Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 17 April 2014


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.

JHP wins ‘Store Design of the Year’ for Shinsegae Department Store project

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/13

UK. The London-based design consultancy was honoured at the World Retail Awards for its work on the 12-storey store in South Korea.

The Design Solution reveals commercial vision for Rome Fiumicino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/11/13

ITALY. The Design Solution has unveiled its vision for Rome Fiumicino Airport, which aims to transform the experience for over 15 million passengers by 2016.

Designers duel as Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Complex plan takes shape

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/13

UAE. As two renowned design groups battle for the commercial design contract at the Midfield Terminal Complex, all duty free options remain open.

Aalborg Airport opens walk-through store amid major expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/13

DENMARK. Aalborg Airport has opened a new 550sq m walk-through duty free store as part of a major expansion, with the aid of The Design Solution.

London Gatwick launches redesigned and responsive website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13

UK. Gatwick’s new-look website includes new features and airport guides and is optimised for all screen resolutions and devices.

Duty free shopping complex tendered for Goa cruise port

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/08/13

INDIA. Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has issued a tender for a duty free shop to serve cruise passengers arriving in Goa, The Moodie Report can confirm.

DFS unveils new branding and offer for Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/07/13

HONG KONG. DFS has unveiled new branding for the location as the development of its core category concessions nears completion.

Bacardi Global Travel Retail scoops awards for Bombay Sapphire Electro

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/06/13

The drinks group has won two design awards in recent months for the Electro travel retail exclusive gift pack, which features innovative lighting technology.

Mineta San José International Airport launches free smartphone app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/05/13

US. The new app from FlySmart offers real-time flight notifications and airport information, as well as listings for concessions, for iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry users.

DFS takes shoppers on Passage to Paradise with global campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/13

INTERNATIONAL. DFS Group transforms its Gallerias around the world as it embarks on a vivid global campaign for Spring/Summer 2013.

Westfield and United Airlines reveal new commercial offer at Houston

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/13

USA. The United Airlines-dedicated Terminal B South Concourse opens this month at Houston Intercontinental, with 17 F&B and retail outlets.

Langkawi Airport makeover expected to generate almost US$2.5 million

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/13

MALAYSIA. The newly revamped Langkawi International Airport has undergone a +5% increase in commercial space and is enhanced with new concepts and brands.

LAX opens first phase of New Tom Bradley International Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/13

US. Los Angeles World Airports unveils the north concourse and three gates of the New Tom Bradley International Terminal, part of a US$1.5 billion project.

Brisbane Airport unveils RFP plans for bold food & beverage offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/13

AUSTRALIA. Brisbane Airport Corporation unveils its food & beverage RFP plans through The Moodie Report's sister title, The Foodie Report.

The Design Solution wins 100th airport contract with Aberdeen deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/13

INTERNATIONAL. The Design Solution is to assist with the commercial transformation of Aberdeen Airport, the design company's 100th airport contract.

Delhi International Airport launches India’s first ‘Virtual Shopping Wall’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/13

INDIA. Delhi International Airport has partnered with HomeShop18, India’s leading virtual retailer, to launch the innovative retail platform.

San Francisco issues RFQ for retail concessions consultants

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/13

USA. Successful applicants will assist in the development of retail and F&B programmes, with particular focus on design and space optimisation.

Red-letter day as Shanghai Hongqiao unveils Luxury Brand Boulevard

Source: ©The Moodie Report China* - 27/01/13

CHINA. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has boosted its luxury credentials with the addition of six new boutiques to its stores in Terminal 2.

Airmall begins work on US$10 million upgrade plan for Pittsburgh Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/13

US. Airmall USA has launched the first phase of an overhaul of the entire concessions programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, beginning this month.

OTG opens walkthrough food hall at Minneapolis-St Paul Airport

Source: ©The Foodie Report* - 18/12/12

US. OTG Management this week opened a vast walkthrough food hall, said to be the first of its kind in the US, at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport.

The ZON Duty Free raises the bar with luxury Arrivals boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/12/12

MALAYSIA. The ZON Duty Free's new store, extended from 800sq ft to 3,000sq ft, features stunning dedicated space for four of the world’s leading spirits brands.

Stockholm Arlanda’s ‘Art on a Bag’ gallery spotlights Swedish design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/11/12

SWEDEN.The mobile gallery showcases a range of new shopping bag designs specially created by some of Sweden’s most prominent illustrators and artists.

New brand strategy unveiled for Umdasch Shopfitting division

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/12

AUSTRIA. Umdasch has announced a new brand strategy that will see its shopfitting division operate under the single brand label Umdasch Shopfitting from 2013.

Changi Airport unveils new version of iChangi app for iPad

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/12

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has updated its original iChangi app by releasing the new and improved iChangi HD application for the iPad. unveils new online sales concept for airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/12 introduces a new integrated sales concept designed to make inflight shopping more engaging for travellers and more profitable for airlines.

Plaza Premium Lounge unveils new airport lounge in Kuala Lumpur

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/09/12

MALAYSIA. Plaza Premium Lounge Management this week inaugurated what it hails as Malaysia’s largest commercial and pay-in lounge at KLIA.

Portland appoints Tom Edington as new senior designer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/12

Tom Edington joins design consultancy Portland as a senior designer, working as part of the Environments’ team led by Lewis Allen.

Áreas opens first airport lounge club in Ibiza with DJ David Guetta

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/12

SPAIN. Áreas has opened what it hails as the first airport lounge club in Ibiza, The F*** Me I’m Famous Lounge Club, by Cathy & David Guetta.

International Shoppes captures ten-year contract extension at JFK T8

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/12

US. The leading US duty free retailer extends its concession at New York JFK International Airport Terminal 8 by ten years, taking it to 2022.

Port of Los Angeles seeks master developer for waterfront retail project

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/12

US. Retail and commercial will be central to a Port of Los Angeles-led US$1.2 billion ‘LA Waterfront’ development programme over 30 acres in San Pedro.

The Design Solution takes lead role in Toronto Pearson Airport projects

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/07/12

CANADA. Greater Toronto Airports Authority and The Nuance Group North America each appoint The Design Solution for T1 and T3 redevelopments.

Fresh new look for Changi Airport Terminal 1 after S$500 million revamp

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/07/12

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group is to officially unveil its newly upgraded Terminal 1 – known as the ‘Grande Dame’ of Changi Airport – in a ceremony on 18 July.

'Poetry in motion' as Changi Airport unveils giant kinetic art sculpture

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/12

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport has unveiled a new art installation, titled Kinetic Rain, to mark the recent refurbishment of its oldest terminal, Terminal 1.

Bacardi launches iPad apps for Grey Goose and Bombay Sapphire

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/07/12

The new apps are pioneering initiatives designed to engage consumers by entertaining and informing them as part of their travel experience.

Billund Airport unveils new directly-operated walk-through store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/12

DENMARK. The Design Solution has instilled a strong Sense of Place and a Scandinavian aesthetic at the 700sq m store, operated by the Danish airport.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport releases integrated smartphone app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/12

UK. Liverpool John Lennon Airport has released ‘myLJLA’, which has been hailed as the world's first fully integrated airport smartphone app.

“Overwhelming response” to klia2 tender as new deadline nears

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/05/12

MALAYSIA. Over 1,000 companies have registered their interest in the ambitious programme of commercial tenders at Kuala Lumpur’s new “next generation hub”, klia2.

Umdasch unveils top speakers for 2012 retail forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/12

Umdasch Shop Academy announces the line-up for its Alpbach International Retail Forum, Stagecraft in Retailing III, held in Austria from 11 to 13 October 2012.

Network Rail completes £0.5 billion King’s Cross transformation

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 14/03/12

UK. The station operator has completed the new Western Concourse at London King’s Cross station, which now features a vastly improved retail and F&B offer.

London Southend Airport unveils new passenger terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/12

UK. London Southend Airport opened a new passenger terminal yesterday, with the travel retail offer managed in-house by airport owner Stobart Group.

'Merge online and offline' in stores of the future, hears Umdasch Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/12

UK. Stores of the future must merge online and offline experience to maximise retail sales, guests were told at the third Umdasch Shop Academy Forum.