Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 24 November 2014


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.

Aéroports de Paris unveils luxury fashion area at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FRANCE. The new fashion area, located in Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2E Hall K, showcases four key brands: Cartier, Chanel, Dior and Hermès.

FORMIA focuses on the personalised inflight experience at Cannes forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FORMIA's trend FORUM365 took place in Cannes last month with a presentation by aviation journalist and editor Mary Kirby on the theme ‘Pursuit of the Experience’.

Fossil launches Limited and Special Edition watches for the holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

For the upcoming holiday season, Fossil has created three Limited and Special Edition watches – one for men and two for women – to mark the company’s 30th year.

Victoria’s Secret expands Australian footprint with Gold Coast Airport store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

The leading lingerie and beauty retailer has opened a new 90sq m Beauty & Accessories store at Gold Coast Airport, in partnership with LS travel retail Pacific.

Furla revamps space with JR/Duty Free at Melbourne downtown store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

Italian leathergoods house Furla last week revealed its newly refurbished personalised corner in JR/Duty Free’s downtown duty free store in Melbourne.

King Power (HK) and Adidas capture branded store concessions at Changi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

SINGAPORE. King Power International, a division of King Power Group (Hong Kong), and Adidas have captured the latest fashion concessions at Changi Airport T3.

Rolling Luggage extends concession at London Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

UK. The luggage retailer will redevelop its stores across three terminals as part of the seven-year extension to its concession at London Heathrow Airport.

Viking Line opens Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

FINLAND. Viking Line has opened the first Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop in Finland – and the first on a cruise vessel – onboard the M/S Viking Grace.

The Moodie Report Interview: On century duty with Puig

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

In July Spanish beauty-to-fashion house Puig celebrated its 100th anniversary; Martin Moodie spoke to Chairman & CEO Marc Puig about a century of achievement.

Luggage-Point opens retail and services outlet at Edinburgh Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

UK. The retailer has opened at Edinburgh Airport’s new terminal extension, offering a range of luggage brands and a wide variety of services.

Wolford to open Pure 50 pop-up store at Amsterdam Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

The Austrian hosiery and lingerie company will partner with Gerzon to present its new Pure 50 tights at the airport between 1 December and 2 January 2015.

€217 billion global luxury market growth slows in 2013, reports EY

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Last year was the first time since 2009 that growth in the global luxury market dipped below double digits according to the consulting firm.

Flug zeug flies into travel retail at Vienna International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

The Viennese label of creative accessories made from airline materials has extended the range of products available at its store at Vienna International Airport.

Six new companies elected to TFWA Management Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Six new companies have been elected to serve on the TFWA Management Committee, which governs the activities of the association.

Lacoste celebrates joie de vivre with new Pop Colour collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/14

The Pop Colour collection is exclusive to travel retail and comes in four symbolic colours: yellow for success, blue for peace, green for health and red for love.

Qatar Duty Free opens latest luxury boutiques at Hamad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/14

QATAR. Coach, Montblanc, Almotahajiba and Hugo Boss boutiques join the 70 other retail outlets in the 25,000sq m retail space at Hamad International Airport.

The Nuance Group (Singapore) reopens Bally store at Changi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

Nuance has renewed the concession for the 56sq m Bally store at Changi T1, and will run the store from October 2014 to September 2017, for a three-year period.

Aigner reports continued travel retail growth as it gears up for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/14

Aigner, which will present its SS15 range in Cannes, has seen “very positive” growth this year particularly in the Middle East as it continues to expand globally.

Coccinelle opens pop-up at HKIA as it prepares for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/14

This month sees the opening of a pop-up store at Hong Kong International with DFS and the Italian accessories brand's return to Cannes for the second year.

Blue Storks Travel Retail aims to help brands build duty free presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

The new company, which has already secured 20 inflight listings for its portfolio of brands, is seeking successful local and international brands for travel retail.

New start-up Bluesmart set to launch ‘smart carry-on suitcase’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

Technology travel company Bluesmart has reached its initial crowd-funding goal and will be at TFWA World Exhibition to discuss its new luggage venture.

Excess Baggage Company launches London Heathrow web portal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

UK. The retailer and service provider’s new website allows passengers travelling from Heathrow to order products for home delivery or pre-book services.

Furla partners with Harrods for Heathrow and Gatwick airport stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

Furla's global travel retail expansion gathers pace with the opening of two new spaces within Harrods stores at London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports.

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.

New boutiques help fuel +40% sales growth at Haneda Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

JAPAN. Haneda Airport is recording travel retail revenues up +40% year-on-year, helped by the five new fashion boutiques it opened in September.

Paul & Shark showcases ability to customise with personalisation service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

The Italian sportswear specialist is offering instant personalisation of polo shirts and silk scarf pouches during the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this month.

Radley outlines plans for travel retail expansion as it gears up for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

In an exclusive interview with The Moodie Report, Radley CEO Xavier Simonet shares Radley’s ambitions of global expansion in the duty free channel.

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.

Valiram and Active World capture latest Changi T3 brand name concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/14

SINGAPORE. Luxury Ventures (The Valiram Group) and Active World have won the latest speciality/brand name concessions at Singapore Changi T3.

Ferragamo hosts exhibition at Beijing Capital International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/14

The Italian luxury house hosted an art exhibition focusing on Italian footwear and a demonstration from one of its own craftsmen at its Terminal 3 boutique.

Coccinelle opens new store at Haitang Bay International Shopping Complex

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

The Italian accessories brand expands into China with its new opening at Haitang Bay International Shopping Complex, in partnership with China Duty Free Group.

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.

Desigual creates new collection of bags exclusively for travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

The travel retail exclusive bag range, with the message "Travelling La Vida es Chula", will be presented along with the SS15 collection at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Pinko opens first US airport store at Pittsburgh with Airmall and Airest

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

The Italian fashion brand marks its US airport debut and extends its successful partnership with Airest Collezioni at Pittsburgh’s new airside retail area.

Armani Group makes four-store investment at Haitang Bay complex

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/14

CHINA. The fashion group has opened 865sq m of retail space across four sub-brands at the new mall on Hainan Island, operated by China Duty Free Group.

Pittsburgh Airport and Airmall USA inaugurate US$10 million Center Core

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/14

USA. The new fashion-focused airside retail zone opened last week and is expected to boost the airport’s concession revenue by up to +20%.

Paul & Shark highlights new Smart Casual line for Spring/Summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/14

The luxury sportswear brand will present its Spring/Summer 2015 men’s collection at the TFWA World Exhibition, with a focus on the new Smart Casual range.

Tyko Travel Retail diversifies brand portfolio for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

Tyko Travel Retail will introduce Daisy Chain to the jewellery category and add two new watch brands to its portfolio at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

The Nuance Group opens Furla store at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

Furla has further strengthened its airport presence with the opening of a 15sq m store at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. The outlet officially opened on 31 August.

The Nuance Group opens Boss Traveller shop at Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

The refurbished store features Hugo Boss’s latest retail design concept and is the second Boss outlet opened by Nuance this year, after a shop at Mumbai Airport.

Bally designs the quintessential luxury wardrobe for Autumn/Winter 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/14

The ‘gentleman’s corner’ of a men’s shoe forms a key design detail of Bally’s AW14 collection, which will be showcased at the TFWA World Exhibition next month.

Radley set for Cannes debut with SS15 collection and travel retail exclusives

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

The UK handbag and accessories brand will debut at the TFWA World Exhibition next month with its SS15 range, new travel exclusives and a new branded display unit.

Furla strengthens Asian presence with new shop-in-shop at Chengdu Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/14

Furla has partnered Dufry to open a new 27sq m shop-in-shop at Chengdu Airport's Domestic Terminal 2, showcasing the brand's Autumn/Winter 2014 collection.

Fashion retailer Next to open biggest airport store at London Stansted

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/14

UK. High street retailer Next will open its biggest airport store at London Stansted in October, amid a big expansion of the Departures area.

Tumi to launch new Hong Kong-themed DFS collection at HKIA in October

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/14

Available in bespoke Baltic blue with orange trim and lining, the three-piece collection features a luggage tag depicting the iconic tram and neon lights of the city.

Furla takes inspiration from Neo-Pop for Spring/Summer 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

Inspired by the synthesis between art and style, the new collection features vibrant tones and splashes of colour and will be shown at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Toni & Guy underlines style credentials at London Fashion Week

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

Hair care brand Toni & Guy trialled the trends at the SS15 London Fashion Week, showcasing new looks and products to global media and consumers.

Bric’s inspired by imagination and dreams for Spring/Summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

The Italian leather and travel goods brand will highlight its Spring/Summer 2015 collection in a mix of dark and bright colours during the TFWA World Exhibition.

Coccinelle expands in Asia with new openings in Taiwan and the Philippines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

The Italian accessories brand continues its Asian expansion with openings in Taiwan with Ever Rich and Tasa Meng, as well as in the Philippines with Regent Asia Group.