Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 05 May 2016

FASHION, LEATHER AND ACCESSORIES

Furla opens 7sq m corner at Casablanca Mohammed V Airport

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

The Italian leathergoods brand has extended its North African travel retail presence with the opening of a corner at Casablanca Mohammed V Airport.

Furla takes first step towards stock market listing with TIP

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

The Italian leathergoods brand has reached an agreement with merchant bank Tamburi Investment Partners (TIP) to begin the listing process.

Morgan & Oates takes the wraps off new designs for Singapore

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

Floral themes and a focus on natural materials are key to the brands latest range of shawls and scarves, on show at next weeks TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

Radley follows the paper trail print in spring/summer 17 collection

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

Comprising 80 pieces, including a foldaway backpack, washbag and weekend holdall, the SS17 travel retail exclusive collection features a paper trail print.

Shilla IPark Duty Free secures Louis Vuitton and other LVMH brands

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/05/16

SOUTH KOREA. Korean duty free has always been a battle of the brands. Now the world's biggest duty free shop will be selling the biggest of them all.

Third Kurt Geiger store to open at London Heathrow Airport this Saturday

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 03/05/16

UK. The boutique concept will be located in Terminal 4 and will carry a selection of Kurt Geiger footwear and accessories as well as other luxury brands.

Desigual scoops Best New Retail Concept award for LaGuardia store

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 29/04/16

The brand has been recognised at the tenth 'Quest for the Best' awards for its innovative approach to female fashion and accessories in travel retail.

Lagardre Travel Retail finds a (Mr) Simple fashion solution in Melbourne

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 29/04/16

AUSTRALIA. Local brand Mr Simple makes its airport debut as Lagardre Travel Retail launches its first Pacific foray into men's fashion.

Desigual targets urban travellers with latest travel retail exclusive

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

The Spanish fashion house aims to take the urban traveller on a trip to a modern metropolis with its travel retail exclusive bag and wallet, housed in a tin.

Rassin & Shen sets sights on travel retail for its eyewear accessories

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 27/04/16

Founded in 2015 after winning an award for great ideas, Rassin & Shen is targeting travel retail while encouraging consumers to reimagine eyewear accessories.

Travel Blue prioritises safety and comfort in Singapore product offer

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 26/04/16

Safety and comfort first: the company will introduce a number of new travel pillows and identity theft preventing products to buyers at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Tumi packs Lyons backpack in exclusive colours for Asia Pacific

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 26/04/16

The upgraded backpacks, in Maraschino Cherry, Navy and Black, will launch exclusively with DFS in May and with other travel retailers in Asia in September.

Bally hosts star-studded events to mark LA and Ginza store openings

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 22/04/16

Designed by David Chipperfield Architects, the new stores in Ginza, Japan, and Beverly Hills are part of a 15 store global rollout planned for 2016.

Burberry flies the flag for Britain with new Mr. Burberry fragrance

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 21/04/16

Inspired by London and backed by a campaign directed by an Oscar-winner, Mr. Burberry is said to be the brands most significant mens fragrance to date.

Lacoste enhances premiumisation strategy with Heathrow T4 boutique

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 21/04/16

'A must-have': the fashion brand said it expects the 42sq m store in Terminal 4 to thrive following the airport hitting record passenger traffic of 6.1 million in March.

Aigner takes Fall/Winter 2016/17 collection to Epic Heights

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 20/04/16

Less is more in Aigner's Fall/Winter 2016/17 collection, Epic Heights, which includes the Zoe mini bag in four different colours and the signature 'A' print.

Cabeau focuses on untapped opportunities in the Asian market

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

Ahead of next month's Asia Pacific show, Cabeau stresses the importance of the region in its aim to advance as a globally recognised travel accessories brand.

Hugo Boss joins Sydney Airport luxury line-up

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

AUSTRALIA. A dramatically high shop frontage beckons shoppers to the new Hugo Boss store at Sydney Airport Terminal 1.

Paul & Shark puts travellers 'top of mind' in latest fashion ranges

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

The brand will be dressing up the TFWA Asia Pacific show with its Spring Summer 2016 collection, which includes Travel Easy Care, Smart Casual and Sportswear lines.

Trailblazing denim shines in Diesels latest collection for TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 15/04/16

Diesel says its booth at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific show will be dedicated to all brand categories including innovative denim designs, shoes and bags.

Global Travel Retail Distribution brings innovation to the Americas

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 15/04/16

A vodka bottle with customisable LED message band and a suitcase for safely transporting wines and sprits were highlighted at IAADFS.

Go Travel scores double-digit growth in the Americas region

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

Company says the Americas is key to future growth plans as it underlines its concept of offering retailers maximum revenue from minimum floor space.

Italy meets Mexico in Formias latest airline collaboration

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

Formia has announced that from Summer 2016 it will supply Aeromexico with specially designed Boggi Milano amenity kit bags for business class passengers.

Changi Airport seeks partner for major T3 fashionwear concession

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 12/04/16

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group is seeking a partner to manage a 366sq m fashionwear concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.

Furla packs travel retail exclusive bags for Asia Pacific show

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 12/04/16

The Italian leathergoods company will be showcasing its FW 2016 collection and a travel retail exclusive design at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

Furla partners Lagardre Travel Retail to extend European presence

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 11/04/16

The Italian leathergoods company has opened an 18sq m store at Nice International Airport Terminal 1 and a 15sq m shop at Malaga Airport.

Korean tennis player Hyeon Chung named Lacoste Ambassador

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 11/04/16

The 19-year-old tennis star, who began playing the sport at the age of six, will represent Lacoste as a Brand Ambassador for the next five years.

Dufry captures treble win in Changi tenders; Lacoste secures more space

Source: The Moodie Report - 08/04/16

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group awards its latest fashion contracts, with Dufry and brand partners plus RSH Singapore (Lacoste) the big winners.

King Power Group opens Calvin Klein Jeans store at Hong Kong Airport

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 04/04/16

HONG KONG. The 101sq m store is one of several major openings by King Power Group in Hong Kong and Mainland China over recent weeks.

DFS, Lagardre, Tiffany and Saint Laurent win Changi T3 concessions

Source: The Moodie Davitt Report - 01/04/16

SINGAPORE. DFS Group (representing Burberry), Lagardre Travel Retail (Zegna), Tiffany and Saint Laurent Paris capture luxury contracts at Changi T3.

Radley poised to launch first full travel retail exclusive collection

Source: The Moodie Report - 29/03/16

The British bag and accessories brand will be highlighting what it describes as its first full travel retail exclusive collection at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

St. John appoints Alice Woo as lead consultant for travel retail and duty free

Source: The Moodie Report - 29/03/16

USA/ASIA PACIFIC. Respected former Nuance-Watson and DFS executive Alice Woo to lead US luxury fashion house's key strategic drive in travel retail.

'It's not the same' says Desigual in Autumn/Winter 16 collection

Source: The Moodie Report - 24/03/16

Fashion brand Desigual has always said 'no' when it comes to conforming to trends. Its Autumn/Winter 2016 collection 'It's not the same' is no exception.

Picture Gallery: Orient King Power adds fashion allure at Shanghai Pudong

Source: The Moodie Report - 23/03/16

CHINA. Orient King Power, part of King Power Group (HK), boosts its domestic presence at Shanghai Pudong with an impressive array of openings.

An oasis of luxury and calm DFS celebrates Cambodian debut

Source: The Moodie Report - 22/03/16

CAMBODIA. Products from Cambodias top artisans plus an impressive array of international brands mark the new T Galleria by DFS, Angkor.

Max Mara adds further luxury lustre to Sydney Airport Terminal One

Source: The Moodie Report - 21/03/16

AUSTRALIA. The Italian house joins 13 global designer brands opening at T1 this year, including Tiffany, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors and Tumi.

Picture Gallery: Shinsegae Duty Free reveals striking new Busan store

Source: The Moodie Report - 21/03/16

SOUTH KOREA. Stunning images from Shinsegae Duty Free's new downtown store in Busan, opened on 1 March at the spectacular Shinsegae Centum City.

Kipling sews travel retail presence in place at Gatwick Airport

Source: The Moodie Report - 16/03/16

A pop-up store at Gatwick Airport North Terminal invites Kipling customers to have their bags and accessories monogrammed for free while waiting for their flight.

Furla and Heinemann open store at Budapest International Airport

Source: The Moodie Report - 11/03/16

Italian leathergoods house extends its presence in Central Europe with the opening of a 16sq m store at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.

Porsche Design appoints Mimmo Mariottini as VP Global Sales

Source: The Moodie Report - 10/03/16

Former Bally VP Global Sales Mimmo Mariottini will lead the German lifestyle brand's US subsidiary along with Chief Operating Officer Karsten von Engeln.

Cabeau plays it cool with its latest Evolution travel pillow

Source: The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

Described as the most technically advanced and comfortable travel pillow yet, the Evolution Cool will debut in travel retail at next months IAADFS show.

Furla plays to a different tune with rock-inspired FW16/17 collection

Source: The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

Comprising a new travel retail exclusive line, the FW16/17 collection is inspired by the world of rock music. Highlights include metal colour blocks and the use of fur.

Its a marvel: American Tourister presents its latest collection

Source: The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

An adult alternative for die-hard Marvel fans: new Marvel Legends bags feature vintage-style images of Captain America, Thor, Hulk and Iron Man.

Travel Blue aims to tighten up security with new products

Source: The Moodie Report - 09/03/16

Security is the name of the game: Travel Blue's offer in Orlando will include a range of Radio Frequency ID products designed to help protect personal information.

Fossil Group pops up twice at Zrich International Airport

Source: The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

Running from 4 March to 3 April, the two 25sq m pop-up stores at Zrich Airport's Airside Center highlight the company's Fossil and Skagen brands.

Japan Duty Free Ginza adds high-end watch boutique to luxury line-up

Source: The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

JAPAN. Recently opened downtown duty free store Japan Duty Free Ginza is to add a seven-brand upscale watch boutique to its ambitious retail offer this week.

Luxottica unveils Sicily-inspired Dolce & Gabbana eyewear collection

Source: The Moodie Report - 08/03/16

Available in a numbered, limited edition of 100, Dolce & Gabbana's Sicilian Carretto Eyewear Collection pays homage to Sicily's artistic craftsmanship.

Samsonite set to acquire rival Tumi in US$1.8 billion consolidation play

Source: The Moodie Report - 04/03/16

Another high-profile industry consolidation is set to take place as luggage giant Samsonite announces the planned takeover of rival Tumi for US$26.75 a share. The deal, subject to the usual approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2016.

Helsinki Airport and Finnair to host runway fashion show

Source: The Moodie Report - 29/02/16

FINLAND. Seven international designers will present their latest collections at the Match Made in HEL fashion catwalk show at Helsinki Airport on 24 May.

Orient King Power opens Lacoste store at Shanghai Pudong Airport

Source: The Moodie Report - 25/02/16

Officially opened on 29 January, the new location at Shanghai Pudong Airport Terminal 1 marks Lacoste's 13th point of sale in Mainland China.