The Hut Group is taking distribution into its own hands. The global consumer brand group has announced a partnership with Singapore Airlines as well as the purchase of two cargo planes in order to launch THG Air.
Stores may be closed to clients but Ulta Beauty has debuted a Curbside Pick-Up service in select stores. The offering is an extension of its popular Buy Online Pick Up in Store service.
Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has teamed up with hotel chain Hilton to launch the Hilton Cleanstay program, as it looks to deliver an ‘industry-standard of cleanliness and disinfection’ following the coronavirus pandemic.
China International Travel Service saw its revenue plummet 44 percent year-on-year to CNY7.63 billion in the first quarter as travel bans and lockdowns were enacted around the globe, according to a report published by Nikkei Asian Review.
Sa Sa International has reported a 56 percent drop for its 2020 Q1 wholesale and retail sales to HK$892.4 million (US$115.1 million).
L’Oréal has reported its results for the first quarter of the current financial year. The French beauty giant saw sakes drop a modest 4.8 percent thanks to a last-minute uplift as business resumes in China as well as a strong performance from its e-commerce channel.
Singapore’s Changi Airport is offering those self-isolating at home the chance to enjoy tax free prices without flying.
Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced a HK$1 billion relief package to help its partners as passenger numbers plummet in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a press release issued by the same.
XpresSpa Group has announced that it has offered up its 46 airport locations as potential testing sites to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the US department of Health and Human Services and private laboratories across the country.
Lotte Duty Free has closed a store located in Gimpo International Airport, according to a report published by The Korea Herald, and reduced opening hours for stores in the city centre.
Interparfums has reported its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019. Net sales swelled 5.6 percent to US$713.5 million (+7.3 percent in comparable currency) and net income grew 12 percent to US$60.2 million.
Transport authorities have started to offer rent relief to those hit by the significant drop in traffic caused by the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report published by Market Screener.
Biddings for Incheon International Airport duty-free stores, including for perfumes and cosmetics, licensees have fallen through due to lack of tenders in the first auction failure, according to a report by the Korea Herald.
Several companies have ushered in restrictions or even bans on business travel in a bid to limit the spread of coronavirus, according to a report published by CNN.
Ex Managing Director of Marie Claire UK, Justine Southall has teamed up with celebrity hair stylist Steph Stevenson to unveil a new venture: Marie Claire Jet Style.
Lotte Duty Free has launched biodegradable packaging such as bubble wrap and paper bags to replace plastic, in a bid to lead the industry in its eco-friendly offering.
Lotte Duty Free is poised to open a flagship store in Sydney’s Central Business District, according to a report published by Shopping Centre News.
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Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport has launched an online duty-free shop in partnership with MyDutyFree in order to allow consumers to pre-purchase duty free items.
A hotel in Paris has become France’s first to eliminate single-use plastic from its business according to a report published by Business Traveller.
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Luxury retailers in Paris are suffering from reduced footfall as many Chinese tourists have had their travel restricted in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report published by Reuters.
The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus has begun to affect sales in South Korean travel retail, hitting cosmetic duty free shops as tourism fell during the lucrative Chinese New Year period, according to a report by Forbes.
Sephora has teamed up with Starboard Cruise Services to sell its private label range on board the cruise ships, according to a report published by Cruise Critic.