Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 29 July 2014

CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY

Lifetrons launches in Australian duty free with LS travel retail Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

The Swiss electronics and accessories company’s products will now be available in seven of LS travel retail Pacific's duty free shops across five Australian airports.

Pavo Duty Free opens first Capi franchise store at Zhuliany Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/14

UKRAINE. The 45sq m electronics shop at Kiev's Zhuliany Airport is the first of a series of franchised outlets that Capi Global aims to establish at other airports.

Dalton DF backs Lexon and O Bag for Latin American travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/07/14

Dalton DF is building on its representation of Lexon Design accessories and launching the O Bag range into Latin American travel retail markets.

Dufry CEO hails Nuance acquisition as a global powerhouse is born

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry CEO Julián Díaz talks about the impact of the Nuance acquisition, the integration plan and the company's ambitions for category growth.

Travel Blue: Developing a ‘one-stop shop’ for technology accessories

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14

“We want to be the one-stop shop for the technology accessories business in travel retail." Travel Blue Managing Director Avi Levin describes his company’s aspirations.

Capi offers Schiphol Airport passengers first look at Google Glass

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/14

The electronics retailer is showcasing the Explorer Edition of Google’s highly anticipated wearable computer in its airside stores at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

London Heathrow T5 in Samsung Galaxy S5 rebranding drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/05/14

UK. Parts of Heathrow Terminal 5 have been rebranded as 'Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5' for two weeks as Samsung promotes its newest smart phone.

Capi and WakaWaka strike powerful partnership at Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/05/14

Electronics retailer Capi is selling WakaWaka solar-powered devices that are part of a charitable initiative bringing light to impoverished people worldwide.

Capi Global focuses on retail franchise opportunities at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/14

Capi Global will introduce a new franchise formula, which aims to make selling electronics a “carefree experience”, at this week's exhibition in Singapore.

Capi taps into wearable electronics trend with launch of new range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/14

The new range of wearable electronics connect to smartphones and tablets, tracking activity and heart rate and offer a range of health and wellness apps.

SKROSS gets set to charge up the Asian travel retail market

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/05/14

Set on expanding its presence in the Asian market, the travel adapter specialist will introduce several new products during the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition.

Beurer to present new health and wellbeing ranges in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

The German devices maker will showcase its latest gadgets including an ECG monitor, oxygen level monitor and heart rate monitor at TFWA Asia Pacific.

Pasco to introduce SleepPhones and RunPhones at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

Travel retail distributor Pasco will showcase products from AcousticSheep including a sleep aid and a combination headband and headphones set.

Travel Blue adds new headphones and adaptor to product range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/14

UK travel accessories company Travel Blue will show its new ranges, including a foldable headphone set, at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific show in Singapore.

Sim Local to open three new stores at London Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/14

UK. The SIM card retailer will open three mores stores at Heathrow by June and aims to expand its travel retail model to other international airports.

Copenhagen Airport set to open first B&O Play store in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airport is to open the first airport store dedicated to Bang & Olufsen’s B&O Play brand, as well as extending its luxury portfolio.

Capi counts down to launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

The Galaxy S5, regarded as Samsung’s flagship smartphone, will be available together with Gear smartwatches at all Capi locations from 11 April.

Qatar Duty Free adds Samsung Galaxy S5 at Doha International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

DOHA. Qatar Duty Free is poised to extend its Samsung offer at Doha tomorrow (11 April) with the addition of the new Samsung Galaxy S5.

Pasco to showcase camcorder sunglasses and charger in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

Electronics company Pasco, which distributes products in travel retail, will showcase its new camcorder sunglasses and portable charger at TFWA Asia Pacific.

SKROSS to present its latest products at TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

The Swiss travel specialist will highlight existing products and introduce the brand’s new POS concept during the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore next month.

Braun to present new cruZer clean shave range at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

Comprising the cruZer5 and cruZer6 shavers, the new range will be exhibited alongside the Silk-épil and Satin Hair hair dryer ranges in Singapore next month.

Capi launches Mando Footloose electric bike at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

Mando Footloose is being hailed as the world’s first electric chainless bike, combining freedom of movement with high-end automotive technology.

Braun names Jessica Alba as new beauty brand ambassador

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/14

The actress and beauty icon is "the perfect ambassador to talk about the role beauty and our products play in helping women to feel their best," according to Braun.

Concessions International opens new bars with iPad ordering system

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/02/14

Samuel Adams Atlanta Brew House and Dos Equis Explorer’s Lounge has opened at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson's Concourse B with iPad-enabled ordering systems.

Braun to present new Silk-épil brush and Oral-B toothbrushes in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/02/14

Braun will bring to Orlando a new facial cleansing brush for its Silk-épil epilation range and two new Oral-B premium toothbrushes in a stylish black design.

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics adds a little Extra brightness

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

Bobbi Brown has extended its Extra Bright skincare collection with the creation of Extra Bright Advanced Moisture Cream, on-counter this month in travel retail.

Electronics chain Maplin tests travel retail potential with Glasgow store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/14

UK. The well-known UK and Ireland high street retailer will try out a new concept with its first ever airport store, operating initially on a one-year trial basis.

Scorpio launches Kiehl’s on British Airways as thumbsUp! offer takes off

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/14

Scorpio Worldwide announces the launch of Kiehl’s onboard British Airways from May 2014 as it reports a positive response to its new thumbsUp! range.

Philadelphia Airport hails Jet Rock Bar & Grill and InMotion performance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/14

USA. Jet Rock Bar & Grill and InMotion Entertainment have been recognised for their latest quarterly performance by Philadelphia International Airport.

Schiphol set to complete striking Lounge 1 retail investment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group is close to completing a deeply ambitious multi-million Euro renovation of Lounge 1 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Airports Company South Africa issues OR Tambo speciality retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/01/14

SOUTH AFRICA. The company has issued a request for bids for 13 stores at Johannesburg Airport, including jewellery, electronics and foreign exchange.

Automated luxury retail arrives at Detroit Metropolitan with Utique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/01/14

USA. Created by AVT, the kiosk offers travellers a range luxury and personal items, including gifts, gadgets, electronics, and skincare items.

Schiphol passengers play Secret Santa in Philips Christmas giveaway

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/13

Philips Global Travel Retail has launched a 'Gift of Innovation' promotion at Schiphol, giving travellers the chance to give away a selection of Philips products this month.

Travel Blue becomes first partner with Insight Travel Retail Consultants

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/13

UK. Garry Stoner's newly-established consultancy will support Travel Blue’s travel retail distribution strategy for its latest range of USB devices.

Caxton TX unveils mobile app that converts currency in a snap

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/11/13

UK. The first mobile app from the UK foreign exchange expert and prepaid currency card provider features instant currency conversion.

Philips unveils new brand direction centred on innovation and people

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/11/13

The new positioning, supported by the launch of a digital storytelling platform, includes the brand line “innovation and you” and a redesign of the Philips shield.

Braun calls on partners to grow appliances category in travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/11/13

Braun President Austin Lally is aiming to substantially grow category sales of Small Domestic Appliances in travel retail by working with industry partners.

AM International introduces De’Longhi and Kenwood into travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/11/13

Last month’s TFWA World Exhibition saw the travel retail launch of leading appliance brands De’Longhi and Kenwood, handled by AM International GmbH.

Arlanda builds ‘shopping destination’ credentials as Nuance extends in T5

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/13

SWEDEN. Nuance is bringing a diverse array of new stores and concepts to an exciting retail development at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport T5 Pier A.

Scorpio Worldwide to highlight new gadgets and gizmos in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/13

Scorpio Worldwide has added UK toy and gadget brand thumbsUp! to its portfolio and will highlight a refreshed Travel Easy range at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Travel Blue takes the wraps off its new TECH range for Cannes showing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/13

The travel accessories company has revealed details of two products within its ‘Connect and Charge’ range to be launched at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Electronics group Samsung opens pop-up store at Copenhagen Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

DENMARK. Consumer electronics company Samsung has opened a pop-up shop at Copenhagen Airport, carrying smartphones, cameras and laptops.

Philip Stein targets travel retail expansion with Sleep Bracelet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/13

Utilising Natural Frequency Technology that is believed to improve quality of sleep, the Sleep Bracelet is a “perfect fit” for travellers and inflight crew.

Capi Global returns to Cannes with brand new marketing concepts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/13

Following the integration of Capi Trading, Sea & Sky Supply and Dufri Global Lifestyle, Capi Global returns to Cannes with a new ‘Gifting Table’ concept.

Crystal Media Shops wins tender for Madrid Barajas electronics stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/13

SPAIN. The company said it beat off international competitors to win the contract to operate the two outlets in Terminal 4.

LS travel retail North America opens iStore, Porsche Design at JFK

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/09/13

US. The two new stores embrace 1,500sq ft of space and are expected to generate about US$23 million in sales over the contract term.

Travel Blue targets modern travellers' 'Connect and Charge' needs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/13

The new TECH by Travel Blue targets the modern day traveller with a complete range of adaptors, USB chargers, headphones, speakers and cables.

Braun highlights three grooming products at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/09/13

The German consumer technology specialist will focus on its °CoolTec dry shaver, Silk-épil SkinSpa and Satin Hair 7 SensoCare styler in Cannes next month.

Nuance Australia launches limited edition Beats Australia headphones

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/13

In a worldwide exclusive, a limited edition set of Beats by Dr Dre headphones goes on sale today at Nuance Australia stores in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane airports.

Capi asks travellers to nominate products for innovation awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/13

GERMANY. Travellers passing through Berlin Tegel Airport can choose from 24 products on display in the Capi Innovation Awards 2013.