Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 29 January 2015


Rotary Watches celebrates the past with retro-inspired SS15 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/15

Rotary has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2015 watch collection, comprising vintage designs from its archive that have been re-mastered with modern technology.

Richemont third-quarter sales hit by weak demand in Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. Richemont has posted third-quarter sales of €3.05 billion, with growth in Europe and the Americas offset by a significant decline in Asia Pacific.

Pure Gold Jewellers awarded Changi Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

UAE. Pure Gold Jewellers becomes the first Middle East jewellery company to operate a jewellery concession at Singapore Changi Airport.

Heathrow reveals upgraded retail offer at new-look Terminal 5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport today opened its refurbished Terminal 5, featuring brands such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Rolex and Fortnum & Mason.

Changi Airport Group reveals four winners for T1 speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

SINGAPORE. Luxury Ventures, Pure Gold Jewellers, Bengawan Solo and LianBee Jeco have captured the latest speciality concessions at Changi Airport T1.

Tyko focuses on simplifying selection process for airline buyers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Aiming to become a key strategic partner for airlines, Tyko Travel Retail has created a specialised proposal sheet highlighting bestsellers and ‘must have’ items.

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.

Changi Airport tenders key T1 watch concession and T2 luxury stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/12/14

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has issued a tender for its key watch concession at Singapore Changi Airport T1 and for seven luxury goods stores in T2.

DFS Group to enter Cambodia with spectacular T Galleria in Siem Reap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

CAMBODIA. DFS unveils highly ambitious plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, near the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016.

Flo Accessories targets gifting season with new, exclusive beauty sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

Flo Accessories has teamed up with World Duty Free Group to launch male and female travel retail exclusive beauty sets for the holiday season.

San Jude Travel Retail secures inflight listings for new Fierro jewellery line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

The Dubai-based company’s new Fierro jewellery range is said to have received positive feedback and is now available on Swiss Air, Lufthansa and Aigle Azur.

Clogau sparkles at Japanese beauty pageant with Debutante collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, recently supported Miss UK at the “Miss International” Beauty Pageant in Japan.

Milan Malpensa revamp gathers pace with Piazza del Gusto opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

ITALY. SEA Milano continues its restyling of Milan Malpensa Airport’s commercial offer with a new 2,200sq m airside retail and F&B area in Terminal 1.

Clogau steps up innovation focus in landmark anniversary year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, continues to innovate with new product categories, merchandising and services.

Narita Airport reveals retail and F&B plans for new Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

JAPAN. Narita Airport has unveiled the detailed commercial plan for its low-cost Terminal 3, which opens in April 2015.

Picture Gallery: DFS Masters of Time

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

MACAU. The Moodie Report presents a photo gallery of DFS Group's Masters of Time, the world’s largest retail exhibition of fine watches, supported for the first time by a high-end jewellery selection.

Rotary Watches presents Chelsea FC with new squad watch for 2014/15

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Rotary Watches has presented all 12 of Chelsea FC’s new signings with a new squad watch from its Jura collection of Swiss made skeleton automatic watches.

DFS Group unveils sixth Masters of Time exhibition in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/12/14

MACAU. DFS this weekend launched its sixth annual Masters of Time, an event that it claims to be the world’s largest retail exhibition of fine watches.

Pandora recognises retail sales staff for excellence customer service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

In a first for travel retail, Pandora’s sales team at Cyprus Airports Duty Free has achieved a perfect score for the brand’s 2014 mystery shopping programme.

The Dreyfuss Group focuses on North America with new sales appointment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

Alastair Henderson has been named Regional Sales Manager North America, effective 1 October, as the region becomes an increasing focus for the company.

Jordan Design debuts jewellery display for Clogau in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Travel retail design agency Jordan Design revealed its latest rotating display for jeweller Clogau at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in October.

Montblanc marks Meisterstück's 90th year with anniversary collection

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.

Swarovski adds a sprinkle of Stardust with new bracelet launch in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14

Swarovski’s new Stardust Bracelet, which was presented at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, features a nylon fishnet tube filled with over 1,000 tiny crystals.

Wellington Global adds BeeBio Organic skincare brand to travel retail offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Australian-based Wellington Global, owner of jewellery brand Pica LéLa, has expanded its travel retail offer, following the acquisition of skincare brand BeeBio.

Aéroports de Paris unveils luxury fashion area at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FRANCE. The new fashion area, located in Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2E Hall K, showcases four key brands: Cartier, Chanel, Dior and Hermès.

Fossil launches Limited and Special Edition watches for the holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

For the upcoming holiday season, Fossil has created three Limited and Special Edition watches – one for men and two for women – to mark the company’s 30th year.

Toscow goes 'back to basics' with two new jewellery collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

Toscow has harnessed "the power of nature and the night’s sky" to create Paradise Garden and Cosmos, which were presented at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Bulgari Parfums showcases new products and luxury strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

Bulgari Parfums presented a number of new fragrances at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition, including the high-end, jewel-inspired Le Gemme collection.

€217 billion global luxury market growth slows in 2013, reports EY

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.

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.

Braun concludes Cannes show with positive outlook for 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Braun has reported a positive Cannes showing last week, where it conducted +30% more business meetings and shared its plans for 2015 with the trade press.

Tyko reports solid growth and reveals new watch range in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Tyko Travel Retail revealed in Cannes last week that it has recorded +75% growth year on year in ground store sales and +40% growth in its airline business.

Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta join 'next stage' for Heathrow Airport T5

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.

Pica Léla leads on colour, design and structure with new jewellery lines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/14

The Australian jewellery brand will showcase its latest collection, which focuses on colour, design and structure, at this month's TFWA World Exhibition.

Fine watches and jewellery to shine at sixth DFS Masters of Time in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

MACAU. The retailer will host its curated retail exhibition of luxury watches – and, for the first time, jewellery – at the T Galleria Macau by DFS from 6 December.

DFS boosted by airport operations but LVMH reports Asia slowdown

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, including DFS Group, posted organic revenue growth of +8% in the first nine months of the year.

Frey Wille finds inspiration in Monet’s masterpieces for its latest collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

The Austrian enamel jewellery specialist has introduced three new designs based on the life and works of Claude Monet, the founder of French Impressionist painting.

World Duty Free Group reveals vibrant new retail arena at Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

UK. “This new store has delivered the ‘wow factor’ and more choice than ever before for passengers," says Glasgow Airport Managing Director Amanda McMillan.

Buckley London to spotlight Adrian Buckley Signature Collection in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

Buckley London will present a fun and playful range of teddy bear pendants from the Adrian Buckley Signature Collection at the TFWA World Exhibition this month.

Armani Group makes four-store investment at Haitang Bay complex

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/14

CHINA. The fashion group has opened 865sq m of retail space across four sub-brands at the new mall on Hainan Island, operated by China Duty Free Group.

Tyko Travel Retail diversifies brand portfolio for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

Tyko Travel Retail will introduce Daisy Chain to the jewellery category and add two new watch brands to its portfolio at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Lambretta Watches adds a touch of Christmas to TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

The new Cielo collection is inspired by traditional Italian Christmas decorations while the Mugello Collection offers modern versions of 1960s racing chronographs.

Metalsmiths Sterling captures Portland Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

USA. Sterling silver jewellery brand Metalsmiths Sterling has been awarded the concession for its first US west coast airport location, at Portland International.

'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.

Hanse Distribution refocuses strategy ahead of TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

The inflight specialist is renewing its focus on creating in-house jewellery brands while continuing to offer established brands such as La Chance and Carolee New York.

JR/Duty Free extends Perth Airport offer with luxury watch boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/09/14

AUSTRALIA. JR/Duty Free has opened its latest JR/Watch Co luxury boutique at Perth Airport’s International Terminal 1, alongside its redesigned Departures store.

LS travel retail Roma adds Montblanc and Pandora boutiques at Fiumicino

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.

Scorpio Worldwide strengthens watches portfolio in time for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/09/14

Scorpio Worldwide will unveil new looks and new lines, including inflight exclusives, for its leading watch collections during the TFWA 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.

Bouton launches 100 Facet Collection inspired by Marilyn Monroe

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/14

The sterling silver jewellery brand's new collection marries high quality simulated stones and new 100 facet cut technology to create a sparkling solitaire set.