Marshall Retail Group opens first LEGO airport store in the U.S. at Salt Lake City International Airport

Marshall Retail Group (MRG), a WHSmith Company, continues to open some of the most innovative and exciting retail concepts in U.S. airports. In addition to the stunning new concepts the travel retailer opened in LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Terminal B in June (the 15,000-square-foot The Bowery Bay Shops and 5,000-square-foot The DEAN men’s emporium), the company now adds the first LEGO branded […]

Duty Free Dynamics launches Writing & Arts category with Faber-Castell

Regional distribution company Duty Free Dynamics continues to expand its product portfolio, debuting new and unique categories for the Americas Travel Retail channel. This week the innovative company has unveiled its first brand in the Writing & Arts category, with the announcement that it has added Faber-Castell products to its portfolio. Faber-Castell is one of […]

Nestlé offers consumer-driven innovation in response to COVID challenges

Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) remains committed to the confectionery category in travel retail and continues to invest in measures to drive industry growth despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on travel. In an online media briefing in September, NITR general manager Stewart Dryburgh and Marketing Manager Tamara Spada said the company […]

Mars Wrigley ITR to simplify portfolio and introduce more value to drive category sales in ‘21

Mars Wrigley International Travel Retail is gearing up for recovery in travel retail with a tight range of power SKUs representing the highest selling products from its travel retail portfolio. Raghav Rekhi, Category Director Mars Wrigley ITR, reported that the company will be significantly simplifying its travel retail portfolio in 2021. Since 9% of the travel […]

Cabeau develops solution to increase safety and comfort of masks

Cabeau has developed Cabeau Tape, an innovative new PPE solution designed to increase comfort and safety for mask-wearing customers as they begin to travel again. Patent-pending Cabeau Tape, FDA approved and dermatologist-recommended, are medical-grade adhesive strips that seal the gaps that form around a mask’s perimeter and are compatible with all face coverings. Gaps cause eyeglass fogging and are an indication […]

Rebecca Jewelry announces agency agreement for American market with IFE Luxe Group

Rebecca Jewelry has announced a new agency agreement for the distribution of its jewelry in the USA, Bermuda, Caribbean, and Canada through Dario Pastorelli’s IFE Lux Group. Rebecca is a top-of-the-range brand of jewelry produced entirely by Industrie Testi Spa in the headquarters in Florence, Italy. The company was founded in 2000 by Alessandro Testi, […]

Nestlé ITR launches new sustainable version of TR Smarties Music Creator

Nestlé ITR has launched its first product to incorporate no single use plastic packaging. Nestle’s travel retail exclusive Smarties Music Creator is the first product to meet the company’s new guidelines, replacing all single use plastic packaging by a recyclable carton box. The colorful, durable Smarties Music Creator (containing 1 x 38g tube of Smarties), is part […]