Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 03 September 2015


Desigual partners with Nuance to open its first travel retail outlets in India

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

Two new corners, at Mumbai Chatrapati Shivaji International and Bangalore Kempegowda International airports, underpin the brand's push into India.

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.

Shinsegae Duty Free to relocate flagship Busan store & open Incheon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/08/15

SOUTH KOREA. Momentous days for Shinsegae Duty Free as it prepares a stunning new location in Busan and begins its new Incheon Airport concessions.

ARI seeks senior buying managers amid global corporate restructure

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International has launched a recruitment drive for global category managers, advertising the opportunities through The Moodie Report.

Paris Hilton brand poised to make debut in global travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/15

The Paris Hilton brand will be represented in travel retail by Unique Luxury Goods in the western hemisphere and International Brands Group (IBG) globally.

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.

Tommy Hilfiger serves an ace with tennis icon Rafael Nadal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

USA. The brand’s Founder Tommy Hilfiger says: “Rafael embodies an effortless sense of style that exemplifies and reflects our brand spirit – he’s confident, fun and cool.”

Furla affirms its Italian origins with Spring/Summer2016 Cruise Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

The collection, available in travel retail from November, is described as contemporary and versatile, featuring printed calf leathers and neo-pop furs.

Perth Airport names new partners for A$54 million travel retail makeover

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

AUSTRALIA. Perth Airport has revealed several of its commercial partners for the new T1 forecourt and retail hub, designed to transform the travel experience.

Furla continues expansion in Europe with new Bergamo Airport outlet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/15

The Italian leathergoods company has partnered with Dufrital to open a 16sq m personalised corner in Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport.

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.

Furla opens corner with Aelia at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/15

The Italian leathergoods company has partnered with Aelia to open a personalised corner in the Buy Paris Collection store at Paris CDG Airport Terminal S4.

Shoppers Stop assesses airport retail future after write-down

Source: The Moodie Report; The Hindu Business Line - 14/08/15

INDIA. Shoppers Stop Ltd is assessing the future of its airport retail joint venture with Nuance/Dufry after booking a first-quarter impairment charge.

Coach and MAC Cosmetics outlets open at Chicago O’Hare Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

USA. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marks the addition of new fashion and beauty stores to the Chicago O'Hare International Terminal 2 retail offer.

SSI Group and Landmark Management create travel retail fashion alliance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

PHILIPPINES. Travel retailer Landmark Management Services enters into a 50/50 alliance with SSI Group for duty free fashion (beauty is excluded).

Duty Free Americas opens Furla store at Miami International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

Italian leathergoods brand Furla has strengthened its travel retail presence in North America with the opening of a 12sq m store at Miami International Airport.

Coach presents a new retail concept for its airport stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/08/15

Coach's next-generation concept, developed by Coach Executive Creative Director Stuart Vevers, emphasises contrasting textures and luxe materials for airport shops.

LS travel retail Pacific to open four new speciality concepts at Melbourne Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/08/15

AUSTRALIA. LS travel retail Pacific is preparing a strong presence with four speciality stores at Melbourne Airport’s Terminal 4, which opens later this month.

Fedon Group further expands in Italy with Malpensa store opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

Italian lifestyle brand Fedon Group continues to expand in European travel retail with the opening of a space in Departures at Milan Malpensa's Terminal 1.

Malaysia Airports issues retail tender at Kuala Lumpur International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

MALAYSIA. Malaysia Airports has tendered a series of retail concessions, mainly for fashion & accessories stores, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Melbourne Airport to feature 34 retailers in new domestic Terminal 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

AUSTRALIA. The new Terminal 4 at Melbourne Airport will showcase more than 30 retailers, with an accent on fashion, beauty, and food and drinks.

Furla partners with DFS to open new Auckland downtown store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/15

Italian leathergoods brand Furla has strengthened its presence in the New Zealand domestic market with the opening of a 15sq m outlet in Auckland.

Coach unleashes Wild Beast lifestyle collection for men and women

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/15

Lifestyle brand Coach will be launching its Wild Beast collection into selected Coach airport stores next month. It features styles for men and women.

Wolford accelerates travel retail expansion with new strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/15

Austrian hosiery and lingerie brand Wolford has revealed its new travel retail development strategy as it looks to expand its presence in the channel.

Changi traffic edges ahead in June as new outlets open

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/15

SINGAPORE. June was the busiest month of the year to date for Changi with some 4.7 million passengers using the airport, boosted by rebounding Thai traffic.

LS travel retail opens Boss and Tumi stores at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/15

LS travel retail North America has opened Hugo Boss and Tumi stores at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s international terminal (Terminal D), with further stores planned.

Desigual to make Australian airport debut with LS travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/07/15

AUSTRALIA. “Sydney and Melbourne are two vibrant, colourful cities, a perfect match for Desigual,” says the Spanish brand's Head of Travel Retail Marco Gadola.

The KASE creates new pop-up concepts for travel retail channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

THE KASE, a brand concept specialising in ready-to-wear and customised items for smartphones and tablets, is now offering space-saving pop-up stores for airports.

Fedon Group European travel retail expansion gathers pace

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/07/15

Italian lifestyle brand Fedon boosts its European travel retail presence with new store openings at Bergamo Orio al Serio, Milan Linate and Rome Ciampino airports.

Furla reports strong Macau performance for Spring/Summer 2015 range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/07/15

Italian leathergoods company Furla said initial sales of its Spring/Summer 2015 range at Macau International Airport have exceeded expectations.

Coccinelle introduces Autumn/Winter #FeelGood campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

Italian accessories brand Coccinelle has unveiled its global Autumn Winter 2015/16 #FeelGood advertising, featuring Emily DiDonato as the face of the campaign.

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?

Cerruti 1881 opens shop-in-shop at King Fahd International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/06/15

SAUDI ARABIA. Cerruti 1881 has teamed up with Al Musbah Group for the opening of a 25sq m shop-in-shop at King Fahd International Airport in Dammam.

Desigual aims to deliver further growth in the travel retail channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/06/15

Wholesale Travel Retail Manager Marco Gadola explains how problem-solving and product diversification underpin the Spanish brand’s expansion strategy for travel retail.

LS travel retail opens new-look The Fashion Place at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/15

UK. LS Travel Retail UK & Ireland unveils a multibrand store, The Fashion Place, at Glasgow Airport, featuring men's & women's fashion & accessories.

Francisco sailings boost River Plate sales for Bernabel Trading

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

URUGUAY. Regular operation of the new-generation ferry Francisco is giving a significant boost to duty free sales by onboard concessionaire Bernabel Trading.

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.

Pan Am flies back into European travel retail with Flug zeug

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

The Austrian fashion label, known for its accessories made from airline materials, has released a belt licensed by Pan Am and available at Vienna Airport.

Sunil Tuli takes expanded role at King Power Group (Hong Kong)

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Sunil Tuli, Managing Director (Duty Free and Travel Retail) at King Power Group (Hong Kong), has taken on an expanded role at the company.

The Kase gets up close and personal in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/15

Following the success of its first airport store at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the smartphone accessory brand is marketing itself as a “perfect” travel retail concept.

Coccinelle expands in travel retail with latest European openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Coccinelle continues to expand its travel retail business in Europe, with six new openings on cruise ships and in diplomatic and airport stores.

LS travel retail reveals further details of Nice Côte d’Azur store offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

FRANCE. As previously reported, the retailer will open three fashion stores and two FNAC outlets at the airport. The contracts begin in March 2016.

Tumi introduces redesigned Alpha Bravo collection for Fall 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

Backed by Tumi's Global Citizens campaign featuring German racing driver Nico Rosberg, the new collection offers a range of casual bags for travellers.

Gebr Heinemann opens trainee-operated store at Hamburg cruise port

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/06/15

GERMANY. Gebr. Heinemann has opened Destination Hamburg, a 64sq m store at Hamburg’s Cruise Center Steinwerder, operated by the retailer's trainees.

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.

The Moodie Report Interview: Lacoste’s Jean-Louis Delamarre

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

The Moodie Report speaks to Lacoste CEO Asia Pacific and Global Travel Retail Jean-Louis Delamarre about the brand's new ‘Fewer, Bigger, Better’ strategy.

MCM extends travel retail presence with pop-up store at Munich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

GERMANY. Luxury German brand MCM has opened a 35sq m pop-up store at Munich Airport T2, offering luggage, bags, small leather goods and its heritage line.

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.

ABG and Global Brands sign long-term licensing deal for Jones New York

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/15

INTERNATIONAL. Authentic Brands Group and Global Brands Group today inked a long-term licensing agreement for fashion brand Jones New York.

Diesel to open new store at Tocumen Airport as it extends LatAm footprint

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/15

PANAMA. The Italian lifestyle brand has announced that it will open a 62sq m standalone store in August at Tocumen Panama International Airport's North Pier.