Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 17 April 2014

FASHION, LEATHER AND ACCESSORIES

Cross aims to deliver diversification in travel retail with leather line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/14

Writing instruments group Cross is plotting growth in its leather and accessories business through a partnership with leather manufacturer Torero Corp.

Copenhagen Airport set to open first B&O Play store in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airport is to open the first airport store dedicated to Bang & Olufsen’s B&O Play brand, as well as extending its luxury portfolio.

Luxury goods brand Bally names Pablo Coppola as Design Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

Swiss luxury label Bally has appointed Pablo Coppola to head design; in other news, Tommaso Beretta joins as Travel Retail Sales Specialist.

Porsche Design announces Chester Bennington capsule collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/14

Porsche Design has teamed up with Chester Bennington, lead vocalist for Linkin Park, to create a menswear capsule collection launching in June 2014.

Zippo ready to open first US full-line retail stores in Las Vegas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/14

Zippo will introduce its full range of lighter products, apparel, fragrances and leather goods at Luxor Hotel & Casino and MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Furla opens at Nice Côte D’Azur Airport with Aelia Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

Furla continues its travel retail expansion with the opening of a new personalised space at Nice Airport Terminal 1 in partnership with Aelia Duty Free.

Aer Lingus renews inflight retail offer with Boutique launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

IRELAND. The airline has rebranded its inflight offer and added 80 new products to the Boutique range, including several from Irish suppliers.

Heinemann enters Asian cruise market with launch of Ocean Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

SINGAPORE. Heinemann Asia Pacific has partnered with Singapore Cruise Centre to open two stores at the rapidly growing Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal.

Aigner launches Facebook contest ahead of 50th anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Leathergoods brand Aigner is looking for stories about the brand for its 50th anniversary book out next year, which will feature winning submissions.

Puig celebrates centenary in high style with Puig Tower inauguration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Fashion and fragrance house Puig aims high for the future – and celebrates 100 years of success – with the inauguration of Puig Tower in Barcelona.

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.

Furla grows cruise retail presence with space on Silja Serenade

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

Furla has expanded its cruise ship presence through distributor SKYlink with the addition of a new 10sq m space in the Tax Free Superstore on Silja Serenade.

Aelia España captures Spanish airport fashion & accessories concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

SPAIN. The LS travel retail subsidiary has won five fashion tenders covering 2,200sq m of retail space at Madrid Barajas, Barcelona, Malaga and Valencia airports.

Washington airports’ leasing drive continues with new brands named

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

USA. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has named 20 new retail and food & beverage brands that it will add to Reagan and Dulles airports.

DFS launches Loyal T programme as T Galleria lands in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

SINGAPORE. DFS today launched a new global luxury rewards programme – Loyal T – as it celebrated the roll-out of its ‘T Galleria by DFS’ concept in Singapore.

Buckley Jewellery set to make first Baselworld 2014 appearance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/03/14

UK-based Buckley Jewellery's Attwood & Sawyer, Buckley London and Bouton brands will debut at Baselworld 2014, which opens its doors on 27 March.

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.

Ice-Glow watches light up the night with glowing band

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

A new collection of pastel-hued watches from Ice-Watch feature a glow-in-the-dark silicone wristband that uses sunlight to emit a glow after dark.

Tyko Travel Retail appoints Janice Smith as European Sales Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

Smith will be responsible for developing current European accounts and securing new inflight opportunities for Tyko’s top brands, including breo and Hippie Chic.

Ice-Watch acquires luxury watch brand Patton for undisclosed sum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

Belgian company Ice Group announces the acquisition of luxury watch brand Patton Watches at a press conference ahead of Baselworld in Switzerland.

Porsche Design Group reports +10% sales increase in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

Strong sales in luxury smartphones, bags and accessories - as well as new store openings in Europe, the Americas and Asia - drove growth last year.

LS travel retail China unveils 13 fashion stores at Shenzhen Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

CHINA. In a major boost to its luxury fashion credentials in China, LS travel retail has opened 13 fashion boutiques at Shenzhen Bao’an Airport’s new terminal.

Michael Kors and Valiram open Singapore Changi Terminal 3 store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

SINGAPORE. Michael Kors last month opened its largest airport store yet, at Singapore Changi Terminal 3, in partnership with The Valiram Group.

Emporio Armani opens latest boutique at Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/14

CHINA. Fashion brand Emporio Armani has opened a new boutique at Shenzhen Airport Terminal 3 as part of an expansion of retail operations at the location.

Lotte Duty Free to open Tory Burch store at Guam's A.B. Won Pat Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/14

GUAM. US lifestyle brand Tory Burch and Lotte Duty Free are set to open a store dedicated to the brand at A.B. Won Pat International Airport in Guam this month.

Victoria’s Secret to open Adelaide Airport store with LS travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/14

The leading lingerie retailer will open its first Beauty and Accessories store at Adelaide Airport at the end of March with LS travel retail Pacific.

Actium displays brand-related art at the Duty Free Show of the Americas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/14

The Miami-based luxury goods distributor, which marks its 10th anniversary in 2014, has set up an art gallery at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas this week.

Desigual to present For Everybody accessories collection in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

Spanish fashion brand Desigual is poised to present its new accessories collection in Orlando next week. The Summer 2014 range features scarves, bags and purses.

lola&grace gains in travel retail, makes Americas show debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

Swarovski Group's fashion jewellery brand announces airport and airline retail listings as well as its first-ever appearance at Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Pandora appoints David Butler as In-Flight Sales Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

The travel retail arm of the Danish jewellery supplier has announced the appointment of David Butler as its new In-Flight Sales Director, effective 1 April.

Etam reveals preliminary plans for travel retail expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/14

The French lingerie brand is recruiting a travel retail team and tailoring its offer in preparation for a full launch into European and Asian travel retail markets.

Global Retailer to open branded stores at São Paulo Guarulhos T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/14

BRAZIL. Specialist travel retailer Global Retailer is to open two stores, for Ducati and National Geographic, at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport T3.

GRU Airport and Dufry reveal luxury line-up for São Paulo T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/14

BRAZIL. GRU Airport has confirmed the 15 brands that will take their place in a new dedicated luxury retail zone, GRU Avenue, to open in May.

Furla focuses on colours and materials in Autumn Winter 2014/2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/14

Furla will present the new collection - featuring fewer styles but more colour and material options - to buyers at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Nuance-Watson set to open first Fossil concept store in Asia travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/14

SINGAPORE. Nuance-Watson Singapore’s upcoming Fossil accessories concept store at Changi Airport T2, opening in June, will be the first of its kind in Asian airports.

Tumi debuts new collection and digital platform at Heathrow T5 pop-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/14

The luggage and accessories brand unveils its new Alpha 2 collection and Tumi Digital Concierge platform at the pop-up, which runs until May.

Desigual set to open at São Paulo Guarulhos Airport Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

Fashion brand Desigual’s expansion in Latin American travel retail will continue this summer with a store at the new São Paulo Guarulhos Airport Terminal 3.

LVMH announces new partnership with designer Marco de Vincenzo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/14

The decision to develop the Marco de Vincenzo brand underlines LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s ongoing support of young designers.

Ice-Watch sharpens focus on airports as travel retail surges in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

With sales volumes in travel retail up +48% in 2013 and a strong presence in the inflight channel, Ice-Watch will further intensify its focus on airports this year.

Safilo Group announces travel retail appointments in Americas and EMEA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

Italian eyewear company Safilo says appointments will help drive business in the travel retail channel and build partnerships in the Americas and EMEA regions.

Valiram Group brings Victoria’s Secret to Australian domestic market

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

AUSTRALIA. The retailer and lingerie-to-beauty brand will extend their cooperation beyond Australia's airports, marking the brand's domestic debut.

Tumi partners with Cloud7 to unleash canine travel gear

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/14

The Cloud7 for Tumi Collection, featuring four accessories designed for dogs, is available at airports in Germany and Portugal and Tumi high street stores.

Uniqlo expands Singapore footprint with Changi Airport opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/14

SINGAPORE. The 3,900sq ft store in Terminal 1 is the Japanese casual wear brand’s 16th store in Singapore, and its first in the world airside at an airport.

Travel retail expansion helps drive Furla revenue growth in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/14

Furla reported a +37% year-on-year increase in travel retail turnover for fiscal year 2013, driven in part by its increased presence in airports over recent years.

Toni & Guy reveals plans to expand global travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/14

Unilever International hair care brand Toni & Guy says it plans to expand its travel retail business through partners such as The Nuance Group and Dufry.

Luxottica Travel Retail and Nuance reach for the Stars in Europe

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/14

Luxottica Travel Retail has reported a strong increase in sales through Nuance since the launch of its Stars programme with the retailer in October 2012.

Montegrappa extends NeroUno offering with leathergoods range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

Italian writing instruments and luxury goods company announces a new range of leathergoods to complement existing watches, cufflinks and pens.

Nuance-Watson (Singapore) captures Changi T2 concession with Fossil

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

SINGAPORE. Nuance-Watson (Singapore) has captured the latest speciality/brand name shop concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2.

Rotary launches Avenger range of watches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

UK luxury watch company unveils five new watches created from archive 1970 Rotary model for its latest collection, which is priced under £200.