Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 24 May 2016


DFS unveils new store duo at Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 06/05/16

HONG KONG. A wide range of products from DFS Group’s “five pillars of luxury” is available at the two new Midfield Concourse stores.

Majorica Pearls targets a younger audience with modern “edgy” designs

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

Travel retail exclusive sets and other designs, highlighted at the recent IAADFS show, include new lines to attract younger, 25 to 35 year old, consumers.

World Duty Free hails early performance of Collection store at Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/16

UK. Dufry company World Duty Free hails an "exceptional" trading performance in the first month by new accessories concept Collection at London Heathrow T5.

Narita reopens renovated 5th Avenue duty free and fashion stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/16

JAPAN. Two duty free stores and three fashion boutiques in Tokyo Narita Airport’s Terminal 2 reopen after remodelling that allows bigger product ranges.

Sydney Airport adds Tiffany & Co. to new T1 luxury retail line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has announced an Australian airport first, with jeweller Tiffany & Co. confirmed among the big names in the T1 luxury precinct.

‘Tailor-made and customer-led’: ARI pledges world-class offer in Abu Dhabi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/12/15

UAE. Speaking to The Moodie Report after the Abu Dhabi tender award, ARI CEO Jack MacGowan pledges an "immersive, multi-sensory shopping experience".

Qatar Duty Free debuts first regional IWC Schaffhausen pop-up store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/15

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free delivers another first for the Middle East with the opening of a pop-up unit from Swiss luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen.

CSR focus: Montegrappa donates limited edition Erebouni pen

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/15

Montegrappa partners with the Armenian Football Association in a children’s charity event, honouring a sports hero and offering a luxury pen for auction.

‘The Joy of Giving’: ARI opens pop-up gifts store at Dublin Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/15

IRELAND. ARI offers a showcase for Irish designers at its new pop-up store, 'The Joy of Giving,' designed to add to travellers' gifting options over Christmas.

Tyko Brands reports strong response to fresh product offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/15

According to Tyko Brands, feedback on its refreshed product offer, which was launched in Cannes, has confirmed the demand for affordable fashion jewellery.

Grace jewellery highlights quality and affordability of new range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

The Turkish jewellery brand is ready to finalise new contracts, with strong interest from the Middle East, following its debut at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Frederique Constant gets connected with Horological Smartwatch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/15

Watch maker Frederique Constant says its new Horological Smartwatch can engage and entertain the consumer in travel retail. It will be available from next year.

Folli Follie set to roll out new store concept in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/15

The design of future Folli follie outlets will be based on the brand’s latest store on Hong Kong’s Queen's Road, which features many new elements.

Swarovski creates new showcase with pop-up store at Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/15

Swarovski partners with World Duty Free Group to open a pop-up store at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, which will remain in place through Christmas until early 2016.

Alfa Brands named North America agent for Nishi Pearls

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

The new collaboration sees Alfa Brands as duty free and travel retail agent in North America for the international pearl and jewellery brand.

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.

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.

Dyrberg/Kern aims for the top as it takes new creations to Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/08/15

Intent on increasing its travel retail distribution, the Danish jewellery company will showcase new retro watch and bracelet sets at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Infinity & Co London focuses on travel retail with pre-Cannes launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/15

British jewellery brand Infinity & Co London launches a travel retail exclusive collection of jewellery for women in preparation for the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

Pandora partners with DFS in major Hong Kong Airport promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/07/15

HONG KONG. 'Expore, Dream & Discover' is the theme as Pandora pre-launches its new travel charms in a promotional zone at the Hong Kong gateway.

Michael Kors gilds fragrance offer with The Gold Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/15

In July Michael Kors will introduce a new fragrance trio called The Gold Collection to travel retail. The line is said to offer a scent for every mood and occasion.

Sunil Tuli takes expanded role at King Power Group (Hong Kong)

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Sunil Tuli, Managing Director (Duty Free and Travel Retail) at King Power Group (Hong Kong), has taken on an expanded role at the company.

The Moodie Report: A message to our valued industry partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. As The Moodie Report changes ownership, we carry an important message about invoicing and payment to our industry partners.

Changi Airport Group awards seven key luxury contracts in T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has awarded seven luxury brand name concessions at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2.

Glen Williams joins Premier Portfolio in key business development role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/15

Glen Williams, former Managing Director of Maxxium, will join Premier Portfolio International in the role of Business Development Director, effective 5 May.

Swarovski marks its 120th anniversary in glittering home-town style

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/15

Swarovski marks its 120th anniversary with a stunning celebration in Wattens, Austria, hosted by the Swarovski family and attended by partners & media.

Nuance reveals latest multi-category concept at Stockholm Arlanda T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

SWEDEN. Nuance has opened its latest store at Stockholm Arlanda T5, combining its Timebox and Sun Catcher concepts with a Swarovski shop-in-shop.

Travalo to present upscale Divine fragrance atomiser at TFAP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

Travalo’s new Divine atomiser features over 500 hand-set Swarovski crystals. It will be presented to the trade at next month’s TFWA Tax Free Asia Pacific show.

Aeon Jewellery debuts at TFWA Asia Pacific with new Luxe London line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Set on growing its distribution network in Asia Pacific, the JCI Jewellery-owned brand is launching the new range in a bid to strengthen its higher price point offering.

Hong Kong International reveals new-look luxury retail zone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport has added ten new luxury brands to its Terminal 1 East Hall portfolio, including a number of firsts for the airport and region.

Kabuki Gate, Victoria’s Secret lead store openings at Tokyo Narita

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/15

JAPAN. Tokyo Narita Airport opened its Kabuki Gate store in Terminal 1 on 27 March, with a cluster of new and renovated stores also opening in Terminal 2.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport issues jewellery & watches retail tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has launched an open call for tenders for jewellery & watches retail concessions at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.

Buckley London adds a touch of vintage romance to IAADFS showcase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/15

Rose gold – a key trend for 2015 – and vintage-inspired millgrain details are some of the key features of Buckley London's new Ice Cube and Spring Sparkle ranges.

Qatar Duty Free opens Chopard boutique at Hamad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free has unveiled a Chopard boutique at Hamad International Airport, housing an upscale jewellery, watches and accessories range.

Tyko to unveil expanded Americas offering at the IAADFS show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

Tyko Travel Retail, along with partner WorldClassBrands, will present new watch and jewellery ranges at next month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Wellington Global to launch BeeBio skincare range on Singapore Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/15

Australian company Wellington Global will launch the Manuka Honey and Bee Venom skincare range in travel retail onboard Singapore Airlines flights next month.

Currency impact and geopolitics dampen DFS performance in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. The LVMH Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, has reported a +7% rise in revenues but a -3% dip in profits in 2014.

Richemont third-quarter sales hit by weak demand in Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. Richemont has posted third-quarter sales of €3.05 billion, with growth in Europe and the Americas offset by a significant decline in Asia Pacific.

Pure Gold Jewellers awarded Changi Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

UAE. Pure Gold Jewellers becomes the first Middle East jewellery company to operate a jewellery concession at Singapore Changi Airport.

Heathrow reveals upgraded retail offer at new-look Terminal 5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport today opened its refurbished Terminal 5, featuring brands such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Rolex and Fortnum & Mason.

Changi Airport Group reveals four winners for T1 speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

SINGAPORE. Luxury Ventures, Pure Gold Jewellers, Bengawan Solo and LianBee Jeco have captured the latest speciality concessions at Changi Airport T1.

Tyko focuses on simplifying selection process for airline buyers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Aiming to become a key strategic partner for airlines, Tyko Travel Retail has created a specialised proposal sheet highlighting bestsellers and ‘must have’ items.

DFS Group to enter Cambodia with spectacular T Galleria in Siem Reap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

CAMBODIA. DFS unveils highly ambitious plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, near the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016.

Flo Accessories targets gifting season with new, exclusive beauty sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

Flo Accessories has teamed up with World Duty Free Group to launch male and female travel retail exclusive beauty sets for the holiday season.

San Jude Travel Retail secures inflight listings for new Fierro jewellery line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

The Dubai-based company’s new Fierro jewellery range is said to have received positive feedback and is now available on Swiss Air, Lufthansa and Aigle Azur.

Clogau sparkles at Japanese beauty pageant with Debutante collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, recently supported Miss UK at the “Miss International” Beauty Pageant in Japan.

Clogau steps up innovation focus in landmark anniversary year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, continues to innovate with new product categories, merchandising and services.

Pandora recognises retail sales staff for excellence customer service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

In a first for travel retail, Pandora’s sales team at Cyprus Airports Duty Free has achieved a perfect score for the brand’s 2014 mystery shopping programme.

Jordan Design debuts jewellery display for Clogau in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Travel retail design agency Jordan Design revealed its latest rotating display for jeweller Clogau at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in October.