Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 29 August 2015


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.

Tommy Hilfiger serves an ace with tennis icon Rafael Nadal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

USA. The brand’s Founder Tommy Hilfiger says: “Rafael embodies an effortless sense of style that exemplifies and reflects our brand spirit – he’s confident, fun and cool.”

Puig partners with Dubai Duty Free in Herrera Confidential pop-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

UAE. "Where better to invite global consumers to Herrera than Dubai Duty Free?" asks Puig, citing "the most eclectic crossroads of people on the planet".

The Shilla Duty Free prepares big openings in Seoul, Incheon and Changi – but no Chanel beauty for Incheon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

SOUTH KOREA. As its Korean business recovers from the MERS crisis and the Changi Airport perfumes & cosmetics concession shows a welcome upturn, The Shilla Duty Free is in increasingly optimistic mood about the future. Senior Executive Vice President and Head of The Shilla Duty Free, Jeong-Ho (Jason) Cha talked to The Moodie Report Chairman Martin Moodie in Seoul yesterday.

Amouage brings a ray of Sunshine to masculine fragrance offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

Perfume house Amouage has extended its Midnight Flower Collection to include new Sunshine Man. The Eau de Parfum will be rolling out to travel retail next month.

Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums channels Italian style with Acqua di Bergamotto

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

The latest masculine fragrance from Ermenegildo Zegna Parfums, Acqua di Bergamotto, references Italian culture and style and is on-shelf now in travel retail.

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.

Burberry bolsters fragrance offer with new My Burberry edt

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/15

Following the launch of the feminine My Burberry Eau de Parfum last year, the fashion brand has unveiled an Eau de Toilette reinterpretation of the scent.

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”.

Miu Miu fragrance makes travel retail debut with Shilla Duty Free at Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport shoppers are the first in the world to experience the much-awaited debut fragrance from fashion house Miu Miu.

Coty brings debut Miu Miu feminine fragrance to travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/08/15

Coty will introduce the first feminine Miu Miu fragrance into global travel retail from September. French-English actress Stacy Martin is the global face of the scent.

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.

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.

T Galleria by DFS takes shoppers on a journey in Winter/Fall campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

INTERNATIONAL. “We’re continually inspired not just by the destination, but by the journey itself,” explains DFS Group Senior Vice President, Creative Branding Direction John Gerhardt.

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.

Lady Million snaps her fingers in bold new advertising campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/15

"With a snap of her fingers, the whole world falls at her feet." Well, we all know someone like that don't we? Meet Lady Million as you've never seen her before.

Qatar Duty Free teams with L’Oréal for pop-up fragrance installation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/15

QATAR. Oriental and occidental-style fragrances from five perfume houses will be showcased in a pop-up experience at Hamad International Airport in Qatar.

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.

Bentley Fragrances makes airport debut with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/15

Bentley Fragrances, in partnership with World Duty Free Group, is launching at 22 travel retail locations including London Heathrow and Eurotunnel from 1 August.

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.

Hugo Boss unveils new Boss the Scent masculine fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/15

New Boss the Scent for men is rolling out this month to Heinemann Duty Free stores in Europe. Hollywood actor Theo James is the scent's Ambassador.

Heinemann Duty Free launches new Hugo Boss men’s fragrance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/15

Hugo Boss’ latest fragrance for men is launching at Heinemann Duty Free shops across a range of European airports, after a successful pre-launch in Norway.

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.

Travalo Divine model makes Harrods debut in Salon de Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/07/15

Travalo's upscale Divine atomiser, which features over 500 hand-set Swarovski crystals, has launched at Harrods' Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie.

Puig launches Olympéa feminine fragrance from Paco Rabanne

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

Puig unveils Olympéa, the new feminine fragrance from Paco Rabanne, among the group's most ambitious beauty launches yet. Travel retail will be a key platform.

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.

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.

Aer Rianta International opens Auckland Pier A Departures store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

NEW ZEALAND. Aer Rianta International has brought an open design style to its Pier A Departures store at Auckland Airport, which it opened on Monday.

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.

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.

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.