Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 05 October 2015


DFASS launches Time Travel concept at Denver International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

USA. DFASS has opened a new watches, eyewear and fashion accessories store called Time Travel at Denver Airport, featuring a range of upscale brands.

Kansai Airport to debut Swatch Group’s Hour Passion boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

JAPAN. Opening Japan’s first Hour Passion watch boutique this week caps off a series of Terminal 1 retail additions for Kansai Airport.

Watch this space: Scorpio gets set for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/15

From 1940s vintage to super-modern Superdry, fashion is the focus for Scorpio Worldwide’s new watch lines.

London Stansted Airport reveals final brand line-up amid retail transformation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/09/15

UK. London Stansted Airport has unveiled details of the final retail phase of its £80 million transformation, with 18 new brands set to take their place in Departures.

Washington Dulles Airport unveils new luxury retail wing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/15

USA. Master developer MarketPlace Development and its retail partners have opened a new luxury wing at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Singapore Changi Airport invites offers for T2 multi-brand fashion concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport invites bids for a key T2 multi-brand fashion concession, calling it "a unique opportunity to offer a luxurious shopping experience".

World Duty Free Group opens specialty stores at Miami International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/09/15

USA. World Duty Free and local partner Master ConcessionAir add five branded stores at Miami Airport: MAC, Desigual, Coach, Tumi and Tous.

Longines reissues iconic chronograph as part of its Heritage collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/15

SWITZERLAND. Based on a single push-piece chronograph from the early 20th century, the timepiece features a transparent back to reveal Longines’ signature watch movement.

Swatch partners with Zürich Airport for live artwork installation and campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/15

SWITZERLAND. A Swatch pop-up store has been set up at the airport to run alongside the installation, which gives passengers the chance to create art.

LVMH signs up former Apple Music executive to head digital ‘ecosystem’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/15

FRANCE. Ian Rogers was previously Senior Director at Apple following the company's acquisition of Beats Music, where he was CEO.

Nuance claims global exclusive with Kairos smartwatch launch in Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/08/15

HONG KONG. The mechanical smartwatch is available for the first time in travel retail at Dufry-owned Nuance’s Sound & Vision stores at Hong Kong Airport.

Scorpio Worldwide updates Pierre Cardin jewellery for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

Scorpio says its revamped collection will present classic and contemporary designs and offer quality and value for money for travelling shoppers.

Rotary introduces a touch of the Pacific to its Swiss watches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

The Swiss watch brand has added a new Pacific range to its Rotary Aquaspeed collection in time for the 2015 TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes next month.

Dyrberg/Kern aims for the top as it takes new creations to Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/08/15

Intent on increasing its travel retail distribution, the Danish jewellery company will showcase new retro watch and bracelet sets at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Home run for Philip Stein, new luxury timepiece of the New York Yankees

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

The retail bases are loaded for the lifestyle brand, which is marking the partnership with a ‘Bronx Bomber'-inspired addition to its Prestige watch collection.

Tyko focuses on expansion for its inflight Hippie Chic brand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/08/15

Tyko Travel Retail will introduce its Spring/Summer 2016 Hippie Chic collection at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes as it eyes a key sales landmark.

Wellington Global eyes international growth for its key brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

The Australian company has secured airline listings for its BeeBio Manuka Honey and Bee Venom skincare lines and will highlight its Pica LéLa jewellery in Cannes.

Chow Tai Fook sparkles as one of Asia’s top influential brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/15

HONG KONG. Chow Tai Fook has been crowned the Top Influential Brand in the premium jewellery category in Brand Alliance’s 2015 Asia’s Top Influential Brands awards.

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.