Long considered one of duty free & travel retail’s core categories, beauty has expanded well beyond its perfume-and-cosmetic origins to embrace an impressive array of skincare, body care and other offerings. It comfortably outsells any other product group by value, while the success of Japanese and Korean brands has helped drive airport and downtown duty free retail across Asia Pacific. Even the pandemic has done little to reduce its appeal, the beauty offer proving central to offshore duty free sales on Hainan.
Consumer preferences are constantly changing, however, and with Covid-19 leading to greater interest in health and wellness, inflation causing cost-of-living concerns and corporate attitudes to ESG increasingly in the spotlight, the beauty category is having to adapt rapidly. To keep duty free & travel retail professionals up to speed with the latest developments, TFWA is hosting two webinars on 14 and 15 June via its TFWA 365 digital platform. Both will feature brands, retailers and authoritative figures from the beauty industry. TFWA Conference Manager Michele Miranda and Oonagh Philips, Editor in Chief of leading beauty journal BW Confidential, will act as moderators for the webinars, which are sponsored by Gebr. Heinemann.
The first session (10:30 – 12:00pm CET on 14 June via tfwa365.com) investigates the latest data and trends on the domestic beauty market, discussing their repercussions for duty free & travel retail. Among the topics to be tackled will be the breadth of the retail offer and the significance of price points. The next webinar (10:30 – 12:00pm CET on 15 June, again via tfwa365.com) explores the digital dimension to beauty, a category at the forefront of harnessing technology for activations and consumer engagement. Punctuating the debate will be case studies examining the use of digital by beauty brands and retailers.
The Beauty in Travel Retail webinars are the latest in a series of themed online events on TFWA 365 during 2022. Discover what else is in store here
These webinars have been made possible by the generous support of the companies shown below.