DFW AIRPORT, Texas, June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aveda, Jo Malone London and MAC Cosmetics are bringing new luxury beauty options to customers traveling through International Terminal D at Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport. The three stores—all of which are part of the Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. brand portfolio—celebrated grand openings today with ribbon cuttings and free service offerings.
"This is just another step in the evolution of Terminal D, our international terminal, which is well on its way to becoming a premier retail and dining destination for our customers," said Ken Buchanan, executive vice president of revenue management at DFW Airport. "With the addition of these globally recognized luxury beauty brands, DFW Airport is enhancing the customer experience and appealing to a global audience."
Aveda, Jo Malone and MAC each have two locations at D18 and D25, respectively. DFW Airport has added a number of retail and dining options to International Terminal D, including Coach, Hugo Boss, L'Occitane, Montblanc, TUMI, Sky Canyon by Stephan Pyles, III Forks Prime Steakhouse and Dylan's Candy Bar. In 2015, DFW Airport's board of directors selected TRG Duty Free Joint Venture to design and operate new, state-of-the-art duty-free shops in International Terminal D beginning in 2017.
"These prestige beauty brands, known world-wide will now be presented in DFW as individual boutiques," said Olivier Bottrie, president of Travel Retail Worldwide, Estée Lauder Companies. "All stores are built with unique customized design features, and our multi-lingual expert beauty advisors and makeup artists will provide personalized consultation to customers seeking product guidance or assistance in selecting the perfect gift. Visitors to these stores will be able to experience the most recent product introduction from these brands and range of services designed specifically for the traveling consumer."
With a portfolio of more than 30 brands, Estée Lauder Companies products are sold in more than 150 countries. Solely focused on prestige beauty, Estée Lauder Companies is widely diversified by brand, category, geography and channels of distribution. The Estée Lauder Travel Retail division operates in 285 airports worldwide, serving over 316 million departing airline passengers.
"The addition of six Estée Lauder branded stores at DFW Airport is nothing short of remarkable," said Steve Flory, managing partner of Estée Lauder branded stores. "This significant advancement in retail elevates DFW Airport into the top echelon of global retail innovation. In more than two decades of involvement in operations at DFW Airport, I have never witnessed such a high level of vision, enthusiasm, leadership and commitment by the DFW concession team."
As DFW Airport's global reach continues to expand, it has strategically focused on bringing world-class amenities, dining and luxury retail offerings to its customers.
About Dallas Fort Worth International Airport:
Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport warmly welcomes more than 64 million customers along their journey every year, elevating DFW to a status as one of the most frequently visited superhub airports in the world. DFW Airport customers can choose among 153 domestic and 56 international nonstop destinations worldwide. DFW is elevating the customer experience with modernized facilities and updated amenities, as well as through a $2.7 billion Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program to renovate its four original terminal buildings. Centered between its owner cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, DFW Airport also serves as a major economic generator for the North Texas region, producing over $37 billion in economic impact each year by connecting people through business and leisure travel. For more information, visit the DFW website, download the new DFW App for iOS and Android devices, or follow DFW on social media.
Founded in 1978 in Minneapolis, Minn., Aveda creates plant-based hair, skin and body products for beauty professionals and consumers. Aveda innovates in botanical technologies, combining the principles of modern science and Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, to develop performance-driven hair, skin and body products—made with pure flower and plant essences—that are created with respect for the Earth, and a comprehensive menu of ritual-based treatments for holistic beauty.
Throughout the years, Aveda has pioneered new benchmarks of environmental responsibility in beauty. It was the first company to sign the Ceres Principles in 1989 - a nonprofit organization mobilizing business leadership on climate change, water scarcity and other sustainability challenges - and the first beauty company to manufacture with 100 percent wind power in its primary facility. Aveda was also the first beauty company to receive a Cradle To Cradle charter for its commitment to sustainable products, packaging and production. In 2013, Aveda was honored with the first Legacy Leaders Award from Cradle to Cradle for its pioneering role in environmental leadership. Currently 11 products are Cradle To Cradle Certified™. Since 1999, Aveda's annual Earth Month campaign, held each April, has raised more than $44 million to support environmental projects around the world.
Aveda is trusted by salon and spa professionals worldwide. Since 2007, more than half of the fastest growing salons in the U.S. have been part of the Aveda network. Aveda products are available in Aveda Experience Centers and more than 9,000 professional hair salons and spas in more than 30 countries and at www.aveda.com. Go behind-the-scenes at Aveda on the Living Aveda blog and follow Aveda on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
About Jo Malone Cosmetics:
Jo Malone London celebrates British style with unexpected fragrances and the elegant art of gift giving inspiring imaginative ways to wear and enjoy them at home. The iconic cream box, wrapped with finesse for a lasting impression. Loosen the ribbon. Lift the lid. Crisp, black tissue spritzed with Lime Basil & Mandarin. Choosing is almost as exciting as receiving. Unexpected scents, coveted candles and sumptuous bath and body care. For her. For him. For the home. Acquired by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. in 1999, today the brand is available in 28 countries worldwide and continues to inspire a loyal following.
About MAC Cosmetics:
MAC (Make-up Art Cosmetics), is the world's leading professional makeup authority because of our unrivalled expertise in makeup artistry. MAC celebrates diversity and individuality – we are for All Ages, All Races, All Sexes. Make-Up Art Cosmetics started life in Toronto, Canada in 1984 and its popularity has grown through a tradition of word-of-mouth endorsement from makeup artists, models, photographers and journalists around the world. MAC is now sold in 79 countries/territories worldwide.
 The wind power goes into the utility grid from which we purchase electrical power and our use of natural gas power is offset with wind energy credits. For more, go to aveda.com.
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