Travel Retail

Justin Weston joins Duty Free Global as SVP Middle-East and Asia Pacific and CMO 

Duty Free Global has appointed Justin Weston to the dual role of Senior Vice President Middle-East and Asia Pacific and Chief Marketing Officer, effective September 1, 2023. Weston brings an impressive resume to his new positions. He is an experienced luxury sales and marketing executive with a long career spent living and working across Europe, […]

We An Idea: Booming creative design agency rebrands, expands markets and extends into domestic channels

Well-known travel retail creative architectural and industrial design firm We An Idea has been on a whirlwind of development over the past year, expanding from its original platform in Miami and extending its services to high profile projects in related domestic markets. TMI had an opportunity to speak with We An Idea founders Juan Trelles […]

Brexit delivers significant new potential market for UK and EU duty free business

According to the latest report fromSwiss research agency m1nd-set, there might be a silver lining emerging from the confusion and crisis of the last year—in this case from Brexit.     m1nd-set reports that the number of travelers eligible to purchase duty free goods at European and British airports could increase by over 60%, following changes […]

Travel Markets Insider Newsletter Vol. 21 No. 42

The Travel Markets Insider newsletter is attached to this post as a PDF file. To open the PDF file, please click on this link. BREAKING NEWS: JAYA SINGH ELECTED NEW TFWA PRESIDENT Jaya Singh, Mondelēz World Travel Retail, European Export & Switzerland Managing Director, was today elected President of the Tax Free World Association. Singh was elected by the TFWA Management Committee during […]

Pernod Ricard Global Travel Retail prepares for the future of travel retail with digitalization powered by consumer insights

Pernod Ricard GTR is using a consumer-centric approach drawing on multiple data sources to prepare for the future of travel retail amidst the global pandemic, says Anuj Roy, Strategy & Insights Director at Pernod Ricard GTR. This observation was part of Roy’s discussion on how PR GTR is “staying ahead of the curve” at the inaugural […]

IAADFS webinar: key operators see more challenges ahead before recovery begins mid-2021

The International Association of Airport Duty Free Stores hosted a critical, informative webinar on Dec. 2. An expert panel of duty free operators discussed their perspectives on the current business challenges confronting the travel retail industry in the Americas due to the COVID-19 crisis and their perceptions regarding future opportunities. Entitled Managing Through COVID: From Crisis […]