Dubai Duty Free resumes Click & Collect service

Shilla Duty Free closes Jeju downtown store due to COVID-19

Galeries Lafayette re-opens Paris flagship store

ForwardKeys reports uptick in Chinese domestic air travel

Ulta Q1 sales down 33%, sees stronger than expected sales at reopened stores

Boots UK implements new in-store hygiene measures

Galeries Lafayette launches digital personal shopping service

Orlandi launches beauty sampling V-shapes to meet new hygiene guidelines

Symrise launches Hero to thank COVID-19 frontline workers

French court allows Printemps to re-open

French consumers still have strong appetite to buy beauty, says My Beauty Community

89% of consumers expect more digital services post-pandemic

Singapore cuts growth forecast

MAC Cosmetics and Jolimoi partner to launch digital beauty classes

By Terry launches virtual beauty consultations

Alibaba revenue grows 22% in fiscal Q4

Beautyworld Middle East moved to November

China drops GDP target

Macy’s expects 45% decline in sales in Q1

Facebook to launch new e-commerce feature

Malaysian mall Sunway Pyramid launches online store

Arcade Beauty highlights samples to meet new hygiene protocols

Glossier furloughs staff

69% of Chinese travelers will travel internationally when possible

Beauty revenues could fall 20% to 30% in 2020, says McKinsey

US April retail sales down 21.6% year-on-year

L’Oréal launches digital employee safety training platform

IATA says air traffic may not reach 2019 levels before 2023

Shiseido Travel Retail sales see first-quarter decline after strong January

Bluemercury launches curbside pick-up

L’Oréal ceo takes pay cut, creates new social and environmental program

Shiseido profit down 96% in Q1 amid COVID-19

TFWA cancels Cannes World Exhibition & Conference

Beauty retailers re-open with heightened sanitary protocols

Singapore Changi Airport suspends Terminal 4 operations

Dufry turnover down 23.6% in first quarter, sales down 94% in April

Cosmetic 360 event to be held in virtual format

Neiman Marcus files for bankruptcy

The Perfume Shop resumes online operations

BW Confidential reveals findings from its COVID-19 International Beauty Survey Part 2: Emerging from the Lockdown

La Prairie sales fall 35.8% in first quarter

Hong Kong retail sales drop 42% in March

Global airport revenue estimated to lose $97bn in 2020

Chinese travel during May Day holiday shows consumer confidence

Nordstrom to close 16 stores

Ulta Beauty launches Curbside Pick-Up

Perfect Corp launches digital beauty services for Taobao mini programs

Home scent sales in UK grow amid lockdown

Chinese domestic air travel recovering, international routes still restricted

Year-to-date flight bookings down 86.8%, consumers still searching travel

DFS showcases WeChat initiatives driving digital growth

US retail associations release blueprint for safe shopping post-pandemic

Department stores develop curbside pick-up services

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna postponed to 2021, launches virtual event WeCosmoprof

ETRC issues guidelines on how to safely reopen travel retail

60% to travel three months after restrictions, although 60% will not visit travel retail, says m1nd-set

L’Oréal lends support to hairdressing salon re-openings in France

Dufry sales for first two weeks in April down 90%, implements new measures to preserve cash

Interparfums Q1 sales down 18%

Hermès perfume sales down 3% in Q1

Unilever turnover grows 0.2% in first quarter, withdraws 2020 outlook

Sycamore seeks to pull out of Victoria’s Secret acquisition

Some 40% of travelers expect to avoid travel for six months post-pandemic

Google allows merchants to list products free of charge amid pandemic

Alibaba to invest $28bn in cloud technology to support digital business

Gebr Heinemann predicts high losses for 2020, but says is well-positioned

Douglas boosts small business visibility with online initiatives

PSB Industries ends acquisition talks with Groupe Pochet due to COVID-19

AirAsia resumes domestic operations

ELC ceo takes 50% pay cut amid COVID-19

Clarins not to implement government-backed unemployment scheme in France

JCPenney explores debt management options

Brisbane Airport launches online marketplace amid COVID-19

Coty executives takes 25% pay cut amid COVID-19

Macy’s hires investment bank to explore refinancing amid COVID-19

London Heathrow Airport to consolidate operations to Terminals 2 and 5

Phuket Airport suspends operations due to COVID-19

YouCam Makeup extends hours due to high demand during lockdown

NRF asks US government for further retail industry aid amid COVID-19

Prestige beauty sales drop 93% in France’s first week of lockdown

Ulta Beauty to furlough staff, ceo takes pay cut

Alibaba launches 2020 Spring Thunder Initiative to support SMEs amid COVID-19

Singapore retail to receive rental rebate amid COVID-19

VivaTech postponed to spring 2021

UK prestige nail product online sales grow 24% amid quarantine

Estée Lauder Companies draws $1.3bn on revolving credit amid COVID-19

Frankfurt Airport suspends operations in Terminal 2

Online prestige beauty sales in the US grow 47% amid COVID-19

Debenhams files for administration amid COVID-19 store closures

Salvatore Ferragamo sales down 30.6% in first quarter 2020

Singapore Changi Airport to close Terminal 2 for 18 months

Douglas to pay 80% of salaries for furloughed employees during COVID-19

Superdrug launches same-day delivery service amid COVID-19

Neiman Marcus furthers bankruptcy preparation

Amazon postpones Prime Day due to COVID-19

US beauty and personal care to see steepest sales decline in 60 years

Ulta Beauty to suspend new hires, reduce store openings amid COVID-19

Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof applies for creditor protection due to COVID-19 impact

Interparfums withdraws 2020 guidance

Half of Chinese consumers optimistic about economic recovery

Revlon furloughs employees

Zalando offers retailers online platform amid store closures

COVID-19 predicted to wipe out 38.1% of global passenger traffic

Hong Kong retail sales drop 31.8% in first two months of 2020

The Perfume Shop suspends online deliveries

London Gatwick Airport closes North Terminal due to COVID-19

Sephora Americas to lay off employees amid COVID-19

Chinese manufacturing rebounds in March

Ulta Beauty increases distribution center wages

L’Oréal suspends guidance, expects 5% sales decline for Q1 due to COVID-19

Macy’s to furlough most of its workforce

L’Oréal not to cut staff in France due to COVID-19

Easyjet grounds fleet

South Korea retail grows 9.1% thanks to online sales

UK prestige hand soap sales increase 102% due to COVID-19

BW Confidential introduces the COVID-19 World Tracker

BW Confidential reveals results of COVID-19 International Beauty Industry Survey

Paris-Orly Airport and London City Airport to close temporarily

Quadpack launches real-time COVID-19 business update dashboard

Douglas opens up online marketplace to more retailers and brands to help offset lost sales from COVID-19

Cosmetic Valley joins government-backed Stopcovid19

Estée Lauder Companies to manufacture hand sanitizer

Dubai Duty Free temporarily closes due to COVID-19

Ulta Beauty draws down $800m under revolving credit amid COVID-19

Inter Parfums Inc withdraws 2020 guidance due to COVID-19

Estée Lauder Companies donates to COVID-19 relief funds

UK goes into lockdown

Cosmoprof India 2020 postponed to October

India goes into lockdown to curb COVID-19 spread

Italy shuts down non-essential manufacturing until April 3

Coty expects 20% revenue drop in fiscal third quarter due to COVID-19

Companies to lose some €1 trillion in brand value due to COVID-19

IAADFS asks airports to suspend minimum guarantee payments

Take part in the COVID-19 International Beauty Survey

Estée Lauder Companies withdraws guidance due to COVID-19

VivaTech cancels June show amid COVID-19 restrictions, looking at alternatives

Beautyworld Middle East postponed due to COVID-19

Tencent sees strong user increase due to COVID-19

BW Confidential launches the COVID-19 Industry Pulse

Cosmoprof North America postponed until September

L’Oréal launches European solidarity plan in face of COVID-19

Douglas suspends in-store operations due to COVID-19

80% of flight capacity slashed between China and rest of world

Ulta Beauty closes all locations until March 31

Sephora to close all North American locations until April 3

US travel ban on traffic from Europe to result in 3.5 million passenger drop

How Italy’s lockdown and the order to close stores will impact beauty

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna postponed until September

Dufry expects negative growth in 2020 due to COVID-19

Italy ordered to close stores

Esxence to take place from February 11-14, 2021

WPC postponed until December

Ferragamo adopts measures to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Perfect Corp offers free digital training service amid COVID-19

Opportunities in a crisis: How AS Watson Group has responded to the COVID-19 outbreak

US retail supply chains disrupted by COVID-19

European airports faced with “full-blown crisis” due to COVID-19 spread

Online engagement with beauty brands in China on the rise amid COVID-19

TFWA cancels Asia Pacific show in Singapore

Reed postpones in-cosmetics Global show until end of June

Global air passenger industry could lose between $63bn and $113bn due to COVID-19

Asia Pacific duty-free sales to lose $8.3bn due to COVID-19

Bookings to Italy drop 138.7% in final week of February due to COVID-19

IAADFS cancels Orlando show amid COVID-19 concerns

European tourism sees €1bn in losses due to virus outbreak

US outbound travel slumps due to COVID-19

Esxence postponed until end of May

Alibaba’s livestreaming activity rises 110% during COVID-19 outbreak

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna show postponed until June due to COVID-19

Airport Authority Hong Kong grants HK$1.6bn in total relief measures

Beauty&You by The Shilla Duty Free launches hygiene pop-up in response to COVID-19

DFS reopens Macau locations

Global airlines could see $29.3bn in revenue losses due to COVID-19

Changi Airport concessionaires receive 50% rental rebate due to COVID-19

Hong Kong Intl Airport sees 11.7% passenger decrease in January

ICAO estimates $1.29bn loss in Japanese tourism revenue in Q1 due to COVID-19

Alibaba hit by COVID-19

Slowdown in outbound flight bookings beyond China, due to coronavirus

Chinese air traffic down 67% due to coronavirus

TFWA and APTRA release statements on coronavirus concerns

Foreo donates 2,500 protective suits to coronavirus efforts

DFS closes two Hong Kong stores due to coronavirus

TFWA to go ahead with Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference despite coronavirus outbreak

ELC ceo Fabrizio Freda on coronavirus impact on China, travel retail

Deutsche Bank: global growth to fall by 0.5 percentage points in Q1 due to coronavirus

L’Oréal: too early to asses impact of coronavirus on China, travel retail Asia

ELC revises guidance due to coronavirus

Coty says to early to quantitfy coronavirus impact on travel retail

Sa Sa sales fall 76.9% during Chinese New Year, looks to cut costs

Shiseido outlines response to coronavirus

ForwardKeys outlines severe impact of coronavirus on travel

Rising risk of coronavirus to travel retail, domestic shopping

Brands donate to coronavirus efforts

Thailand destination market to be most affected by Wuhan lockdown, says m1ndset

Worries over Coronavirus impact on travel retail, China business

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