Cosmetics

The Future of Beauty: Shiseido Travel Retail bolstered by Group’s new Global Innovation Centre

Shiseido Group opened its new research hub – the Shiseido Global Innovation Centre – in April, in the Minato Mirai 21 area in Yokohama, Japan. GIC, (also referred to as ‘S/PARK’) is expected to further strengthen Shiseido Travel Retail’s pioneering skincare and cosmetic innovations. With the centre’s expert researchers and state-of-the art facilities and equipment, […]

VIVA GLAM celebrates 25 years of giving to fight AIDS

In the 25 years since M·A·C Cosmetics’ introduced its ground-breaking socially active VIVA GLAM lipstick, the company has raised $500 million to fight against HIV/AIDS. Created in 1994, at the height of the HIV epidemic, the founders of M·A·C, Frank Angelo and Frank Toskan, wanted to make a meaningful difference in the lives of people […]

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’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 […]

L’Oréal marks 40 years in Travel Retail: Connecting the continents & connecting the customers

L’Oréal dedicated its traditional Cannes press conference to a celebration of the company’s 40 years in travel retail, since creating L’Oréal Luxe in 1977. Following an introduction by Vincent Boinay, L’Oreal Travel Retail Managing Director, the beauty giant followed with presentations from senior executives from each of its geographic zones: Yannick Raynaud, Managing Director of […]

Bruno Richard promotion at ELC

Bruno Richard has been promoted to Vice President, General Manager, Travel Retail Europe Middle East and Africa (TR EMA) reporting to Israel Assa, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Business Operations, Travel Retail Worldwide. He will relocate to London. Most recently based in Singapore, Richard spent more than five years in Miami in senior positions […]

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