Accessories

Strong & Free thrives in duty free

Canadian streetwear brand Strong & Free Emblem is ready to take its three word affirmation from Saint John, New Brunswick all around the world. Now available in fifteen duty free locations across Canada, the brand began with no lofty expectations in 2006. It started with a woman pulling maple leaves off a tree and tracing […]

Travel accessory expert Go Travel commences U.S. production of its pillow lines

Following an unprecedented rise in travel pillow sales, accessories expert, Go Travel has undertaken pillow manufacture in the USA.  The move, which saw first production roll off the lines in Spring 2019, is primarily aimed at maintaining the accessory leader’s  high production standards while helping to satiate rapidly-increasing demand. Initially, US production will focus on […]

Electronics duty free specialist LAS Worldwide diversifies portfolio with unique high-end specialty spirits

LAS Worldwide, LLC, the two-year-old full service duty free and travel retail distribution company formed by Juan Carlos Alexander, Esq., his brother Andrew Alexander and Victor Garcia in 2017, has now expanded from its initial core electronics products to add liquor to its portfolio. Juan Carlos Alexander says that LAS has added several tequila brands […]

Enhancing the sparkle in Swarovski’s travel retail business

Austrian crystal house Swarovski has reconfirmed that travel retail is a strategic priority for the company and has spent the last year reorganizing and strengthening its TR team across the globe, reports Claudia Heskier Schioenning, VP Travel Retail & Global Accounts, who assumed full operative and executive responsibility for the travel retail channel in June […]

Little Switzerland expands with new Breitling, TAG Heuer and Patek Philippe openings as islands recover from hurricanes

  Little Switzerland, one of the most important luxury retailers in the Caribbean, is expanding its footprint in the region with several new branded boutiques for Breitling and TAG Heuer, as well as a Patek Philippe Showroom in St. Thomas. As the largest authorized retailer of luxury timepieces in the Caribbean, the company recently opened […]

Luxottica and Scuderia Ferrari Watches race into Montreal with Aer Rianta International in cross-category initiative

Luxottica Group and Scuderia Ferrari Watches, designed, manufactured and distributed worldwide by Movado Group, Inc., have partnered with Aer Rianta International to host a traffic-stopping motor sport-themed cross-category promotion at Montréal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. Through this collaboration, a first for all three parties, The Loop Duty Free store hosted a retailtainment activation coinciding […]

Go Travel joins the Travel Retail Consortium

Travel accessories brand Go Travel announces that it has joined the UK-based Travel Retail Consortium. With a primary focus on Travel Retail, Go Travel works with a large number of retail partners in the UK, and its products can be found in thousands of retail stores and most airports across the region. In addition to […]

Brand Strategy brings top-name fashion to travel retail

Brand Strategy is another fashion company debuting in travel retail at the Summit this year.  Helmed by well-known Ellyn Porpora for its duty free business, the company distributes and manages a distinguished portfolio of branded products within specialized channels globally (Booth 700). With a portfolio that includes such brands as Cole Haan, Nautica, Adidas Golf […]

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