Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 25 November 2015


Absolut reignites the spark with limited edition Electrik launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Rock down to Electrik avenue: Absolut continues its year-end tradition of limited edition designs with the launch of Absolut Electrik into travel retail.

DFS campaign brings joy to children battling life-threatening conditions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/11/15

HONG KONG. Shoppers can like posts on social media to help children's wishes come true or make donations at T Galleria by DFS stores worldwide.

JCDecaux extends presence in 41 airports with CEMUSA acquisition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Previously announced acquisition now completed and adds 43,000 advertising panels in transport and street furniture to JCDecaux's portfolio.

CSR focus: Montegrappa donates limited edition Erebouni pen

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/15

Montegrappa partners with the Armenian Football Association in a children’s charity event, honouring a sports hero and offering a luxury pen for auction.

HMSHost’s Gorgeous Kitchen first in list of world’s best airport restaurants

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Heathrow outlet edges out restaurants in Boston, Tokyo, Paris and Vancouver airports to top list compiled by The Daily Meal.

International passenger growth outlook remains mixed, says IATA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. The European market has driven growth but declines in air travel in the Far East have had an adverse effect on overall figures.

Live and online: The Official Middle East & Africa Duty Free Guide 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA. Welcome to the MEADFA Guide, the official publication of this year's conference, written and produced by The Moodie Report.

'A 6,000-strong family': Gebr Heinemann captures major award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/15

GERMANY. "This is an accolade for all Heinemann employees around the world," says a delighted Gunnar Heinemann as the company collects a major trade award.

Deadline extended for 'The Moodies' social & digital media awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. The deadline for nominations for the airport digital, mobile and social media awards, The Moodies, is now 18 December.

Global spirits consumption set for steady growth by 2020

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Data from the IWSR indicates that whisky will overtake vodka to become the second largest spirits category behind local spirits by 2020.

Ulysse Nardin names Olivier Scemama as Head of Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/15

Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has appointed Olivier Scemama as Head of Travel Retail as the brand looks to increase its presence in the channel.

Gategroup Holding reports solid third quarter as turnaround plan kicks in

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/15

SWITZERLAND. Total revenue of US$853 million is recorded for the period at constant currency, representing a +3.4% year over year increase.

Strong airport channel performance drives Autogrill growth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/15

ITALY. Autogrill posts +19.6% sales growth (+6.3% at constant rates) in the third quarter in its important airport sector business.

The Moodie Report promotes Helen Pawson to Brands Editor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Helen Pawson is promoted to one of the company's key roles as The Moodie Report seeks to take its brand coverage to a new level.

ARI plots US$50 million-plus investment in airport retail network

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/15

IRELAND/INTERNATIONAL. "We don’t want to be the biggest but we want to be the best," says the Irish travel retailer's CEO Jack MacGowan.

Coty unveils structural reorganisation ahead of merger with P&G

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Coty's new organisational structure will see its executive team relocate to London on completion of the merger with P&G.

Elizabeth Arden captures Gebr Heinemann Supplier of the Year award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

GERMANY. The retailer hails Arden's focus on its offers, strategic support and conduct as it reveals its Supplier of the Year in the beauty category.

Lagardère Travel Retail revenue dips on distribution divestments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

FRANCE. Strong growth in Europe buoyed Lagardère Travel Retail in the first nine months, though revenue dipped due to the deconsolidation of distribution activities.

LVMH Group gets green with introduction of internal carbon fund 

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

FRANCE. Following the creation of the LIFE (LVMH Initiatives For the Environment) programme in 2013, LVMH is set to implement an internal carbon fund.

Egypt flight disaster: Russian travellers divert to Turkish destinations

Source: Air4Casts; The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

EGYPT. Amid the fallout from the Russian airline tragedy, data from analyst Air4Casts underlines the role of Russian travellers to Egyptian resort tourism.

Global airline ancillary revenues continue to surge in 2015, says report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. A +18.8% year-on-year increase in 2015 to US$59.2 billion is projected by consultancy IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler.

US architecture firm Perkins+Will acquires Portland Design Associates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

UK/USA. Architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has acquired the branding, retail and design consultancy Portland Design Associates, led by Ibrahim Ibrahim.

Latin America leads growth in international passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Leading travel retail analyst Air4Casts reveals the latest data for September passenger traffic, with healthy increases in the Americas.

Picture Gallery: Neutral opens landmark Melancia mall duty free store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/15

URUGUAY. We bring you extensive photo coverage as Neutral launches its ambitious 4,000sq m duty free megastore in Rivera.

Interest builds in Middle East & Africa Duty Free Conference 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA. There is still time to register for the MEADFA Conference (23-24 November), which takes place in a spectacular venue by the Dead Sea.

Laox unveils ambitious expansion plan for flagship Osaka store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

JAPAN. High street retailer Laox is targeting tax-free shoppers with a ten-fold expansion of its flagship Shinsaibasahi store set to open in February 2016.

m1nd-set Generation to launch airport shopping behaviour study

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Newly formed industry research entity m1nd-set Generation is set to launch a rolling programme of research into airport consumer behaviour.

The Moodie e-Zine: Shining a light on Brisbane Airport's new look

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. This issue of the industry's only e-Zine reports on location from the official opening of Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal.

Rebound in Europe fuels global growth in tourist arrivals

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Buoyed by healthy gains in Europe, international tourist arrivals grew by +4.3% in the first eight months of 2015, according to the UNWTO.

'Worldclass, Worldwide': New-look Dufry logo & structure unveiled

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/15

INTERNATIONAL. Travel retail’s most powerful player Dufry has unveiled a new corporate logo and brand identity, as it reveals solid nine-month results.

Global airline services company seeks to fill multiple vacancies

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/15

ASIA PACIFIC. A leading airline services provider is seeking experienced operational and commercial executives to fill multiple roles in Asia Pacific.

Teeling Whiskey Company releases limited edition 15yo single malt

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/15

Limited to 10,000 bottles, The Revival marks the opening of Teeling’s new distillery in Dublin and the upgrading of its Vintage Reserve Collection.

Winners step out from the shade at Sunglasses Workshop & Awards 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/15

FRANCE. Gebr. Heinemann, Kappe International, DFS and Heathrow Airport among the winners in the annual awards ceremony held in Cannes last month.

Paul Topping honoured with Frontier Lifetime Achievement Award

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. After Flemingo International Director Paul Topping is honoured with a Lifetime Achievement by Frontier, we track his travel retail career.

'The thrill of discovery': DFS reveals line-up for Masters of Time 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/15

MACAU. DFS to launch the seventh annual DFS Masters of Time retail exhibition on 5 December, featuring 400 fine watches and jewellery masterpieces.

Folli Follie set to roll out new store concept in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/15

The design of future Folli follie outlets will be based on the brand’s latest store on Hong Kong’s Queen's Road, which features many new elements.

'Quintessentially Brisbane' – bringing the outdoors in at the new terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/15

AUSTRALIA. The Moodie Report’s Senior Editor Peter Dowling reports on location after the opening of Brisbane Airport’s sensational International Terminal.

Dufry reveals new regional structure and Group Executive Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry reveals details of its new structure after two years of major acquisitions; it includes new regions and Executive Committee members.

ISG captures contract for Air Asia X inflight services from April

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/10/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Inflight Sales Group is to provide inflight services to long-haul regional carrier Air Asia X from April. The business is currently managed by DFASS.

Women in Travel Retail raises over €20,000 in Cannes fund-raising drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/10/15

“The generosity of this industry never fails to amaze me,” declares WDF’s Sarah Branquinho after a WiTR event in Cannes was boosted by last-minute donations.

‘Key buyer’ visitor numbers at Cannes climb by +2%, says TFWA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/10/15

FRANCE. Total numbers at last week's TFWA World Exhibition dipped by -2% year-on-year but encouragingly, the number of retailer visitors climbed.

Dufry passes 95% ownership mark in World Duty Free acquisition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. The great consolidation nears its end game as Dufry passes the 95% shareholding mark in World Duty Free, whose delisting will follow.

Kering announces new collections launch at T Galleria by DFS in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. Kering has announced two new eyewear collections to be launched at the new T Galleria in Macau in partnership with DFS Group.

Bath & Body Works makes Australian debut at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/10/15

AUSTRALIA. Lagardère Travel Retail has opened a Bath & Body Works store at Sydney’s domestic T2, the first airport location for the beauty & fragrance brand.

Plaza Premium Group reveals new airport service brands amid expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/10/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Airport services provider Plaza Premium Group has announced its latest expansion plans and unveiled details of forthcoming brands and locations.

The Moodie Report Interview: Starboard steers a fresh course for expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/15

INTERNATIONAL.Starboard Cruise Services tells us how it is planning to expand through global reach, innovation, supply chain expertise and brand partnerships.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition October 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

INTERNATIONAL.Welcome to the iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for October 2015, available in full – editorial and advertising.

The Moodie e-Zine: The Shilla Duty Free’s lofty ambitions for beauty retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

INTERNATIONAL. We put the spotlight on a pair of openings from The Shilla Duty Free and look at how Sense of Place has been perfectly encapsulated in Mumbai.

ACI Asia-Pacific extends cooperation with China airports association

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/15

ASIA PACIFIC. ACI Asia-Pacific has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Civil Airports Association to strengthen mutual collaboration.

Final preparations for TFWA World Exhibition as flood damage is repaired

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/15

FRANCE. Clean-up process in Cannes has been speedy and efficient according to TFWA, with all services in the Palais des Festivals now working normally.