Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 23 April 2014


Áreas extends Spanish footprint with three new stores at Madrid Barajas

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 04/04/14

SPAIN. Located in the T4 terminal and T4 satellite terminal, the two new Sibarium outlets and The Market convenience store represent an investment of over €500,000.

Premier Global Trading and Zwilling aim to advance in the Americas

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/03/14

The Tweezerman and Zwilling portfolio gets a positive reaction in Orlando, as Premier Global Trading showcases its assortment at this year’s IAADFS event.

Áreas adds five retail outlets at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 17/02/14

USA. Among the new locations at the world's busiest airport are a third Swarovski boutique, a sunglasses outlet and a modern convenience store.

Auckland Airport to launch duty free RFP in July; Lucy Thomas to lead tender

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 31/01/14

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland Airport, the country’s biggest gateway and the second-busiest airport in Australasia, is to put its duty free business out to tender in July.

John Hoover retires from DFS; Brooke Supernaw takes liquor & tobacco role

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 17/01/14

HONG KONG. The much-respected John Hoover will retire from DFS after 16 years of outstanding service. Brooke Supernaw assumes the lead role on liquor & tobacco.

Automated luxury retail arrives at Detroit Metropolitan with Utique

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 10/01/14

USA. Created by AVT, the kiosk offers travellers a range luxury and personal items, including gifts, gadgets, electronics, and skincare items.

Plush toy brand Aurora World appoints Insight Travel Retail Consultants

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 02/01/14

UK. Plush toy company Aurora looks to grow in travel retail with assistance from Garry Stoner’s newly-established Insight Travel Retail Consultants.

Mademoiselle de Margaux boosts gourmet gift offer at Sydney Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 16/12/13

The French chocolatier’s Mademoiselle de Margaux and Revillon brands are now available at Sydney Airport T1’s new A Little Something gourmet gift store.

Jo Malone London unveils Just Like Sunday Home Candle Collection

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 03/12/13

Jo Malone London has unveiled a new Home Candle Collection by Style Editor Charlotte Stockdale. Just Like Sunday will be available in travel retail from January.

Hickory Farms opens first-ever airport pop-up store for the holiday season

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 27/11/13

USA. The American specialty foods company has partnered Marketplace Development to open its first US airport location at Reagan National Airport.

Heinemann Asia Pacific marks Sydney Airport debut with new T1 concepts

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 20/11/13

AUSTRALIA. Heinemann Asia Pacific has opened the first National Geographic airport outlet in Australia and a gourmet gift store at Sydney Airport Terminal 1.

World Duty Free Group celebrates Lalique Heathrow T5 success

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 12/11/13

UK. As previously revealed on The Moodie Report, World Duty Free Group has partnered with Lalique to create the brand’s first interactive pop-up installation.

Zwilling Beauty Group hails success of TFWA World Exhibition debut

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 11/11/13

Zwilling showcased a selection of novelties last month in Cannes, including its Tweezerman/Isaac Mizrahi 2014 Limited Edition Designer Series Collection.

OTG brings pop-up retail store to LaGuardia Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 06/11/13

US. Located in LaGuardia Terminal D, Zady offers fashion, accessories and homeware to consumers keen to know their purchases are well sourced.

Art & Fragrance creates Lalique pop-up boutique at Heathrow T5

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Art & Fragrance follows up a landmark TFWA Exhibition with the creation of a Lalique pop-up shop at Heathrow T5, in partnership with World Duty Free Group.

interdutyfree dreams of success with Sleep N Say Sleep Goggle

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Last month in Cannes, interdutyfree - founded in 2012 by experienced travel retail executive Marc Mansour - unveiled its innovative Sleep N Say brand.

Dubai Duty Free sales reach US$1.27 billion in first nine months of 2013

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 17/10/13

UAE. Dubai Duty Free has reported nine-month sales of US$1.27 billion, a leap of +12% that puts it on track for sales of US$1.8 billion in 2013.

Lamy to debut new titanium colour scheme for scala series

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 14/10/13

German company Lamy opts for titanium and chrome finish exterior for its latest range of premium writing instruments, on show at next week's Cannes exhibition.

International Shoppes adds brand boutiques at Boston Logan Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 13/09/13

USA. The retailer has opened a standalone Michael Kors outlet and in-store boutiques from Montblanc and Kiehl’s at Boston Logan Airport Terminal E.

Zwilling Beauty Group set for TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition debut

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 04/09/13

Former P&G Prestige executive Juergen Jost will spearhead the travel retail development of the company’s Zwilling and Tweezerman beauty tools brands.

Nuance brings theatre of glassblowing to Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 02/09/13

SWEDEN. Running until 5 November, the ‘Kingdom of Crystal’ glass event sees Sweden’s top glassblowers demonstrating and showcasing their artisan work.

TobyRich looks to land SmartPlane, other micro gadgets in travel retail

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 19/08/13

German company TobyRich is targeting travel retail at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in a bid to expand the distribution of its smart phone-controlled micro gadgets.

LS travel retail renews contract, extends space at Montreal-Trudeau

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 16/08/13

CANADA. LS travel retail North America renews its partnership with Montreal-Trudeau Airport and promises several major innovations.

Flo Accessories appoints Sea & Sky Inflight Supply as inflight agent

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 07/08/13

New York-based travel and gift company Flo Accessories ties up with Sea & Sky Inflight Supply in an agency deal for key selected markets.

Lladró creates lithophane light inspired by Amsterdam for KLM

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 01/08/13

Lladró has created an Amsterdam-inspired lithophane light exclusively for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, available for purchase onboard from 1 September.

Hudson Group brings Natalie’s Candy Jar and Maxiga to Lambert-St Louis

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 31/07/13

USA.The retailer has added confectionery and gifts concepts as it continues its build out after securing the speciality retail concession in February.

Aelia Duty Free opens at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 30/07/13

NEW ZEALAND. LS travel retail Pacific has launched Aelia Duty Free stores in airside Departures and Arrivals at Queenstown Airport in the South Island.

National Geographic and Global Retailer partner in Fiumicino opening

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 28/07/13

ROME. National Geographic has opened its first travel retail unit in a European airport at Rome Fiumicino. The store will be operated by Global Retailer.

Strong commercial performance at Zürich Airport as new concepts open

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/07/13

SWITZERLAND. New retail and F&B strengthen the Sense of Place at the Swiss airport, which saw healthy increases in commercial revenues in June.

Swarovski links with Gebr Heinemann for Vienna Airport opening

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 19/07/13

Built using Swarovski's premium furniture concept, the store will offer a wide range of jewellery and accessories for special occasion or everyday looks.

Ladurée and Fragonard land at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 17/07/13

FRANCE. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is injecting some regional flavour to its offer this summer, with the creation of two new pop-up shops in Terminal 2.

Beijing Capital International Airport issues retail tender for T2 北京首都机场T2重要商业零售项目公开招商

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report China - 16/07/13

CHINA. Beijing Capital International Airport issues a tender for 480sq m of retail space. A second tender for high-end international brands will follow this year.

LS travel retail opens Relay and iStore at George Bush Intercontinental

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 23/05/13

USA. The retailer’s first stores at Houston Airport cover close to 3,000sq ft and are expected to generate US$30 million in sales over five years.

Cochin Airport issues tenders for speciality retail concessions

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 21/05/13

INDIA.The six small spaces are divided between the international Departures security hold area and landside shopping area.

San Francisco International readies tender for local merchandise pop-ups

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 16/05/13

USA. Located in Boarding Area A in Terminal 3, the concessions will sell merchandise reflective of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

BagTag Design to launch new designs and airline collections

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 10/05/13

Socatec will unveil a new passport cover from BagTag Design and two branded collections with China Southern Airlines and Emirates in Singapore.

Delhi Airport opens two speciality retail concessions in T3

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 08/05/13

INDIA.New to Delhi T3, The Lotus House provides a Sense of Place through traditional crafts while Metro Shoes is a familiar national brand in India.

Inti Dufree Promosindo & DFS alliance wins Bali specialist retail concession

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 07/05/13

INDONESIA. Angkasa Pura I has appointed Inti Dufree Promosindo/DFS to operate the specialist retail stores at Ngurah Rai International Airport - Bali.

Swarovski 'aims and claims' travel retail leadership in jewellery

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 03/05/13

Travel retail chief Peter Zottl sets out his ambition to grow the jewellery category’s overall share of the travel retail pie, with Swarovski as the market leader.

John Lennon Airport to open gift shop showcasing Liverpool

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 02/05/13

UK. A new gift shop called Made-Here, selling local souvenirs, will soon open in the Departures Lounge of Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Beijing Capital International Airport issues major retail tender 北京首都国际机场发布重要零售招商公告

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 16/04/13

CHINA. Beijing Capital International has issued a tender for 2,800sq m of space. 北京首都国际机场现已发布2,800平方米零售区招商公告,邀请国内外零售商参与投标。

Swarovski Travel Retail brings its sparkle back to Denmark

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/03/13

The crystal brand's 35sq m pop-up shop offers a travel exclusive and best-selling assortment until the end of June - plus the chance to buy its new book.

AIG opens doors to new terminal at Amman International Airport

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 06/03/13

JORDAN. Amman Airport's ambitious new terminal welcomed its first passenger flights on Sunday, with a full transfer of operations set for 21 March.

Travalo set to spearhead Americas expansion at IAADFS fair

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 25/02/13

Travel atomiser brand Travalo is to launch a new luxury perfume spray at the IAADFS show as part of a big push into the US market. UPDATED STORY.

Meridian Duty Free unleashes the power of Ducati in Bergamo

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/02/13

ITALY. Meridian Duty Free has been awarded a seven-year contract to run a Ducati store at Bergamo Orio al Serio International Airport.

Troika appoints Katrin Linzenbach to new Junior Sales Manager role

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 21/02/13

Katrin Linzenbach has been promoted to the new position of Junior Sales Manager Travel Retail worldwide, German gift specialist Troika has announced.

Troika changes travel retail team in run-up to Orlando fair

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 15/02/13

Troika has announced that Sales Director Travel Retail Manuel Franco will take over Carolina Marini's responsibilities, effective 15 February.

Go Travel launches flat-pack luggage range in European market

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 01/02/13

Go Travel, the global supplier of travel accessories, has launched its range of flat-pack luggage in Europe following a successful debut in the US market.

Victorinox joins forces and integrates Wenger knife business

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 31/01/13

Swiss firm Victorinox announces that it has integrated the Wenger knife business, while Wenger's watch and licensing business will continue.

Virgin Atlantic to launch first 'commercial art gallery in the sky'

Source: ŠThe Moodie Report - 22/01/13

UK. The airline looks to boost passengers' inflight retail and entertainment experience with the first in a series of collaborations with famous artists.