Lagardère Travel Retail opens its third M·A·C Cosmetics in the Pacific Region

Queensland, Australia, 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has introduced M·A·C Cosmetics in Cairns Airport in Queensland, their third in the Pacific Region.

Capturing both the international and domestic passengers in Cairns Airport, the new 25 square metre store boasts a contemporary and stylish design and layout. Committed to the art of makeup, the location will offer a range of makeup and skincare products, fragrances, and application tools, as well as services in store by experienced makeup artists, such as instant touch-up services for passengers on the go.

Lagardère Travel Retail CEO for the Pacific region, Matthieu Mercier, says the opportunity to bring M·A·C to Cairns Airport is exciting. “M·A·C is the perfect addition to add to our collection of flourishing brands in Cairns Airport” he says. “Cairns Airport share our vision for innovative thinking, so bringing M·A·C to the passengers travelling through their airport brings this vision to life.”

Cairns Airport GM Commercial, Fiona Ward, welcomes this exciting addition to the T2 retail offer. “There has been great anticipation in the Cairns community around the arrival of M·A·C and we are pleased to offer our passengers and other airport guests access to this popular, quality cosmetics brand,” Ms Ward said. “The launch of the M·A·C store further strengthens our successful partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail who operate multiple retail stores across both our terminals.”

Lagardère Travel Retail operate the M·A·C locations in Auckland Airport and Gold Coast Airport.

ABOUT LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL: With 3,2 billion euros 100% managed sales in 2014 and a presence in 30 countries, 150 airports and 700 train stations in EMEA, North America and ASPAC, Lagardère Travel Retail is a pioneering and leading travel retail player with global reach. Operating stores in travel essentials, duty free and luxury and foodservice, Lagardère Travel Retail offers a complete range of products and services to satisfy each and every traveller all along his journey. Beyond its three businesses expertise, as a multi-specialist assembler, Lagardère Travel Retail creates value-added opportunities in each location

In Asia Pacific, Lagardère Travel Retail operates over 300 outlets in 16 airports, supported by professional local teams in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and India

ABOUT M·A·C COSMETICS: M·A·C (Make-up Art Cosmetics), a leading brand of professional cosmetics, was created in Toronto, Canada in 1984 and is part of The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. The company’s popularity has grown through a tradition of word-of-mouth endorsement from makeup artists, models, photographers and journalists around the world. M·A·C is now sold in 110 countries/territories worldwide. Follow M·A·C and M·A·C Senior Artists on Twitter @MACcosmetics (, become a M·A·C fan on Facebook (, follow M·A·C on Instagram (, watch M·A·C videos on YouTube ( For a M·A·C location vis it

Matthieu Mercier, CEO +61 2 8218 1105 •
Janette Doolan, Communications Manager +61 2 8218 1142 •