Beauty

L’Oréal presents overview of year in Cannes: Leadership, innovation, relevance and social responsibility as 6th continent works to appeal to all nationalities

L’Oréal Travel Retail’s annual press conference in Cannes presented a global overview of the year by Travel Retail Managing Director Vincent Boinay, with a focus on the company’s leadership, innovation, relevance, sustainability and social responsibility. Boinay’s overview was followed by regional reports from the directors of Europe/Middle East; the Americas, and Asia Pacific. This year […]

L’Oréal reports highest quarterly growth in 10 years; TR soars by 30% in the 9 months

L’Oréal’s travel retail business has grown by almost 30% in the first nine months of 2018. The cosmetics giant released its Q3 financial results on Oct. 30, reporting “an acceleration in the third quarter, with the highest quarterly growth rate for 10 years.” Total sales for the nine months reached 19.86 billion euros, an increase […]

Givenchy Beauty, Bloommiami create second interactive makeup activation

Following the success of its first makeup pop-activation in the U.S. at Los Angeles International Airport in August, Givenchy Beauty, working with Miami-based Bloommiami, has opened a second interactive makeup pop-up located at the luxury T Galleria by DFS in Waikiki, Hawaii. The 12-foot by 9-foot activation introduces two of Givenchy Beauty’s newest products: Le […]

New York beauty company TPR debuts high profile designer fragrances to Cannes

World renowned Elie Tahari and Badgley Mischka target international markets   New York-based beauty company TPR Holdings will be unveiling two important designer fragrances with global brand recognition in Cannes this year, one for Elie Tahari, the go-to designer for chic women’s business clothing, and one for couture designers Badgley Mischka, renowned for their red […]

The “new Coty” rises 2 years after merger with P&G beauty

  In the two years since Coty merged with the Procter & Gamble Company’s fine fragrance, color cosmetics and salon products businesses, the company has made huge strides in completing an incredibly ambitious and complex transformation which involved fundamental changes to and simplification of its business processes.* According to the company’s latest financial results, important […]

Givenchy launches major global campaign for new L’Interdit fragrance, connecting beauty with its classic couture heritage

Givenchy began launching a “game-changing” fragrance worldwide on September 15, strengthening the connection between the brand’s couture heritage and its beauty business. Givenchy’s famed classic perfume, L’Interdit, was originally created in 1957 exclusively for iconic American actress Audrey Hepburn, Hubert de Givenchy’s friend and long-time muse. According to legend, when de Givenchy asked if he […]

L’Occitane’s customer-first retail strategy adopts “glocal” approach New NYC 555 Fifth Avenue store opens with interactive experiential concept

The L’Occitane Group is pursuing a robust customer-first retail strategy, seeking to surprise consumers and surpass their expectations by providing an unforgettable in-store experience. In today’s digital world, L’Occitane is inviting customers into its stores with pampering and entertainment that encourages them to indulge in the experience.   Creating tailor-made experience for customers across the world To adapt […]

Strong travel retail sales help drive The Estée Lauder Companies to “outstanding” fiscal 1Q results

Benefitting from double digit sales gains in its online and travel retail channels, among others, the Estee Lauder Companies delivered “an outstanding financial performance in our fiscal 2018 first quarter,” said Fabrizio Freda, ELC President and Chief Executive Officer, commenting on the latest earnings results released on Nov. 1. The Company achieved net sales of $3.27 […]

Industry veteran Laurent Lamotte launches new agency for luxury brands in Latam

 Well-respected travel retail executive Laurent Lamotte brings together his wide range of experiences to his new position of managing partner for his new company HERA Latam, an agency of luxury brands in Latin America. Lamotte’s former roles, ranging from representing the Longines watch brand from the Swatch Group, over-seeing Latin America retail develop-ment for fashion house […]

Tairo International launches new sister company for professional hair & beauty products, adds hot brand Moroccanoil to portfolio

Robert and Tania Bassan, the owners of the very well-respected Caribbean beauty distribution company Tairo International, have officially announced the opening of a new, separate sister company, SOMAR Beauty. SOMAR is a distributor for beauty and professional hair care brands servicing Caribbean local and travel retail stores, professional hair salons, spas and beauty supplies, as […]