Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 31 October 2014

WATCHES

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.

Rotary airline range soars in Middle East with new Emirates listing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/14

The Dreyfuss Group brand announces new airline and cruise listings, and expands at airports, as it continues to grow its travel retail presence.

Ice-Watch brings a touch of sweetness with new mini collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

Watch brand introduces the Ice-Sweety collection, with a new mini size of watch in a range of blue, green, pink and purple pastel hues.

Nuance launches Timebox watches and jewellery store at Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

SWITZERLAND. Nuance has leveraged its partnership with Zürich Airport to launch the fashion watches and jewellery concept ahead of a wider roll out.

Stroili's new Deluxe Watch acquires first travel retail listing on KLM

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/14

The flag carrier of the Netherlands will be promoting the Stroili Deluxe Watch throughout May, June and July with on-board video advertising.

Nuance reveals impressive retail offer at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

RUSSIA. Nuance has unveiled its new duty free and speciality stores in 3,200sq m of space at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. UPDATED with videos and podcast.

Capella Industries to unveil Lambretta Watches Summer 2014 collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/04/14

The men’s and women’s watch collections will launch at the TFWA Singapore show, with the Cesare collection paying tribute to Italian explorer Dr Cesare Battaglini.

The Dreyfuss Group takes the Queen’s Award for International Trade

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

The award, regarded as one of Britain’s “most coveted commercial prizes”, recognises the group’s strategy of international expansion over recent years.

Capella Industries grows travel retail team as business expands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/14

The maker of Lambretta watches announces two new appointments to its travel retail sales team as the company looks to grow its travel retail presence.

Hermès partners DFS in exclusive launch of Heure-H Rouge Casaque

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/14

The limited edition collection of red-strapped watches from Hermès is now available exclusively at DFS’s airport stores and downtown Gallerias.

Tyko Travel Retail takes charge of its business in the Asia Pacific market

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/14

Gearing up for next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition Tyko Travel Retail has announced that it will handle all new business in the region directly from the UK.

Chinese investment company acquires The Dreyfuss Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

The family-run Swiss watch business has been acquired by China Haidian Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed investor with two of the top four watch brands in China.

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.

Ice-Watch to grow Middle East presence with Chalhoub partnership

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

The watch company will work with luxury goods distributor company Chalhoub Inc to bring its colourful watches to new markets in the region, including the UAE and Qatar .

Chinese demand for luxury watches remains strong at Baselworld

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

A strong Chinese delegation made its presence felt at Baselworld 2014, with luxury brands keen to reach Chinese travellers at major hubs.

Travel Retail Solutions expands airline presence for Artisan Beads

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Specialist industry marketing and distribution company Travel Retail Solutions is expanding the presence of Artisan Beads in the airline business.

Chicago O'Hare & Westfield reveal transformed T5 retail and F&B offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.

Tag Heuer celebrates SFR40 million investment in manufacturing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

The LVMH-owned watch brand launched its year-long Art of Manufacturing celebrations and showcased its latest timepieces at Baselworld 2014.

Titan focuses on travel retail with new watch collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

Aiming to increase investment in travel retail, Titan will launch a new range of fashion watches for women during next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Chinese maintain luxury watch demand: World Watch Report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

Ahead of Baselworld 2014, the annual report by Digital Luxury Group shows that emerging markets continue to dominate the demand for luxury timepieces.