Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 06 July 2015


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.

ARI launches Destination Skincare campaign at Dublin and Cork airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International (ARI) has launched a promotional campaign called Destination Skincare in The Loop stores at Dublin and Cork airports.

Bobbi Brown travels to Telluride for make-up inspiration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics will introduce The Telluride collection, inspired by its namesake location in Colorado, into global travel retail from July.

Lancôme promotes La Nuit Trésor at London Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

For the first time in three years, from 1 April to 12 May, Lancôme staged a fragrance animation at London Heathrow Airport, to promote La Nuit Trésor.

Puig embarks on African odyssey for new CH masterbrand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Puig has unveiled a new limited-edition masterbrand from the house of Carolina Herrera, called CH Africa. The travel retail roll-out began in May.

Tom Ford Beauty portfolio blossoms with Fleur de Portofino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Fleur de Portofino – the fourth fragrance in the Neroli Portofino collection – is now available in Tom Ford Beauty travel retail doors worldwide.

Estée Lauder revs up Modern Muse with new Le Rouge collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

Estée Lauder has extended its Modern Muse fragrance with a new Le Rouge version – and a limited-edition make-up line – which will be available from July.

Heinemann’s Arctic Adventure campaign doubles sales for partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

NORWAY. Gebr Heinemann's Arctic Adventure campaign, which ran in February and March at Norway’s airports, doubled sales for partner brands in the period.

Portland hails success of LS travel retail Pacific's Amuse Beauty Studio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

AUSTRALIA. Portland collaborated with LS travel retail Pacific to create the new retail concept, which made its debut at Sydney Airport in April.

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".

Jo Malone London enhances bath and body collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

In July Jo Malone London will introduce three new Shower Oils and a new Geranium & Walnut Body Scrub to travel retail doors worldwide.

Louis Desazars assumes dual President & CEO role at Shiseido and BPI

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

Shiseido Group has appointed Louis Desazars President & CEO of Shiseido Europe Region, and President & CEO of Beauté Prestige International.

L’Oréal extends Giorgio Armani’s Acqua di Giò with new Profumo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

L’Oréal has extended its Acqua di Giò portfolio with a new masculine scent called Profumo, and is supporting the entire fragrance franchise in key airport locations.

Shu Uemura collaborates with Yaz Bukey for new cosmetics line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

This spring Shu Uemura partnered with Paris-based accessories and jewellery designer Yaz Bukey to create a limited-edition cosmetics collection.

T Galleria by DFS unveils beauty concept in Macau & Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

CHINA. First the Macau Galaxy, next Hysan Place in Hong Kong. DFS gears up its specialist beauty offer with a new stand-alone retail concept.

Urban Decay enters Asia Pacific travel retail at Singapore Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

Following its global airport debut at Dublin Terminal 1 in March, Urban Decay make-up is now available at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2.

BeeBio aims to sweeten travel retail's skincare offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Wellington Global introduced the BeeBio anti-ageing skincare portfolio to the trade in Singapore last month.
Medical grade Manuka honey is a key ingredient.

Coty tempts consumers with Marc Jacobs Decadence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

Coty invites travellers to indulge in Decadence, the new flagship feminine fragrance from the house of Marc Jacobs, launching this autumn.

Coty updates cosmetics portfolio and prepares for new fragrance launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

OPI’s Infinite Shine, new travel retail exclusive sets from OPI and Rimmel London, and Renewed Hope In A Jar from Philosophy are among the latest novelties.

The L’Oréal group signs fragrance deal with Proenza Schouler

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/15

L’Oréal Luxe has further extended its fine fragrance portfolio with a licensing deal to create and develop scents for women’s wear brand Proenza Schouler.

Estée Lauder invites consumers to enter a transformative New Dimension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/15

Earlier today Estée Lauder unveiled its ground-breaking New Dimension collection, comprising both skincare and make-up. It will make its travel retail debut in July.

LS travel retail Pacific opens second Amuse Beauty Studio at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/15

AUSTRALIA. LS travel retail Pacific has opened its second Amuse Beauty Studio at Sydney Airport, at T3, with a third store to follow this August at Melbourne Airport.

Coty unveils new Cool Water ad campaign starring Scott Eastwood

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

Following an innovative Instagram teaser preview, Coty has revealed the new ad campaign for its Davidoff Cool Water masculine fragrance.

La Mer offers sheer protection with new Reparative SkinTint SPF30

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

La Mer has created a new, lightweight colour-treatment hybrid product, said to deliver an instant healthy glow while repairing and protecting the skin.

L’Oréal reveals further details of Singapore stand collaboration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

L’Oréal hails the success of its TFWA Tax Free Asia Pacific show stand, created in collaboration with National University of Singapore students.

MAC adds to Mineralize portfolio with new Timecheck Lotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

MAC has further bolstered its skincare offer – and extended its Mineralize collection – with the new Timecheck Lotion, available now in travel retail worldwide.

Rituals Cosmetics advances in travel retail with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

In April Rituals Cosmetics began rolling out in World Duty Free Group doors, starting with Düsseldorf Airport. A further 32 airport locations are planned in the years ahead.

Shiseido signs deal to distribute Burberry Beauty in Japan

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

JAPAN. Shiseido has inked an agreement with Burberry to distribute the brand’s fragrances and make-up in Japan. The My Burberry scent will be a key initial focus.

MAC adds to Lightful portfolio with new two-in-one treatment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/05/15

MAC Cosmetics will introduce its new Lightful C 2-in-1 Tint and Serum with Radiance Booster to travel retail doors worldwide from June.

Puig partners with Dubai Duty Free to animate Nina Ricci L’Extase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/05/15

Puig and Dubai Duty Free have joined forces to create a high-profile animation at Dubai International to support the launch of Nina Ricci’s new fragrance L’Extase.

Shiseido Group aims to cultivate fragrance business with Ever Bloom

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/15

As revealed yesterday on The Moodie Report’s Twitter and Instagram feed, Shiseido Group has unveiled its new pillar feminine fragrance, Ever Bloom.

Chanel, Heinemann mark N°5 Eau Première launch in Copenhagen

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/15

DENMARK. Chanel partners with Gebr Heinemann in a spectacular activation at Copenhagen Airport to celebrate the launch of its new N°5 Eau Première.

Christian Dior and Genie-S collaborate on new fragrance refill system

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

Christian Dior has partnered with Genie-S to create a new refill system for its purse sprays, using the latter’s patented pump-fill device, as featured in Travalo atomisers.

Coty creates Instagram teaser campaign for Davidoff Cool Water

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

Coty has created two Instagram teaser videos to promote the new ad campaign for Davidoff Cool Water, starring actor Scott Eastwood. The full TV spot will air 1 June.

Gucci Cosmetics makes UK debut with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

UK. World Duty Free Group scores yet another beauty exclusive, as it introduces the Gucci Cosmetics Collection at London Heathrow Terminal 5.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 unveils two-storey 'Statue of Liperty'

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

UK. To promote the launch of a new lipstick report, London Heathrow Airport has created a two-storey ‘Statue of Liperty’ tribute to New York City’s iconic landmark.

LS travel retail rolls out new shop concept in Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

POLAND. On 1 May LS travel retail opened three new ‘next-generation’ Aelia Duty Free stores in the new terminal one at Warsaw’s Frédéric Chopin Airport. These comprise an 800sq m fragrances and cosmetics boutique, a 500sq m store for liquor, tobacco, fine food and confectionery, and a multi-category arrivals store.