Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 13 October 2015


Desigual makes a weekend of it with new line extension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/15

In a travel retail exclusive, the Spanish clothing brand has designed a weekend bag to appear alongside its Spring/Summer 2016 collection.

Fossil Group and Heinemann open Michael Kors store at Frankfurt

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/15

GERMANY. The 35sq m shop-in-shop at Frankfurt Airport is the largest space in travel retail dedicated to the Michael Kors watches and jewellery ranges.

Motorsports fashion brand Alpinestars set for travel retail launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/15

One of the biggest brands in motorsports fashion comes to travel retail as Alpinestars introduces watches, accessories and a fragrance range to the channel.

Changi Airport Group calls luxury boutiques tender in Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group seeks luxury brand names that "inject buzz" into the retail zone at Terminal 3 as it calls a tender for four boutique spaces airside.

Learning curve: Desigual returns to its roots with new season collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

“Learning is the key to growth. At Desigual we are learning from ourselves and changing from the inside," says Desigual Head of Travel Retail Marco Gadola.

Changi Airport Group calls mid-priced fashion tender in Terminal 1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has called a tender for four mid-price brand name fashion concessions at Singapore Changi T1, with a deadline of 26 October.

Coccinelle extends international network with new stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

The Italian accessories brand has opened outlets in China, Morocco and the Baltic Sea, all showing the Coccinelle Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection.

Eden Park kicks off its latest collection at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

A first-time exhibitor at Cannes, the French leisure clothing brand founded by two famous rugby players is looking to grow its presence on the international market.

Bright and bold: Furla introduces its Spring/Summer 2016 range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/15

Furla's Spring/Summer 2016 collection Lights of Colour, which includes a travel retail exclusive bag, centres on vibrant colours and multi-functionality.

World first for Qatar Duty Free as it hosts Giorgio Armani fashion event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/15

QATAR. In a major world first, Qatar Duty Free last week hosted the inaugural Giorgio Armani airport fashion event at Hamad International.

Designer Disaronno: Roberto Cavalli limited-edition label released

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/15

Disaronno targets fashionistas with a new bottle draped in a graphic animal print, inspired by the Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015 Pre Collection.

Michael Kors supports campaign against hunger with new initiatives

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/15

In honour of World Food Day on 16 October, fashion brand Michael Kors has revealed some big initiatives designed to support the Watch Hunger Stop campaign.

DFASS launches Time Travel concept at Denver International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

USA. DFASS has opened a new watches, eyewear and fashion accessories store called Time Travel at Denver Airport, featuring a range of upscale brands.

Fairplay to Lacoste as it highlights Fall/Winter 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

The Fairplay collection plays tribute to the brand’s sporting image through innovative patterns, minimalist lines and vintage-styled basics.

Kansai Airport to debut Swatch Group’s Hour Passion boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

JAPAN. Opening Japan’s first Hour Passion watch boutique this week caps off a series of Terminal 1 retail additions for Kansai Airport.

Paul & Shark unpacks Spring/Summer 16 menswear collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

Arrive unruffled: Paul & Shark is poised to present its travel-proof clothing line and personalised embroidered polo shirts at the TFWA World Exhibition next month.

Toni & Guy styles Britain’s brightest talent at London Fashion Week

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

Haircare brand Toni & Guy was backstage at the Spring/Summer 16 London Fashion Week, showcasing new looks and products to global media and consumers.

De Rigo Vision and Dunhill announce exclusive license agreement

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/15

INTERNATIONAL. Men's fashion brand Dunhill and De Rigo Vision unveil a powerful license deal for the Dunhill-branded optical and sun collection.

Javier Brandwain joins Replay to develop Latin & Caribbean markets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/15

Replay believes Brandwain will provide invaluable insights in relation to the Latin America and Caribbean markets which have "huge potential" for the brand.

Cabeau offers Cannes customers a trip to a Monaco casino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/15

A competition, open to Cabeau buyers at Cannes, offers a private helicopter trip for two plus €1,000 to spend in Casino de Monte-Carlo at Monaco.

Marcolin Group seals deal to develop Moncler eyewear range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/15

The five-year renewable contract should see the launch of Moncler branded eyewear and ski masks for men, women and children by March 2016.

London Stansted Airport reveals final brand line-up amid retail transformation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/09/15

UK. London Stansted Airport has unveiled details of the final retail phase of its £80 million transformation, with 18 new brands set to take their place in Departures.

Radley returns to Cannes armed with travel trade exclusives

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/09/15

Radley will highlight its Spring/Summer 2016 range and introduce three travel retail exclusive lines at TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes next month.

Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories opens at Auckland Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/15

NEW ZEALAND. Lagardère Travel Retail brings Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories to New Zealand with a new store airside at Auckland Airport.

Lagardère Travel Retail debuts luxury stores at Kunming Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/15

CHINA. Lagardère Travel Retail opens a new luxury brands zone at Kunming Changshui International after a commercial upgrade in Departures.

Lagardère Travel Retail wins fashion contracts at Hong Kong Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/15

HONG KONG. Lagardère Travel Retail has been awarded a series of fashion concessions at Hong Kong International Airport, after a tender.

MCM opens duty paid store at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/15

The 75sq m outlet, the brand’s first in a domestic departure area in China, underlines MCM’s plans to extend its presence in international travel retail.

The Kase blazes an expansion trail of openings across Asia and beyond

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/15

Outlets will open at Phnom Penh and Manila airports with further stores planned elsewhere in Asia, the Middle East and Africa before the end of the year.

Furla opens at Turin Airport to further extend its European network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/09/15

A 12sq m store, featuring Furla’s autumn/winter 15 Prefall collection, has opened in collaboration with Gebr Heinemann at Turin Airport in Italy.

World of Patria introduces Emma Lomax to travel retail at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/09/15

The UK designer’s range of hand-finished embroidered make-up bags and accessories will be highlighted at TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes next month.

Washington Dulles Airport unveils new luxury retail wing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/15

USA. Master developer MarketPlace Development and its retail partners have opened a new luxury wing at Washington Dulles International Airport.

Cross reaches out to Star Wars fans with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/15

Cross uses the force of its fine writing instruments to introduce a new collection inspired by the Star Wars film trilogy; it will be on display at TFWA World Exhibition.

Furla European expansion gathers pace as it looks ahead to Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/15

Furla has opened a new outlet with Aelia Retail España at Madrid Barajas T1 and is set to highlight inflight exclusive lines at the upcoming TFWA World Exhibition.

Safilo Group strikes deal to develop Havaianas eyewear range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/15

Consumers will be able to sport the iconic Havaianas brand from head to toe, after Safilo strikes a major licensing agreement with the flip-flop manufacturer.

Cross introduces new look and brand identity amid relaunch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

Writing instruments manufacturer Cross has unveiled a fresh identity, with a contemporary new look and product range, amid a relaunch of the brand.

Hong Kong International tenders latest mid-priced fashion concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport has called a tender for a casual or sportswear concession in Terminal 1, with a deadline of 6 October.

Singapore Changi Airport invites offers for T2 multi-brand fashion concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport invites bids for a key T2 multi-brand fashion concession, calling it "a unique opportunity to offer a luxurious shopping experience".

World Duty Free Group opens specialty stores at Miami International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/09/15

USA. World Duty Free and local partner Master ConcessionAir add five branded stores at Miami Airport: MAC, Desigual, Coach, Tumi and Tous.

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.