli Rossetti, Hédiard, Morrison Bowmore, Safilo and Tommy Hilfiger.

Express Beauty Bar brings aviation concept to Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/11

AUSTRALIA. The Express Beauty Bar, a one-stop beauty bar, has opened its doors in the Departures area at Sydney International Airport. The new bar features a retro aviation-themed shop design, large lounge chairs and fun 60's-style flight attendant uniforms worn by the beauty specialists.

Nuance-Watson Asia enhances Bumble and Bumble service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/10

SINGAPORE. Nuance-Watson Asia has installed an interactive system in its Perfume & Cosmetics stores to enhance the retail experience for Bumble and Bumble customers at Singapore Changi Airport. The travel retailer has also launched a series of exclusive Bumble and Bumble gift sets for the holiday season.

Inside & Out health salon set for take-off at Edinburgh Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/10

UK. A new Inside & Out health and beauty salon has just opened at Edinburgh Airport. The airside unit will offer a range of health and beauty treatments, ranging from massage to skin rejuvenation, waxing, manicure, male grooming, dietary advice and holistic therapy. It is the family-owned company's first airport unit.

Luxury Briefing reveals high-profile conference line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/11/10

INTERNATIONAL. Future Luxe is the theme of the 2011 Luxury Briefing Conference, which takes place in London on 20/21 January. Speakers include Marc Worth, founder of fashion trend website WGSN, and John Kearon, dubbed 'the Steve Jobs of market research'. The event features a Champagne reception, tastings, dinner, speakers, music and magic, followed by an after-party.

Diana Albiol creates specialist agency for travel retail newcomers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/10

INTERNATIONAL. Innovative brands looking to break into the travel retail market can turn to a new company for guidance. Diana Albiol, the well-known travel industry insider and founder of travel retail PR company DA Media Relations, has launched a new firm dedicated to helping brands enter travel retail.

ADP unveils major retail expansion plans for Paris airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/10

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris has unveiled the huge scope of its full-scale retail overhaul for Paris's two major airports to be completed over the next five years. The revamp will feature walkthrough stores and luxury boutiques, all with a Paris theme. Initiatives will also include a new souvenir concept called Air de Paris.

SDA unveils new branding and retail concept for Paris duty free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/10

FRANCE. SDA, the joint venture between Aelia Group and Aéroports de Paris, unveiled a major rebranding of its duty free shops in the French capital yesterday. More than 80 brand suppliers gathered in Paris to hear SDA set out its wide-ranging ambition to help create one of the world's top airport shopping destinations. The Moodie Report was also present to hear the strategy behind a new retail branding, BuY Paris Duty Free, for both Paris Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports.

L'Oréal makes major new appointments to Executive Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/10

FRANCE. In a major announcement L’Oréal CEO Jean-Paul Agon has unveiled three major appointments to the Executive Committee, effective 1 January 2011. Marc Menesguen will head the newly created Strategic Marketing Department, Nicolas Hieronimus will become Managing Director of the Luxury Products Division, and An Verhulst-Santos is named Managing Director of the Professional Products Division.

Heathrow launches latest Travel Product Awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/10

UK. BAA today launched the Heathrow Travel Product Awards for 2010, which will recognise "the best travel accessories and gadgets" on offer at the airport. The awards will be decided by the British public, who are being encouraged to vote online for their favourite items. This year, 12 categories are being put to the public vote, including Travel Must-Have, Best Handbag, Top Travel Read and Best Travel Entertainment.

TFWA adds new space and fresh faces to 2010 Cannes exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/10

INTERNATIONAL. The organisers of the TFWA World Exhibition have added more space for exhibitors at this year's event, which takes place from 17 to 22 October in Cannes. Nearly 440 companies have confirmed their participation, including 37 new and returning exhibitors. Read on for further details of this year's event.

Organisers release sponsor survey results in run-up to ISPY 2010

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/10

UK. Organisers of this year's ISPY (Inflight Sales Person of the Year) cabin crew awards scheme and ISPY+ airline conference have unveiled the results of a sponsor survey. The survey aims to highlight the benefits to sponsors of the week-long event, which is being organised by Travel Retail Training and will be held this September.

Travel Retail Innovations offers hair removal in a flash

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/05/10

NETHERLANDS. Travel Retail Innovations is set to distribute a new hair removal treatment by Remington in global travel retail. Called the ‘I-Light’, this new device uses flashes of Intense Pulsed Light that put the hair follicles to sleep and claims to leave the skin hair-free for up to three months.

Braun Satin Hair Brush conquers the sky with Lufthansa

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/05/10

GERMANY. Braun has announced Lufthansa as the first airline to list its new Satin Hair Brush, which will be available onboard from July. Since its launch in Europe late last year, Braun strived to create an airline-suitable packaging in order to make the product more attractive for inflight sales. The Satin Hair Brush will be previewed at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore this month.

World Duty Free opens new walk-through duty free store in Bristol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/10

UK. Bristol Airport’s new World Duty Free (WDF) store was officially launched today, providing what it describes as a state-of-the-art shopping experience to passengers. The new store is claimed to reflect WDF’s commitment to delivering unbeatable value, outstanding product choice, exciting store environments and world-class customer service. Martin Moodie was on location to bring you this report, complete with video and Podcast interviews.

Bumble and bumble offers Wear and Care at Singapore Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/10

Bumble and Bumble Wear and CareSINGAPORE. New York-based Bumble and bumble, which unveiled its first major travel retail hair care and styling product counter outside the US in Nuance-Watson (Singapore) stores at Changi Airport last summer, has created a new collection, called Wear and Care, which will be available from April.

Kiehl’s opens two boutiques in South Korea - 16/11/09

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/11/09

SOUTH KOREA. On 16 October, Scental Luxury Products Travel Retail Asia Pacific – in partnership with The Shilla Group – opened two new Kiehl’s travel retail boutiques in Korea: one in downtown Seoul at Shilla Hotel; and one at Incheon International Airport, in the concourse terminal.

Estée Lauder reports first-quarter profits rise - 02/11/09

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/09

US. Cost-cutting initiatives, strong sell-in of higher-margin product launches, greater passenger traffic in the company's travel retail business and improved foreign currency translation help boost first-quarter results for The Estée Lauder Companies.

Biza evolution continues as WDF opens ‘jewel in the crown’ at Manchester Airport Terminal 2 – 13/10/09

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/09

UK. WDF today officially opened the new Biza tax and duty free store at Manchester Airport Terminal 2. Manchester Airport Commercial Director Andrew Harrison called it “the jewel in the crown” of a new-look commercial offer, while WDF CEO Mark Riches described it as “one of the most fantastic stores we’ve got in our business”. Martin Moodie reports from Manchester.