Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 31 March 2015

Destination Merchandise

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.

Qatar Duty Free opens new stores from Bazaar, Blush, PSG and Bein Sports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/15

QATAR. A quality quartet of specialist stores adds further lustre to one of the world's leading airport shopping experiences.

Airport Authority Hong Kong tenders latest retail concessions in T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called tenders for several new retail concessions both airside and landside at Hong Kong International Airport.

World Duty Free Group hails German debut in Düsseldorf

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

GERMANY. It's a red-letter day for World Duty Free Group as it marks the official opening of its operations at Düsseldorf Airport and the unveiling of a new retail brand.

Westfield and Hudson Group revamp New York JFK Terminal 8

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

US. Eight new shops – including Victoria’s Secret and seven renovated Hudson locations – are now open at New York JFK International Terminal 8.

Britt Shop to open two destination stores at Montevideo Carrasco

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/15

URUGUAY. Puerta del Sur has concluded an agreement to bring the first Britt Shop destination merchandise stores to Montevideo Carrasco Airport from June.

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.

LS travel retail opens five speciality stores at Montréal-Trudeau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/12/14

CANADA. “We reaffirm our commitment to deliver a unique experience that truly embodies Montréal and Québec," says LS travel retail's Vadim Motlik.

LS travel retail opens gifts and technology stores at Dallas/Fort Worth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/12/14

USA. LS travel retail North America has opened two new stores at Dallas/Fort Worth International: Texas Territories in Terminal B and iStore in Terminal A.

Beijing Airport reopens ASILK boutique, boosts local product range

Source: ©The Moodie Report China - 25/12/14

CHINA Local silk brand ASILK reopens at Beijing Capital International Airport as the airport also introduces a range of high-quality, limited-edition Chinese products.

Westfield reveals new-look dining environment at Newark Liberty Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

USA. The Liberty Terrace replaces previous food courts at Newark Airport terminals A and B following a US$3.5 million transformation by Westfield.

Tourvest aims to take true destination retailing to the world

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

Neil Austen, the New Business Manager of Tourvest Destination Retail, talks about taking the South African company’s finely honed skill in destination retail to the world.

Airport Authority invites bids for ‘Hong Kong Concept’ retail zone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has issued tenders for new concessions in a ‘Hong Kong Concept’ retail zone, located in the airport’s East Hall.

Autograph unveils new range of Russian destination merchandise

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/14

Autograph Travel Retail has updated its range of destination merchandise for the Russian market, closely reflecting local attractions and traditions.

'The best in the UK': WDF store wins Stansted Airport plaudits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

UK. “Our best execution ever.” "A massive milestone." “Our most commercial layout ever.” “The biggest and the best.” WDF Group opens a breakthrough, walk-through store at Stansted.

Frankfurt Airport hosts four-week long Oktoberfest campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/14

GERMANY. Frankfurt Airport is celebrating the annual Oktoberfest beer festival with its own four-week campaign, in partnership with key tenants.

LS travel retail to open The Scoreboard sports store at Toronto Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/14

CANADA. LS travel retail North America has been awarded a new sports store concession at Toronto Pearson International Airport T1 Domestic.

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.

Private equity firm to acquire speciality retailer Marshall Retail Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/08/14

USA. Private equity firm Brentwood Associates is to acquire Marshall Retail Group, a leading speciality retailer which operates stores across US airports.

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport revamps summer shops and services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has installed new pop-up shops, joined forces with Navibag and created a Nice Access Fast Track pass.

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.

Nuance reveals vibrant retail environment at Toronto Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

CANADA. Nuance has unveiled one of the most striking new airport retail environments in North America, at Toronto International Airport Terminal 1.

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.

Airmall adds new retail and F&B in Boston Terminal B expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/14

USA. Airmall Boston and partners have completed a US$3.7 million investment in 5,000sq ft of new commercial space at Boston Logan International Terminal B.

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.

Delhi Airport opens third outlet for Happily Unmarried brand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

INDIA. Lifestyle and gifting brand Happily Unmarried has opened its third outlet at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3.

Newcastle Airport completes first stage in £14 million transformation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/14

UK. Newcastle Airport has completed the first phase in its £14 million airside departures upgrade, featuring new food & beverage and lounges.

Larnaka Airport partners launch ‘Trinity’ initiative to showcase Cyprus

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

CYPRUS. CTC-ARI, Cyprus Airports Food & Beverage and Hermes Airports are collaborating in a drive to showcase the island’s culture at Larnaka Airport.

Chicago O'Hare & Westfield reveal transformed T5 retail and F&B offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.

GuestLogix new image and sub-brands to reflect broader strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

CANADA. The leading provider of inflight retail and payment technology is hoping to extend its services ‘beyond the cabin’ and across the travel experience.

Global Retailer to open branded stores at São Paulo Guarulhos T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/14

BRAZIL. Specialist travel retailer Global Retailer is to open two stores, for Ducati and National Geographic, at São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport T3.

DFS opens major store in Okinawa’s new Naha International Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/14

JAPAN. DFS has opened a major store at the new international terminal and revealed a new identity for its retail operations in the prefecture of Okinawa.

DFS and Flemingo extend at Mumbai, replace ARI/Buddy in Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/14

INDIA. The DFS/Flemingo partnership has unexpectedly extended its duty free contract to cover the new T2 at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International.

ARI Ireland plots major commercial redevelopment at Dublin T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

IRELAND. ARI Ireland is planning an ambitious redevelopment of retail and food & beverage space at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 this year.

ATÜ Duty Free inaugurates new Kutaisi International Airport operation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/14

GEORGIA. ATÜ Duty Free has opened its new duty free store at Kutaisi International Airport. It is the Istanbul-based travel retailer's third airport operation in Georgia.

Budapest Airport nurtures demand for Hungarian products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/14

HUNGARY. A series of Trinity campaigns with Heinemann Duty Free and suppliers drives sales growth of over +300% for regional brands at Budapest Airport.

Travel Goods outlet opens at Delhi International Airport Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/12/13

INDIA. The first Travel Goods branded outlet has opened at Delhi International Airport T3, offering travel accessories plus a range of Indian gifts and souvenirs.

Deluxway aims to light up travel experience with The Flight Lamp

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/11/13

The Flight Lamp, a new LED lighting product from Deluxway, features more than 30 worldwide destinations as well as the option of customised items.

Family Spirit: How AktYs Consulting is championing the greatness of Greece

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/13

GREECE. We begin a new series called Family Spirit with the stirring, patriotic tale of a company determined to take Greek products to the world.

Dallas-Fort Worth issues retail, dining and currency exchange RFPs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/13

USA. One of the country’s busiest airports is offering six packages covering 18 outlets across Terminal B and International Terminal D.

Paradies delivers local flavour with new Portland Airport concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/13

USA. Leading concessionaire Paradies officially opened its new Your Northwest TravelMart at Portland International Airport Concourse C on Wednesday.

San Francisco International aims for Sense of Place with pop-up stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/13

USA. San Francisco International Airport has awarded pop-up concessions in Terminal 3 to local artisan companies McEvoy of Marin and Collector.

Guam considers programme supporting local products at airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/13

GUAM. New budget measures could offer airport retail space to ‘Made in Guam’ products in locations and categories beyond Lotte Duty Free’s concession.

Flemingo-owned Baltona starts new operation at Poznan Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13

POLAND. Flemingo Group subsidiary Baltona has opened a series of new stores at Poznan Airport, where it operates a master commercial concession.

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.

Juanda Airport unveils first phase of Terminal 2 commercial tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/13

INDONESIA. Duty free, speciality retail and food & beverage all feature in the first phase of the country’s biggest-ever airport commercial tender.

Beijing Capital International Airport issues retail tender for T2 北京首都机场T2重要商业零售项目公开招商

Source: ©The Moodie Report China - 16/07/13

CHINA. Beijing Capital International Airport issues a tender for 480sq m of retail space. A second tender for high-end international brands will follow this year.

DFS unveils new branding and offer for Hong Kong International Airport

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.

World Duty Free Group makes debut at A Coruña Airport in Spain

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/06/13

SPAIN. World Duty Free Group has opened the first ever duty free store at A Coruña Airport, as it moves ahead with investments across its Spanish network.

Delhi International Airport unveils new Terminal 3 pop-up stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/13

INDIA. Delhi International Airport Ltd has unveiled new pop up stores from Happily Unmarried gifts and Hemi jewellery at Indira Gandhi International Airport.