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 - 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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/10/14
CHINA. Sunrise Duty Free has unveiled one of travel retail’s most innovative and ambitious e-commerce initiatives during its magnificent 15th anniversary celebrations.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/14
The Moodie Report today announces The Moodie Wine Project, a major initiative in the travel retail wine category in an effort to champion and advance best practice.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14
SOUTH AFRICA. Martin Moodie speaks to Tourvest In-flight Retail Services CEO Clive Jones about the opportunities, challenges and shortcomings of inflight retail.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/14
AUSTRALIA. Just after Gebr Heinemann won the Sydney Airport duty free tender, we spoke to a delighted Max Heinemann, CEO of Heinemann Asia Pacific.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/14
USA. As fast-growing airport wellness brand XpresSpa opens its 50th airport outlet, Chairman Moreton Binn talks about about the company's ambitions.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/14
Bacardi Global Travel Retail says the super-premium vodka launch this month is emblematic of an innovation drive bearing fruit across its portfolio.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14
Mäurer & Wirtz is stepping up its focus on travel retail – and international expansion in general – as the company prepares for a new business era.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/14
ITALY. The new 8,000sq m shopping area in the revamped Tl 1 has 2,000sq m of dedicated duty free space and features the first Armani store in a European airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/14
INTERNATIONAL. Every week as a service to our readers The Moodie Report updates all the latest passenger traffic statistics from around the world, compiled by Jon Elphick. Like everything we do at The Moodie Report, it’s fast, factual – and free.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/05/14
The Moodie Report's Rebecca Mann takes a trip to Los Angeles to discover why the travel retail industry is going nuts for Wonderful Pistachios.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14
ABU DHABI. The inaugural Masters of Fragrances event, and the groundbreaking Fragrances by DFS boutique, were both unveiled in Abu Dhabi last week.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14
Fashion and fragrance house Puig aims high for the future – and celebrates 100 years of success – with the inauguration of Puig Tower in Barcelona.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14
Continuing our Family Spirit series, we profile one of the great pioneers of duty free, Steven Goldstein, and examine his latest entreprenuerial brainwave.
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.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/13
Shoppair.com co-founder Mick Dawidowicz explains how airlines and airports could work together to drive sales through omni-channel retailing.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/08/13
UK. Harrods reports a positive reception from passengers to its new 6,200sq ft store at Gatwick Airport South Terminal, which has a strong focus on premium brands.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/07/13
L’Oréal Luxe Travel Retail Asia Pacific Division Manager Olivier Teboul previews the group’s Clarisonic strategy – and hails the sustained success of the Lancôme brand.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/13
USA. FlyInStyle Founder & CEO Amanda Anthony talks about a new app that aims to enhance the airport experience - and drive commercial revenues.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/05/13
The story behind the creation of M, the result of a collaboration between The Macallan, crystal makers Lalique and designer Fabien Baron.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/05/13
USA. The Foodie Report went on location for the unveiling of the new Phase 1 concepts. SSP America President & CEO Les Cappetta discusses the new offer.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/13
The First Lady of Nails, OPI’s Executive VP & Artistic Director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, explains the power of polish to The Moodie Report’s Rebecca Mann.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/13
Lifestyle brand Police, best known for its sunglasses, recently celebrated its 30th birthday with a high-profile party – and a commitment to Look Beyond.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/12
INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report and Lacoste present some of the latest nominees in our The Front Line feature, celebrating the best in customer service.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/08/12
The Moodie Report and sponsor Lacoste are proud to present some of the latest nominees in our The Front Line feature, celebrating the best in customer service.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/12
The launch of Forever Youth Liberator heralds a fresh focus on skin care for YSL, particularly in Asia. L’Oréal's Eva Yu sets out the new strategy.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/12
SINGAPORE. The Moodie Report presents a special pictorial round-up of Master of Spirits II, a ground-breaking wines & spirits initiative from DFS.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/12
The Moodie Report discovers more about the strategy – and spokespeople – for ck one color via this extended feature incorporating four key interviews.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/12
INTERNATIONAL. In the build-up to the second Moodie Multi-National Marathon in June, we present our second 'Marathon Matters' participant's profile.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/12
JAPAN. Japan is remembering the tragic earthquake and tsunami of 11 March 2011. Sendai Airport, close to the centre of the disaster, is still struggling to recover.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/12
This month Giorgio Armani and the L’Oréal group reboot their “Acqua for Life” safe drinking water campaign. The travel retail channel will play a key role.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/12
UAE. We present iconic images of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships from the 20th anniversary of the event.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/12
The UK market – and travel retail – has been earmarked to play a key role in the launch of Stella McCartney’s L.I.L.Y fragrance, being previewed this month.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/12
BPI President Rémy Gomez explains why the loss of the lucrative Jean Paul Gaultier license marks a new beginning, and not the end, for the ambitious fragrance group.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/12
UK. World Duty Free Group celebrates the completion of the extensive refurbishment of its main duty free stores at Heathrow Terminals 3 and 4.
Source: Centre for Aviation; The Moodie Report - 09/02/12
INDIA. A new report from the Centre for Aviation (CAPA) underlines the surge in non-aeronautical revenues at India's airports over the past five years.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/12
SRI LANKA. Industry executives have visited The Travel Retail Village, a community funded by the trade in response to the tsunami of 2004.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/12/11
INTERNATIONAL. In our sign-off story to 2011, The Moodie Report Founder & Chairman Martin Moodie presents his favourite images from the travel retail year.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/11
SOUTH KOREA. JDC this week celebrated the Grand Opening of its expanded duty free store at Jeju International Airport on Jeju Island. At 2,949sq m, the store offers a +65% increase over the former space, allowing for a big increase in cosmetics brands, such as Sisley, MAC and Bobbi Brown, plus more leading fashion names.
Source: ©The Foodie Report - 16/12/11
INTERNATIONAL.The December edition of The Foodie Report, the e-Zine dedicated to travel-related, revenue-generating food & beverage, is out now.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/12/11
In the latest interview for our Never Hide series we speak to The Nuance Group Chief Executive Officer Europe Andrea Belardini about his likes and inspirations.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/11
In the latest interview for our Never Hide series we speak to Centaur Travel Retail and King Power Traveler President Rakhita Jayawardena about his life and career.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/11
La Prairie President and CEO Patrick Rasquinet tells The Moodie Report about his mission to make La Prairie the market’s number one luxury skin care brand.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/09/11
SOUTH KOREA. Louis Vuitton today opened its first-ever airport store, in association with The Shilla Duty Free at Incheon International Airport.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/11
INDIA. The Moodie Report's new feature series again brings you impressions of our industry as portrayed (either by the industry, consumer media or travellers) in websites, Blogs and other social and digital media. This week’s coverage comes from India where Cafe Coffee Day General Manager - Key Accounts S Shriram writes one of the best retail blogs we have come across.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/11
SINGAPORE. The Moodie Report’s popular new feature series again brings you impressions of our industry as viewed by Blogs, other social media and consumer websites. This week’s coverage stems from Twitter and Facebook, where ‘Fans Of Changi’ – Singapore Changi Airport’s social networking platform – features travel retail veteran Jonathan Holland (owner of Singapore-based agent and distributor Jonathan Holland & Associates), who was one of the first passengers to fly through Changi Airport when it opened its doors for operation on 1 July 1981.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/11
NEW ZEALAND. The Moodie Report is pleased to announce a new feature series, dubbed 'The Innovators', focusing on companies that are bringing edge and innovation to travel retail. “I’m out to change the way the world flies,” says New Zealand entrepreneur Roger Boyd, founder of 1Above, which is designed to help travellers "fly well and arrive ready".
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/11
SINGAPORE. SK-II, in partnership with Nuance-Watson (Singapore), last week unveiled the latest additions to its anti-ageing boutique Skin Signature Series at the retailer's Perfumes & Cosmetics stores in Changi Airport. Nuance-Watson is the first in the world to launch the two new products – Skin Signature Eye Cream and Wrinkle Specialist – and an exclusive media event was held to celebrate the global launch. The Moodie Report's Asia Bureau Chief Melody Ng was on hand for the celebrations.
Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/11
INTERNATIONAL. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) annual report on tourism, published this week, is highlighted by China’s emergence as the world’s third-biggest tourism spender – a critical indicator for the travel retail channel. This benchmark overview includes key trends, the ranking of the world’s top destinations and an overview of international arrivals and tourism receipts for all regions. It also covers outbound tourism and the biggest tourism spenders. Read on for an executive summary or download the full report.