Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 04 August 2015

WATCHES AND JEWELLERY

Rotary confirms new UK listings with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/15

Swiss watch brand Rotary is strengthening its UK travel retail presence with confirmed new listings at five airside locations with World Duty Free Group.

Dufry opens Swarovski shop-in-shop at Athens Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/15

GREECE. Dufry has installed a Swarovski island store within its perfumes & cosmetics section in the Extra Schengen area at Athens Airport.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

Dufry pops up in style with trio of new stores at RioGaleão Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

BRAZIL. Dufry unveils three adjacent pop-up stores at RioGaleão Airport Terminal 2, branded to MAC, Tommy Hilfiger and Watches & Accessories.

Hermès introduces second exclusive watch collection with DFS Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. DFS Group and Hermès will introduce the limited-edition Heure H Rose Tyrien collection of timepieces from 15 July.

Global first as Clé de Cartier collection debuts with T Galleria by DFS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. In a pioneering move, T Galleria by DFS has partnered with Cartier for an exclusive worldwide launch of the Clé de Cartier collection this summer.

Consumer interest for smartwatches highest in US, China and UK

Source: ©The Moodie Report; Digital Luxury Group - 11/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. The US, China and UK have been identified as the markets with the highest levels of consumer interest in the rapidly evolving smartwatch segment.

Grace brings royalty-inspired handmade jewellery to travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

Turkish handmade jewellery brand Grace is looking to push forward in travel retail following its debut at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore last month.

China encourages domestic consumption with import duty cuts

Source: NetEase; The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

CHINA. The government cut import tariffs on a number of luxury goods from 1 June and could reduce the 30% consumption tax to further encourage domestic spend.

Tampa awards 11 retail and F&B contracts; WDFG captures duty free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

USA. After the biggest commercial tender at Tampa International in over 40 years, the airport awards 11 retail and food & beverage concessions covering 65 outlets.

Scorpio Worldwide secures further listings for new TW Steel watch range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

Scorpio has confirmed further listings for TW Steel's Yamaha Factory Racing VR|46 Watch Collection since its launch in Singapore with the MotoGP competition.

Buckley London launches new bead bracelets and animal brooches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/15

The month of May saw Buckley London presenting several novelties at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition, as well as being named one of the UK’s leading SMEs.

Hong Kong International tenders luxury boutique spaces in T1 East Hall

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/15

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called tenders for two luxury boutiques in the Terminal 1 East Hall airside at Hong Kong International Airport.

Pandora offers a dreamy escape with new summer 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/15

The Danish jewellery brand draws inspiration from a tropical paradise with its new summer 2015 collection, ‘Dreamy Escape’, which rolls out in stores today.

Lulu dk shows off temporary jewellery tattoos in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

Lulu dk introduced its temporary, travel-friendly jewellery tattoos at this month’s TFWA Asia Pacific show. The designs last for around four to six days.

Scorpio Worldwide bags first listing for new TW Steel watch collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

Scorpio Worldwide has secured its first listing for TW Steel's Yamaha Factory Racing VR|46 Watch Collection, launched during the TFWA Asia Pacific last week.

The Moodie Report: A message to our valued industry partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. As The Moodie Report changes ownership, we carry an important message about invoicing and payment to our industry partners.

Budapest Airport calls for Expressions of Interest in SkyCourt retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/15

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from travel retailers in its forthcoming tender for outlets in the SkyCourt shopping centre.

Clogau Chairman signs up for City Three Peaks Challenge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/15

Action man Bill Roberts, Founder and Chairman of Welsh gold jewellery company Clogau, prepares to take part in historic charity abseil in London.

Clogau celebrates China milestone with third boutique opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

CHINA. On 30 April Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau opened its third stand-alone boutique in China, at the Mix City (MixC) Mall in the seaside city of Qingdao.

Hippie Chic sales set to grow on back of Tyko’s new social media strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

Tyko Travel Retail’s Hippie Chic brand is set to reap the benefits of the bohemian fashion trend and a new partnership to expand its social media reach in the US.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition May 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the digital, iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for May 2015, available in full – editorial and advertising.

For No Reason sets sights on travel retail as it marks Singapore debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/05/15

The Hong Kong-based jewellery brand will be presenting highlights from its nine collections at next week's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Changi Airport Group awards seven key luxury contracts in T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has awarded seven luxury brand name concessions at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2.

Glen Williams joins Premier Portfolio in key business development role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/15

Glen Williams, former Managing Director of Maxxium, will join Premier Portfolio International in the role of Business Development Director, effective 5 May.

Swarovski marks its 120th anniversary in glittering home-town style

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/15

Swarovski marks its 120th anniversary with a stunning celebration in Wattens, Austria, hosted by the Swarovski family and attended by partners & media.

Gassan Singapore captures Changi Airport Terminal 1 watches concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/04/15

SINGAPORE. Incumbent Gassan Singapore has captured the key watches concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1. The company will operate a three-year contract (with a two-year renewal option) from July. It beat competition from DFS Group and LS travel retail ASPAC to secure the concession.

Buckley London strengthens UK team with three new appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/15

Simone Filippi, Francesca Jones and Nina Jaynes join the UK jewellery company in varied roles as Buckley London continues its rapid global expansion.

Daniel Wellington to showcase Dapper range of watches in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/15

Swedish watch brand Daniel Wellington will make its debut at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next month with its recently launched unisex Dapper range.

Wellington Global to showcase Pica LéLa and BeeBio in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Wellington Global will be attending the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next month with its Pica LéLa jewellery and BeeBio organic skincare brands.

Tokyo Narita Airport opens low-cost Terminal 3: first photos

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

JAPAN. First photos of Tokyo Narita Airport’s new Terminal 3 reveal an innovative interior design where retail and food & beverage are at the fore.

Scorpio Worldwide to launch new TW Steel watch collection in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/15

Fronted by MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi, The Yamaha Factory Racing VR|46 Watch Collection will be a key launch at the TFWA Asia Pacific show.

Aeon Jewellery debuts at TFWA Asia Pacific with new Luxe London line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Set on growing its distribution network in Asia Pacific, the JCI Jewellery-owned brand is launching the new range in a bid to strengthen its higher price point offering.

Hong Kong International reveals new-look luxury retail zone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport has added ten new luxury brands to its Terminal 1 East Hall portfolio, including a number of firsts for the airport and region.

Desigual’s new collection encourages travellers to ‘Say Something Nice’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/15

Desigual will showcase its Spring/Summer 2015 women’s apparel and accessories collection ‘Say Something Nice’ at next week’s IAADFS show in Orlando.

Tyko’s Hippie Chic on track to sell one million units, says brand owner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Tyko Travel Retail has revealed that its Hippie Chic watch brand is on track to reach sales of one million units in the airline retail channel this year.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport issues jewellery & watches retail tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has launched an open call for tenders for jewellery & watches retail concessions at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.

Market turbulence fails to dampen demand for luxury watches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/15

INTERNATIONAL. The Asian appetite for luxury watches continues apace, fuelled by Chinese consumers, notes Digital Luxury Group in its 2015 WorldWatchReport.

OWL watches make duty free debut with Travel Retail Connections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/15

The UK watch label, whose designs are inspired by British heritage, is focusing on the duty free and travel retail market to grow the brand internationally.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free breaks billion Dirham barrier with +10.5% revenue rise

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/02/15

UAE. Beauty up strongly (40,000 litres of fragrance sold), overall sales up by +10.5%. 2014 was a banner year for Abu Dhabi Airport Duty Free.

Clogau expansion continues with Hong Kong debut at HK Cruise Plaza

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

HONG KONG. Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau continues to advance in Asia, via an opening at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, in partnership with HK Cruise Plaza.

Tasa Meng invigorates luxury offer at Taoyuan International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

TAIWAN. New Bobbi Brown and Kiehl’s outposts, as well as the first Victoria’s Secret and Tom Ford boutiques, boost Tasa Meng’s offer at Taoyuan International.

Qatar Duty Free opens Chopard boutique at Hamad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free has unveiled a Chopard boutique at Hamad International Airport, housing an upscale jewellery, watches and accessories range.

Tyko to unveil expanded Americas offering at the IAADFS show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

Tyko Travel Retail, along with partner WorldClassBrands, will present new watch and jewellery ranges at next month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Clogau adds silk and scent to Spring/Summer accessories collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/15

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau is exploring new opportunities within fragrance and fashion, via a scent called Cariad and four designer scarves.

Clogau poised for IAADFS debut as international expansion continues

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

Welsh gold brand Clogau is turning its attention to Americas travel retail, and will exhibit at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas for the first time next month.

Currency impact and geopolitics dampen DFS performance in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. The LVMH Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, has reported a +7% rise in revenues but a -3% dip in profits in 2014.

Rotary Watches celebrates the past with retro-inspired SS15 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15

Rotary has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2015 watch collection, comprising vintage designs from its archive that have been re-mastered with modern technology.

Richemont third-quarter sales hit by weak demand in Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. Richemont has posted third-quarter sales of €3.05 billion, with growth in Europe and the Americas offset by a significant decline in Asia Pacific.

Pure Gold Jewellers awarded Changi Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

UAE. Pure Gold Jewellers becomes the first Middle East jewellery company to operate a jewellery concession at Singapore Changi Airport.