Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 23 August 2014


Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Dyrberg/Kern eyes travel retail expansion with Scorpio partnership

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

Danish jewellery brand Dyrberg/Kern is looking to grow its presence in the global travel retail market through a new partnership with Scorpio Worldwide.

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.

Alexandra Plata takes pride of place in Hour Passion at Madrid–Barajas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/14

The Spanish fashion jewellery brand has carved a presence alongside other leading watch and jewellery brands at the Hour Passion stores at Madrid–Barajas Airport.

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.

Lalique set to sparkle at Heathrow with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/07/14

Luxury crystal house Lalique is once again partnering with World Duty Free Group to create a pop-up boutique at Heathrow Airport T5, from 23 July to 5 August.

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.

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.

Hong Kong International Airport boosts luxury line-up with ten new brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has revealed ten new luxury brands that will open at Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1 by the end of 2014, with a number of them already in place. The list includes Balenciaga, Blancpain, Bulgari, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Jaeger Le Coultre, Miu Miu, Moncler, Chanel and Tory Burch.

Swarovski and Adidas capture Changi speciality retail concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/14

SINGAPORE. Adidas Singapore and Swarovski have each won a speciality/brand name concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.

Heinemann Duty Free opens striking walk-through store at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/14

AUSTRIA. Gebr Heinemann has opened what it says is Austria’s biggest duty free shop in the airside Plaza at Vienna Airport after a major refurbishment.

Chanel opens new two-storey boutique at Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14

HONG KONG. Chanel has opened its new 4,500sq ft, two-storey boutique at Hong Kong International Airport, which carries watches, jewellery and ready-to-wear.

DFS creates major exhibition in Macau to mark Jaquet Droz anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/14

MACAU. Luxury travel retailer DFS is hosting a major exhibition of Jaquet Droz timepieces at T Galleria Macau, to mark the brand's 275th anniversary.

Bahrain Duty Free Shop upgrades Swarovski airport presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

BAHRAIN. Bahrain Duty Free Shop has redeveloped its Swarovski offer at Bahrain International Airport, with a new 40sq m area in prime space.

Clogau eyes category diversification and strengthens airport presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau is exploring new opportunities within fragrance and fashion, and expanding its presence in Asia, and the airport channel.

Pimente by Cannellis aims to spice up the jewellery category

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/14

A new fine jewellery company, Pimente by Cannellis, is targeting travel retail. The brand – available only in the channel – has already secured its first listings.

Clogau announces new partnership with Insight Travel Retail Consultants

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau is looking to further develop its international business via a partnership with Insight Travel Retail Consultants' Garry Stoner.

Nice Airport unveils new boutiques in Business Aviation Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur today unveiled a trio of upscale new shops, operated by Aelia and Dufry, at Nice Airport’s Business Aviation Terminal.

The Chalhoub Group 'white paper' reveals GCC luxury spend drivers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/14

MIDDLE EAST. A major report from luxury goods distributor and travel retailer Chalhoub identifies key trends that shape Gulf consumers’ spending habits.

Swarovski opens and revamps in Moscow and St Petersburg

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/14

RUSSIA. Austrian brand Swarovski has opened or revamped three key offers in Russian airports, consolidating its presence in a key travel retail market.

Brand Harbour diversifies portfolio with Playmobil jewellery from LAF

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/14

Brand development agency Brand Harbour plots new course in travel retail via agreement with emerging Spanish fashion house LAF.

Nuance launches Timebox watches and jewellery store at Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

SWITZERLAND. Nuance has leveraged its partnership with Zürich Airport to launch the fashion watches and jewellery concept ahead of a wider roll out.

Pashma dresses TFWA Asia Pacific hostesses in bespoke designs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/05/14

The hostesses will wear a custom designed dress, complemented by Pashma scarves, as the brand presents its range of luxury accessories during the exhibition.

Pica LéLa updates brand identify with new collections and packaging

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/05/14

Pica LéLa will launch the new Esmeralda collection and men's cuff links, as well as new packaging at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Stroili unveils four new jewellery collections as inflight sales take off

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/05/14

The Italian jewellery brand has launched four new collections, whose differentiated offerings are believed to appeal to both airlines and ground shops.

Robert Wan shows four exclusive collections of pearls at Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/05/14

The Tahitian pearl specialist will unveil the collections, designed exclusively for the travel retail market, at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore.

Nuance reveals impressive retail offer at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

RUSSIA. Nuance has unveiled its new duty free and speciality stores in 3,200sq m of space at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. UPDATED with videos and podcast.

Attwood & Sawyer shines the spotlight on new collection in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/14

Attwood & Sawyer, the premium vintage-inspired costume jewellery brand from Buckley Jewellery, will present its new Spotlight collection at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Buckley Jewellery brings good luck and wishes to TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/14

Buckley London's Acorn Grace Collection - the acorn is a symbol of good luck - and Bouton's Wishbone Collection will be launched in Singapore next month.

Toscow releases special collection for 30th anniversary

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/14

Toscow's new Dreamtime collection features Australia’s natural gemstone, opals, teamed with colourful crystals set within pendants, rings and earrings.

DFS Group delivers stunning fragrance showcase in Abu Dhabi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

ABU DHABI. The inaugural Masters of Fragrances event, and the groundbreaking Fragrances by DFS boutique, were both unveiled in Abu Dhabi last week.

Swarovski brand lolaandgrace builds travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/14

lolaandgrace reveals plans for launch with World Duty Free at London Heathrow Terminal 5 and other retail locations in Europe as well as new airline listings.

Aer Lingus renews inflight retail offer with Boutique launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

IRELAND. The airline has rebranded its inflight offer and added 80 new products to the Boutique range, including several from Irish suppliers.

Travel Retail Solutions expands airline presence for Artisan Beads

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Specialist industry marketing and distribution company Travel Retail Solutions is expanding the presence of Artisan Beads in the airline business.

Links of London opens store at London City Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

The UK jewellery retailer has replaced Gassan in high-profile location following a competitive tender process at the East London airport.

Buckley Jewellery set to make first Baselworld 2014 appearance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/03/14

UK-based Buckley Jewellery's Attwood & Sawyer, Buckley London and Bouton brands will debut at Baselworld 2014, which opens its doors on 27 March.

Metalsmiths Sterling opens first US airport location in Pittsburgh

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/14

The Canadian luxury brand of sterling silver jewellery has opened a 634sq ft store at the Airmall in Pittsburgh Airport’s newly renovated Center Core.

lola&grace gains in travel retail, makes Americas show debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

Swarovski Group's fashion jewellery brand announces airport and airline retail listings as well as its first-ever appearance at Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Pandora appoints David Butler as In-Flight Sales Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

The travel retail arm of the Danish jewellery supplier has announced the appointment of David Butler as its new In-Flight Sales Director, effective 1 April.

Toscow launches four new designs under Prima Donna collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/14

Australian jeweller has launched its latest collection into travel retail featuring four new designs: tiara, handbag, high heel and Champagne glass.

Fervor Montréal takes on Baselworld 2014 with new jewellery collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/14

Following the IAADFS show in Orlando, Fervor Montréal will attend the Baselworld 2014 watch and jewellery show with two new collections, Mosaique and Duchess.

Stroili adds new inflight listings; seeks to expand airport retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/14

Italian jewellery brand Stroili has added five new airlines to its inflight portfolio of listings and says it is looking to partner with more airport retailers in 2014.

Áreas adds five retail outlets at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/14

USA. Among the new locations at the world's busiest airport are a third Swarovski boutique, a sunglasses outlet and a modern convenience store.

Airmall USA adds Erwin Pearl luxury jewellery at Pittsburgh International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/14

USA. The 500sq ft store in the airside Center Core area of the airport offers a range of designer pieces and fashionable jewellery.

Buckley London to take heart-themed jewellery collections to Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/14

Buckley London will launch two new jewellery collections – Key to Your Heart and Sweetheart – at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas next month.

Fervor Montréal to unveil travel exclusive love lock set in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/14

Called Forever Yours and available in rhodium, rose gold and gold plating, the set features a unisex key pendant that can be used to lock and unlock the bangle.

Pure Gold jewellery sales surge by +15% at Abu Dhabi International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/14

UAE. Leading jewellery travel retailer Pure Gold recorded a +15% surge in sales at Abu Dhabi Duty Free outlets in 2013 compared to a year earlier.

Auckland Airport to launch duty free RFP in July; Lucy Thomas to lead tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/14

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland Airport, the country’s biggest gateway and the second-busiest airport in Australasia, is to put its duty free business out to tender in July.

Bouton launches new Riviera collection as it prepares for Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/14

The premium sterling silver jewellery brand will present its newly launched Riviera collection at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas this March.

Cartier promotes Michael Guenoun to Managing Director Travel Retail Asia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

Cartier has promoted Michael Guenoun to the role of Managing Director Travel Retail Asia, effective 1 January. He joined the company in 2005.