Porsche Design holds exclusive Rouge Duty Free event for Grenada launch

Lifestyle brand Porsche Design has launched its stylish collection of sunglasses at Rouge Duty Free on the island of Grenada. The launch was kicked off with an exclusive event for invited guests at Rouge’s popular luxury store located in Port Louis, Grenada’s renowned marina for mega-yachts. The Porsche Design sunglasses collections showcase the brand’s combination […]

Nestlé’s Smarties becomes the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging

In a major move, Nestlé announced that its popular Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. This represents a transition of 90% of the Smarties range, as 10% was previously already packed in recyclable paper packaging.  Smarties is the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging, removing approximately 250 million […]

President Joseph Biden signs Inaugural Day proclamations with customized Cross pen

Congratulations to A.T. Cross Company, which provided customized pens for newly-inaugurated American President Joseph R. Biden. Cross was selected as the pen of choice to sign President Biden’s Inaugural Day Proclamation.    President Biden signed official proclamations and executive orders using a Cross Century II Rollerball Pen in a classic black lacquer finish with 23KT […]

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 […]