Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 17 December 2014


Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister sign deal with Inter Parfums

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

Inter Parfums will create, produce and distribute new perfumes and fragrance-related products, including new men’s and women’s scents, for both brands.

Auckland Airport welcomes Saben pop-up at international terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

NEW ZEALAND. Saben has opened its first retail pop-up store at Auckland Airport, offering a range of handcrafted leather handbags and accessories.

Louis Vuitton opens first European airport store at Heathrow T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/14

UK. The striking 301sq m store is the brand's second airport location worldwide and joins an extended luxury line-up at London Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5.

Layam-Sakal Group captures latest retail concessions at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

ISRAEL. Layam-Sakal Group has won the concession to operate two new toy stores plus one children's fashion outlet at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport.

Paul & Shark secures listings on Tallink and Starboard Cruise services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

The Italian sportswear brand strengthens its association with sailing with a series of cruise ship openings following a positive week at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Gabs Franco Gabbrielli makes colourful Cannes debut with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

Italian bag company Gabs Franco Gabbrielli made its debut at the recent TFWA World Exhibition as it seeks to make progress in the travel retail channel.

Milan Malpensa revamp gathers pace with Piazza del Gusto opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

ITALY. SEA Milano continues its restyling of Milan Malpensa Airport’s commercial offer with a new 2,200sq m airside retail and F&B area in Terminal 1.

Clogau steps up innovation focus in landmark anniversary year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, continues to innovate with new product categories, merchandising and services.

Furla partners with Harrods for Heathrow Terminal 5 pop-up store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

The 50sq m store – Furla's first pop-up in travel retail – was opened in partnership with Harrods on 28 November and showcases the brand's AW14 collection.

Narita Airport reveals retail and F&B plans for new Terminal 3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

JAPAN. Narita Airport has unveiled the detailed commercial plan for its low-cost Terminal 3, which opens in April 2015.

Tumi's 40th travel retail store opens at LaGuardia with new CFX collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/12/14

Tumi recently opened its 40th store in travel retail at LaGuardia Airport, featuring the brand's new CFX collection of soft carbon fibre travel bags and accessories.

Furla announces new creative partnership with Mario Testino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

The Italian leathergoods company has teamed up with the top photographer as part of a marketing strategy aimed at further international growth.

Boggi Milano suits up in shades of blue for Spring/Summer 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/14

The Italian menswear retailer has launched its Spring/Summer 2015 Collection as it announces a string of new store openings in both travel retail and domestic markets.

Furla showcases AW14 collection at new Haikou Airport boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

Opened in October in partnership with DFS Group, the 48sq m store follows recent openings at Shenzhen, Chengdu and Haneda international airports.

Montblanc launches accessories collection for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The collaborative collection marries Samsung’s advanced S Pen technology with Montblanc’s latest writing instruments, the Pix Pen and e-Starwalker Pen.

Nice Airport calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

FRANCE. Nice tender process continues apace; the airport authority issues the duty free tender documents, and calls for tenders for fashion and hi-tech products.

Piquadro launches first web video campaign starring Matteo Marsaglia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/14

The Italian alpine ski racer whose turn as "an unexpected kind of businessman" emphasises the reliability and adaptability of the brand’s Coleos backpack.

Kipling embraces Mediterranean theme for SS15 travel collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling unveiled its Mediterranean-inspired SS15 Walking on Sunshine travel collection at the TFWA World Exhibition in October.

Stockholm Arlanda extends boutique offer with Michael Kors opening

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

SWEDEN. Stockholm Arlanda Airport has opened a Michael Kors store in its newly revamped Terminal 5 as part of an expansion of the fashion offer.

Kipling strengthens travel retail team with two key appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling has appointed Salvatore Scalia as International Sales Manager and Olivier Bioul as Travel Retail Manager Asia Pacific.

The Trinity Conversations: Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

In the latest installment of our video series, Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa talks to Andrew Carter about the brand’s travel retail plans for the next 12 months.

Zippo opens third store in Las Vegas as casino investment pays off

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/14

Zippo has opened its third concept store on the Las Vegas strip, and it expects to have as many as six retail locations operating in the city by the end of 2015.

Montblanc marks Meisterstück's 90th year with anniversary collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/14

Montblanc is celebrating the 90th year of its iconic Meisterstück fountain pen with a new collection of leather goods, watches, jewellery and writing instruments.

Coccinelle set to launch new icon bag and SS2015 pre-collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Characterised by a gold metal triangle detail, the new B14 bag and the Spring/Summer 2015 pre-collection will hit Coccinelle's travel retail stores next week.

Auckland Airport bolsters fashion and beauty offer with new store openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

NEW ZEALAND. Several new retailers have set up shop at Auckland Airport’s international departure area, including Saben, OPI, lolaandgrace and G-Factory.

Qatar Duty Free opens two new Armani boutiques in fashion first

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/11/14

DOHA. Hamad Airport welcomes the first Giorgio Armani airport boutique in the Middle East and the first Armani Junior airport boutique in the world.

Aéroports de Paris unveils luxury fashion area at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FRANCE. The new fashion area, located in Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2E Hall K, showcases four key brands: Cartier, Chanel, Dior and Hermès.

FORMIA focuses on the personalised inflight experience at Cannes forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

FORMIA's trend FORUM365 took place in Cannes last month with a presentation by aviation journalist and editor Mary Kirby on the theme ‘Pursuit of the Experience’.

Fossil launches Limited and Special Edition watches for the holiday season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

For the upcoming holiday season, Fossil has created three Limited and Special Edition watches – one for men and two for women – to mark the company’s 30th year.

Victoria’s Secret expands Australian footprint with Gold Coast Airport store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

The leading lingerie and beauty retailer has opened a new 90sq m Beauty & Accessories store at Gold Coast Airport, in partnership with LS travel retail Pacific.

Furla revamps space with JR/Duty Free at Melbourne downtown store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

Italian leathergoods house Furla last week revealed its newly refurbished personalised corner in JR/Duty Free’s downtown duty free store in Melbourne.

King Power (HK) and Adidas capture branded store concessions at Changi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

SINGAPORE. King Power International, a division of King Power Group (Hong Kong), and Adidas have captured the latest fashion concessions at Changi Airport T3.

Rolling Luggage extends concession at London Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/14

UK. The luggage retailer will redevelop its stores across three terminals as part of the seven-year extension to its concession at London Heathrow Airport.

Viking Line opens Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

FINLAND. Viking Line has opened the first Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories shop in Finland – and the first on a cruise vessel – onboard the M/S Viking Grace.

The Moodie Report Interview: On century duty with Puig

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

In July Spanish beauty-to-fashion house Puig celebrated its 100th anniversary; Martin Moodie spoke to Chairman & CEO Marc Puig about a century of achievement.

Luggage-Point opens retail and services outlet at Edinburgh Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/14

UK. The retailer has opened at Edinburgh Airport’s new terminal extension, offering a range of luggage brands and a wide variety of services.

Wolford to open Pure 50 pop-up store at Amsterdam Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

The Austrian hosiery and lingerie company will partner with Gerzon to present its new Pure 50 tights at the airport between 1 December and 2 January 2015.

€217 billion global luxury market growth slows in 2013, reports EY

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Last year was the first time since 2009 that growth in the global luxury market dipped below double digits according to the consulting firm.

Flug zeug flies into travel retail at Vienna International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

The Viennese label of creative accessories made from airline materials has extended the range of products available at its store at Vienna International Airport.

Six new companies elected to TFWA Management Committee

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. Six new companies have been elected to serve on the TFWA Management Committee, which governs the activities of the association.

Lacoste celebrates joie de vivre with new Pop Colour collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/14

The Pop Colour collection is exclusive to travel retail and comes in four symbolic colours: yellow for success, blue for peace, green for health and red for love.

Qatar Duty Free opens latest luxury boutiques at Hamad International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/14

QATAR. Coach, Montblanc, Almotahajiba and Hugo Boss boutiques join the 70 other retail outlets in the 25,000sq m retail space at Hamad International Airport.

The Nuance Group (Singapore) reopens Bally store at Changi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/11/14

Nuance has renewed the concession for the 56sq m Bally store at Changi T1, and will run the store from October 2014 to September 2017, for a three-year period.

Aigner reports continued travel retail growth as it gears up for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/14

Aigner, which will present its SS15 range in Cannes, has seen “very positive” growth this year particularly in the Middle East as it continues to expand globally.

Coccinelle opens pop-up at HKIA as it prepares for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/10/14

This month sees the opening of a pop-up store at Hong Kong International with DFS and the Italian accessories brand's return to Cannes for the second year.

Blue Storks Travel Retail aims to help brands build duty free presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

The new company, which has already secured 20 inflight listings for its portfolio of brands, is seeking successful local and international brands for travel retail.

New start-up Bluesmart set to launch ‘smart carry-on suitcase’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/14

Technology travel company Bluesmart has reached its initial crowd-funding goal and will be at TFWA World Exhibition to discuss its new luggage venture.

Excess Baggage Company launches London Heathrow web portal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

UK. The retailer and service provider’s new website allows passengers travelling from Heathrow to order products for home delivery or pre-book services.

Furla partners with Harrods for Heathrow and Gatwick airport stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/14

Furla's global travel retail expansion gathers pace with the opening of two new spaces within Harrods stores at London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports.

Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta join 'next stage' for Heathrow Airport T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/10/14

UK. Heathrow Airport T5 will open a new luxury goods environment by Christmas, housing leading brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier and Bottega Veneta.