Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 28 March 2015


Nice Côte d’Azur Airport issues jewellery & watches retail tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has launched an open call for tenders for jewellery & watches retail concessions at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.

Buckley London adds a touch of vintage romance to IAADFS showcase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/15

Rose gold – a key trend for 2015 – and vintage-inspired millgrain details are some of the key features of Buckley London's new Ice Cube and Spring Sparkle ranges.

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.

Tyko to unveil expanded Americas offering at the IAADFS show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

Tyko Travel Retail, along with partner WorldClassBrands, will present new watch and jewellery ranges at next month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Wellington Global to launch BeeBio skincare range on Singapore Airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/02/15

Australian company Wellington Global will launch the Manuka Honey and Bee Venom skincare range in travel retail onboard Singapore Airlines flights next month.

Currency impact and geopolitics dampen DFS performance in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. The LVMH Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, has reported a +7% rise in revenues but a -3% dip in profits in 2014.

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.

Pure Gold Jewellers awarded Changi Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

UAE. Pure Gold Jewellers becomes the first Middle East jewellery company to operate a jewellery concession at Singapore Changi Airport.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flo Accessories targets gifting season with new, exclusive beauty sets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

Flo Accessories has teamed up with World Duty Free Group to launch male and female travel retail exclusive beauty sets for the holiday season.

San Jude Travel Retail secures inflight listings for new Fierro jewellery line

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/14

The Dubai-based company’s new Fierro jewellery range is said to have received positive feedback and is now available on Swiss Air, Lufthansa and Aigle Azur.

Clogau sparkles at Japanese beauty pageant with Debutante collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

Welsh gold jewellery brand Clogau, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, recently supported Miss UK at the “Miss International” Beauty Pageant in Japan.

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.

Pandora recognises retail sales staff for excellence customer service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/14

In a first for travel retail, Pandora’s sales team at Cyprus Airports Duty Free has achieved a perfect score for the brand’s 2014 mystery shopping programme.

Jordan Design debuts jewellery display for Clogau in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/12/14

Travel retail design agency Jordan Design revealed its latest rotating display for jeweller Clogau at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes in October.

Swarovski adds a sprinkle of Stardust with new bracelet launch in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14

Swarovski’s new Stardust Bracelet, which was presented at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, features a nylon fishnet tube filled with over 1,000 tiny crystals.

Wellington Global adds BeeBio Organic skincare brand to travel retail offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

Australian-based Wellington Global, owner of jewellery brand Pica LéLa, has expanded its travel retail offer, following the acquisition of skincare brand BeeBio.

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.

Toscow goes 'back to basics' with two new jewellery collections

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

Toscow has harnessed "the power of nature and the night’s sky" to create Paradise Garden and Cosmos, which were presented at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Bulgari Parfums showcases new products and luxury strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/11/14

Bulgari Parfums presented a number of new fragrances at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition, including the high-end, jewel-inspired Le Gemme collection.

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.

Tyko reports solid growth and reveals new watch range in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/14

Tyko Travel Retail revealed in Cannes last week that it has recorded +75% growth year on year in ground store sales and +40% growth in its airline business.

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.

Pica Léla leads on colour, design and structure with new jewellery lines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/14

The Australian jewellery brand will showcase its latest collection, which focuses on colour, design and structure, at this month's TFWA World Exhibition.

Fine watches and jewellery to shine at sixth DFS Masters of Time in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/14

MACAU. The retailer will host its curated retail exhibition of luxury watches – and, for the first time, jewellery – at the T Galleria Macau by DFS from 6 December.

DFS boosted by airport operations but LVMH reports Asia slowdown

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, including DFS Group, posted organic revenue growth of +8% in the first nine months of the year.

Frey Wille finds inspiration in Monet’s masterpieces for its latest collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/10/14

The Austrian enamel jewellery specialist has introduced three new designs based on the life and works of Claude Monet, the founder of French Impressionist painting.

Buckley London to spotlight Adrian Buckley Signature Collection in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/14

Buckley London will present a fun and playful range of teddy bear pendants from the Adrian Buckley Signature Collection at the TFWA World Exhibition this month.

Armani Group makes four-store investment at Haitang Bay complex

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/14

CHINA. The fashion group has opened 865sq m of retail space across four sub-brands at the new mall on Hainan Island, operated by China Duty Free Group.

Tyko Travel Retail diversifies brand portfolio for TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/10/14

Tyko Travel Retail will introduce Daisy Chain to the jewellery category and add two new watch brands to its portfolio at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Metalsmiths Sterling captures Portland Airport jewellery concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/14

USA. Sterling silver jewellery brand Metalsmiths Sterling has been awarded the concession for its first US west coast airport location, at Portland International.

'The best in the UK': WDF store wins Stansted Airport plaudits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

UK. “Our best execution ever.” "A massive milestone." “Our most commercial layout ever.” “The biggest and the best.” WDF Group opens a breakthrough, walk-through store at Stansted.

Hanse Distribution refocuses strategy ahead of TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/14

The inflight specialist is renewing its focus on creating in-house jewellery brands while continuing to offer established brands such as La Chance and Carolee New York.

LS travel retail Roma adds Montblanc and Pandora boutiques at Fiumicino

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/09/14

ITALY. The retailer has added two stores at Rome Fiumicino Airport Terminal 1, opening a concept store for Pandora and marking Montblanc's return to the airport.

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/14

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

Bouton launches 100 Facet Collection inspired by Marilyn Monroe

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/14

The sterling silver jewellery brand's new collection marries high quality simulated stones and new 100 facet cut technology to create a sparkling solitaire set.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free revenues near AED500 million in first half of 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/14

UAE. Several store openings in the first six months, including luxury concept Fragrances by DFS, have driven sales at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Buckley Jewellery takes inspiration from geometric lines and shapes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/14

The geometric lines of London’s architecture and the hexagonal designs of a honeycomb form the basis of Buckley’s new collections for Cannes this October.

Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Dyrberg/Kern eyes travel retail expansion with Scorpio partnership

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

Danish jewellery brand Dyrberg/Kern is looking to grow its presence in the global travel retail market through a new partnership with Scorpio Worldwide.

lolaandgrace marks Austrian travel retail debut at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

Swarovski Group's lolaandgrace has opened a 10sq m corner at Vienna Airport in partnership with Welcome Trading - the brand's biggest travel retail space to date.

Alexandra Plata takes pride of place in Hour Passion at Madrid–Barajas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/14

The Spanish fashion jewellery brand has carved a presence alongside other leading watch and jewellery brands at the Hour Passion stores at Madrid–Barajas Airport.

Dreamstore 2014: How the brands rate the world's top travel retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. DFS, Nuance, Dubai Duty Free, King Power (Thailand) and Schiphol Airport Retail earned the major plaudits in this year's 'Dreamstore' survey conducted by The Moodie Report.

Lalique set to sparkle at Heathrow with World Duty Free Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/07/14

Luxury crystal house Lalique is once again partnering with World Duty Free Group to create a pop-up boutique at Heathrow Airport T5, from 23 July to 5 August.

Stansted releases retail tenders for transformed Departures lounge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

UK. The airport is seeking concepts for 13 permanent stores and three pop-up outlets to open from August 2015 in the new international Departures hall.

Nuance adds a touch of luxury to Heathrow T2 with Bulgari boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

Nuance has opened a new Bulgari boutique at Heathrow Airport’s T2, designed to be reminiscent of the brand’s celebrated Via Condotti location in Rome.

Hong Kong International Airport boosts luxury line-up with ten new brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has revealed ten new luxury brands that will open at Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1 by the end of 2014, with a number of them already in place. The list includes Balenciaga, Blancpain, Bulgari, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Jaeger Le Coultre, Miu Miu, Moncler, Chanel and Tory Burch.