Porsche Design and BRIC’S partner on new line

Porsche Design and BRIC´S have entered into a long-term partnership to bring a new line of bags, luggage, and small leather goods to the market. Capitalizing on the companies’ histories rooted in a family business and unique heritage, the new collection combines the best of the two brands and features a fusion of design, function, […]

Essence Corp keeps BAs engaged through Zoom trainings

Miami-based fragrance distribution company Essence Corp has adapted to remote working while the city is shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, reports Essence Corp Vice president Patricia Bona. “While many of our client duty free stores are closed, as a distributor we are always busy,” she tells TMI. “Some stores have begun to open up […]

Duty Free Dynamics expands portfolio into confectionery

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its regional distribution business in the Americas’ travel retail channel into confectionery through agreements with three major global companies. The Panama-based company announced this week that it has inked distribution agreements with premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt; Haribo, world recognized for its “gummi candy;” and Perfetti Van Melle, producer of Chupa Chups lollipops and Mentos chewy mints, […]

Safilo launches global #united4eyecare initiative

Safilo has launched a global corporate initiative called #united4eyecare, that embraces all the actions taken by the com-pany in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. The programs cover the countries where the Group operates, with particular attention to those most affected by the virus, such as Italy, Spain, and the United States. The initiative’s focus is […]

Duty Free Dynamics and Samsonite expand TR partnership beyond core products

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its partnership agreement with Samsonite luggage. Initially only focused on Samsonite’s core category –luggage—DFD has now expanded to the brand’s complete product lineup…from bags, backpacks and briefcases to attractive and practical travel accessories such as neck pillows, luggage scales and packing sets, just to name a few.  This expansion […]

ELC cuts executive salaries; donates millions in funds and products

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. last week announced a number of initiatives it is undertaking in response to COVID-19 to support its employees, consumers, stock-holders and communities. These include actions to optimize its cost structure, in light of ongoing temporary store closures in many regions, and enhancing liquidity. Enhancing financial flexibility and liquidity As the Company […]

Mondelēz International takes action to support and protect communities during COVID-19 crisis with $15 million in donations around the world

Demonstrating its huge generosity, Mondelez International, Inc. announced it will donate $15 million in financial and in-kind support to community partners advancing critical food stability and emergency relief efforts across the world in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. “Managing through and recovering from this global crisis will take everyone’s support and I am pleased […]

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