Accessories

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 […]

Breitling on a mission to differentiate from its competitors

World-renowned Swiss watch brand Breitling revealed its newest collections of premier timepieces and introduced its new corporate logo and #squadonamission advertising campaign at a Road Show in Miami in November. CEO George Kern hosted a presentation for journalists at the historic Faena Hotel in Miami Beach with the festivities continuing in the evening on the […]

Denizen jewelry lands on Turks & Caicos

Caribbean-born jewelry brand Denizen has anchored on the British Overseas Territory of Turks & Caicos Luxury duty free retailer Royal Jewels is exclusivity distributing Denizen on the archipelago and retailing it at their flagship stores. Two stainless steel collections are currently available for Turks & Caicos and for the island of Providenciales (site of the […]

Duty Free Dynamics expands portfolio with new watch brands and adventure travel accessories

Panama-based Duty Free Dynamics has recently added two new brands to its distribution portfolio: Fjällräven, an outdoor clothing and equipment company based in Sweden, and ENO, Eagles Nest Outfitters, a leading provider of ingeniously crafted parachute hammocks and products for adventure travelers, based in Asheville, NC. Fjällräven is best known for its backpacks — the […]

This is Furla’s year in retail, says Americas CEO Scott Link

  Furla’s US business is growing really well, echoing the Italian handbag maker’s strong global results and providing increased support for the brand’s burgeoning travel retail presence in the region. The 91- year old privately-owned company known for Italian style and heritage is growing its distribution in the wholesale channel in the US, adding doors […]

Luxottica and Duty Free Americas develop standalone sunglasses boutique concept at Punta Cana International Airport

Eyewear leader Luxottica Group and Duty Free Americas have partnered to develop a new stand-alone Sunglasses boutique at Punta Cana International Airport’s Terminal A, Dominican Republic. This cutting-edge store – which was custom-designed for the location – is the first stand-alone space for the sunglasses category operated by DFA. Built on sunglasses category management principles, the boutique […]

Kate Spade New York opens at JFK T4’s retail hall

Kate Spade New York is one of the newest retailers to join the list of iconic fashion brands at Terminal 4 at New York’s JFK International Airport. The 905-square-foot store is operated by Hudson Group, and carries both fashion and accessories. The Kate Spade store — an international fashion retailer for more than 20 years […]

Kering to launch first Cartier eyewear collections in January

Kering Eyewear and Maison Cartier have revealed details of the Cartier Eyewear Spring Summer 2018 collection, which marks the official beginning of their new agreement.  The collections were presented during Silmo in Paris (October 6-9, 2017). Effective January 1, 2018, the partnership will see leading luxury groups Kering and Richement bringing their operations together to […]

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