Nestlé ITR relaunches premium SWISS chocolate range exclusively in travel retail

Following a 12-month program of brand redevelopment, Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) has successfully relaunched its Nestlé SWISS range. The premium Nestlé SWISS chocolate is a travel retail exclusive. The new visual identity of Nestlé SWISS is inspired by the natural and rugged landscapes of Switzerland, says the company, explaining that it is a contemporary take […]

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 […]

Luxottica and Duty Free Americas develop standalone sunglasses boutique concept at Punta Cana International Airport

Eyewear leader Luxottica Group and Duty Free Americas have partnered to develop a new stand-alone Sunglasses boutique at Punta Cana International Airport’s Terminal A, Dominican Republic. This cutting-edge store – which was custom-designed for the location – is the first stand-alone space for the sunglasses category operated by DFA. Built on sunglasses category management principles, the boutique […]

Kate Spade New York opens at JFK T4’s retail hall

Kate Spade New York is one of the newest retailers to join the list of iconic fashion brands at Terminal 4 at New York’s JFK International Airport. The 905-square-foot store is operated by Hudson Group, and carries both fashion and accessories. The Kate Spade store — an international fashion retailer for more than 20 years […]

Kering to launch first Cartier eyewear collections in January

Kering Eyewear and Maison Cartier have revealed details of the Cartier Eyewear Spring Summer 2018 collection, which marks the official beginning of their new agreement.  The collections were presented during Silmo in Paris (October 6-9, 2017). Effective January 1, 2018, the partnership will see leading luxury groups Kering and Richement bringing their operations together to […]

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 […]

Bottega and Lindt Duty Free create “Perfect Match”

Italian winery and distillery Bottega and Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli Duty Free have launched a new collaborative partnership to promote the joint sales of their bestselling products in the travel retail sector. The companies have launched a travel retail exclusive gift-set featuring a 75cl bottle of Bottega Gold and Lindt Swiss Masterpieces Pralines in decorative golden boxes. […]

Coach, Inc. to change its name to Tapestry, Inc.

New York-based house of accessories and lifestyle brands Coach, Inc. last week announced that it will be changing its name to Tapestry, Inc., (NYSE: TPR) effective October 31, 2017. The name change does not affect the Coach brand itself, but only the name of the corporate entity that owns the coach brand, as well as the […]

Luxottica unveils personalized Ray-Ban and Oakley space at Bogota El Dorado Airport

Luxottica Group and Motta Internacional S.A. have unveiled striking new personalized merchandising units for sunglasses brands Ray-Ban and Oakley in the Attenza Duty Free store in the departures area at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. The personalized merchandising units, which include a Ray-Ban shop-in-shop and Oakley backwall, form part of the newly refurbished 182 sqm […]

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