Beauty

Halloween Blossom launches in Puerto Iguazu with London Supply

Spanish fragrance house Perfumes y Diseño continues to give Halloween its own unique interpretation. Its newest holiday-inspired fragrance, Halloween Blossom, filled London Supply’s Puerto Iguazú duty free store with “a magical explosion of flowers” during the whole month of October, reported the company. Travelers were able to discover the new scent by visiting the appealing […]

Perfumes y Diseño grows Americas fragrance business, expands distribution portfolio with Cartier and Perry Ellis in Caribbean

Spanish Group Perfumes y Diseño reached record sales of 65 million euros in 2021, a 16% increase compared to 2019. The company experienced growth across all its brands and subsidiaries worldwide. Sales of the Caribbean subsidiary, PYD USA, rose by 80% compared to 2019. The division continues to consolidate its position as a distributor in the territory, […]

Valentino Beauty opens first make-up stores in TR Americas with DFS Group

L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas announces the opening of its first Valentino Beauty make-up stores exclusively in partnership with DFS Group at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Terminal 4, and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Concourse G. These two new flagships boost the strong travel retail brand roll-out in the Americas that started last year. […]

Martin Lovatt & Lenny DiCristofano: creating a travel retail agency with a true global footprint

Not many agencies in the travel retail channel are able to offer a true global footprint, especially for accessories brands. But a joint venture between U.S.-based Lenny DiCristofano of worldclassbrands and UK-based Martin Lovatt of Magnify Brands does just that. “Martin and I have been working together for seven years. While we have retained our […]

Ultrafemme celebrates 45 years as the center for luxury in Cancun with an olfactory journey through the history of perfume

Ultrafemme, a benchmark for luxury and tradition in retail based in the center of Cancun, Mexico, celebrated 45 years in business by creating a breath-taking Atelier Du Parfum, a museum that charted the history of perfumery, in a space dedicated to the art of perfume making. Perfume has been the heart of Ultrafemme since Elena […]

“Unexpected” campaign for Carrera fragrances shot in Argentina in midst of pandemic

Euroluxe has announced the launch of a new campaign for the Original Black & White perfume lines for Carrera Parfums, under the theme “Expect the Unexpected.” The campaign was filmed in Argentina at the Palacio Paz, in Buenos Aires, which is recognized as an Argentine national monument. Covering more than 12,000 square meters of space, […]

Elegant new skincare brand Lendava: minimalist products with maximum results

With products that are elegant, minimalist and highly efficient, sophisticated new skincare brand Lendava promises to deliver the pinnacle of daily skincare essentials with a simple routine of one day cream and one night cream, called Lendava Good Morning and Lendava Good Night. Created by Priscila Fadul, an industrial engineer by training whose family has […]

Miami distributor Tairo celebrates Silver Anniversary and looks back over the past 25 years

“It’s been a ride; I can’t believe it is 25 years,” said Tairo International co-founder Robert Bassan at the start of his reminiscing interview with TMI. The Miami-based fragrance and cosmetics distributor, which handles the Caribbean and Mexican duty free markets, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The company has made a major impact […]

Valentino Beauty opens first worldwide flagship with International Shoppes in JFK Terminal 1

L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas has unveiled a Valentino Beauty flagship in JFK International Airport, developed in partnership with International Shoppes. This is the brand’s first flagship worldwide since the Valentino brand was acquired by the L’Oréal Group in 2018. The opening kick starts a strong rollout plan that will conclude with more than 10 flagships […]