Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 01 December 2015


Coccinelle extends global travel retail presence with new openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/15

November saw the Italian brand open spaces at Shanghai Pudong and Sheremetyevo airports as well as launch on cruise lines and ferries in Scandinavia.

Coach opens two new stores for men and women at Paris CDG

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/15

Coach has bolstered its European travel retail presence with the opening of two stores, one for men and one for women, at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

LVMH Group takes minority stake in Italian jewellery brand Repossi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/15

The new partnership, which will see LVMH Group take a minority stake in Repossi, is aimed at developing the jewellery brand's distribution network.

Furla teams up with silk maker Ratti to introduce new textile line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/15

Furla has signed a three-year licensing agreement with Italian silk maker Ratti to produce and distribute a collection of accessories for men and women.

Bvlgari and Qatar Duty Free strike gold with latest promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/15

A month-long activation promoting Goldea eau de parfum, described as the "essence of the jeweller", will run at Hamad International Airport from 9 January.

Ten easy pieces – A new series: (2) Meet Tumi’s Fernando Ciccarelli

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/15

The Moodie Report continues our new series in which we get to know some of the personalities of travel retail through just ten questions.

Cruising into new waters: Paul & Shark debuts with Starboard

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/15

Next month will see Paul & Shark partner with Starboard to open a boutique onboard the Costa Fortuna, as well as the opening of a store at Incheon Airport.

The Force Awakens: American Tourister reveals latest collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/15

Riding on the popularity of the latest Star Wars movie, luggage specialist American Tourister has launched a range in the shape of the ominous Kylo Ren mask.

Shanghai Tang opens second outlet at Hong Kong International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/11/15

HONG KONG. The brand has opened a boutique in HKIA's Terminal 1 West Hall in a bid, it says, to become the “global creator of modern Chinese chic”.

Burberry Scarf Bar concept and advertising prove a Hong Kong hit

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

HONG KONG. Burberry pops up in style at Hong Kong International Airport with its chic Scarf Bar, supported by personalisation and strategic advertising.

‘Fewer, Bigger, Better’: Lacoste travel retail vision takes shape

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/15

Lacoste CEO Asia Pacific and Global Travel Retail Jean-Louis Delamarre explains his "winning formula" for the brand, as it plans a series of new openings.

‘The Joy of Giving’: ARI opens pop-up gifts store at Dublin Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/15

IRELAND. ARI offers a showcase for Irish designers at its new pop-up store, 'The Joy of Giving,' designed to add to travellers' gifting options over Christmas.

Travel retail rebirth: Delsey launches new Chatelet collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/15

Following a ten-year absence, the French luggage and travel accessories brand returned to Cannes last month with the intention of a “rebirth” in travel retail.

Coccinelle Asia Pacific travel retail expansion gathers pace

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/15

Coccinelle has extended its presence in Asia with the opening of a 20sq m pop-up store in Jeju Tourism Organization's downtown duty free store.

Ted Baker returns to London Stansted with revamped store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/15

UK. Fashion brand Ted Baker has opened a holiday themed store in the Departures area of London Stansted Airport's revamped retail offer.

Boggi Milano prepares to introduce Italian style to Munich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/11/15

The Italian menswear brand has revealed it will open a new outlet at Munich Airport in early 2016 as it seeks further growth in the global travel retail channel.

Desigual makes Australian debut at Sydney Airport Terminal 2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/15

AUSTRALIA. Spanish fashion brand Desigual has made its Australian airport debut at Sydney Terminal 2 in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail.

Lacoste prepares for holiday season with personalised bag service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/15

Lacoste looks ahead to the holiday gifting season as it prepares to roll out a personalised bag service this month at stores in six Asian cities.

Tumi targets business and leisure travellers at London City store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/15

The 17.5sq m store highlights Tumi’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection and items from the brand’s collaboration with mobile device accessories specialist Incipio.

Picture Gallery: Grupo Wisa celebrates 'unique opportunity' at Melancia mall

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

URUGUAY. We bring you the first photos from Grupo Wisa’s newly opened La Riviera store in the Melancia mall on the Uruguay-Brazil border.

Shoppers Stop reveals striking new speciality store in Bangalore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

INDIA. Shoppers Stop has opened a speciality shop at Kempegowda International, featuring a range of fashion brands making their debut at the airport.

Récife Paris set to make belts a ‘must have’ travel retail accessory

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

The French accessory brand, which has a strong affiliation with golf, believes its belts tick all the boxes to become the 'must have' accessory in travel retail.

Travel Retail Distribution Group spotlights Gigs and Sky Gear ranges

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/15

Last month's TFWA World Exhibition saw the company focus on its Sky Gear range of travel accessories, audio brand Gigs and Ergo Plati line of back supports.

Monkeying around: Kipling unveils City Jungle Summer/Pre-Fall range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/15

Kipling's new Summer/Pre-Fall 2016 luggage collection City Jungle, featuring tropical and bright printed pieces, takes travellers on a trip to the wild.

Cabeau Cannes prize winners try their luck in Monaco casino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/15

Three lucky winners in a Cabeau competition at Cannes were whisked away by helicopter to spend their prize money at the Casino de Monte-Carlo.

Dufry extends at São Paulo Guarulhos Airport with six new stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/15

BRAZIL. A first Montblanc duty free boutique joins new Dufry Fashion, Dufry Kids, Delicatessen and two last-minute stores at Guarulhos Terminal 3.

Wolford pops up with latest tights collection at Frankfurt Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/10/15

Austrian hosiery and lingerie brand Wolford is highlighting its bonded Pure 50 and new Pure 10 tights at a six-week long pop-up promotion at Frankfurt Airport.

Radley announces appointment of Alan Stone-Wigg as COO

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/10/15

British handbag and accessories company Radley + Co has named Alan Stone-Wigg as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective January 2016.

Aéroports de Paris unveils Mango store at Paris-Orly Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/10/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris has opened a 300sq m Mango store in the West terminal of Paris-Orly Airport. The store will display the Mango womenswear collection.

Diesel set to make Cannes debut with a focus on Denim

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/15

First time Cannes exhibitor Diesel will be highlighting its Fall/Winter 2015 collection and denim range, designed with comfort in mind for people on-the-move.

Fashion brand Desigual reaps the rewards of daring to be different

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/15

Energy. Synergy. Creativity. Spanish fashion brand Desigual pays tribute to the foundations of its success as a new business era beckons.

Hermès pop-up shop brings luxury gifting options to New York JFK

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/15

USA. Store will be modelled after the brand’s flagship location and offer an assortment of items including Hermès’ classic scents.

Coccinelle brings bright colours and artisanal details to Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

Bright colours and attention to detail are the focus of Coccinelle's Spring/Summer 2016 collection which will be showcased at next week's TFWA World Exhibition.

Panos Emporio meanders in to Cannes with innovative new beachwear

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

The leading Scandinavia beachwear brand, a first time exhibitor at Cannes, believes its latest Meander design will change the way men sunbathe.

Desigual makes a weekend of it with new line extension

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/15

In a travel retail exclusive, the Spanish clothing brand has designed a weekend bag to appear alongside its Spring/Summer 2016 collection.

Fossil Group and Heinemann open Michael Kors store at Frankfurt

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/15

GERMANY. The 35sq m shop-in-shop at Frankfurt Airport is the largest space in travel retail dedicated to the Michael Kors watches and jewellery ranges.

Motorsports fashion brand Alpinestars set for travel retail launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/15

One of the biggest brands in motorsports fashion comes to travel retail as Alpinestars introduces watches, accessories and a fragrance range to the channel.

Changi Airport Group calls luxury boutiques tender in Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group seeks luxury brand names that "inject buzz" into the retail zone at Terminal 3 as it calls a tender for four boutique spaces airside.

Learning curve: Desigual returns to its roots with new season collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

“Learning is the key to growth. At Desigual we are learning from ourselves and changing from the inside," says Desigual Head of Travel Retail Marco Gadola.

Changi Airport Group calls mid-priced fashion tender in Terminal 1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has called a tender for four mid-price brand name fashion concessions at Singapore Changi T1, with a deadline of 26 October.

Coccinelle extends international network with new stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

The Italian accessories brand has opened outlets in China, Morocco and the Baltic Sea, all showing the Coccinelle Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection.

Eden Park kicks off its latest collection at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

A first-time exhibitor at Cannes, the French leisure clothing brand founded by two famous rugby players is looking to grow its presence on the international market.

Bright and bold: Furla introduces its Spring/Summer 2016 range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/15

Furla's Spring/Summer 2016 collection Lights of Colour, which includes a travel retail exclusive bag, centres on vibrant colours and multi-functionality.

World first for Qatar Duty Free as it hosts Giorgio Armani fashion event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/15

QATAR. In a major world first, Qatar Duty Free last week hosted the inaugural Giorgio Armani airport fashion event at Hamad International.

Designer Disaronno: Roberto Cavalli limited-edition label released

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/15

Disaronno targets fashionistas with a new bottle draped in a graphic animal print, inspired by the Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2015 Pre Collection.

Michael Kors supports campaign against hunger with new initiatives

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/15

In honour of World Food Day on 16 October, fashion brand Michael Kors has revealed some big initiatives designed to support the Watch Hunger Stop campaign.

DFASS launches Time Travel concept at Denver International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

USA. DFASS has opened a new watches, eyewear and fashion accessories store called Time Travel at Denver Airport, featuring a range of upscale brands.

Fairplay to Lacoste as it highlights Fall/Winter 2015 collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

The Fairplay collection plays tribute to the brand’s sporting image through innovative patterns, minimalist lines and vintage-styled basics.

Kansai Airport to debut Swatch Group’s Hour Passion boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

JAPAN. Opening Japan’s first Hour Passion watch boutique this week caps off a series of Terminal 1 retail additions for Kansai Airport.

Paul & Shark unpacks Spring/Summer 16 menswear collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

Arrive unruffled: Paul & Shark is poised to present its travel-proof clothing line and personalised embroidered polo shirts at the TFWA World Exhibition next month.