Product Launches

Heinemann driving focus on fine foods with Munich Airport activation

Exotic spices, salami, speciality teas and cheeses will all be on offer as Gebr Heinemann launches its Taste the World campaign at Munich Airport in an attempt to shift focus to the fine food sector. The city is "Germany's undisputed capital of joie de vivre" and Heinemann bosses believe it is the perfect place for the scheme. They hope it will encourage operators within the airport to put more focus on the fine foods sector of the market. Taste the World will consist of a 35.5sqm space imbued with a Mediterranean-style, old towm ambience with market stalls offering products including olive oil, coffee, … [Read more...]

Rausch brings natural cosmetics to GTR with Dufry

Natural cosmetics brand Rausch has launched into travel retail with a release courtesy of Dufry in Switzerland. The brand has been selling in the domestic market since 1890. It attributes its success to the fact that "natural cosmetics are trending". A Rausch spokesman explained: "Naturally beautiful hair, cared for naturally from the roots to the tips: this is what people want." Now, as of this year, the line is available through Dufry at Zurich Airport's New Generation departure store. The debut includes the addition of travel retail exclusives and free miniatures to tap into the current vogue for gifts … [Read more...]

INCC creates exclusive fragrance range for Asian shoppers

A focus on the Asian shopper is a common trait in the travel retail market today. Perfume brand INCC has taken the opportunity seriously with a line released exclusively for Asian travellers. The Mercedes-Benz Club Blue line has already launched in Korea and a roll-out is currently underway in Taiwan and Hong Kong. The range is also set to arrive in the key Chinese and Japanese markets in the near future. INCC Parfums key account manager Gabrielle Salzgeber said: "The idea was to have something made specifically for the Asian shoppers. "It was a request from the regional team to have something … [Read more...]

Desigual targets Asia with strong accessories offer in new line

Desigual is focusing on the Asian market for 2018 with a plan to increase its presence in Japan and Korea. Head of GTR Jordi Valls spoke to Frontier as he introduced us to the new AW18 collection, which is inspired by the phrase "we are animal". Throughout 2017, the Barcelona-based fashion brand has strengthened its position in the European and Latin American markets as it consolidated its position within the travel retail channel. With the focus now shifting to Asia, Valls says accessories are set to be at the heart of Desigual's offer for travelling shoppers. "The importance of Asia in travel retail … [Read more...]

French brandy St-Rémy focuses on history with packaging revamp

French brandy St-Rémy is drawing on its history and heritage with new-look packaging which carries its historic lion motif. St-Rémy was founded in the Loire Valley in 1886 by Paul-Emile Rémy Martin. Today the brand is available in 40 countries around the world and prides itself on being French "from soil to bottle". A recent search of the company's archives led to the discovery of a long-forgotten heraldic lion symbol. A renewed focus on heritage and history is one of the dominant trends within the spirit market today and inspired by the discovery, St-Rémy has got on board with the trend. The brand has … [Read more...]

TFWA Asia Pacific 2018: Live blog

Scroll down for news from Monday's conference and Tuesday and Wednesday's show Thursday, 10 May 08.45: We are here for the last day of the TFWA Asia Pacific show in Singapore. 09.30: Power charging brand Skross is seeking out anew sort of ambassador for the brand - people within the industry. The idea is to get frequent travellers trying out their products on the go, according to Skross' Pia Kautz. The brand is also looking to launch its Jacob Jansen collaboration, which was announced in Cannes last year, at the TFWA World Exhibition and Conference in October. 11.00: The Desigual theme for AW18 is "we … [Read more...]