Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/14
TAIWAN. Ever Rich Duty Free Shop invites children from rural areas and single parent families to a Hello Kitty-themed community event at Taoyuan International Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/06/14
The UAE-based toy and gadget retailer has opened its first store in the UK at Manchester Airport Terminal 1, offering a wide range of toys, gadgets and gifts.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14
The children’s fragrance specialist will spotlight novelties from Hello Kitty, Ange Lapin and Mini Kimmi at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore next month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14
USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14
ITALY. The Milan-listed global retailer overcame unfavourable currency effects to post revenue growth in 2013, with net profit increasing strongly.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14
NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group is close to completing a deeply ambitious multi-million Euro renovation of Lounge 1 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/13
URUGUAY. Daniel Pomiés is bringing fragrance and cosmetic ranges for all the family to Uruguayan duty free through TendenciasLatAm.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/13
GUAM. DFS Group has opened a boutique for childrenswear label Marie-Chantal, founded by the Crown Princess of Greece, at its Guam Galleria.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/13
Children’s fragrance specialist Koto Parfums will showcase its new Ange Lapin and TOPModel collections at next month’s TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/13
Philips will present at the TFWA World Exhibition over 25 travel retail bestsellers plus the first products from its global partnership with Disney.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/13
The WWF Plush Collection gift pack, designed for inflight, contains three animals; it will be launched to the trade at TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/13
The Miffy gift set, developed exclusively for travel retail, features the new 20ml Miffy edt in an tin which also functions as a money-box.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/06/13
Lego's new airline-exclusive set and its reduced-size packaging for all 2013 novelties have been well received by travel retailers, the toy giant says.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/06/13
A pirate-themed watch and sunglasses set for boys and watch and bracelet sets on three different themes for girls are among Jacques Farel's new products.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/05/13
A new range of junior fragrances and accessories based on the popular ‘Angry Birds’ video game will be unveiled at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next week.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/13
DENMARK. H&M Kids has opened as a standalone department at Copenhagen Airport, supplementing the men’s and ladies’ selection in the existing H&M store.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/13
GERMANY. The new facility offers parents the chance to explore the airport while their children are looked after and entertained.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/13
Travel Retail Experts will present a range of Air-Val toiletries inspired by the upcoming children's movie Planes in Singapore next month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/02/13
SINGAPORE. Times Newslink, a subsidiary of LS travel retail, and Passion Marketing have each won a children’s goods concession at Changi Airport T2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/13
The Dubai-based toy and gadget specialist has opened a 80 sq m outlet at Dublin Airport’s Terminal 1 in November 2012 on a trial basis with ARI Ireland.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/13
Hong Kong-based Jacques Farel Ltd has boosted its collection of children's watches with a range of mini watches for girls plus an eco-friendly line.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/12/12
AUSTRALIA. WHSmith has opened its first ever dedicated children’s store under a new brand name, Zoodle by WHSmith, at Melbourne Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/11/12
SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has issued tenders for two children’s goods concessions, plus a further speciality retail unit, at Changi Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/12
New products, packaging and entry into new markets are business priorities for The Lego Group in 2013, the company tells The Moodie Report.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/12
INDIA. Mumbai Airport International Limited has published the RFQ for speciality retail concessions at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport’s new T2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/12
The Wandering Monkey reports a smash hit for its 3D Puzzle Plane, listed on all BA flights since September, and more recently on Virgin Atlantic.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/10/12
Uniset, a Denmark-based supplier of travel toys for children, is introducing the Magic Sticker Drawing Set for airlines, with a range of characters available.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/12
Dixix International has teamed up with leading US toy company Jakks Pacific to introduce a selected portfolio of premium toy brands to travel retail outlets.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/12
INTERNATIONAL. Donations of products are being sought for a charity prize draw to be held by Women in Travel during the TFWA World Exhibition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/12
French supplier KOTO Parfums will introduce a new fragrance, Hello Kitty Party, at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/12
Mark Mariani has joined Scorpio Distributors as its new Head of Sales and Marketing for the Americas, reporting to Director of Sales Garry Stoner.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/12
SOUTH KOREA. Korean Air’s inflight duty free sales rankings by value for August saw star showings from Ballantine’s, Glenfiddich, Chanel fragrances, SK-II, Hawaiian Sun, and Bang & Olufsen.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/12
Air-Val International will launch a new range of Disney and Mattel branded fragrances for children and teens at the TFWA World Exhibition this October.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/07/12
Inflight toy specialist Schäfer Toy Company, maker of the mic o mic brand, has appointed Chris Winstanley to the role of Sales Director Duty Free.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/12
HONG KONG. DFS is preparing to unveil an ambitious, service-driven and highly localised offer across its three core category concessions at HKIA.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/06/12
Arty Globe is collaborating with Monarch Airlines to providing an exclusive range of bespoke gifts based on its unusual artistic illustrations.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/12
HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has confirmed that DFS has been awarded three concessions following the recent open tender for the liquor & tobacco, perfumes & cosmetics and airside general merchandise retail contracts at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/06/12
British Airways teams up with Arty Globe to offer its first inflight activity set, comprising a jigsaw puzzle, colouring pencils and colour-and-create postcards.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/12
HONG KONG. In a stunning triumph, DFS is poised to be awarded all three core category concessions by Airport Authority Hong Kong after arguably the most hotly contested commercial tender in airport history. Subject to final negotiations, DFS will become the new concessionaire for liquor & tobacco, replacing Sky Connection; and for perfumes & cosmetics and airside general merchandise, both currently held by Nuance-Watson (HK).
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/12
Millennium Essence Company will unveil its new Kokeshi Parfums brand as well as new launches from Kaloo, Clayeux and Corolle at the TFWA Asia Pacific show next month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/12
ASIA PACIFIC. TFWA Asia Pacific & Gate One2One 2012 will be a “record-breaking” event, according to TFWA, which is extending exhibition space.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/12
SINGAPORE. VenderMac Concept, trading under the Kidz Time brand, has won the key toys/games/children’s goods retail concession at Changi Airport 1.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/03/12
Scorpio Travel Retail Sales is ready to showcase a “refreshed” portfolio and secure new listings at this month’s IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/12
US. Airmall USA has added two retail concepts at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport: a Travel + Leisure Travel Store created by Travel + Leisure magazine and Hudson Group and children’s store Kidsworks.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/12
TAIWAN. Leading duty free retailer Tasa Meng hosted its annual charity event last month, in aid of the Taiwan Breast Cancer Prevention Foundation.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/12/11
SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has invited retailers to bid for a key brand name electronics concession plus a toys, games and gifts concession.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/12/11
Kathryn Moore, a cabin crew member who attended ISPY 2010, returned to this year's event as a travel retail supplier with her children's activity book.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/11/11
Scorpio Distributors has reported continued growth for its Travel Retail Sales division, particularly in the Middle East region.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/11/11
HONG KONG. Two powerful joint ventures highlight the contenders for the three core category tenders at Hong Kong International Airport, which closed last Friday. Incumbent liquor & tobacco concessionaire Sky Connection has teamed up with South Korea's The Shilla Duty Free for the airside general merchandise contract while French company LS Travel Retail has partnered with leading health and beauty retailer Mannings for perfumes & cosmetics. The rest of the line-up is very strong. UPDATED STORY.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/10/11
SNI, operator of the Clöudz travel retail concept, is expanding after gaining an exclusive contract to supply Hudson News across North America.