Cosmetics

Duty Free Partners opens MAC boutique in San Diego airport

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Miami-based Duty Free Partners officially opened a stand-alone MAC boutique in San Diego International Airport on April 4. The official ribbon-cutting was attended by airport and MAC executives, and DFP CEO Fabiano Vivacqua, and was broadcast by local news stations. The 400-sqf shop is located in Terminal 2, and is the airport’s only stand-alone high-end […]

Shiseido launches first U.S. airport retail activation, LAX/TBIT showcase created by Bloom Miami

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The interactive installation debuted new lipstick formula, Rouge Rouge Shiseido has installed its first U.S. airport activation, a state-of-the-art showcase featuring Shiseido’s newest lipstick formula, Rouge Rouge, at the Los Angeles International Airport’s Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). The activation – which centers around the color red – was created and installed by retail focused […]

Rituals targets Americas Travel Retail for coming year, expands product offer with Luxury Home Products Collection

Coming off of a very successful expansion in all travel retail channels in Europe over the past two years, Dutch bath & body lifestyles brand Rituals is targeting the travel retail channel in the Americas and the Middle East in 2017. Speaking with TMI’s Lois Pasternak in Cannes, Rituals Cosmetics Director of Wholesale, Neil Ebbutt, says that the eastern-inspired, […]

Coty completes merger with P&G Specialty Beauty Business

One of the biggest developments that took place during the week that TFWA World Exhibition took place in Cannes was the official completion of the merger of The Procter & Gamble Company’s fine fragrance, color cosmetics, salon professional and hair color and certain styling businesses (“P&G Specialty Beauty Business”) into Coty, Inc. Coty is now […]

L’Oréal brings Giorgio Armani’s Italian seduction beauty to America’s finest airport stores

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  Perfectly timed to capitalize on the surging popularity of makeup—especially high-end luxury cosmetics – L’Oréal has launched luxury skincare and makeup for its Italian couture brand Giorgio Armani in the travel retail channel in the Americas. Thibault Tétrel, General Manager Travel Retail Americas for Giorgio Armani & Designer Fragrances at L’Oréal (Parbel) reports that […]

L’Oréal TRAM embarks on a digital transformation

L’Oréal, known for the excellent caliber of its training and people, has acquired a global reputation as a “talent factory,” successfully pooling the skills of employees spread throughout the world. Even in the Miami headquarters, regarded as a Latin American mainstay, L’Oréal Travel Retail’s staff represents 24 different nationalities representing five continents and with Beauty […]

Rituals expands sun care collection

In addition to the original Rituals Sun care range (Sun Protection Face Cream SPF 30 and SPF 50, Sun Protection Milky Spray SPF 20 and 30 and After Sun) the latest collection includes three new items: a Sun Protection Body Oil SPF 30 to boost the tan, a Self-Tanning Body Lotion for an even radiant […]

Taylor Hill named new Lancôme ambassadress

Taylor Hill has been named the latest brand ambassador for Lancôme. The 20-year-old US model is a Victoria’s Secret Angel and has participated in campaigns and runway shows for a number of famous fashion houses. She also recently debuted on the big screen in The Neon Demon by Nicolas Winding Refn. With her expressive gaze and big blue eyes […]

Assa promoted to new TR role at ELC

Israel Assa has been appointed to the newly created role of Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Operations, Travel Retail Worldwide, at The Estée Lauder Companies, effective July 1, 2016. He will continue to report to Olivier Bottrie, President, Travel Retail Worldwide. In this role, based in Switzerland, Assa will lead The Estée Lauder Companies’ […]

Shiseido Group creates unified travel retail division

Shiseido Group has announced that it is joining its Shiseido and Beauté Prestige International (BPI) cosmetics and fragrance businesses into one dedicated travel retail division. The new Shiseido Travel Retail division, based in Singapore, is effective from May 1, 2016 and will create a streamlined organization with balanced strengths across all three axes of beauty: […]

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