Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 04 May 2016


It’s all about the good life says Toscow in latest jewellery collection

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 03/05/16

The jewellery brand is aiming to show the sweeter side of life in its new Dolce Vita collection, which includes necklaces, earrings and a bangle.

Thomas Sabo etches its mark with personalised jewellery range

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 03/05/16

Thomas Sabo is aiming to underline its transformation into a premium brand with personalised jewellery line Love Bridge and new display units for travel retail.

Misaki breathes Air into new jewellery range ahead of Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 29/04/16

The Monaco-based jewellery brand will breeze into next month's TFWA Asia Pacific show with its Air by Misaki collection, comprising necklaces and rings.

Scorpio keeps watch of inflight presence with Aviator and Daisy Dixon

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 21/04/16

Watch brands Aviator and Daisy Dixon, jewellery from Pierre Cardin and updated travel accessories from Skross will all be highlighted at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Alfa Brands prepares new exclusive inflight products following IAADFS

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 20/04/16

Contracts with international airlines are in the pipeline for Pillitteri Estates Winery and Nishi Pearls as Alfa Brands reaps the rewards of a varied portfolio at Orlando.

Daniel Wellington aims to consolidate its image in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 20/04/16

The brand is “testing” the global market with the opening of its first mono brand store in Kuala Lumpur in May, and is rolling out a new marketing concept in travel retail.

Wellington brings ‘Enchanted’ jewellery and skincare offer to Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

Look out for Utopia and Enchanted lines from jewellery brand Pica LéLa and new Nectar Face & Neck Serum from skincare brand BeeBio.

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.

Aeon Jewellery targets Asian consumers with new YOU brand

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

YOU will present a collection of delicate jewellery, including a rose gold Trinity necklace, at next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition in Singapore.

Buckley London to unveil A/W 16 collections in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 13/04/16

The seven new collections continue the brand’s ‘modern meets classic’ theme, inspired by its British heritage and iconic London architecture.

Dyrberg/Kern debuts first-ever men’s jewellery collection in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 13/04/16

Created in response to "an obvious gap in the marketplace for men's jewellery", the collection is said to offer a piece for every man, including watches and bracelets.

Bvlgari takes The Temple of the Jeweller pop-up to Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Davitt Report - 12/04/16

Running from 8 April to 5 June, the temporary prestigious fragrance pop-up store is located on level 2 of Zürich Airport's Airside Center.

Buckley London blossoms with charity daffodil brooches for Marie Curie

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/16

Buckley London in bloom: available in two designs, profits from every enamel brooch sold will go towards providing quality care to people with terminal illnesses.

Fukuoka Duty Free Tenjin readies for landmark downtown opening on 1 April

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/03/16

JAPAN. Kyushu’s first downtown duty free store opens on Friday; The Moodie Report’s Peter Dowling reports on location from Fukuoka Mitsukoshi.

Porsche Design highlights sporty, ‘elegant’ timepieces at Baselworld 2016

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/16

Marking "a new chapter" in Porsche Design's timepiece history, the 1919 Collection of watches is being previewed at this week's Baselworld show.

Picture Gallery: Shinsegae Duty Free reveals striking new Busan store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/16

SOUTH KOREA. Stunning images from Shinsegae Duty Free's new downtown store in Busan, opened on 1 March at the spectacular Shinsegae Centum City.

Frey Wille celebrates Easter with new Claude Monet-inspired designs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/16

The latest range, an extension of the Hommage à Claude Monet collection, introduces aquamarine and indigo colours, and highlights the brand's Magique scent.

Modern meets classic in Buckley London's latest jewellery collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/16

Buckley London says its Spring/Summer 2016 ranges maintain its British heritage but offer a “more contemporary” feel, high-quality and affordable price points.

Tyko Brands hails success of its Hippie Chic and Kartel watches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/16

According to Tyko, Hippie Chic “defines and dominates” onboard impulse purchases, while Kartel listings are up +50% and initial ground sales are “exceeding expectations”.

Raymond Weil pays tribute to The Beatles with limited edition watch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/03/16

The Swiss watchmaker is marking its 40th anniversary with a specially created Maestro Beatles Limited Edition watch which honours the legendary British band.

Raymond Weil strikes up partnership with Universal Music Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/16

The collaboration involves the creation of a new entertainment service for Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil, which will be launched at Baselworld later this month.

Altimetre scrubs up with Spongellé Men's Body Buffer; launches Aight

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/16

The distribution company will showcase the first men's product in its Spongellé line of body buffers as well as unisex lifestyle watch brand Aight in Orlando.

Buckley London appoints Rasmus Olsson as Global Head of Sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/16

Olsson joins the UK fashion jewellery brand from Swarovski, where he held executive positions in sales and business development for more than ten years.

Watch brand Moon extends inflight presence with new listings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/16

Up, up and away: Moon's Uptown collection is now listed on 11 European airlines, with the brand owner in negotiations to secure further international contracts.

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.

Dyrberg/Kern and Scorpio add sparkle to Copenhagen Fashion Week

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/16

The Danish jewellery brand joined forces with Scorpio to preview its Northern Lights Fall collection to customers from Europe and the Middle East.

Pandora annual report reveals record earnings for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/16

A focus on branded sales, concept store openings and new product launches contributed to a +40% growth in earnings for the jewellery brand in 2015.

Rotary Watches opens its first stand alone boutique in China

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

The 20sq m outlet, in Guangdong Province's Foshan City, extends Rotary’s footprint in China where it has opened 24 shop-in-shops since last summer.

Shilla IPark Duty Free targets US$1 billion in sales within five years

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/16

SOUTH KOREA. The new Shilla IPark Duty Free will hit US$500 million in first-year sales and US$1 billion in annual sales within five years, says the company.

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.

Ten easy pieces: Meet Daniel Wellington Founder Filip Tysander

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/16

The latest in a series of 'Ten easy pieces' interviews about travel retail personalities features Filip Tysander, Founder of Swedish watch brand Daniel Wellington.

Swarovski's Spring/Summer collection sparkles at Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

Swarovski's Spring/Summer 2016 range, said to be suitable for any mood or personality, is available now at the Collection shop in Heathrow T5.

Watch brand Moon goes Uptown in travel retail with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/16

'Sleek and stylish': Moon's new Uptown watch set, priced at £15, is said to be "perfect" for day and night. Included in the set is a matching beaded bracelet.

Tous makes Asian travel retail debut with Shanghai Hongqiao store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/16

The jewellery and accessories brand has opened its first airport store in Asia, at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. The 75sq m space is located in Terminal 2.

Longines slaloms into St. Moritz with new Conquest edition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/01/16

The second addition to the Conquest collection has been created to celebrate Longines' status as the Official Watch of popular Swiss ski resort St. Moritz.

Family spirit: Spanish jewellery brand Tous takes on travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/16

From small watch repair shop to producer of over 100 million pieces of jewellery, the Tous story is a tale of family, passion and innovation, as Helen Pawson discovers.

TFWA adds space for new brands at Singapore show in May

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/16

ASIA PACIFIC. TFWA will add further exhibition space to its Asia Pacific event in Singapore, with an increased number of brands expected to take part.

Accurist poised for travel retail debut at Birmingham Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/01/16

Time for travel retail take-off: Accurist's specially created travel retail exclusive watch range will be available at Birmingham Airport's The Watch Collection.

Buckley London targets younger audience with S/S 2016 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/01/16

The Spring/Summer 2016 range, comprising new London Rocks, Be You and Eclipse lines, reflects the company’s aim to target a younger audience.

Swarovski invites customers to get fit with Activity Tracking range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/16

Mixing fashion with fitness: Swarovski is gearing up to introduce its first smart range of activity tracking jewellery, featuring its signature crystal, to travel retail.

Wellington Global cruises into 2016 with new Asia Pacific listings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/01/16

New year, new business: Wellington Global is looking ahead to a positive 2016 with new inflight and cruise listings confirmed for its skincare and jewellery brands.

Pandora celebrates Valentine’s Day with dedicated jewellery collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/01/16

Ahead of Valentine's Day, Pandora is launching a special collection, featuring innovative stone settings, to underline the brand's commitment to craftsmanship.

ARI hails Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Building duty free contract win

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/15

UAE. Aer Rianta International CEO Jack MacGowan and ARI-Middle East Chairman Abdulla Buhindi hail the duty free contract award at Abu Dhabi's Midfield Terminal.

Chanel opens second boutique at London Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/15

UK. Chanel has opened a new fashion boutique in 288sq m of space at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, housing watches, jewellery, accessories and ready-to-wear.

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.

Swarovski takes flight with Christmas spectacular at Hong Kong Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/12/15

HONG KONG. Swarovski, in association with JCDecaux, has unveiled a magnificent giant jewelled hot-air balloon feature for the festive period.

‘A programme that’s simply unmatched’ – DFS Group celebrates seventh annual Masters of Time exhibition in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/15

MACAU. DFS Group launched its seventh annual DFS Masters of Time exhibition in Macau on Saturday, 5 December, bringing together what it claimed to be the world’s largest retail exhibition of fine watches and jewellery. “This year’s Masters of Time exhibition is inspired by the traveller and the thrill of discovery,” says DFS Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Philippe Schaus.

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.

Clogau introduces travel retail exclusives and new pricing options

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/15

The Welsh jewellery company has introduced 40 exclusive pieces and a three-level price structure, aimed at meeting varying demands of travel retail.

Tyko Brands records “phenomenal” growth in 2015 for Breo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/15

Tyko's Breo brand has recorded +75% year-on-year growth since 2014, with average monthly sales of 150 to 730 units. 2016 will see five new lines introduced.