Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 02 April 2015


Furla continues European expansion with new stores in Helsinki and Zurich

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/15

Last month saw the Italian leathergoods brand opening two new personalised corners spanning 15sq m and 10sq m at Helsinki and Zurich airports respectively.

Orciani to introduce adjustable buckleless belt at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/15

The Italian leather goods brand will present its Nobuckle range of leather belts as a first-time exhibitor at TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore next month.

Paul & Shark opens new store with CTC-ARI at Larnaca Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/15

The 32sq m outlet, featuring Paul & Shark’s Summer/Spring 2015 collection, was opened at Larnaca Airport on 5 March in partnership with travel retailer CTC-ARI.

Hong Kong International reveals new-look luxury retail zone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport has added ten new luxury brands to its Terminal 1 East Hall portfolio, including a number of firsts for the airport and region.

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.

British brand Reiss returns to Heathrow Terminal 5 with new design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/15

UK. The British fashion brand opened its new store at T5 last week and is set to use the same design concept in stores in Toronto and New York.

Fashion company Desigual records +16.2% leap in annual turnover

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/15

Fashion brand Desigual posted €963.5 million in 2014 turnover, driven by women’s fashion and accessories as well as strong sales outside Europe.

Desigual’s new collection encourages travellers to ‘Say Something Nice’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/15

Desigual will showcase its Spring/Summer 2015 women’s apparel and accessories collection ‘Say Something Nice’ at next week’s IAADFS show in Orlando.

Cabeau aims to turn coach class into first class with travel pillow range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Cabeau will highlight its range of travel pillows and accessories at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas, with an aim to offer travellers a restful experience.

Safe Skies set to showcase luggage solutions at Orlando show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Safe Skies' Luggage Lock technology has been approved for use by security and customs authorities at Australian, Israeli and Canadian airports.

Samsonite maintains momentum to deliver strong 2014 results

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/15

Worldwide growth in travel and tourism helped Samsonite deliver double-digit revenue and EBITDA growth for the fifth consecutive year in 2014.

FORMIA to supply amenity bags on board Cathay Pacific Business Class

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

FORMIA, the supplier of branded inflight amenity kits, worked with Asian bags and accessories brand Seventy Eight Percent to create the canvas wrap pouches.

Navjack adds a touch of luxury to mobile and tablet accessories

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

The Navjack brand of luxury smartphone and tablet protective covers will be presented by Travel Retail Distribution Group at the IAADFS show in Orlando.

Paul & Shark seeks new opportunities in travel retail as it expands in the US

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

Paul & Shark is ready to explore travel retail opportunities in the US as it prepares to open two new stores on the domestic market and expand its existing stores.

Furla revamps 30sq m space with CTC-ARI at Larnaka Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/15

The Italian leathergoods brand re-opened its revamped 30sq m space at Larnaka Airport on 20 February in partnership with travel retailer CTC-ARI.

Fossil strengthens travel retail team with two new appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/15

US lifestyle company Fossil Group has named Wolfgang Czepiczka as Director Travel Retail EMEA and James Turl as Operations Manager Travel Retail EMEA.

Victoria’s Secret opens first Guam airport store with Lotte Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/03/15

Leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has teamed up with Lotte Duty Free to open its first store in Guam at AB Won Pat Guam International Airport.

Furla opens corner in Items D’Ho store at Barcelona El Prat Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

The Italian leathergoods company has opened a 6sq m corner within the Items D'Ho store at Barcelona-El Prat Airport T1, featuring Furla's SS2015 collection.

LS travel retail secures luxury master concession at Kunming Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/15

CHINA. The luxury zone will be part of a major terminal renovation, LS travel retail China General Manager Eudes Fabre tells the China's Century conference.

LVMH extends retail education and training programme through 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/15

USA. LVMH is once again offering its 'Fundamentals in Luxury Retail' course, designed to help immigrants in the US gain employment in the luxury retail sector.

Seva Group to distribute SNI’s B-ICONIC in select duty free locations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/15

SNI has signed an agreement with Seva Group for the global distribution of B-ICONIC in South America, Europe, Russia, Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

Bill Lumley moves to new consultancy role at Jordan Design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. Lumley joined Jordan Design 18 months ago as Marketing & Business Development Director, and will continue as a consultant as he develops his own freelance interests.

Nuance improves Prestwick duty free store after contract extension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/15

UK. The retailer has begun an ambitious redevelopment of its duty free store at Glasgow Prestwick Airport following a contract extension beyond 2020.

Coccinelle marks flying start to 2015 with openings in Taiwan and Russia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

The Italian accessories brand continues to expand in travel retail, with new openings at the Taiwan Taoyuan, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo international airports in January.

Furla commits to travel retail with new channel-exclusive bag range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

Furla will launch a travel retail exclusive line at the upcoming IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas, featuring the new Piper Medium Dome in three colours.

Tokyo Narita Airport marks opening of first Issey Miyake boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

JAPAN. Tokyo Narita Airport has welcomed the opening of its first Issey Miyake boutique, featuring Pleats Please and Bao Bao, located airside in Terminal 1.

JetLag seeks Americas expansion with launch of new women’s fashion line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

The German premium denim company, already present in the US market with a men’s line, is set to introduce a new women’s range in Orlando next month.

Travel Blue to present its largest range of travel accessories in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

Aiming to offer a ‘one-stop’ accessory shop at IAADFS, Travel Blue has expanded its Americas team to meet a demand for its products in both North and South America.

Desigual introduces pioneering pop-up concept for travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

Called ‘The HappyBox’, the lightweight modular structure features an ‘easy close and open’ lockable system and comes with built-in fitting rooms, electricity and lighting.

MAC underlines fashion credentials with MAC Toledo collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

MAC Cosmetics has unveiled an eye-catching new make-up collection created in partnership with fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo.

SNI signs exclusive licensing agreement for The Travel Halo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/15

The award-winning patented compact and portable travel pillow will be one of several novelties to be exhibited at next month’s IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Tyko Travel Retail sets sights on Middle East expansion with new agent

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/15

Tyko Travel Retail has appointed Visions FZCO as its official travel retail agent for the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sri Lanka, India and Qatar regions.

Samsonite acquires airport retail specialist Rolling Luggage

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

Samsonite International has completed the acquisition of leading airport luggage and travel products retailer Rolling Luggage for a cash consideration of £15.75 million.

Tasa Meng invigorates luxury offer at Taoyuan International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

TAIWAN. New Bobbi Brown and Kiehl’s outposts, as well as the first Victoria’s Secret and Tom Ford boutiques, boost Tasa Meng’s offer at Taoyuan International.

Aigner spotlights SS15 collection in new pop-up store at Munich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

Aigner has opened a pop-up store for the month of February in partnership with Eurotrade, showcasing accessories and bags its Spring/Summer 2015 collection.

Qatar Duty Free opens Chopard boutique at Hamad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free has unveiled a Chopard boutique at Hamad International Airport, housing an upscale jewellery, watches and accessories range.

Clogau adds silk and scent to Spring/Summer accessories collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/15

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau is exploring new opportunities within fragrance and fashion, via a scent called Cariad and four designer scarves.

DFS wins travel retail award from luxury goods title The Hurun Report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

CHINA. DFS Group has won the Best Travel Retail Award at Chinese luxury goods title The Hurun Report’s Best of the Best Awards for 2015.

Furla opens second location at Vnukovo International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/15

Furla has expanded its partnership with RegStaer with the opening of a new 30sq m personalised corner at Vnukovo International Airport's Terminal D.

Puig and Shiseido aim for early termination of Gaultier licensing deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. Puig and Shiseido have begun negotiations to bring forward to 1 January 2016 the termination of the Jean Paul Gaultier fragrance licence.

Tumi announces sponsorship of Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/15

As Official Supplier to Mercedes AMG Petronas, Tumi will provide the team exclusively with Tumi Tegra-Lite and Alpha 2 products among other travel collections.

Furla focuses on lifestyle trends for Pre-Fall A/W 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/15

The Pre-Fall range includes utilitarian and graffiti styles and softer shapes and introduces a new technique of combining material and colours without stitching.

Tumi unveils DFS-exclusive collections for Hainan and Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/15

Tumi has launched two three-piece collections designed exclusively for DFS stores in Hainan and Macau, available in Baltic blue with orange trim and lining.

Paul & Shark celebrates opening of first Milanese showroom

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/15

Officially opened to correspond with the beginning of Milano Moda Uomo, the 1,000sq m showroom showcases the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015-16 collections.

Coccinelle presents new B14 Bag in Spring/Summer 2015 ad campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/15

The ad campaign for Coccinelle’s ‘It bag’ for SS15 stars American model Devon Windsor and was shot by New York-based fashion photographer Billy Kidd.

Victoria’s Secret makes Hungary debut at Budapest Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

HUNGARY. Heinemann Duty Free has opened a Victoria’s Secret shop at Budapest Airport Terminal 2A. It is the brand’s first boutique in Hungary.

WDFG opens Victoria’s Secret beauty and accessories store at Manchester

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

World Duty Free Group (WDFG) has opened a Victoria’s Secret beauty and accessories store at Manchester Airport Terminal 1.

Kipling names new Travel Retail Manager for EMEA and South America

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/15

BELGIUM. Kipling has strengthened its travel retail team with the appointment of Thomas Falcy as Travel Retail Manager EMEA and South America.

Paul & Shark names Daisy Petevis as Travel Retail Area Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

ITALY. The luxury sportswear company has appointed former Devanlay Lacoste Travel Retail Inflight Manager Daisy Petevis as Travel Retail Area Manager.

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.