Code of Conduct
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    Angry Fragrance Thieves 2.0 (or The Grinch That Stole Christmas)

    When I was at Von Maur today, I talked to a rep for Procter & Gamble's Prestige Beaute Division (which handles Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana, Lacoste, Escada, and other popular fragrance brands). He said that a group of thieves have been stealing smellies direct from their fragrance distribution center in New Jersey.

    Here's a rundown: As soon as the stuff was finally shipped from across the pond (the manufacturing facilities for the scents in question are in the UK, France, and Italy), the thieves stole semi-trucks full of the popular scents from the P&G distribution center that were supposed to be shipped to distribution centers for the likes of Nordstrom, Macy's, Sephora, Neiman Marcus, and Saks. From there, they are probably selling the juice on the grey market (mainly overseas, but in the US, too). This is causing major headaches for P&G and the retailers, as the retailers are getting late shipments. It's especially hitting Federated Dept. Stores (parent of Macy's and Bloomingdale's) hard, as it's the biggest seller of these brands. Likewise, inventory-control-conscious Nordstrom is also reporting major difficulties.

    Not only that, but the US/Canada launch of the new D&G women's scent (The One) was delayed until 2007 due to the fact that the P&G fragrance production facilities in Europe are allotting their capacity for the US market to replenish the stolen inventory first.

    The good news: P&G is working hard to find these crooks.
    It's really quite pleasant, except for the smell (...)
    -"Mama", My Chemical Romance

    Niche & Hard-To-Find Sale (US Only): Frederic Malle, vintage Infusion de Vetiver, By Kilian

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    New Jersey

    Default Re: Fragrance Thieves 2.0 (or The Grinch That Stole Christmas)

    The Quatre Voleurs strike again.
    In rotation: Greenbriar (new), Silver Mountain Water, Dunhill for Men (1934), Acqua di Parma Colonia, Habit Rouge EDC, Ho Hang, B*Men, Agua Brava

Similar Threads

  1. Serge Lutens
    By The_love in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 48
    Last Post: 13th February 2013, 05:42 PM
  2. Maitre Parfumeur et Gantier - Reviews
    By IPaidForThisName in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 13th October 2012, 10:56 AM
  3. News: Diesel Jeans / L'Oreal fragrance deal.
    By cedriceccentric in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 18th January 2006, 08:49 AM
  4. MPG Secret Melange
    By scenteur7 in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 28th June 2005, 06:43 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000