Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 27 April 2015


Gucci opens newly renovated store at A.B. Won Pat International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/04/15

GUAM. Opened in partnership with Lotte Duty Free Guam, the new-look store spans 975sq ft and has a design featuring marble, wood and warm polished metals.

Furla continues Asian and European expansion with new store openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Furla has opened new locations in Beijing Capital International and Warsaw Chopin airports, as well as upgraded its existing shop-in-shop at Ben Gurion Airport.

JetLag sets sights on travel retail with reversible and foldable apparel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

The premium fashion brand introduced a range of casual apparel suitable for the cruise and travel markets at its IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas debut.

LS travel retail acquires assets of Saveria USA at JFK T4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/04/15

USA. LS travel retail North America has acquired certain assets of Saveria USA, gaining it entry to 20,000sq ft of retail space at JFK International Airport T4.

Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories to open in Glasgow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/04/15

UK. Victoria’s Secret is to open its first beauty and accessories store in Glasgow Airport, in partnership with LS Travel Retail UK & Ireland.

Blue Storks Travel Retail reports solid sales growth for Ögon wallets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

The travel retail and duty free specialist agency says it has secured over 20 inflight listings for its Ögon Designs aluminium wallets since the end of 2014.

Nuance reveals latest multi-category concept at Stockholm Arlanda T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

SWEDEN. Nuance has opened its latest store at Stockholm Arlanda T5, combining its Timebox and Sun Catcher concepts with a Swarovski shop-in-shop.

Tokyo Narita Airport opens low-cost Terminal 3: first photos

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

JAPAN. First photos of Tokyo Narita Airport’s new Terminal 3 reveal an innovative interior design where retail and food & beverage are at the fore.

Lacoste pays tribute to world’s fashion capitals with new capsule collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/15

Designed for men and kids, the new collection for Fall/Winter 2015-16 features eight cotton piqué polo shirts, each representing a different fashion capital.

Boggi Milano to showcase SS2015 collection at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/15

The Italian menswear retailer, set to present its SS2015 line in Singapore next month, has earmarked Asia as a market with great potential for its product offer.

Chanel and Uniqlo open in Kansai’s renovated KIX Airside Avenue

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/15

JAPAN. New Kansai International Airport Corporation has officially opened its renovated Terminal 1 airside precinct and inaugurated Chanel and Uniqlo stores.

Paul & Shark to offer personalisation service at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

The Italian brand will showcase its latest SS2015 sportswear line and offer instant personalisation of polo shirts during next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Radley ramps up focus on travel retail exclusives with Singapore debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

The UK handbag and accessories brand will show its Autumn/Winter 2015 collection and introduce new travel retail exclusive lines at the TFWA Asia Pacific next month.

Tumi unveils trio of matching travel bags exclusively for travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

With sea blue trim, the set includes mini messenger, briefcase and an expandable carry-on and is available in travel retail locations worldwide until the end of July.

Furla takes a uniform approach to its new Fall/Winter 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/15

Inspired by different types of uniforms and featuring soft feminine shades and animal prints, Furla's new FW2015 line will be highlighted at the TFWA Asia Pacific.

FORMIA to offer branded amenity kits on board Malaysia Airlines and ANA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/15

HONG KONG. The international guest amenity and hospitality specialist has announced new partnerships to supply amenity kits to Malaysia Airlines and ANA.

Kipling opens pop-up store at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/15

VF Corporation-owned Kipling is running a pop-up store for two months at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in a bid to increase its European travel retail presence.

Coccinelle welcomes new airport openings in Spain and Switzerland

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/04/15

Coccinelle has opened a 6sq m corner in the Items D’Ho store at Barcelona Airport T1 and a 10sq m personalised corner in Nuance’s Zurich Airport Atelier store.

Tumi relaunches Tegra-Lite collection with new look and features

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/04/15

New design features include the removal of the external bumpers, increased capacity, flat top and side grab handles, recessed wheels and a monogrammable patch.

Travelpro makes IAADFS debut with Crew Executive Choice collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/15

The luggage specialist exhibited at IAADFS for the first time last week where it presented its travel retail exclusive Crew Executive Choice business case range.

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

HONG KONG. 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.