Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 30 March 2015


Lotte Duty Free partners JHP on winning retail concepts at Incheon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

UK/SOUTH KOREA. For its recent bid in the Incheon Airport duty free tender, Lotte worked with London design agency JHP on design proposals for key concessions.

Portland develops strategic commercial approach at Hamburg Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

UK. Portland Design's latest project with Hamburg Airport aims to develop a commercial strategy to cope with passenger growth demand.

Plaza Premium Lounge strikes partnership with Cambodia Airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

CAMBODIA. Plaza Premium Lounge has been appointed to design and operate the airport lounges in the new extensions of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports.

Design consultancy Portland to host seminar series on future of shopping

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. The future notion of the shop is the subject of a new series of seminars hosted by design consultancy Portland, with the first on 23 April in London.

Nuance improves Prestwick duty free store after contract extension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. The retailer has begun an ambitious redevelopment of its duty free store at Glasgow Prestwick Airport following a contract extension beyond 2020.

ARI-North America honoured for Montréal-Trudeau store design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

CANADA. Aer Rianta International-North America has been honoured with a leading Quebec design award for its Montréal-Trudeau Airport store.

Westfield announces first retail and F&B destinations in LAX T1 overhaul

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/15

USA. Four new retail shops, a spa and a rock-inspired restaurant mark the first stage of a US$508 million transformation of Los Angeles International Airport T1.

Ambitious Detail Design plots expansion in airport retail and F&B sector

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

SWITZERLAND. Design and architecture firm Detail Design marks its 15th anniversary and reveals ambitions to grow in the airport retail market.

Helsinki Airport unveils new-look luggage hall inspired by nature

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

FINLAND. Helsinki Airport has teamed up with Finnish interior designer and sculptor Stefan Lindfors to redesign its luggage lobby Exit 2B, inspired by Finnish nature.

Portland focuses on the connected passenger at CNN Traveller Café

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

UAE. Portland Design outlines its role in creating the CNN Traveller café project at Abu Dhabi International Airport, which aims to keep travellers connected.

CPI completes concession planning project for Keflavik International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

ICELAND. Concession planning specialist CPI has completed a project to plan the new commercial spaces and help select concessionaires at Keflavik International.

SSP appoints Paul Heflin to North America design and construction role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

NORTH AMERICA. Experienced architect Heflin becomes Vice President of Design and Construction in another senior appointment for SSP's regional team.

Capture collaborates with LS travel retail on Aelia global rebrand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FRANCE/UK. The agency worked with the retailer to design and implement its new branding and store concept being tested at Marseille Provence Airport.

Ferry operator Færgen targets Swedish shoppers with store upgrade

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

DENMARK. The company hopes to convince customers to sail the Ystad to Rønne route instead of travelling to Germany to avoid high domestic prices.

William Grant & Sons celebrate POPAI Best Shop in Shop Award in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/11/14

William Grant & Sons, along with Hans Just, Scandlines and HRG, gathered at the TFWA World Exhibition to celebrate the award for the Glenfiddich Whisky Corner.

Design consultancy Portland promotes Keeley Lascelles to Associate role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

UK. Leading design consultancy Portland has promoted Senior Designer Keeley Lascelles to Associate, a management position at the company.

Plaza Premium Lounge opens Al Reem Lounge at Abu Dhabi International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

UAE. Plaza Premium Lounge has unveiled the newly renovated Al Reem Lounge – redesigned with local touches – at Abu Dhabi International Airport Terminal 1.

Scandlines Bordershop whisky retail concept wins gold at POPAI Awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/14

UK. The Scandlines Bordershop Glenfiddich Whisky Corner, created by HRG for William Grant & Sons, was named Best Shop in Shop at the annual awards.

London Gatwick aims for global award with two-runway airport design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

UK. Plans for the airport’s new design should a second runway be approved have been shortlisted for a prize at the World Architecture Festival.

Jordan Design appointed by Butterfly Twists to develop new POS displays

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

Global travel retail design agency Jordan Design has produced a new range of lightweight, multi-functional POS displays for the women’s folding footwear brand.

Dufry Brasil unveils JHP-designed Arrivals store at Guarulhos T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

BRAZIL. The collaboration between Dufry and JHP has resulted in “a stimulating experience that blends glamour with great prices, commodities with luxury products”.

CDF redefines travel retail with extraordinary Haitang Bay opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report China - 01/09/14

CHINA. China Duty Free has marked the opening of CDF Mall, the centrepiece of the extraordinary CITS Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Complex. UPDATED.

EDA Australasia strikes up partnership with Coty Travel Retail Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/14

ASIA PACIFIC. EDA Australasia further extends its 15-year partnership with Coty Australia by undertaking a range of new projects for Coty Travel Retail Asia Pacific.

Lightfoot Asia celebrates opening of new office space in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

SINGAPORE. The specialist travel retail marketing and design agency is gearing up for the next chapter of growth with its brand new space at 54 Kandahar Street.

DFS unveils first of six videos in premiere of Fall/Winter 2014 campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. Inspired by the travel journal, the campaign takes consumers on a multimedia journey of iconic T Galleria destinations, starting with Hong Kong.

Portland appoints Isabella Leone as new Head of Developments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

UK. Design consultancy Portland continues to strengthen its team with the appointment of Isabella Leone as its new Head of Developments.

Qantas refreshes entertainment offer with launch of QView with oOh! Media

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

AUSTRALIA. Qantas has partnered oOh! Media to launch QView, a 360 degree digital signage and content solution at Qantas Clubs and Lounges in Australia.

Bahrain Duty Free enhances retail with upgraded Shop & Collect facility

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/14

BAHRAIN. The newly upgraded system has reduced shipment processing time, and allows for better communication with the customer during the process.

DFS campaign wins prestigious visual merchandising award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/14

HONG KONG. The Asia Unfolds seasonal campaign has taken the Grand Prize in VMSD magazine’s 2014 International Visual Competition.

Chinese supermodel Du Juan to star in T Galleria by DFS FW2014 campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

INTERNATIONAL. Inspired by the travel journal, the Fall/Winter 2014 campaign will feature a six-part video series starring international Chinese supermodel Du Juan.

Changi Airport Group updates free travel app with new destinations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

SINGAPORE. The newly enhanced Weekend Escapades app features new travel tips on 52 nearby destinations – one getaway for every weekend of the year.

HMSHost imagines the future of airport dining with new innovation lab

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

HMSHost's new imagineIT ‘airport terminal’ innovation lab enables the company to explore the latest technological possibilities for its restaurants and travel offerings.

Video: Changi Airport Group offers preview of new Terminal 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

SINGAPORE. The preview of the new Changi T4 features the terminal's commercial areas, including the airport's first walk-through duty free store.

Edinburgh Airport embarks on golfing drive with new mobile retail unit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/14

UK. The airport is preparing for the Ryder Cup in September with a mobile unit, the first of its kind, featuring a range of luxury golf-related products.

Concourse Display Management aids Dufry in Malpensa T1 makeover

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/14

ITALY. The travel retail project manager has provided a new premium look for Dufry’s multi-category store as part of the terminal’s wider retail upgrade.

Umdasch wins RLI Award for work on Hamad International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/06/14

UK. Umdasch Shopfitting has won the Interior Excellence Award at the 2014 Global RLI Awards for its work on Hamad International Airport’s South Terminal.

EDA Australasia appoints John Kerby as new Chief Operating Officer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/14

AUSTRALIA. The POS and retail merchandising company has named John Kerby, who hails from the manufacturing sector, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

CBX and IDFS complete initial phases of Casablanca renovation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/14

MOROCCO. IDFS has embarked on an ambitious renovation of its Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport stores, in partnership with CBX.

GrizForm designs new Legal Sea Foods location at Reagan National

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/14

USA. The architecture firm’s first airport project - a 5,560sq ft bi-level space for the seafood restaurant chain - was inspired by the golden age of business travel.

Novo IVC to unveil new iOS version of SkyPOS software at ARC 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14

Novo IVC will be unveiling and demonstrating a new Apple iOS version of its SkyPOS onboard point of sale solution at the Airline Retail Conference 2014.

Changi Airport Group unveils plans to grow Singapore’s cruise industry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/05/14

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group is partnering Singapore Tourism Board and Princess Cruises in a new fly-cruise initiative to grow the local cruise industry.

Finavia spotlights Finnish nature and design with Helsinki Airport exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

FINLAND. The Luonnos exhibition features works by 12 Finnish contemporary designers inspired by the landscapes, colours, sounds and materials of Lapland.

DFS launches Loyal T programme as T Galleria lands in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

SINGAPORE. DFS today launched a new global luxury rewards programme – Loyal T – as it celebrated the roll-out of its ‘T Galleria by DFS’ concept in Singapore.

Politicians question Mactan Cebu Airport privatisation delay, reports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/14

PHILIPPINES. The country's House of Representatives majority leader has urged progress as the government considers its response to a challenge to the highest bid.

Umdasch creates new division for luxury and travel retail projects

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/14

The Austrian shopfitting company has reorganised its business under four arms, one of which is dedicated exclusively to high-end and travel retail.

South Korea to develop 'Dream Island' tourist attraction close to Incheon

Source: The Korea Herald; ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/14

SOUTH KOREA. A new tourism hub called ‘Dream Island’ will soon be built on Yeongjong Island close to Incheon city, ten minutes from the Korean gateway.

The Design Solution wins contest for Abu Dhabi International design contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

UAE. UK firm The Design Solution wins a two-way shoot-out for the contract to design the commercial facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport’s Midfield Terminal.

Shanghai’s cruise industry to welcome opening of duty free stores

Source: Shanghai Daily; The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

CHINA. New duty free stores are being planned for the international cruise terminals in Shanghai’s Hongkou and Baoshan districts, reports Shanghai Daily.

Avinor appoints Portland for Stavanger Airport expansion project

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

NORWAY. The UK agency will assist the Norwegian airport group in a long-term expansion at Stavanger as well as a series of ‘quick-hit’ interventions.

Auckland Airport seeking design team for new integrated terminal building

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/12/13

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland Airport has begun an international search for a design team for its new integrated terminal, which will handle up to 40 million passengers.