• DFS launches ‘first of its kind’ Timepieces and Whiskies in Macau

    Luxury travel retailer, DFS Group, has unveiled a new lifestyle shopping experience, Timepieces & Whiskies, within the men’s concept at T Galleria by DFS, Macau, City of Dreams. Housed on the men’s fashion floor, Timepieces & Whiskies showcases a “curated collection of undiscovered treasures and icon pieces from across the worlds of whiskies and watches”.

  • Melbourne Airport builds on retail growth

    Just over a year ago Melbourne airport opened its new Terminal 4 with 32 retailers.

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Fiji’s Motibhai Group celebrates 46 unbroken years of pioneering duty free trade

Aug 15 | As the world marks the 70th anniversary of duty free this year, Fiji’s Motibhai Group is celebrating 46 years of unbroken service in the travel retail sector as the pioneer of duty free trade in the country. more >>

Fiji’s Motibhai Group celebrates 46 unbroken years of pioneering duty free trade
 

Auckland Airport partners with AOE to offer mobile and online purchases

Aug 15 | Auckland Airport has joined forces with AOE, a leading global technology service provider, to create a ‘multi-retailer mall’ which will enable international travelers to purchase retail products and airport services via mobile and online. This is the first time the technology has been introduced to airports in Australasia. more >>

Auckland Airport partners with AOE to offer mobile and online purchases
 

Hong Kong International Airport hosts online shopping platform

Aug 15 | An online shopping platform developed by Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) was launched in July. Named HKairport Shop, the platform allows passengers to shop online and collect their purchases from the three concierges at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) as soon as three hours after purchase, or have their purchases delivered to local addresses. more >>

Hong Kong International Airport hosts online shopping platform
 

Sales at Jeju International Airport see a sharp decline

Aug 15 | The fallout from the THAAD deployment has affected duty free sales in Korea’s southern island of Jeju according to recent media reports. The number of Chinese arrivals at the international airport in the second quarter of 2017 has fallen by 92.4% year on year. This has had a serious impact on duty free sales with operators struggling to make sales. more >>

Sales at Jeju International Airport see a sharp decline
 

Imperial Tobacco teams with Condor to boost sales inflight

Aug 9 | Just how effective training can be has been proven recently in a joint training workshop series run by Imperial Tobacco in partnership with Condor Airlines during Winter 2016/17. more >>

Imperial Tobacco teams with Condor to boost sales inflight
 

Diesel partners with DFS for retail debuts at Guam and Waikiki airports

Aug 9 | Diesel has announced two important openings this month in Guam and Waikiki airports. more >>

Diesel partners with DFS for retail debuts at Guam and Waikiki airports
 

brand news

A cool new look for Cabeau travel pillow

Aug 15 | Consumer travel products company Cabeau will be exhibiting its newly improved Evolution Cool travel pillow at the TFWA World Exhibition (Stand: Yellow Village E39). more >>

A cool new look for Cabeau travel pillow
 

Furla opens new travel retail location in KLIA2

Aug 9 | Furla has begun trading in a new travel retail location at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2). more >>

Furla opens new travel retail location in KLIA2
 

Davidoff unveils rare Macallan 1991 exclusively for its stores in Asia

Aug 9 | Swiss-based cigar company Davidoff is set to present a rare 25yo Macallan Scotch whisky, exclusively crafted for and sold at Davidoff of Geneva stores in Asia. more >>

Davidoff unveils rare Macallan 1991 exclusively for its stores in Asia
 

Molton Brown returns to Cannes with ambitious travel retail brand strategy

Aug 9 | London fragrance specialist Molton Brown is returning to the Cannes show on a high as the momentum it experienced last year continues into 2017 more >>

Molton Brown returns to Cannes with ambitious travel retail brand strategy
 

F.I.N.E looks to grow brand in Hong Kong

Aug 9 | Following its brand launch at TFWA in Cannes in 2016 Finnish jewelry brand F.I.N.E will continuing its focus on building its brand in Asia. Having secured listings at DFASS in Hong Kong Airlines, DFS and Flemingo in India. more >>

F.I.N.E looks to grow brand in Hong Kong
 

Sunglasses Awards 2017 opens for entries with new digital category

Aug 1 | The seventh edition of the Sunglasses Awards is now open for entries by retailers and airport authorities. more >>

Sunglasses Awards 2017 opens for entries with new digital category