Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 04 March 2015


Swisscode creates skincare trio for Swiss International Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

Swisscode has created a line of beauty products especially for Swiss International Airlines. They will be offered to long haul business class passengers from April.

The Moodie Report Issue 157: Düsseldorf’s point of difference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

INTERNATIONAL. In this edition of the industry's only weekly e-Zine, we pay a visit to Düsseldorf Airport, as World Duty Free Group unveils a striking new look.

Michael Kors creates fragrant whiter shade of pale

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/15

The limited-edition Michael Kors White Eau de Parfum is on-counter now in travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Coty updates Lancaster Sun portfolio for summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

Lancaster spreads the safe sun message with its new Tan Deepener, Dry Oil Fast Tan Optimizer and a relaunched Tan Maximizer collection.

Gabriella Wilde poised for Estée Lauder ad campaign debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

The English actress, model and artist has been chosen as the face of Crescent White, Nutritious Vitality8 and the brand’s Courrèges make-up collaboration.

Unilever inks deal to acquire British skincare brand REN

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

Unilever has further bolstered its prestige beauty brand portfolio with the acquisition of REN, regarded as a pioneer within the naturals category.

Clinique targets blemishes with two new partners in grime

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

Anti-Blemish Cleansing Gel and a new deep cleansing Sonic brush head are Clinique’s latest weapons in the battle against blemishes.

Lancôme celebrates Trésor anniversary with La Nuit Trésor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

The latest incarnation of Lancôme’s pillar feminine fragrance, La Nuit Trésor, is being previewed this month at selected French airports, before its global roll-out.

Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Oud makes regional debut with Dubai Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

Ralph Lauren’s new Polo Supreme Oud fragrance has made its Middle East debut, via an exclusive launch event in partnership with Dubai Duty Free.

Charmzone withdraws Incheon bid; another blow for SME tender concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Charmzone, the Korean cosmetics house awarded a Small & Medium Enterprise duty free contract at Incheon International Airport, pulls out.

Coty aims to set heads spinning with SeeBy Chloé Si Belle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

Givaudan nose Louise Turner talks exclusively to The Moodie Report about her inspiration for the new limited-edition fragrance SeeBy Chloé Si Belle.

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar set for September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar will take place from 26-29 September at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Estée Lauder sparkles with new Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Creme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

Estée Lauder has extended its upscale Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond franchise with the new Transformative Energy Creme. It will be available in travel retail from March.

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.

Mumbai Duty Free celebrates first anniversary at Mumbai Airport T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

INDIA. The DFS-Flemingo joint venture is celebrating its first year of operation at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport T2 with a host of promotional activities.

P&G Prestige hails collaboration and consolidation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

Robust retail alliances, a focus on emerging markets and a commitment to innovation in all its forms underpin P&G Prestige’s strategy for 2015 and beyond.

Westfield and Hudson Group revamp New York JFK Terminal 8

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

US. Eight new shops – including Victoria’s Secret and seven renovated Hudson locations – are now open at New York JFK International Terminal 8.

Lancôme celebrates anniversary with ‘Ceci n’est pas une rose’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

On 20 February, as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations, Lancôme unveiled a short film called ‘Ceci n’est pas une rose’.

MAC underlines fashion credentials with MAC Toledo collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

MAC Cosmetics has unveiled an eye-catching new make-up collection created in partnership with fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

Michael Edwards launches 31st Edition of Fragrances of the World

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

Fragrance expert Michael Edwards has published the 31st edition of his Fragrances of the World guide, widely regarded as the fragrance industry ‘bible’.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free breaks billion Dirham barrier with +10.5% revenue rise

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/02/15

UAE. Beauty up strongly (40,000 litres of fragrance sold), overall sales up by +10.5%. 2014 was a banner year for Abu Dhabi Airport Duty Free.

Jo Malone London pays tribute to Britain with Rock The Ages

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/15

The limited-edition fragrance quintet, available in travel retail from March, aims to capture in olfactory form the defining eras in British history.

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail Asia Pacific stages Chinese New Year promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

The activation at Hong Kong International Airport spotlights nine L’Oréal brands and features an interactive booth highlighting traditional Chinese handicrafts.

Origins targets Millennial consumers with Original Skin

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

As revealed last week via social media, Origins is set to target Millennials and address their “Quarter-Life Crisis” complexion concerns with Original Skin.

Rituals returns to Orlando as US development continues apace

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics will showcase its latest store merchandising furniture at this year’s IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Tasa Meng invigorates luxury offer at Taoyuan International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

TAIWAN. New Bobbi Brown and Kiehl’s outposts, as well as the first Victoria’s Secret and Tom Ford boutiques, boost Tasa Meng’s offer at Taoyuan International.

The house of Lancôme prepares to celebrate 80 years of beauty

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/15

Lancôme has created a series of initiatives, launches and events to celebrate its 80th anniversary, including a short film “Ceci n’est pas une rose”.

Picture Gallery: Olivier Bottrie receives French National Order of Merit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

We bring you images of a proud day for The Estée Lauder Companies’ President Travel Retail Worldwide Olivier Bottrie, as he received the French Order of Merit.

The L’Oreal Group concludes 2014 with strong Q4 performance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

FRANCE. L’Oréal posts growth across all divisions and regions in the fourth quarter of 2014 – its strongest of the year, despite a volatile economic context.

Wellington Global to launch BeeBio skincare range on Singapore Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/15

Australian company Wellington Global will launch the Manuka Honey and Bee Venom skincare range in travel retail onboard Singapore Airlines flights next month.

Scott Eastwood becomes the face of Davidoff Cool Water

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

Coty has named actor Scott Eastwood as the new global face of its Davidoff Cool Water fragrance. He will make his advertising campaign debut this summer.

Estée Lauder's Olivier Bottrie awarded the French National Order of Merit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

HAITI. The Estée Lauder Companies' Olivier Bottrie, co-founder of Hand in Hand for Haiti, has been honoured with the French National Order of Merit.

La Prairie boosts anti-ageing and brightening offer with new duo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

La Prairie has extended its skincare offer with two new treatments, the Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster and the White Caviar Illuminating Moisturizing Cream.

On location: The Shilla Duty Free officially opens Changi Airport stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

SINGAPORE. The Shilla Duty Free marked a major milestone today as it celebrated the official opening of its 19 Cosmetics and Perfumes stores at Changi Airport.

Clinique tempts travellers to Turnaround once more

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/15

In April Clinique will revamp its Turnaround Revitalizing franchise with two new products: a Revitalizing Treatment Oil and a Daytime Revitalizing Moisturizer.

Ferragamo Parfums showcases Signorina with new exclusive set

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/15

Ferragamo Parfums has created a new travel retail exclusive mini fragrance coffret, featuring a trio of Signorina scents, available in the channel from March.

Puig and Shiseido aim for early termination of Gaultier licensing deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. Puig and Shiseido have begun negotiations to bring forward to 1 January 2016 the termination of the Jean Paul Gaultier fragrance licence.

The Estée Lauder Companies exceeds expectations to post strong Q2 results

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/15

USA. President and Chief Executive Officer Fabrizio Freda hails successful performance despite currency headwinds and softness in several countries.

Bobbi Brown shimmers anew with Brightening Brick collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/15

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has evolved its signature Shimmer Brick portfolio with a new Brightening Brick collection, available in travel retail this month.

Currency impact and geopolitics dampen DFS performance in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. The LVMH Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, has reported a +7% rise in revenues but a -3% dip in profits in 2014.

Estée Lauder hails success of Haitang Bay flagship store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

Estée Lauder reveals full details and images of its largest flagship store in travel retail worldwide, which opened at Haitang Bay, Sanya, in September 2014.

Puig and Paco Rabanne unveil Black XS Be A Legend

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/15

To celebrate 10 years of the Black XS masterbrand, Puig has created the new limited-edition Black XS Be A Legend line, fronted by Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry.

End of an era as Ken Tse leaves Nuance-Watson and Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/15

SINGAPORE. After 22 years in Singapore, Nuance-Watson (Singapore) Managing Director Ken Tse has left the company to relocate home to Melbourne and his family.

The Front Line: Hailing the best in travel retail customer service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report and ARI are delighted to present recent highlights from our column championing consumer service in travel retail.

JR/Duty Free launches MAC online store for Auckland Airport travellers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15

NEW ZEALAND. JR/Duty Free has launched an online shopping portal for MAC Cosmetics within its website for Auckland International Airport travellers.

Revlon extends partnership with Scorpio Worldwide in Middle East

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15

Revlon has extended its distribution agreement with Scorpio Worldwide by appointing Scorpio as exclusive agent for Middle East travel retail.

Estée Lauder targets Asian travellers with new Crescent White collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/15

Estée Lauder has unveiled a new skincare collection called Crescent White Full Cycle Brightening. It will be available in travel retail worldwide from February.

MosquitNo plans airport concept stores as it opens Hong Kong office

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/15

MosquitNo, which recently opened an office in Hong Kong, aims to be present in at least 60% of world airports with ten flagship stores within the next five years.

Sweet sorbet treats inspire DKNY Delicious Delights

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/15

Aramis and Designer Fragrances has further extended its DKNY fragrance franchise with a new, limited-edition trio called DKNY Delicious Delights.

Nuance unveils new luxury beauty store at Geneva Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/15

SWITZERLAND. Nuance has unveiled a new state-of-the-art beauty store at Geneva Airport. The three brands featured are IOMA, Tom Ford Beauty and La Prairie.