Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 25 April 2015


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.

Heathrow reveals upgraded retail offer at new-look Terminal 5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport today opened its refurbished Terminal 5, featuring brands such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Rolex and Fortnum & Mason.

Changi Airport Group reveals four winners for T1 speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

SINGAPORE. Luxury Ventures, Pure Gold Jewellers, Bengawan Solo and LianBee Jeco have captured the latest speciality concessions at Changi Airport T1.

Tyko focuses on simplifying selection process for airline buyers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Aiming to become a key strategic partner for airlines, Tyko Travel Retail has created a specialised proposal sheet highlighting bestsellers and ‘must have’ items.

Incheon Airport hits US$2 billion world record duty free sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

SOUTH KOREA. With its mega duty free tender just 25 days from closing, Incheon International Airport announces annual duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014.

Changi Airport tenders key T1 watch concession and T2 luxury stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/12/14

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has issued a tender for its key watch concession at Singapore Changi Airport T1 and for seven luxury goods stores in T2.

DFS Group to enter Cambodia with spectacular T Galleria in Siem Reap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

CAMBODIA. DFS unveils highly ambitious plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, near the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016.

Flo Accessories targets gifting season with new, exclusive beauty sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

Flo Accessories has teamed up with World Duty Free Group to launch male and female travel retail exclusive beauty sets for the holiday season.

San Jude Travel Retail secures inflight listings for new Fierro jewellery line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

The Dubai-based company’s new Fierro jewellery range is said to have received positive feedback and is now available on Swiss Air, Lufthansa and Aigle Azur.

Clogau sparkles at Japanese beauty pageant with Debutante collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, recently supported Miss UK at the “Miss International” Beauty Pageant in Japan.

Milan Malpensa revamp gathers pace with Piazza del Gusto opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

ITALY. SEA Milano continues its restyling of Milan Malpensa Airport’s commercial offer with a new 2,200sq m airside retail and F&B area in Terminal 1.

Clogau steps up innovation focus in landmark anniversary year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, continues to innovate with new product categories, merchandising and services.

Narita Airport reveals retail and F&B plans for new Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

JAPAN. Narita Airport has unveiled the detailed commercial plan for its low-cost Terminal 3, which opens in April 2015.

Picture Gallery: DFS Masters of Time

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

MACAU. The Moodie Report presents a photo gallery of DFS Group's Masters of Time, the world’s largest retail exhibition of fine watches, supported for the first time by a high-end jewellery selection.

Rotary Watches presents Chelsea FC with new squad watch for 2014/15

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Rotary Watches has presented all 12 of Chelsea FC’s new signings with a new squad watch from its Jura collection of Swiss made skeleton automatic watches.

DFS Group unveils sixth Masters of Time exhibition in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/12/14

MACAU. DFS this weekend launched its sixth annual Masters of Time, an event that it claims to be the world’s largest retail exhibition of fine watches.

Pandora recognises retail sales staff for excellence customer service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

In a first for travel retail, Pandora’s sales team at Cyprus Airports Duty Free has achieved a perfect score for the brand’s 2014 mystery shopping programme.

The Dreyfuss Group focuses on North America with new sales appointment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

Alastair Henderson has been named Regional Sales Manager North America, effective 1 October, as the region becomes an increasing focus for the company.

Jordan Design debuts jewellery display for Clogau in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Travel retail design agency Jordan Design revealed its latest rotating display for jeweller Clogau at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in October.

Montblanc marks Meisterstück's 90th year with anniversary collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/14

Montblanc is celebrating the 90th year of its iconic Meisterstück fountain pen with a new collection of leather goods, watches, jewellery and writing instruments.

Swarovski adds a sprinkle of Stardust with new bracelet launch in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14

Swarovski’s new Stardust Bracelet, which was presented at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, features a nylon fishnet tube filled with over 1,000 tiny crystals.

Wellington Global adds BeeBio Organic skincare brand to travel retail offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Australian-based Wellington Global, owner of jewellery brand Pica LéLa, has expanded its travel retail offer, following the acquisition of skincare brand BeeBio.

Aéroports de Paris unveils luxury fashion area at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FRANCE. The new fashion area, located in Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2E Hall K, showcases four key brands: Cartier, Chanel, Dior and Hermès.

Fossil launches Limited and Special Edition watches for the holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

For the upcoming holiday season, Fossil has created three Limited and Special Edition watches – one for men and two for women – to mark the company’s 30th year.

Toscow goes 'back to basics' with two new jewellery collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

Toscow has harnessed "the power of nature and the night’s sky" to create Paradise Garden and Cosmos, which were presented at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Bulgari Parfums showcases new products and luxury strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

Bulgari Parfums presented a number of new fragrances at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition, including the high-end, jewel-inspired Le Gemme collection.

€217 billion global luxury market growth slows in 2013, reports EY

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Last year was the first time since 2009 that growth in the global luxury market dipped below double digits according to the consulting firm.

Six new companies elected to TFWA Management Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Six new companies have been elected to serve on the TFWA Management Committee, which governs the activities of the association.