fragrance

The Polo Ultra Blue wave takes over Travel Retail Americas

Polo Ultra Blue, the new fragrance for men from Ralph Lauren, is an ultra-fresh and ultra-long-lasting interpretation of the iconic Polo Blue. Ultra Blue launched in March in Travel Retail Americas, and evokes the refined, yet sporty lifestyle of the Polo Blue Man. This concept is embodied in the new campaign featuring MMA fighter and […]

L’Oréal TRAM opens first Atelier Cologne pop-up

  L’Oréal Travel Retail Americas has opened the first pop-up for Atelier Cologne in the region at Los Angeles International Airport in a 10 sqm space in the Tom Brady International Terminal. Featuring its signature Venetian blue color inspired by the entrance of its flagship stores in Paris and New York, the pop-up offers passengers […]

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 […]

Giorgio Armani Beauty opens two new North American TR locations

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  L’Oréal’s Giorgio Armani team unveiled two expansions in Travel Retail Americas in May, with major openings in Vancouver and New York’s JFK International airports. Vancouver International Airport welcomed Giorgio Armani Beauty in a 12-sqm space located in the Beauty Shop’s main traffic area. The store, dressed in Armani’s new red look, caters to a […]

Dufry introduces new retail concept with Dior at GRU Airport

  Dufry, in partnership with Dior, has opened the first ever pop up store of the brand, located in the departure area of Terminal 3 São Paulo/Guarulhos Airport (GRU) in Brazil. The Dior Pop Up boutique is situated in a key location of passenger traffic and offers an exciting shopping environment, reflecting the brand’s unique heritage […]

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 […]

Burberry licenses beauty business to Coty Inc.

In a strategic shift, British fashion house Burberry has entered into a long-term licensing agreement with Coty Inc. for its Burberry Beauty luxury fragrances, cosmetics and skincare. Under the agreement, Coty will develop, manufacture and distribute the full range of Burberry Beauty products globally.   Coty will pay £130M in cash for the long-term exclusive […]

Second Shiseido activation in Hawaii with DFS

Interactive installation created by Bloommiami   Shiseido Travel Retail Americas has opened its second interactive activation for the Shiseido brand in the U.S., with an installation in Honolulu, Hawaii that was created by Bloommiami. The new installation is located inside the luxury T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii. The retail focused design and production agency, which also created […]

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 […]

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