Chanel expands travel retail presence; opens fashion and beauty spaces at Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Chanel has expanded its travel retail presence by opening fashion and beauty spaces at Paris Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport, within Terminal One.
The Airport Authority of Hong Kong is offering a five-year green tranche as well as three-year, seven-year and 10-year notes to fund its planned expansion as China prepares to lift the travel restrictions that have been in place since the start of the pandemic, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Dubai Duty Free has reported an annual sales increase in 2022 of 78 percent to Dh6.34 billion ($1.73 billion), according to a report by National News.
Portuguese beauty brand Benamor has partnered with TAP Air Portugal and will supply the airline with toiletries for its business class amenity kits and lounge as well as hand soap for aircraft, according to a report published by Simple Flying.
Korean duty free chain Shila Duty Free is opening a Gucci Beauty metaverse beauty class, according to a report by Korea Economic Global.
The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) has announced changes to its travel retail leadership team, with Alice Marvillet appointed as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Estée Lauder, Travel Retail Worldwide.
Duolab has teamed up with Frasers Hospitality to provide a personalized skin care guest amenity offer for Fraser Suites.
Dufry has reported its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2022. The travel retail operator said that sales soared 58.6 percent yoy in the three months to September 30, 2022, to CHF 2115.2 million, bringing the nine-month total to CHF5.037.6, up 98.8 percent on the same period last year.
Air France and Clarins have teamed up to launch a new spa in the New York-JFK lounge. The new 30 sq m space is reserved for La Premiere, Business and Flying Blue Elite Plus customers.
L’Occitane has launched its new spa aboard the World Traveller from Atlas Ocean Voyages, according to a report by Cruise Industry News.
Sales in online grocer Ocado have soared after it announced a deal to build robotic warehouses for South Korean retailer Lotte Shopping, according to a report by the Guardian.
The Estee Lauder Companies has named Bart Dubbeld Vice President / General Manager of its Travel Retail Southeast Asia division, effective immediately.
Retail bosses in London’s West End have hit back at Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt scrapping VAT free shopping, stating it would deliver a ‘hammer blow’ to the recovery of London’s shopping district, according to a report by the Standard.
Shares in Japanese department stores started to climb after the country announced an end to travel restrictions that have been in place since the start of the pandemic, according to a report published by Bloomberg.
Shilla Duty Free has teamed up with The Estee Lauder Companies to launch a video-based online consultation service, which it is claiming is the first of its kind in the travel retail sphere, according to a report published by DFNI Frontier.
Clarins has partnered with Groupe GM to relaunch its Eau Dynamisante hotel line as a more sustainable range, according to Travel News Asia.
L’Occitane Group will showcase its full travel retail offer at the upcoming TFWA in Cannes. For the first time, Group brands Elemis, Grown Alchemist, Erborian and Sol de Janeiro will be featured at the duty-free summit alongside L’Occitane en Provence and Melvita.
The UK’s new finance minister, Kwasi Kwarteng has announced that he intends to reverse the previous chancellor’s decision to end duty free shopping, according to a report published by Reuters.
China Tourism Group Q2: revenue plummets as a result of lockdowns but hope on the horizon as cases drop
China Tourism Group saw revenue plummet 38 percent yoy to CNY10.868 million in the second quarter of the financial year as a result of China’s continuing lockdowns, according to an article published by Moodie Davitt Report.
The Estee Lauder Companies has announced that Patrick Bouchard has been promoted to Senior Vice President / General Manager, La Mer and Le Labo, Travel Retail Worldwide, effective immediately and that Eric Lee has been appointed to SVP, Business Development and Strategy, Travel Retail Worldwide, effective September 6.
DFS Group has opened its travel retail beauty metaverse named DFS World, which has been launched in conjunction with its biggest annual beauty campaign.
Russia has revealed plans to open a series of duty-free stores where diplomats will be able to purchase products from western brands using foreign currency, according to a report published by The Guardian.
Coty has signed the Global Travel Retail Joint Business Partnership with Ant Group to ‘enhance the cooperation in digitalization.’
L’Occitane’s Travel Retail Asia-Pacific division has launched its first sustainability concept store at Sanya International Duty-Free Shopping Complex in Haitang Bay.
Duty-free retailer Dufry has agreed to acquire Italian airport and motorway caterer Autogrill, with Italy’s Benetton family, Autogrill’s largest investor, transferring its 50.3 percent stake to Dufry, according to Reuters.