CANNES, France — The travel-retail industry is flying high again for beauty players, despite great challenges still buffeting the business. Read more about this year's Tax Free World Association convention, which ran from Oct. 1 to 5, in the following articles.Travel Retail Flies HighThe channel is back to growth for beauty players, albeit hurdles remain.Dufry Beauty Chief Talks ShopAt the Tax Free World Association trade show in Cannes, France, Antonin Carreau discussed the evolution of beauty in travel retail.What’s On Deck DigitallyEmerging digital platforms were the central focus at the TFWA Digital Village.Feting Fragrance at the TFWA ShowLalique Group and Chopard Parfums were among companies hosting cocktails during the convention in Cannes, France.
“I like everything she does,” said @lilkimthequeenbee about @parishilton at Hilton’s launch party for her collab with @boohoo. “She understands women and the certain body types. I think her clothes are so cute. It’s hot. She’s funny, but sexy at the same time, just like me.” #wwdeye (📸 @chelsealaurenla ) #parishilton #boohoo #lilkim
“It has to be authentic and real to me,” @charlotteslawrence tells WWD’s @leighen about writing her own music. “No matter what I’m singing, I have to still be able to feel it in that moment or in five years from now — I have to be able to connect to that moment: this is my story, this is a little piece of me.” Read more on wwd.com (📸: @jgreenery ) #wwdeye #charlottelawrence
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty