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New food and safety ruling in favor of Indian duty free

Jun 28 | The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) learns that the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ruled that duty free shops at Indian airports and ports are to be excluded from new regulations regarding food safety standards. more >>

New food and safety ruling in favor of Indian duty free
 

DFI sees a fall in revenue and profit during 2015

Jun 28 | Malaysia’s largest local duty free company, DFI Group has said that the closure of its retail outlet at Low Cost Carrier Terminal in May 2014 contributed to a 1% reduction in revenue during 2015. more >>

DFI sees a fall in revenue and profit during 2015
 

Sunglasses Awards 2016 opens for entries as new suppliers join

Jun 27 | Sunglasses suppliers De Rigo, Essilor, Kering Eyewear, Luxottica, Marchon, Marcolin and Maui Jim have announced that the Sunglasses Awards 2016 are open for entries. more >>

Sunglasses Awards 2016 opens for entries as new suppliers join
 

DFS to debut Japanese beauty brand SEKKISEI in US travel retail

Jun 27 | SEKKISEI, the best-selling Japanese brand owned by KOSÉ Corp of Japan, is set to launch in US travel retail on August 1, exclusively at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii in a strategic partnership with DFS. more >>

DFS to debut Japanese beauty brand SEKKISEI in US travel retail
 

TFWA President speaks out on UK Brexit impact

Jun 27 | TFWA President Erik Juul-Mortensen has issued a statement about the impact on the travel retail industry of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. more >>

TFWA President speaks out on UK Brexit impact
 

Shiseido enters the fast lane

Jun 15 | Ambition is running high at Shiseido Travel Retail as the newly restructured company seeks the fastest rate of growth among the top 10 beauty players in travel retail globally by 2020 more >>

Shiseido enters the fast lane
 

brand news

YSL Beauté turns vinyl into mascara for millennial generation

Jun 27 | YSL Beauté has introduced Mascara Vinyl Couture, describing it as the first YSL fluid vinyl mascara formula. more >>

YSL Beauté turns vinyl into mascara for millennial generation
 

Lagavulin toasts 200th anniversary with special edition

Jun 22 | Lagavulin is marking its 200th anniversary with a special limited-edition bottling of Lagavulin 8 Year Old in honor of the UK’s most famous Victorian whisky writer, Alfred Barnard. more >>

Lagavulin toasts 200th anniversary with special edition
 

Habanos names new logistics chief

Jun 22 | Corporación Habanos S.A. has announced that Mr Evis Placer Cervera has been appointed as Logistic Vice-President of Habanos S.A. Evis Placer has more than 40 years’ experience in the tobacco sector in different roles, such as Director of The Tobacco Research Institute, Director of the Tobacco Enterprise Lázaro Peña, and President of Coiba Iberoamericana (COIBA) in Spain. more >>

Habanos names new logistics chief
 

New Amarula bottle celebrates Africa’s gentle giants

Jun 22 | Amarula Cream is stepping up its commitment to the conservation of African elephants with a new bottle which will be launched in travel retail stores. more >>

New Amarula bottle celebrates Africa’s gentle giants
 

Bobbi Brown introduces shimmery shades inspired by sunset skies

Jun 15 | Bobbi Brown is set to launch the Sunset Pink Collection, inspired by the late afternoon sun in Telluride, in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. more >>

Bobbi Brown introduces shimmery shades inspired by sunset skies
 

J.Cortès expands South American training program during ASUTIL

Jun 15 | J.Cortès Cigars has been investing greatly in training sales staff around the globe, and one of the important areas is training staff of airport shops. more >>

J.Cortès expands South American training program during ASUTIL