Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 17 September 2014


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.

Jordan Design appointed by Butterfly Twists to develop new POS displays

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

Global travel retail design agency Jordan Design has produced a new range of lightweight, multi-functional POS displays for the women’s folding footwear brand.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe with retail-to-culture project in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe, where it will open at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

Hanro returns to Cannes with capsule collection celebrating 130th year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/14

The second-time exhibitor will present the Universe of Hanro collection alongside the new Ultralight and Urban Touch underwear lines for men and women.

Zürich Airport unveils spectacular US$1.1 billion 'The Circle’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/14

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport has unveiled the plans for its spectacularly ambitious commercial project, ‘The Circle’, which is set to open in 2018.

John Varvatos celebrates London store opening with official launch party

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/14

The Moodie Report attended the official launch party of the first John Varvatos European flagship store, which saw the world of fashion and music come together.

Nuance opens Michael Kors boutique at McCarran International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

USA. The McCarran store is the second Michael Kors boutique for Nuance North America, with the first in Toronto Pearson International opened earlier this year.

Paradies names Renee Tedesco as Vice President of Business Development

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

USA. Leading airport concessionaire Paradies has named Renee Tedesco to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Business Development.

Furla expands into North Cyprus with opening at Ercan International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/14

Furla has partnered Kaner GKS Ltd to open a 25sq m personalised corner at Ercan International Airport, in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Nuance, LS travel retail and Lacoste win latest Changi speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/14

SINGAPORE. Nuance, LS travel retail and Lacoste representative RSH Singapore have captured the latest speciality retail concessions at Singapore Changi T2.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free revenues near AED500 million in first half of 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

UAE. Several store openings in the first six months, including luxury concept Fragrances by DFS, have driven sales at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

In the mood for love: Tintamar unveils Spring/Summer 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

The Tintamar Spring/Summer 2015 Collection, inspired by spring flowers and with a ‘love is in the air’ theme, will be highlighted at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Lacoste cultivates premium image with new concept store at Changi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

The French premium casualwear brand has opened a new store at Changi Airport Terminal 3, introducing to Asia its brand new ‘Premium Standard’ retail concept.

Travel Blue expands neck pillow offer with new ranges and colours

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

The travel accessories company, which will exhibit in Cannes next month, has unveiled two new neck pillow ranges and updated its micro-pearl neck pillows with new colours.

LVMH announces passing of former Louis Vuitton CEO Yves Carcelle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/14

Yves Carcelle, the man credited with turning Louis Vuitton into the world's leading luxury brand, has died, aged 66, following a long struggle with illness.

Calvin Klein brings Fall 2014 jeans and underwear collection to Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/14

Calvin Klein, a new exhibitor at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this October, will present its Fall 2014 collection for men and women to the travel retail industry.

Cerruti 1881 charts global expansion as it readies for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/14

The Italian fashion label has exhibited at the TFWA Cannes show since 1995, and continues to increase its presence in airports and on board airlines.

Vino Volo, Hudson and InMotion to open at General Mitchell International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/14

USA. The Milwaukee airport is set to introduce the three concessionaires as it seeks five-year funding to improve its retail and food & beverage programme.

Private equity firm to acquire speciality retailer Marshall Retail Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/08/14

USA. Private equity firm Brentwood Associates is to acquire Marshall Retail Group, a leading speciality retailer which operates stores across US airports.

Furla continues on expansion trail with new opening in Shanghai

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

Furla has opened a 45sq m personalised concept shop-in-shop in Shanghai Pudong Terminal 1 International in collaboration with Sunrise Duty Free.

Tumi continues to support British Heart Foundation for third year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/08/14

Tumi is offering a 'Trade In & Trade Up' deal with a -20% discount on selected purchases, with all profits going towards the support of research into heart disease.

DFS welcomes opening of MCM pop-up store in T Galleria Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/08/14

Taking place from August till September, the new pop-up store will offer the Spring Summer 2014 and Fall Winter 2014 collections from the German luxury label.

lolaandgrace marks Austrian travel retail debut at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

Swarovski Group's lolaandgrace has opened a 10sq m corner at Vienna Airport in partnership with Welcome Trading - the brand's biggest travel retail space to date.

Victoria’s Secret expands Australian presence with Cairns Airport store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

Opened in partnership with LS travel retail Pacific, the new Beauty & Accessories store is the brand’s first in Cairns and is located in the airport’s Domestic Terminal.

Boux Avenue expansion accelerates with first airport store at Manchester

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

Fast-growing British lingerie retailer Boux Avenue is poised to open its first airport store next week in Departures at Manchester Airport Terminal 1.

Dreamstore 2014: How the brands rate the world's top travel retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. DFS, Nuance, Dubai Duty Free, King Power (Thailand) and Schiphol Airport Retail earned the major plaudits in this year's 'Dreamstore' survey conducted by The Moodie Report.

Furla opens corner at Duty Free City's new U.S.-Mexico border store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/14

Furla has unveiled a 15sq m personalised corner in the new 14,000sq ft Duty Free City border store which opened in San Ysidro earlier this week.

Longchamp welcomes new store at Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/14

The new 102sq m space, offering a range of bags and accessories, is the fifth Longchamp store in Spain and the first airport store operated by the brand itself.

Boggi Milano focuses on patterns, prints and luxury fabrics for FW2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/14

The Italian menswear retailer’s Fall Winter 2014-15 Collection is built around four main themes: Printed Season, New Comfort, Exclusive Yarn and Black Watch.

Bric’s expansion gathers pace with Milan Malpensa Airport store opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/14

Italian leather and travel goods brand Bric's has bolstered its presence in the travel retail channel with a new store at Milan Malpensa Airport.

Excess Baggage extends retail and services offer at London Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/14

UK. The retailer and luggage services provider has opened three new spaces deploying new technology and branding at Heathrow terminals 2 and 3.

Tumi introduces new styles to its Tegra-Lite collection for autumn

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/14

The travel and lifestyle accessories brand’s Tegra-Lite Max offers new packing features and will be available in domestic and travel retail markets in September.

Furla unveils upgraded personalised corner at Dubai International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/07/14

Opened last month, the 12sq m space with Dubai Duty Free is the result of a relocation and upgrade of its original point of sale within the generic fashion store.

Sales rise but weak Yen and heavy investment costs hit DFS profits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/07/14

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, posted a -3% fall in profits for the first half of 2014 to €398 million.

Louis Vuitton to open first European airport store at London Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/07/14

UK. Heathrow Airport scores a major coup as Terminal 5 is selected to become the venue for Louis Vuitton's second airport store worldwide.

Coccinelle’s Autumn Winter 2014/2015 collection hits travel retail stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/14

Revolving around a ‘Classic Revolution’ theme, the Italian accessories brand’s Autumn Winter 2014/15 collection is now available in travel retail stores worldwide.

CTC-ARI boosts Larnaka Airport retail offering with new pop-up stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/14

CYPRUS. CTC-ARI has enhanced its existing retail offering at Larnaka International Airport with two new pop-up stores for Ray-Ban and Lacoste.

Aelia opens biggest Spanish airport luxury area at Madrid Barajas T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

SPAIN. Aelia Retail España this week opened The Fashion Gallery at Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 1. UPDATED with video.

Chinese supermodel Du Juan to star in T Galleria by DFS FW2014 campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

INTERNATIONAL. Inspired by the travel journal, the Fall/Winter 2014 campaign will feature a six-part video series starring international Chinese supermodel Du Juan.

Stansted releases retail tenders for transformed Departures lounge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

UK. The airport is seeking concepts for 13 permanent stores and three pop-up outlets to open from August 2015 in the new international Departures hall.

Luxury boutiques complete Lotte Duty Free line-up in Guam

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

GUAM. The retailer has added nine luxury outlets as part of its US$17 million investment in commercial facilities at AB Won Pat International Airport.

Nuance adds a touch of luxury to Heathrow T2 with Bulgari boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

Nuance has opened a new Bulgari boutique at Heathrow Airport’s T2, designed to be reminiscent of the brand’s celebrated Via Condotti location in Rome.

Victoria’s Secret opens new Beauty & Accessories store at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

Opened on 27 June in partnership with Agora Trading, the new Beauty & Accessories store is a first for the lingerie and beauty retailer at Vienna Airport.

Lacoste brings latest boutique concept to Surabaya Juanda Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/07/14

Premium casualwear brand Lacoste has introduced its latest travel retail store concept in partnership with Heinemann Asia Pacific, at Surabaya International.

JFKIAT and partners open new branded stores at New York JFK T4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/14

USA. Michael Kors, Coach, Thomas Pink, Victoria’s Secret, Hugo Boss and Swarovski are among the new branded stores to open at JFK Terminal 4.

lolaandgrace extends e-shop reach as it seeks to build travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/07/14

Swarovski Group's fashion jewellery and accessories brand is extending the reach of its online store to 21 countries across Europe, USA and Canada.

Dalton DF backs Lexon and O Bag for Latin American travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/14

Dalton DF is building on its representation of Lexon Design accessories and launching the O Bag range into Latin American travel retail markets.

Wolford teams up with top fashion photographer Mario Testino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/14

Wolford has partnered top international fashion photographer Mario Testino to give a new spirit to the visual language of the Austrian hosiery and lingerie brand.

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport revamps summer shops and services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has installed new pop-up shops, joined forces with Navibag and created a Nice Access Fast Track pass.