fragrance

Giorgio Armani Beauty opens two new North American TR locations

NY JFK International Airport, Terminal 4

  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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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: […]

Estée Lauder acquires eco-luxe fragrance brand By Kilian

Estée Lauder continues to grow its fine fragrance portfolio through strategic acquisitions. Last week the beauty giant announced that it had acquired the very prestigious By Kilian, the Paris-based fragrance brand founded in 2007 by Kilian Hennessy, heir to the Hennessy cognac company and grand-son of the founder of LVMH. Described as “eco-luxe”, By Kilian […]

Mercedes Benz extends Club fragrance line

In December 2015, Mercedes Benz launched two new versions of the original Club fragrance: Club “Fresh” and Club “Extreme,” presented in attractive new packaging that follows the latest color trends: Matte metalized blue and matte metalized dark grey bottles. In February, Mercedes Benz MAN will be launched. This new fragrance targets men from 20 – […]

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