Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 02 March 2015


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.

Tumi introduces new outerwear collection with Pax Packable concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

Tumi's latest outerwear collection for men and women, aimed at people on the move, includes water-resistant jackets which fold away into a neck pillow.

Burberry posts strong quarter but expresses Asia travel retail caution

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. Luxury fashion house Burberry announces a strong quarter’s trading but strikes a wary note about Asian travel retail prospects in 2015.

Heathrow reveals upgraded retail offer at new-look Terminal 5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport today opened its refurbished Terminal 5, featuring brands such as Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Rolex and Fortnum & Mason.

Dufry opens world's biggest Gap travel retail store at Málaga Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

SPAIN. Gap has made its debut in Spain with the opening of a 300sq m store at Málaga Airport – the brand’s biggest travel retail location – with Dufry.

Tyko Travel Retail sparkles inflight with L.A. Shimmer tattoos

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

Tyko has unveiled its latest fashion trend, L.A. Flash Shimmer Tattoos, as worn by Beyoncé. They will be available exclusively inflight from March.

Changi Airport Group reveals four winners for T1 speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

SINGAPORE. Luxury Ventures, Pure Gold Jewellers, Bengawan Solo and LianBee Jeco have captured the latest speciality concessions at Changi Airport T1.

Tumi packs up for Hawaiian getaway this Spring/Summer 2015 season

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/01/15

Tumi has launched its Hawaii-inspired Spring/Summer 2015 collection, juxtaposing bright colours with neutral tones such as Fossil and Coconut.

Cross plans to triple travel retail investment in 2015-16 financial year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Writing instruments and accessories brand Cross is set to increase its travel retail investment as it introduces a new leather accessories collection.

The Trinity Conversations: Hugo Boss Head of Travel Retail Jesper Gustafsson

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

In the latest instalment of our video series, Hugo Boss Global Head of Travel Retail Jesper Gustafsson talks to Andrew Carter about the brand’s ambitions in the channel.

Tyko focuses on simplifying selection process for airline buyers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Aiming to become a key strategic partner for airlines, Tyko Travel Retail has created a specialised proposal sheet highlighting bestsellers and ‘must have’ items.

Zeades launches new leather accessories and jewellery collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/01/15

Jewellery and leather accessories brand Zeades has launched its latest menswear collection and launched a new travel retail shop-in-shop in Cyprus.

Incheon Airport hits US$2 billion world record duty free sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

SOUTH KOREA. With its mega duty free tender just 25 days from closing, Incheon International Airport announces annual duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014.

LS travel retail opens five speciality stores at Montréal-Trudeau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/12/14

CANADA. “We reaffirm our commitment to deliver a unique experience that truly embodies Montréal and Québec," says LS travel retail's Vadim Motlik.

Changi Airport tenders key T1 watch concession and T2 luxury stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/12/14

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport Group has issued a tender for its key watch concession at Singapore Changi Airport T1 and for seven luxury goods stores in T2.

Rebirth of Bally continues with opening of London flagship store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/12/14

The Swiss luxury label’s recent introduction of a new corporate identity and design direction is boosted by the opening of its first flagship in over 20 years in London.

DFS Group to enter Cambodia with spectacular T Galleria in Siem Reap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/12/14

CAMBODIA. DFS unveils highly ambitious plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, near the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016.

Auckland Airport welcomes Saben pop-up at international terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

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

Pinko extends travel retail presence with Milan Malpensa corner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

The Italian fashion brand has strengthened its travel retail presence by opening a 65sq m corner at Milan Malpensa Airport, the brand's fourth airport store.

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.

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.