Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 18 December 2014

CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY

Capi kicks off promotional campaign for YotaPhone 2 at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/12/14

Promotional activities for YotaPhone 2 - hailed as the world’s first smartphone with two faces - began on 3 December and will continue across Europe and South Africa.

Capi and Philips go Dutch in limited edition shaver launch at Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

Capi and Philips have teamed up to create the limited edition Holland Heritage shaver, aimed at airport travellers, and presented in Delft blue print gift packaging.

Montblanc launches accessories collection for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The collaborative collection marries Samsung’s advanced S Pen technology with Montblanc’s latest writing instruments, the Pix Pen and e-Starwalker Pen.

Nice Airport calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

FRANCE. Nice tender process continues apace; the airport authority issues the duty free tender documents, and calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products.

Capi Global opens store with Haikou Meilan Airport Duty Free Co

Source: ©The Moodie Report China - 12/11/14

CHINA. Capi Global continues the expansion of its franchise concept Capi – The Travellers Electronics Company by partnering with Hainan Island retailer.

Lifetrons Switzerland set to make Middle East Exclusive debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

The Swiss electronics and accessories company will debut at this month's Middle East Exclusive as it looks to build new relationships in the region.

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.

Braun concludes Cannes show with positive outlook for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Braun has reported a positive Cannes showing last week, where it conducted +30% more business meetings and shared its plans for 2015 with the trade press.

Travel Retail Innovations adds Sennheiser to Cannes portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/10/14

Travel Retail Innovations will introduce the Sennheiser CX and Urbanite collections of mobile headphones and headsets to travel retail at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Lifetrons spotlights electronics and accessories for people on the move

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

Lifetrons Switzerland will showcase new speakers and portable chargers, as well as its popular Pro Travel Facial Mist Spray, at the TFWA World Exhibition this month.

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.

Travel Blue powers up with launch of new Power Anywhere pack in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

Comprising wall and car chargers and a connector for portable digital devices, the pack is part of the TECH by Travel Blue range to be displayed at the TFWA show.

Braun to introduce new products and bespoke sales concepts in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

Braun is poised to showcase several new products at the TFWA World Exhibition next month including toothbrushes, hairdryers, shavers and battery brand Duracell.

The Nuance Group (HK) to prelaunch Casio EXILIM TR50 “selfie” camera

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

The retailer’s electronics stores at Hong Kong International Airport will offer the Casio EXILIM TR50 before it is made available on the local domestic market.

Capi tells a story with new interactive Connectivity Table at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

The newly installed tablet table at Capi’s flagship Schiphol store “acts as a storyteller”, explaining the features and relationships between products on display.

Travel Blue designs new product display units for TECH range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

Leading travel accessories company Travel Blue will highlight a new merchandising system for its TECH range at next month's TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Philips spotlights salon-inspired beauty tools at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

The new products, promoted in partnership with the Nuance Group (UK), are aimed at an increasingly sophisticated and health-conscious traveller market.

SKROSS highlights upcoming products and latest POS concepts at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

The Swiss travel accessory specialist’s products will be shown on several stands at the TFWA World Exhibition with a focus on the needs of its travelling customers.

Paradies awarded concession to operate six stores at Los Angeles Airport T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/14

USA. Leading US airport concessionaire Paradies has been awarded the concession to operate six retail and specialty stores at Los Angeles International Terminal 2.

Capi extends its 2014 Innovation Awards to voters from all Capi stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/14

The awards, introduced last year, invites customers to vote for the most innovative electronics product and offers the chance to win all 19 of the nominated products.

Gebr Heinemann ties up with Dick Smith for Sydney Airport electronics business

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

AUSTRALIA. Gebr Heinemann has formed an alliance with local consumer technology retailer Dick Smith to run seven specialist stores at Sydney Airport.

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.

Sprint-Cass captures Changi T1 consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/14

SINGAPORE. Electronics specialist retailer Sprint-Cass has captured a new consumer technology concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.

Nuance-Watson (HK) launches Beats New Studio in exclusive new colours

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/08/14

Nuance-Watson (HK) is the first retail door in Hong Kong to offer the Beats New Studio headphones in two new colours: Champagne Gold and Metallic Sky.

Travel Retail Innovations unveils Sony headphones with wireless connectivity

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/08/14

The new hi-tech, noise-cancelling headphones will be highlighted along with other electronic and audio products at the TFWA World Exhibition in October.

Hong Kong International calls tender for consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has invited bids for a key consumer technology concession at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Nuance-Watson (HK) first to launch Philips Lumea in Greater China

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/14

The Philips Lumea IPL Hair Removal System SC2004 and SC2006 is now available at the retailer's Sound & Vision Enriching Life stores at HKIA East Hall.

Braun announces appointment of Ihab Rafik as General Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

Ihab Rafik, previously General Manager of P&G’s Gillette High Performance and Essentials business, has been named General Manager of Braun.

Lifetrons launches in Australian duty free with LS travel retail Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

The Swiss electronics and accessories company’s products will now be available in seven of LS travel retail Pacific's duty free shops across five Australian airports.

Pavo Duty Free opens first Capi franchise store at Zhuliany Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/14

UKRAINE. The 45sq m electronics shop at Kiev's Zhuliany Airport is the first of a series of franchised outlets that Capi Global aims to establish at other airports.

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.

Dufry CEO hails Nuance acquisition as a global powerhouse is born

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry CEO Julián Díaz talks about the impact of the Nuance acquisition, the integration plan and the company's ambitions for category growth.

Travel Blue: Developing a ‘one-stop shop’ for technology accessories

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14

“We want to be the one-stop shop for the technology accessories business in travel retail." Travel Blue Managing Director Avi Levin describes his company’s aspirations.

Capi offers Schiphol Airport passengers first look at Google Glass

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/14

The electronics retailer is showcasing the Explorer Edition of Google’s highly anticipated wearable computer in its airside stores at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

London Heathrow T5 in Samsung Galaxy S5 rebranding drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/05/14

UK. Parts of Heathrow Terminal 5 have been rebranded as 'Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5' for two weeks as Samsung promotes its newest smart phone.

Capi and WakaWaka strike powerful partnership at Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/05/14

Electronics retailer Capi is selling WakaWaka solar-powered devices that are part of a charitable initiative bringing light to impoverished people worldwide.

Capi Global focuses on retail franchise opportunities at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/14

Capi Global will introduce a new franchise formula, which aims to make selling electronics a “carefree experience”, at this week's exhibition in Singapore.

Capi taps into wearable electronics trend with launch of new range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/14

The new range of wearable electronics connect to smartphones and tablets, tracking activity and heart rate and offer a range of health and wellness apps.

SKROSS gets set to charge up the Asian travel retail market

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/05/14

Set on expanding its presence in the Asian market, the travel adapter specialist will introduce several new products during the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition.

Beurer to present new health and wellbeing ranges in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

The German devices maker will showcase its latest gadgets including an ECG monitor, oxygen level monitor and heart rate monitor at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Pasco to introduce SleepPhones and RunPhones at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

Travel retail distributor Pasco will showcase products from AcousticSheep including a sleep aid and a combination headband and headphones set.

Travel Blue adds new headphones and adaptor to product range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/14

UK travel accessories company Travel Blue will show its new ranges, including a foldable headphone set, at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific show in Singapore.

Sim Local to open three new stores at London Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/14

UK. The SIM card retailer will open three mores stores at Heathrow by June and aims to expand its travel retail model to other international airports.

Copenhagen Airport set to open first B&O Play store in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airport is to open the first airport store dedicated to Bang & Olufsen’s B&O Play brand, as well as extending its luxury portfolio.

Capi counts down to launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

The Galaxy S5, regarded as Samsung’s flagship smartphone, will be available together with Gear smartwatches at all Capi locations from 11 April.

Qatar Duty Free adds Samsung Galaxy S5 at Doha International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

DOHA. Qatar Duty Free is poised to extend its Samsung offer at Doha tomorrow (11 April) with the addition of the new Samsung Galaxy S5.

Pasco to showcase camcorder sunglasses and charger in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

Electronics company Pasco, which distributes products in travel retail, will showcase its new camcorder sunglasses and portable charger at TFWA Asia Pacific.

SKROSS to present its latest products at TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

The Swiss travel specialist will highlight existing products and introduce the brand’s new POS concept during the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore next month.

Braun to present new cruZer clean shave range at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

Comprising the cruZer5 and cruZer6 shavers, the new range will be exhibited alongside the Silk-épil and Satin Hair hair dryer ranges in Singapore next month.

Capi launches Mando Footloose electric bike at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

Mando Footloose is being hailed as the world’s first electric chainless bike, combining freedom of movement with high-end automotive technology.