Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 28 January 2015


Paul & Shark celebrates opening of first Milanese showroom

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/15

Officially opened to correspond with the beginning of Milano Moda Uomo, the 1,000sq m showroom showcases the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015-16 collections.

Coccinelle presents new B14 Bag in Spring/Summer 2015 ad campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/15

The ad campaign for Coccinelle’s ‘It bag’ for SS15 stars American model Devon Windsor and was shot by New York-based fashion photographer Billy Kidd.

Victoria’s Secret makes Hungary debut at Budapest Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

HUNGARY. Heinemann Duty Free has opened a Victoria’s Secret shop at Budapest Airport Terminal 2A. It is the brand’s first boutique in Hungary.

WDFG opens Victoria’s Secret beauty and accessories store at Manchester

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

World Duty Free Group (WDFG) has opened a Victoria’s Secret beauty and accessories store at Manchester Airport Terminal 1.

Kipling names new Travel Retail Manager for EMEA and South America

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/15

BELGIUM. Kipling has strengthened its travel retail team with the appointment of Thomas Falcy as Travel Retail Manager EMEA and South America.

Paul & Shark names Daisy Petevis as Travel Retail Area Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

ITALY. The luxury sportswear company has appointed former Devanlay Lacoste Travel Retail Inflight Manager Daisy Petevis as Travel Retail Area Manager.

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.

Tumi introduces new outerwear collection with Pax Packable concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

Tumi's latest outerwear collection for men and women, aimed at people on the move, includes water-resistant jackets which fold away into a neck pillow.

Burberry posts strong quarter but expresses Asia travel retail caution

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. Luxury fashion house Burberry announces a strong quarter’s trading but strikes a wary note about Asian travel retail prospects in 2015.

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.

Dufry opens world's biggest Gap travel retail store at Málaga Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

SPAIN. Gap has made its debut in Spain with the opening of a 300sq m store at Málaga Airport – the brand’s biggest travel retail location – with Dufry.

Tyko Travel Retail sparkles inflight with L.A. Shimmer tattoos

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

Tyko has unveiled its latest fashion trend, L.A. Flash Shimmer Tattoos, as worn by Beyoncé. They will be available exclusively inflight from March.

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.

Tumi packs up for Hawaiian getaway this Spring/Summer 2015 season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/01/15

Tumi has launched its Hawaii-inspired Spring/Summer 2015 collection, juxtaposing bright colours with neutral tones such as Fossil and Coconut.

Cross plans to triple travel retail investment in 2015-16 financial year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Writing instruments and accessories brand Cross is set to increase its travel retail investment as it introduces a new leather accessories collection.

The Trinity Conversations: Hugo Boss Head of Travel Retail Jesper Gustafsson

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

In the latest instalment of our video series, Hugo Boss Global Head of Travel Retail Jesper Gustafsson talks to Andrew Carter about the brand’s ambitions in the channel.

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.

Zeades launches new leather accessories and jewellery collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Jewellery and leather accessories brand Zeades has launched its latest menswear collection and launched a new travel retail shop-in-shop in Cyprus.

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.

LS travel retail opens five speciality stores at Montréal-Trudeau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/12/14

CANADA. “We reaffirm our commitment to deliver a unique experience that truly embodies Montréal and Québec," says LS travel retail's Vadim Motlik.

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.

Rebirth of Bally continues with opening of London flagship store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/12/14

The Swiss luxury label’s recent introduction of a new corporate identity and design direction is boosted by the opening of its first flagship in over 20 years in London.

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.

Auckland Airport welcomes Saben pop-up at international terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

NEW ZEALAND. Saben has opened its first retail pop-up store at Auckland Airport, offering a range of handcrafted leather handbags and accessories.

Pinko extends travel retail presence with Milan Malpensa corner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

The Italian fashion brand has strengthened its travel retail presence by opening a 65sq m corner at Milan Malpensa Airport, the brand's fourth airport store.

Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister sign deal with Inter Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

Inter Parfums will create, produce and distribute new perfumes and fragrance-related products, including new men’s and women’s scents, for both brands.

Louis Vuitton opens first European airport store at Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/14

UK. The striking 301sq m store is the brand's second airport location worldwide and joins an extended luxury line-up at London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5.

Layam-Sakal Group captures latest retail concessions at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

ISRAEL. Layam-Sakal Group has won the concession to operate two new toy stores plus one children's fashion outlet at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport.

Paul & Shark secures listings on Tallink and Starboard Cruise services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

The Italian sportswear brand strengthens its association with sailing with a series of cruise ship openings following a positive week at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Gabs Franco Gabbrielli makes colourful Cannes debut with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

Italian bag company Gabs Franco Gabbrielli made its debut at the recent TFWA World Exhibition as it seeks to make progress in the travel retail channel.

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.

Furla partners with Harrods for Heathrow Terminal 5 pop-up store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

The 50sq m store – Furla's first pop-up in travel retail – was opened in partnership with Harrods on 28 November and showcases the brand's AW14 collection.

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.

Tumi's 40th travel retail store opens at LaGuardia with new CFX collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14

Tumi recently opened its 40th store in travel retail at LaGuardia Airport, featuring the brand's new CFX collection of soft carbon fibre travel bags and accessories.

Furla announces new creative partnership with Mario Testino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

The Italian leathergoods company has teamed up with the top photographer as part of a marketing strategy aimed at further international growth.

Boggi Milano suits up in shades of blue for Spring/Summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14

The Italian menswear retailer has launched its Spring/Summer 2015 Collection as it announces a string of new store openings in both travel retail and domestic markets.

Furla showcases AW14 collection at new Haikou Airport boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

Opened in October in partnership with DFS Group, the 48sq m store follows recent openings at Shenzhen, Chengdu and Haneda international airports.

Montblanc launches accessories collection for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The collaborative collection marries Samsung’s advanced S Pen technology with Montblanc’s latest writing instruments, the Pix Pen and e-Starwalker Pen.

Nice Airport calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

FRANCE. Nice tender process continues apace; the airport authority issues the duty free tender documents, and calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products.

Piquadro launches first web video campaign starring Matteo Marsaglia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The Italian alpine ski racer whose turn as "an unexpected kind of businessman" emphasises the reliability and adaptability of the brand’s Coleos backpack.

Kipling embraces Mediterranean theme for SS15 travel collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling unveiled its Mediterranean-inspired SS15 Walking on Sunshine travel collection at the TFWA World Exhibition in October.

Stockholm Arlanda extends boutique offer with Michael Kors opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

SWEDEN. Stockholm Arlanda Airport has opened a Michael Kors store in its newly revamped Terminal 5 as part of an expansion of the fashion offer.

Kipling strengthens travel retail team with two key appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling has appointed Salvatore Scalia as International Sales Manager and Olivier Bioul as Travel Retail Manager Asia Pacific.

The Trinity Conversations: Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

In the latest installment of our video series, Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa talks to Andrew Carter about the brand’s travel retail plans for the next 12 months.

Zippo opens third store in Las Vegas as casino investment pays off

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

Zippo has opened its third concept store on the Las Vegas strip, and it expects to have as many as six retail locations operating in the city by the end of 2015.

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.

Coccinelle set to launch new icon bag and SS2015 pre-collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Characterised by a gold metal triangle detail, the new B14 bag and the Spring/Summer 2015 pre-collection will hit Coccinelle's travel retail stores next week.

Auckland Airport bolsters fashion and beauty offer with new store openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

NEW ZEALAND. Several new retailers have set up shop at Auckland Airport’s international departure area, including Saben, OPI, lolaandgrace and G-Factory.

Qatar Duty Free opens two new Armani boutiques in fashion first

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

DOHA. Hamad Airport welcomes the first Giorgio Armani airport boutique in the Middle East and the first Armani Junior airport boutique in the world.