Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 25 January 2015


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

€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.

Braun concludes Cannes show with positive outlook for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Braun has reported a positive Cannes showing last week, where it conducted +30% more business meetings and shared its plans for 2015 with the trade press.

Tyko reports solid growth and reveals new watch range in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Tyko Travel Retail revealed in Cannes last week that it has recorded +75% growth year on year in ground store sales and +40% growth in its airline business.

Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta join 'next stage' for Heathrow Airport T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/14

UK. Heathrow Airport T5 will open a new luxury goods environment by Christmas, housing leading brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta.

Fine watches and jewellery to shine at sixth DFS Masters of Time in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

MACAU. The retailer will host its curated retail exhibition of luxury watches – and, for the first time, jewellery – at the T Galleria Macau by DFS from 6 December.

DFS boosted by airport operations but LVMH reports Asia slowdown

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, including DFS Group, posted organic revenue growth of +8% in the first nine months of the year.

World Duty Free Group reveals vibrant new retail arena at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

UK. “This new store has delivered the ‘wow factor’ and more choice than ever before for passengers," says Glasgow Airport Managing Director Amanda McMillan.

Lambretta Watches adds a touch of Christmas to TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

The new Cielo collection is inspired by traditional Italian Christmas decorations while the Mugello Collection offers modern versions of 1960s racing chronographs.

'The best in the UK': WDF store wins Stansted Airport plaudits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

UK. “Our best execution ever.” "A massive milestone." “Our most commercial layout ever.” “The biggest and the best.” WDF Group opens a breakthrough, walk-through store at Stansted.

JR/Duty Free extends Perth Airport offer with luxury watch boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

AUSTRALIA. JR/Duty Free has opened its latest JR/Watch Co luxury boutique at Perth Airport’s International Terminal 1, alongside its redesigned Departures store.

Scorpio Worldwide strengthens watches portfolio in time for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

Scorpio Worldwide will unveil new looks and new lines, including inflight exclusives, for its leading watch collections during the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

Zürich Airport unveils spectacular US$1.1 billion 'The Circle’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/14

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport has unveiled the plans for its spectacularly ambitious commercial project, ‘The Circle’, which is set to open in 2018.

Cerruti 1881 charts global expansion as it readies for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/14

The Italian fashion label has exhibited at the TFWA Cannes show since 1995, and continues to increase its presence in airports and on board airlines.

Braun launches first Braun Time watch collection in two years

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/14

The 2014 Braun Watches collection keeps in line with the brand’s clean, minimalist aesthetic and has been carefully curated both in terms of design and product range.

Rotary Watches counts down to Cannes to unveil new timepieces

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/08/14

The Swiss watch brand will launch a new range of ladies' watches, extend its ‘Les Originales’ Jura line and highlight a new high performance quartz complication.

Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Ice-Watch targets ‘back to school’ shoppers with new Ice-Glam Forest

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/14

The newly introduced Ice-Glam Forest is available in two sizes and four autumn colours, with a yellow gold bezel adding a glamorous touch to the watches.

Dreamstore 2014: How the brands rate the world's top travel retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. DFS, Nuance, Dubai Duty Free, King Power (Thailand) and Schiphol Airport Retail earned the major plaudits in this year's 'Dreamstore' survey conducted by The Moodie Report.

Maurice Lacroix welcomes Jang Dong Gun as new brand ambassador

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/07/14

South Korean actor and musician Jang Dong Gu has been named Maurice Lacroix’s new brand ambassador as the brand seeks to expand in Asia.

Nuance adds a touch of luxury to Heathrow T2 with Bulgari boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

Nuance has opened a new Bulgari boutique at Heathrow Airport’s T2, designed to be reminiscent of the brand’s celebrated Via Condotti location in Rome.

Hong Kong International Airport boosts luxury line-up with ten new brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has revealed ten new luxury brands that will open at Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1 by the end of 2014, with a number of them already in place. The list includes Balenciaga, Blancpain, Bulgari, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Jaeger Le Coultre, Miu Miu, Moncler, Chanel and Tory Burch.

Heinemann Duty Free opens striking walk-through store at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/14

AUSTRIA. Gebr Heinemann has opened what it says is Austria’s biggest duty free shop in the airside Plaza at Vienna Airport after a major refurbishment.

Chanel opens new two-storey boutique at Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14

HONG KONG. Chanel has opened its new 4,500sq ft, two-storey boutique at Hong Kong International Airport, which carries watches, jewellery and ready-to-wear.

DFS creates major exhibition in Macau to mark Jaquet Droz anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/14

MACAU. Luxury travel retailer DFS is hosting a major exhibition of Jaquet Droz timepieces at T Galleria Macau, to mark the brand's 275th anniversary.

Nuance reveals vibrant retail environment at Toronto Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

CANADA. Nuance has unveiled one of the most striking new airport retail environments in North America, at Toronto International Airport Terminal 1.

Clogau eyes category diversification and strengthens airport presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau is exploring new opportunities within fragrance and fashion, and expanding its presence in Asia, and the airport channel.

The Harrods Fine Watch Room makes airport debut at Heathrow T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/14

UK. Harrods has opened a 1,700sq ft Fine Watch Room in the departures lounge at Heathrow Terminal 2, which officially opened on 4 June.

Emirates Airline and Roger Dubuis partner for charity initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/14

UAE. Luxury watchmaker Roger Dubuis and Emirates Airline will hold a silent auction of an exclusive timepiece to raise money for the Emirates Airline Foundation.

Dufry CEO hails Nuance acquisition as a global powerhouse is born

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry CEO Julián Díaz talks about the impact of the Nuance acquisition, the integration plan and the company's ambitions for category growth.

Jacques Lemans launches Kevin Costner watch collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/14

The Austrian watchmaker has leveraged its partnership with the Oscar-winning actor and producer to launch the collection in global domestic and travel markets.

The Chalhoub Group 'white paper' reveals GCC luxury spend drivers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/14

MIDDLE EAST. A major report from luxury goods distributor and travel retailer Chalhoub identifies key trends that shape Gulf consumers’ spending habits.

Ice-Watch gains debut listing onboard Brussels Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

The carrier's crew are set to become brand ambassadors for the Belgian company, following Ice-Watch's debut listing onboard Brussels Airlines.

Swiss Riviera Brands to showcase Whitehouse at ASUTIL

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

LATIN AMERICA.Swiss Riviera Brands will showcase Whitehouse Travel Retail's portfolio at the ASUTIL conference in Mexico City next week.