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The New Brand Partner Program

Brand Partner Program We are pleased to introduce the Brand Partner Program which is quickly gaining attention on social media and in the Travel Retail publications serving North America. This program essentially morphs the typical Brand

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Turning a Page in the History Books

April 2nd, 2021|

“Turning a page in the history books” – Heidi Van Roon on elevating the sales profession to a new level By Colleen Morgan [email protected] Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report 30 March 2021 “The time to elevate the sales profession

SPARK shortlisted for the 2021 DFNI Americas Awards Team of the Year

April 1st, 2021|

We are delighted to announce that SPARK has been shortlisted for the 2021 DFNI Americas Awards Team of the Year category. Jessie, Sabrina, Agnes, Candy, Maggie, Shannon, Holly, Fanni, Jenny and Anne have all been selected for the 2021 DFNI Americas

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The New Brand Partner Program

March 31st, 2021|

Brand Partner Program We are pleased to introduce the Brand Partner Program which is quickly gaining attention on social media and in the Travel Retail publications serving North America. This program essentially morphs the typical Brand Ambassador / Beauty Demo model

Upcoming Travel Retail Career Sessions

Join SPARK for a virtual information session on careers in travel retail.
Learn what opportunities are available, why a career in travel retail is a great choice, what to expect at interviews and how to tailor your resume to get noticed and get hired. Take advantage of this unique timing to position yourself for an exciting career with brands like
Coty, Estée Lauder, Kiehl’s, Jo Malone, Shiseido, Dior, Bulgari, Hermes and many others. Stay tuned for our next event!

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Stars of 2020

December 31st, 2020|COVID-19, Event, Moodie Davitt Report|

Coverage from the Moodie Davitt Report: Stars of 2020: Heidi Van Roon’s retail heroines Spark hope amid the gloom of COVID-19: Continuing our Stars of 2020 series, we see how the brand ambassadors trained for airport retail by the SPARK Group of Companies and their leader have kept smiling behind the mask, in this most challenging of years.

Adapting The Front Line Team for the Retail Revolution

September 14th, 2020|From Here to Where, Heidi Van Roon, TRUnblocked|

The roles of all customer-facing staff have become more important than ever. Market shifts that once spanned a decade have happened in six short months. The retail industry, and particularly luxury travel retail is undergoing an unprecedented revolution and we are at the very beginning of it. It is a time for retailers and brands to adapt to every customer-facing function. With retailers restructuring, the onus will be on brands to ensure a people-positive experience for their customers.

June 2020 Travel Retail Market Update

June 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Market Update|

Among the silver linings throughout this industry crisis is the proliferation of excellent publications, it is encouraging to see information sharing from the experts. While aviation has dropped to historically low levels, the industry pulse among passionate leaders continues strong and healthy.

Embracing The Challenge Against The Odds

June 15th, 2020|Heidi Van Roon, SPARK Insider|

Here we are, amid an industry crisis that is encountering unprecedented headwinds. In a few short months, the industry has experienced a setback that could not have been anticipated in degree and in kind. Metaphorically speaking, the headwinds are so strong, we need to pedal downhill just to stay on the bike and in the game. Physically, emotionally, socially, and professionally seemingly unsurmountable challenges loom large. Exhaustion, hunger, pain and delays will take their toll.

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Need support for your HR needs? Get in touch with SPARK at [email protected]. SPARK offers HR Consultation, Compensation Design, Recruiting and Staffing services.

SPARK is a leading Staffing and Recruitment Firm for Luxury Retail including Cosmetics, Liquor Tobacco and Confectionery as well as Luxury Goods.

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