Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 03 May 2016


‘An oasis of luxury and calm’ – DFS celebrates Cambodian debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/03/16

CAMBODIA. Products from Cambodia’s top artisans plus an impressive array of international brands mark the new T Galleria by DFS, Angkor.

Moodie Picture Gallery: Shinsegae Duty Free opens in style at Incheon Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/15

SOUTH KOREA. We present a range of images from Shinsegae Duty Free's impressively eclectic new retail offer at the country's main gateway.

Shanghai Tang opens second outlet at Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/11/15

HONG KONG. The brand has opened a boutique in HKIA's Terminal 1 West Hall in a bid, it says, to become the “global creator of modern Chinese chic”.

German brand Fissler opens first pop-up store at Frankfurt Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/09/15

GERMANY. Premium kitchenware manufacturer Fissler opens a pop-up store at Frankfurt Airport and will appeal strongly to Asian consumers, says Fraport.

DFASS launches limited edition models onboard Singapore Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

DFASS Singapore has launched two new limited edition aircraft models for sale onboard Singapore Airlines, created to mark Singapore's Golden Jubilee.

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.

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.

Lladró continues Caribbean expansion with new Virgin Islands store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/15

Following a recent opening on the island of Saint Martin, Lladró has increased its Caribbean presence with a new store on Saint Thomas in the US Virgin Islands.

Incheon Airport hits US$2 billion world record duty free sales

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.

Lladró unveils Mexican exclusive as it announces new store openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

The Spanish porcelain brand has created an exclusive Our Lady of Guadalupe sculpture for the Mexican market as it closes out 2014 with eight new stores.

Ever Rich makes first moves in e-commerce with Go Rich website

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

TAIWAN. Ever Rich Duty Free Shop’s newly launched website allows consumers to purchase Taiwanese specialities for delivery to countries across Asia.

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.

Kusmi Tea channels its Russian roots with limited-edition Christmas tea

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/09/14

The luxury tea company has created a new limited-edition tea for the festive season and will present it at next month's TWFA World Exhibition.

Rituals Cosmetics prepares for Cannes show debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

The luxury lifestyle brand is set to further demonstrate its commitment to the travel retail channel with its debut appearance at the Tax Free World Exhibition in Cannes.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

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.

Kusmi Tea opens standalone airport store at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/14

Kusmi Tea has expanded its presence at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport with the opening of its first standalone store in Terminal 2F, operated by LS travel retail.

Koto Parfums advances with new children’s fragrance sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/14

Koto Parfums’ new travel retail exclusive sets, from its Hello Kitty, Ange Lapin and Mini Kimmi ranges, were well received at last month’s TFWA Asia Pacific show.

Socatec launches BagTag Design items from new airline partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/05/14

The aviation toys and gifts company has expanded its BagTag Design range with new branded items from Cathay Pacific, Aeroflot and Royal Air Maroc.

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.

Áreas extends Spanish footprint with three new stores at Madrid Barajas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

SPAIN. Located in the T4 terminal and T4 satellite terminal, the two new Sibarium outlets and The Market convenience store represent an investment of over €500,000.

Premier Global Trading and Zwilling aim to advance in the Americas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

The Tweezerman and Zwilling portfolio gets a positive reaction in Orlando, as Premier Global Trading showcases its assortment at this year’s IAADFS event.

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.

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.

John Hoover retires from DFS; Brooke Supernaw takes liquor & tobacco role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/14

HONG KONG. The much-respected John Hoover will retire from DFS after 16 years of outstanding service. Brooke Supernaw assumes the lead role on liquor & tobacco.

Automated luxury retail arrives at Detroit Metropolitan with Utique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/01/14

USA. Created by AVT, the kiosk offers travellers a range luxury and personal items, including gifts, gadgets, electronics, and skincare items.

Plush toy brand Aurora World appoints Insight Travel Retail Consultants

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/01/14

UK. Plush toy company Aurora looks to grow in travel retail with assistance from Garry Stoner’s newly-established Insight Travel Retail Consultants.

Mademoiselle de Margaux boosts gourmet gift offer at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

The French chocolatier’s Mademoiselle de Margaux and Revillon brands are now available at Sydney Airport T1’s new A Little Something gourmet gift store.

Jo Malone London unveils Just Like Sunday Home Candle Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

Jo Malone London has unveiled a new Home Candle Collection by Style Editor Charlotte Stockdale. Just Like Sunday will be available in travel retail from January.

Hickory Farms opens first-ever airport pop-up store for the holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/13

USA. The American specialty foods company has partnered Marketplace Development to open its first US airport location at Reagan National Airport.

Heinemann Asia Pacific marks Sydney Airport debut with new T1 concepts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/13

AUSTRALIA. Heinemann Asia Pacific has opened the first National Geographic airport outlet in Australia and a gourmet gift store at Sydney Airport Terminal 1.

World Duty Free Group celebrates Lalique Heathrow T5 success

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/13

UK. As previously revealed on The Moodie Report, World Duty Free Group has partnered with Lalique to create the brand’s first interactive pop-up installation.

Zwilling Beauty Group hails success of TFWA World Exhibition debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/13

Zwilling showcased a selection of novelties last month in Cannes, including its Tweezerman/Isaac Mizrahi 2014 Limited Edition Designer Series Collection.

OTG brings pop-up retail store to LaGuardia Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/13

US. Located in LaGuardia Terminal D, Zady offers fashion, accessories and homeware to consumers keen to know their purchases are well sourced.

Art & Fragrance creates Lalique pop-up boutique at Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Art & Fragrance follows up a landmark TFWA Exhibition with the creation of a Lalique pop-up shop at Heathrow T5, in partnership with World Duty Free Group.

interdutyfree dreams of success with Sleep N Say Sleep Goggle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/13

Last month in Cannes, interdutyfree - founded in 2012 by experienced travel retail executive Marc Mansour - unveiled its innovative Sleep N Say brand.

Dubai Duty Free sales reach US$1.27 billion in first nine months of 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/13

UAE. Dubai Duty Free has reported nine-month sales of US$1.27 billion, a leap of +12% that puts it on track for sales of US$1.8 billion in 2013.

Lamy to debut new titanium colour scheme for scala series

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/13

German company Lamy opts for titanium and chrome finish exterior for its latest range of premium writing instruments, on show at next week's Cannes exhibition.

International Shoppes adds brand boutiques at Boston Logan Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/09/13

USA. The retailer has opened a standalone Michael Kors outlet and in-store boutiques from Montblanc and Kiehl’s at Boston Logan Airport Terminal E.

Zwilling Beauty Group set for TFWA Tax Free World Exhibition debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/09/13

Former P&G Prestige executive Juergen Jost will spearhead the travel retail development of the company’s Zwilling and Tweezerman beauty tools brands.

Nuance brings theatre of glassblowing to Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13

SWEDEN. Running until 5 November, the ‘Kingdom of Crystal’ glass event sees Sweden’s top glassblowers demonstrating and showcasing their artisan work.

TobyRich looks to land SmartPlane, other micro gadgets in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/13

German company TobyRich is targeting travel retail at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in a bid to expand the distribution of its smart phone-controlled micro gadgets.

LS travel retail renews contract, extends space at Montreal-Trudeau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/08/13

CANADA. LS travel retail North America renews its partnership with Montreal-Trudeau Airport and promises several major innovations.

Flo Accessories appoints Sea & Sky Inflight Supply as inflight agent

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/13

New York-based travel and gift company Flo Accessories ties up with Sea & Sky Inflight Supply in an agency deal for key selected markets.

Lladró creates lithophane light inspired by Amsterdam for KLM

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/13

Lladró has created an Amsterdam-inspired lithophane light exclusively for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, available for purchase onboard from 1 September.

Hudson Group brings Natalie’s Candy Jar and Maxiga to Lambert-St Louis

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/13

USA.The retailer has added confectionery and gifts concepts as it continues its build out after securing the speciality retail concession in February.

Aelia Duty Free opens at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/13

NEW ZEALAND. LS travel retail Pacific has launched Aelia Duty Free stores in airside Departures and Arrivals at Queenstown Airport in the South Island.

National Geographic and Global Retailer partner in Fiumicino opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/13

ROME. National Geographic has opened its first travel retail unit in a European airport at Rome Fiumicino. The store will be operated by Global Retailer.

Strong commercial performance at Zürich Airport as new concepts open

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/07/13

SWITZERLAND. New retail and F&B strengthen the Sense of Place at the Swiss airport, which saw healthy increases in commercial revenues in June.

Swarovski links with Gebr Heinemann for Vienna Airport opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/07/13

Built using Swarovski's premium furniture concept, the store will offer a wide range of jewellery and accessories for special occasion or everyday looks.