AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has completed the first phase of its revamped luxury precinct with the opening of a stellar array of brands across a 2,700sq m streetscape in the international Terminal 1. Burberry, Bvlgari, Hermès, Moncler, Rolex and Saint Laurent are joined by Sydney Airport debutantes Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Loewe, Prada and Saint Laurent. The […]

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FRANCE. Roman luxury house Bvlgari has unveiled a refreshed permanent counter in La Samaritaine Paris Pont-Neuf by DFS. The counter is being celebrated with an exclusive pop-up installation, showcasing the Bvlgari Allegra Maxi Shelley collection among other lines. The counter brings the spirit of the Eternal City to Paris. It features the brand’s signature marble […]

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MALAYSIA. Enrich, the Malaysia Airlines travel and lifestyle loyalty programme, has partnered with local fashion & accessories brand Kapten Batik to launch an eco-friendly capsule collection. The collection was officially launched by environmental and social activist Her Royal Highness Tengku Datin Paduka Setia Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah at The Curve shopping mall in Petaling […]

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US. Luxottica Group has partnered with Duty Free Americas to highlight the Scuderia Ferrari Ray-Ban eyewear range in Miami International Airport. The collection was showcased with a series of high-profile promotions in the South Terminal and Concourse D of the North Terminal. The campaign launched in May and ran for three months. The Ferrari Ray-Ban […]

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L’Oréal Group posted €18.36 billion in first-half revenue, a rise of +20.6% on a reported basis and +13.5% like-for-like. Travel retail sales grew by an encouraging +30.1% on a like-for-like basis in the first half. L’Oréal Travel Retail’s performance was driven by the return of international air traffic in Europe (+425% versus the same period […]

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L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific taking part in the China International Consumer Products Expo (Hainan Expo), which runs from 26-30 July, with a powerful presence for its brand portfolio. The B2B2C event, held at the Hainan International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Haikou, features 1,500 exhibiting brands and 100 local Chinese media. L’Oréal Travel Retail […]

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Chanel has extended its Sublimage skincare range with the L’Essence Fondamentale Yeux Eye Treatment, a comprehensive anti-aging solution for the eye area. It reduces dark circles and fine lines and makes the eyelashes and eyebrows visibly denser. The Sublimage L’Essence Fondamentale Yeux Eye Treatment is available in selected global travel retail stores. The eye treatment […]

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British fragrance house Molton Brown has launched refill pouches for its hand, bath and body collections in travel retail. The launch furthers Molton Brown’s self-stated mission to battle disposable beauty. According to the brand owner, the refill pouches have performed well in domestic markets and in ecommerce channels. The launch was timed to coincide with […]

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CHINA. L’Oréal Travel Retail has unveiled a vibrant outdoor Valentino Beauty pop-up at the Hainan Tourism Duty Free Shopping Complex (HTDF) in Sanya, Hainan. Decked in the brand’s signature red tones, the limited-time concept showcases Valentino Beauty’s collection. It invites shoppers to ‘Create your beauty dreams’, a reflection of the Italian fashion house’s ethereal aesthetic. […]

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The Lovely Distribution Company – a specialist fragrance distributor with a focus on celebrity franchises – has secured a first listing with Virgin Atlantic through a new partnership with global inflight concessionaire 3Sixty Duty Free. The listing for the Lovely Lights by Sarah Jessica Parker fragrance is exclusive to Virgin Atlantic for airline travel retail […]

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The Lovely Distribution Company has secured a first listing with Virgin Atlantic through a new partnership with leading global inflight concessionaire 3Sixty Duty Free. The listing, effective April 6 2022, is for the new Sarah Jessica Parker fragrance LOVELY LIGHTS and is exclusive to the airline for global travel retail. The listing coincides with the […]

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Rituals has revamped its home fragrance offer by introducing new candle holder designs for the Signature Collection and extending the luxury Private Collection with new products. The new home fragrance products were designed to encourage users to turn their homes into wellbeing sanctuaries. The Signature Collection combines the Private Collection’s most popular scented candles with […]

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UAE. Coty-owned beauty and fragrance house Gucci Beauty has launched the new Rouge De Beauté Brillant lipstick collection at Dubai International Airport with Dubai Duty Free. The line is available at the retailer’s store in Concourse B, Terminal 3 and online at dubaidutyfree.com. The collection, which sits between a sheer and satin lipstick, offers a […]

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AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport today announced an agreement with powerhouse French luxury brand Louis Vuitton to anchor a reinvigorated luxury retail precinct in the T1 International terminal. The company said that the agreement reflects the airport’s position as Australia’s international gateway. The presence of Louis Vuitton will see the airport emerge as a key player in […]

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Marcolin has launched the 2021 Tom Ford eyewear collection, with four colours that are exclusive to travel retail. This season’s offer features two acetate models – one dedicated to women and one for men – which are available in Asian-fitting styles. For women, FT0870, with a slight cat-eye shape, has black and pearl light Havana-coloured […]

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THE NETHERLANDS. “A space that entices and surprises.” That’s how Amsterdam Airport Schiphol describes the striking new Gucci store just opened in the Lounge 2 area of Terminal 2. The Kering Group-owned Italian luxury and fashion house is offering a range of handbags, luggage, small leathergoods, shoes, silks and eyewear products in the 88sq m […]

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Athleisure brand Lacoste has unveiled a new brand campaign which celebrates the iconography of its polo shirt. The brand’s polo shirt was originally created by tennis player René Lacoste in the 1920s and reinterpreted by Lacoste Creative Director Louise Trotter in the modern day. The striking campaign film features a collective of seven creatives all […]

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Marcolin has launched a digital campaign for its first Max Mara eyewear collection, supported by brand ambassadors, social media influencers, a classical guitarist and other talents. Look! highlights sunglasses from the Elsa range which were unveiled at the Spring/Summer 2021 Max Mara fashion show. Design elements include a geometric metal shape with a futuristic high […]

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UAE. Family-owned fragrance company Ajmal Perfumes has teamed up with DFS Group to launch a month-long promotion at Abu Dhabi International Airport for its Gold Collection. The promotion is located in terminals 1 and 3 and will run throughout February. The Gold Collection — which is exclusive to travel retail — is made up of […]

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British fragrance brand Molton Brown has extended its Jasmine & Sun Rose fragrance line with a new Eau de Parfum. It was launched in mid-January and is now available in worldwide travel retail. “Jasmine & Sun Rose was also our first ever Chypre fragrance back in September 2018 when the collection first launched, demonstrating Molton Brown’s […]

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Global eyewear specialist Rodenstock has furthered its partnership with leading retailer China Duty Free Group (CDFG) with a three-month promotion at Beijing Capital International Airport. The promotion is going ahead, despite the current Coronavirus outbreak. CDFG is a key retail partner for Rodenstock and last summer the two companies unveiled a limited edition CDFG exclusive […]

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Coty and Gucci have launched ‘Gucci Guilty Love Edition’ to mark the first anniversary of the #ForeverGuilty fragrance collection and celebrate Valentine’s Day (14 February). It is now available in worldwide travel retail. The limited-edition collection is made up of men’s and women’s fragrances called ‘Gucci Guilty Love Edition Pour Homme’ and ‘Gucci Guilty Love […]

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