12 December 2019 • Issue 273


Travel retail highlights

A bold beauty statement, an attractive airline lounge and some mischievous Heathrow elves feature in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.


A fresh perspective

Aer Rianta International CEO Ray Hernan shared his early impressions of travel retail and discussed how the industry matches up to the domestic market at the recent MEADFA conference in Oman.


Interview: Nicolas Baretzki

Montblanc CEO Nicolas Baretzki discusses the company’s ‘business-lifestyle’ positioning, his ‘best-in-class’ approach to product categories, and the importance of travel retail as a strategic platform.


Travel Retail’s Positive Disruptors

Smart Spirits is an alcoholic beverage dispenser system offering unlimited flavoured spirits using capsules, with adjustable alcohol strength per pour. There are now plans to expand into travel retail stores, restaurants, hotels and lounges.


Sense of Place

A new Design Ireland store at Dublin Airport from Aer Rianta International brand The Loop showcases a specially selected collection of work by 24 Irish design and craft brands, and adds to the strong Sense of Place in the retail offer.


Duty Calls

Earlier this year, Ever Rich staff collected 11,000kg of waste in a superb 150-day environmental campaign – and also achieved huge traction on social media.


The Front Line

Colombian Emeralds International’s Ivette Robert always seeks to improve and become better at her job, and is held up by the company as an example of capability and dedication.


Stock Watch

As the end of 2019 draws near, we assess the performance of some of our biggest movers against previous years.

Partner’s message

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Issue 273 | 12 December 2019

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