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.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/15
Montegrappa and its Iranian distribution partner Bidar Group last month sponsored a cultural writing competition which was hosted by the Fereshteh (Angel) Award.
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?
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/15
Cross has launched a search for 125 people who embody the concept of being Peerless, with the grand prize of the US$3,900 The Peerless 125 limited edition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15
SOUTH KOREA. With its mega duty free tender just 25 days from closing, Incheon International Airport announces annual duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14
The Montblanc Great Characters John F Kennedy Edition comes in two designs, each reflecting a different facet of the 35th President of the United States.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/14
Montblanc is celebrating the 90th year of its iconic Meisterstück fountain pen with a new collection of leather goods, watches, jewellery and writing instruments.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14
INTERNATIONAL. Last year was the first time since 2009 that growth in the global luxury market dipped below double digits according to the consulting firm.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/14
UK. Heathrow Airport T5 will open a new luxury goods environment by Christmas, housing leading brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14
The German writing instruments company and its agent Travel Retail Experts will spotlight its customised travel retail solution at the TFWA World Exhibition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/14
ITALY. The retailer has added two stores at Rome Fiumicino Airport Terminal 1, opening a concept store for Pandora and marking Montblanc's return to the airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14
USA. In big breaking news, A.T. Cross Company has signed an agreement with Bic Group to purchase fine writing instrument brand Sheaffer.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/14
Dubai Duty Free has launched an exclusive 18K gold fountain pen from Montegrappa’s latest Icons Pen collection, dedicated to Brazilian footballer Pelé.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14
The Italian supplier has introduced the Clari Viri collection, featuring hand-painted portraits of leaders including Abraham Lincoln and Richard the Lionheart.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/12/13
Montblanc is donating 20% of the proceeds of a new pen to the Emirates Airline Foundation, which aims to raise US$1m over the next five years.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/11/13
German writing instruments manufacturer is optimistic about the brand's growth in travel retail based on positive results in 2013 and a successful Cannes show.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13
Montegrappa has signed an agreement for the rights to produce a limited collection of pens, watches and cufflinks using the Nelson Mandela name.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/07/13
HONG KONG. DFS has unveiled new branding for the location as the development of its core category concessions nears completion.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/13
Lamy has won the German Standards Brand Award in the Fountain Pens category and is added to a compendium of ‘Brands of the Century'.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/13
INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report is delighted to reveal the results of our ‘Dreamstore’ survey for 2013 through a special e-Zine.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/13
INDONESIA. Angkasa Pura I has appointed Inti Dufree Promosindo/DFS to operate the specialist retail stores at Ngurah Rai International Airport - Bali.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/13
Highlights on this year's IAADFS booth were a Zippo 1947 Chrysler car and a new line of apparel and accessories, including jeans, bags and small leathergoods.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/05/13
The premium writing instruments company targets growth in Asia and Europe with the help of Travel Retail Experts; it will exhibit at TFWA Asia Pacific.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/13
The firm is enlarging the scope of the Miami office, headed by Rodrigo Fajardo, to assume full responsibility for its Latin American travel retail business.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/03/13
For every piece in the Signature For Good collection sold, Montblanc will donate part of its proceeds to raise at least US$1.5 million to UNICEF education projects.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/01/13
David Ferreira has been promoted to the position of Head of Global Travel Retail at US-based pen company Cross, effective January 2013.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/12/12
SOUTH KOREA. Cosmetics sales hit US$70 million as Korean Air closes in on inflight duty free revenues of US$200 million once again in 2012.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/12
Montegrappa last month made its debut appearance at The Luxury Review, a major press and media showcase featuring luxury products and services.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/12
Travel Retail Experts will unveil a polished stainless steel version of Lamy’s classic 2000 series, alongside other items, at TFWA World Exhibition next week.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/12
INTERNATIONAL. Donations of products are being sought for a charity prize draw to be held by Women in Travel during the TFWA World Exhibition.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/10/12
The Swiss writing instruments maker is to launch the new 849 Goldbar gold-plated pen and the Alchemix collection of models in hi-tech materials at Cannes.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/09/12
Montegrappa will showcase a new pen designed by Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone as well as a new ladies’ fragrance in Cannes next month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/09/12
The US maker of lighter and allied lifestyle products recently produced its 500 millionth lighter in its 80th anniversary year. Zippo's CEO tells us more.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/12
INDIA. Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) is this week hosting a workshop for parties interested in the key commercial concessions in the all-new Terminal 2.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/09/12
SOUTH KOREA. Korean Air’s inflight duty free sales rankings by value for August saw star showings from Ballantine’s, Glenfiddich, Chanel fragrances, SK-II, Hawaiian Sun, and Bang & Olufsen.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/12
"I feel proud of having contributed to this flourishing market segment," says industry veteran Jan Luijendijk as he announces his retirement on 1 September.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/08/12
AT Cross has teamed up with Traveller’s Trove, founded by well-known industry executive Gerry Murray, to expand its travel retail business in Europe and Africa.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/12
ITALY. SEA, the management company responsible for operating Milan Malpensa and Linate airports, posts strong first-half commerical results.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/07/12
INTERNATIONAL. DFS and Starboard Cruise Services continue to turn in starring performances as LVMH's Selective Retailing division powers ahead.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/12
HONG KONG. DFS is preparing to unveil an ambitious, service-driven and highly localised offer across its three core category concessions at HKIA.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/07/12
SWITZERLAND. “I am both pleased and reassured to pass this heritage on to my daughter, Carole,” says outgoing Chairman Jacques Hubscher.
Source: ©The Moodie Report China - 02/07/12
CHINA. China Duty Free Group reports a successful debut for its duty free stores at the new Kunming Changshui International Airport, which opened on 28 June. 中国。中免集团在新昆明长水国际机场的免税店于六月28日成功亮相。
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/06/12
Parker has amassed 147 points of sale in travel retail, aiming for 10 new openings per month, since the US pen brand began targeting the channel.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/12
INTERNATIONAL. The company responds to its contract losses in Hong Kong. UPDATED with comments from Nuance-Watson (Asia)'s Alessandra Piovesana.