Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 25 April 2014

Retail Promotions

Rémy Cointreau launches ‘Fly Me To…’ promotion at Asia hub airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

The promotion with DFS launches at Changi and Hong Kong International, inviting travellers to try cocktails based on Rémy Cointreau's portfolio.

Heinemann spotlights premium Mouton Cadet range in Changi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/04/14

Baron Philippe de Rothschild and Heinemann Asia Pacific have launched a promotion highlighting the Reserve Mouton Cadet range at Singapore Changi Airport.

Capi counts down to launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

The Galaxy S5, regarded as Samsung’s flagship smartphone, will be available together with Gear smartwatches at all Capi locations from 11 April.

DFS and Abu Dhabi Airports open major new fragrances boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

UAE. A fragrance line-up with a difference is now on offer to shoppers at Abu Dhabi International Airport following the formal opening of a major new DFS boutique.

Muscat Duty Free and Travelex launch joint promotion at Muscat Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

OMAN. Muscat Duty Free has teamed up with Travelex in a promotion at Muscat International Airport, where passengers can win prizes and shopping discounts.

Larnaka Airport partners launch ‘Trinity’ initiative to showcase Cyprus

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

CYPRUS. CTC-ARI, Cyprus Airports Food & Beverage and Hermes Airports are collaborating in a drive to showcase the island’s culture at Larnaka Airport.

Bombay Sapphire launches Holly Fulton gift pack at London Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Created in partnership with fashion designer Holly Fulton, the gift pack features a limited edition scarf and is now available at World Duty Free in Heathrow.

Dubai Duty Free partners Coty in exclusive Cavalli and CK launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Dubai Duty Free has partnered Coty Prestige to launch Exotica by Roberto Cavalli and Liquid Gold Euphoria by Calvin Klein exclusively at Dubai International.

Nuance in exclusive launch of Jack Daniel’s 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Jack Daniel’s 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey, currently exclusive to Asia Pacific duty free, is now available in Nuance Australia's airport stores in Sydney and Melbourne.

UnionPay extends cardholder benefits to duty free shoppers at 60 airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. UnionPay International has partnered leading duty free retailers in airports worldwide for its global cardholder preferential service programme.

Maui Jim brings ‘Aloha’ spirit to Gatwick South with pop-up promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

Maui Jim has partnered World Duty Free Group in a promotion at London Gatwick South with pop-up stores featuring the new PureAir collection and other models.

Puig and WDFG get the 212 VIP Rosé Party started in Barcelona

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

Puig and World Duty Free Group celebrate the launch of 212 VIP Rosé with unique in-store and concourse retailtainment at Barcelona-El Prat International Airport T1.

Lancôme celebrates International Women’s Day in Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

Last month L’Oréal Travel Retail Asia Pacific harnessed flower power to celebrate International Women’s Day – which falls on 8 March.

Russian Standard outlines travel retail priorities amid expansion drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

Russian Standard is investing in a series of activations for Zubrówka and increasing the visibility of Russian Standard Gold as part of a major drive in travel retail.

Singapore Changi Airport refreshes Changi Rewards programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

SINGAPORE. The revamped loyalty programme features three-tier membership, weekly air tickets giveaways and conversion of points to air miles.

Dubai Duty Free partners Calvin Klein in Harley-Davidson giveaway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/03/14

Gyedu Kenneth from Ghana has won a Harley-Davidson 338 motorcycle in the Scratch & Win promotion organised by Calvin Klein and Dubai Duty Free.

Lancôme showcases Absolue portfolio at Dubai International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/03/14

L’Oréal Travel Retail has hailed the success of a Lancôme Absolue promotion during Chinese New Year, at Dubai International Airport Concourse B.

Dubai Duty Free names winners in latest Dunhill and Vogue promotions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

Organised by Dubai Duty Free and British American Tobacco International, the promotion at Dubai International gave away trips for two to London and Paris.

Budapest Airport spotlights Hungarian brands in SkyCourt retail drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

HUNGARY. The promotional campaigns for 2014 build on the success of last year’s promotions with Heinemann Duty Free, which saw sales increases of over +250%.

Duty Free City launches consumer campaign ahead of May store opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/14

USA. Duty Free City is targeting a May opening for its 14,000sq ft land border store in San Ysidro, and has launched a major advertising campaign for consumers.

Malaysia Airports races ahead with F1 Malaysia Grand Prix campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/14

MALAYSIA. The Grand Prix promotional campaign at Kuala Lumpur International Airport features F1 racing simulators and photo opportunities for travellers.

JCDecaux in high-profile brand activations at Miami International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

USA. JCDecaux North America is running two high-profile brand campaigns at Miami International with partner Pernod Ricard, for Absolut and Jameson.

ARI celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland and Cyprus stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International (ARI) marked last Monday’s St. Patrick’s Day with a series of activities across its stores, notably in Dublin and Larnaka.

Marlboro Premium Black makes Asian debut in Beijing and Shanghai airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/14

Philip Morris International Duty Free has launched Marlboro Premium Black, already available in the Middle East, exclusively in Beijing and Shanghai airports.

Dufry partners Russian Standard in ‘Authentic Russian Vodka Collection’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/14

The promotion, featuring some of Russia’s leading vodka brands including Russian Standard, has been launched in Dufry's Russian and Armenian airport stores.

Jameson celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with limited edition bottle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/14

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Europe celebrates St. Patrick's Day with the launch of a limited edition Jameson bottle and promotions at selected airports.

Pernod Ricard celebrates Plymouth Gin heritage at Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/03/14

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail's biggest activation to date at London Heathrow T5 is taking place this month for Plymouth Gin with World Duty Free Group.

Qatar Duty Free and Visa team up for FIFA World Cup Brazil promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14

DOHA. Qatar Duty Free is partnering Visa this month to offer two lucky passengers the chance to win a trip to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-finals.

WDFG honours William Grant & Sons' Charles Gordon at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14

World Duty Free Group held a Glenfiddich promotion at Glasgow Airport to celebrate the life of the late William Grant & Sons Life President Charles Gordon.

Waldemar Behn delivers high-profile ski promotion at Copenhagen

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/14

Gebr Heinemann’s main Tax Free shop at Copenhagen Airport is staging an exclusive promotion in partnership with Waldemar Behn during March.

Diageo GTME and World Duty Free drive Explorers’ Club initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

UK. Diageo Global Travel and Middle East and World Duty Free Group have opened a concept store at Heathrow T4 for Johnnie Walker Explorers’ Club Collection.

Giorgio Armani promotes Sì during Chinese New Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

The Sì animation, featuring traditional holiday red envelopes, took place in key hub airports including London Heathrow, Dubai and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Biotherm cocoons travellers with winter ski promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/14

Biotherm’s 2014 “Winter Cocoon” animation ran from January to late February in Oslo, Copenhagen, Brussels, Vienna, Zagreb and Hamburg airports.

Mondelez develops ‘next generation’ merchandising with Dufry in São Paulo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/14

As part of an upgrade of Dufry’s São Paulo Guarulhos Arrivals store, Mondelez World Travel Retail has deployed new Toblerone and Milka merchandising units.

Armani Crystal Edition sells for €4,250 at Dubai International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

A numbered Armani Crystal Edition feminine fragrance has been sold to a Russian couple at Dubai International Airport for €4,250.

Copenhagen Airports targets core consumers with loyalty programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airports is rolling out its CPH Advantage loyalty programme with what it says is a ground-breaking 'earn & burn' points scheme.

L’Oréal showcases Armani Privé collection at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

From 23 January to late February, L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail and Aelia showcased the former’s upscale Armani Privé fragrance collection at Paris CDG.

CTC-ARI sees sales uplift with week-long Valentine’s promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

CYPRUS. Sales of confectionery, wines and Champagnes at Cyprus Airports Duty Free Shops were boosted by a Valentine’s promotion at Larnaca International Airport.

Sydney Airport spreads the joy of love this Valentine’s Day

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/14

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a series of activities, including live entertainment and retail specials, at the T2 Domestic Terminal.

Condor Ferries launches digital product sampling stations onboard

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/14

UK. Ferry operator Condor Ferries this week launches a new initiative enabling passengers to ‘try before they buy’ using digital product sampling stations.

Żubrówka vodka rolls out European sampling programme with Dufry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/14

The Polish bison grass vodka brand, owned by Russian Standard, has rolled out activity at Dufry locations including Tenerife, Prague and Basel airports.

L’Oréal Luxe Asia Pacific unveils charity sets and gift-wrapping service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/14

L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail has joined forces with Hong Kong International Airport to celebrate Chinese New Year via a worthy CSR initiative.

Wonderful Pistachios cracks the Super Bowl with Stephan Colbert

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/14

Wonderful Pistachios is predicting a significant sales jump after its well received two-part Super Bowl commercial, starring Comedy Central’s Stephan Colbert.

Bahrain Duty Free offers US$100,000 prize in Fortune Airways campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/14

BAHRAIN. Customers will receive a prize draw ticket for every BHD50 (US$132.59) spent during the three-month promotion, with 150 prizes on offer.

BPI prepares to promote Elie Saab L’Eau Couture in Dubai

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/14

To celebrate the launch of new fragrance Elie Saab L’Eau Couture, Beauté Prestige International has created a special promotion for Dubai Duty Free.

Copenhagen Airport promotes Danish designers in Fashion Week campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/14

DENMARK. The airport’s activities around Copenhagen Fashion Week, from 28 January to 2 February, feature some of the country’s top fashion brands.

Incheon International readies for Chinese New Year promotions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

SOUTH KOREA. The airport’s retail brand Airstar Avenue will welcome the Year of the Horse by offering discounts and prepaid cards to Chinese travellers.

Schiphol reveals striking new look and offer at high-end Exquisite store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Airport Retail has inaugurated its new-look Exquisite store, dedicated to high-end spirits, wines and cigars, at Schiphol Airport Lounge 3.

Hendrick’s Marvellous Miniature Circus rolls into Changi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/14

The circus is in town: William Grant & Sons has launched the world’s first Hendrick’s Marvellous Miniature Circus in a quirky promotion with DFS Changi Airport.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free boosts retail offer with Scratch and Win promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/14

UAE. Abu Dhabi Duty Free is offering shoppers the chance to win instant prizes worth over AED 500,000 (US$136,125) with a new promotion launched last week.