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, […]

Duty Free Innovation launches Travel-Safe Shopping Kit for airports and retailers

Sustainable retail specialist Duty Free Innovation has launched an initiative to help reassure travelers and encourage shopping, as plans for post lockdown recovery gain momentum. Although detailed plans for the return of regular air travel and the opening of airports have yet to be set out, strict measures on social distancing and sanitization will likely […]

Associated Photo & Imaging hikes up production of PPE to fight coronavirus

As we know, travel and travel related businesses are taking a disproportionate hit from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Small businesses which have depended on servicing the major players in the travel retail channel are particularly vulnerable, such a Miami’s Associated Photo & Imaging, a specialty photo imaging company that has been providing visual […]

Duty Free Dynamics and Samsonite expand TR partnership beyond core products

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its partnership agreement with Samsonite luggage. Initially only focused on Samsonite’s core category –luggage—DFD has now expanded to the brand’s complete product lineup…from bags, backpacks and briefcases to attractive and practical travel accessories such as neck pillows, luggage scales and packing sets, just to name a few.  This expansion […]

Geneva Watch Days 2020 instigated by Bulgari CEO, Jean-Christophe Babin

A comment and an analysis by watch industry specialist, Mark Lewis-Jones   Amid fears of a likely imminent global pandemic of COVID-19 Coronavirus, all of the upcoming watch industry events in Switzerland have seemingly prudently been canceled or postponed. Swatch Group’s Time To Move, Watches & Wonders (formerly SIHH), Movado Group’s Davos-based gathering, and finally […]

A Travel Retail Profile: Duty Free Dynamics CEO Nicolas Dobry enhances Scuba Diving adventure with new Seiko diving watch

Nicolas Dobry, a 47-year-old diving enthusiast, and CEO of travel retail Master Franchisor Duty Free Dynamics, recently had his first opportunity to dive with his new Seiko Prospex Diver Automatic. The special edition watch was jointly developed with PADI, the mecca of recreational diving.   Duty Free Dynamics’ brand portfolio of innovative, global brands for […]