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Travel retail

Gaming is a massive, underserved market. Tumi and Razer aim to change that

Gaming is a massive, underserved market. Tumi and Razer aim to change that

International travel and lifestyle brand Tumi has partnered up with gaming juggernaut Razer to release an innovative and focused set of luggage for esports players.  Launched this month, the four-piece...
Inside Lotte’s “unique” duty-free offering to new Sydney store
Flight Centre charts new course as cross-border travel resumes
Apac tipped to fuel global airport retail market recovery
Meet the outdoor start-up that hit its crowdfunding goal in four hours

Travel retail Archives

Kathmandu Holdings launches new name and identity

The parent company is looking to distinguish itself from its Kathmandu brand and this revision to its brand identity wil...

‘We’re very positive’: Four Pillars bets on domestic travel

The gin distillery has launched its first airport retail space this week, hoping to get ahead of a coming boom in domest...

Inside the surprising potential of the Australian tourism industry

Experts suggest there will be a rise in fortunes as we move into 2022.

Kathmandu’s sales, supply chain hurt in first quarter

Group CEO Michael Daly said the business continues to feel the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Taking the ‘doorbuster deal’ online: Strandbags gears up for peak season

After unveiling a new look and feel in-store, the luggage retailer has spent the last few months revamping its digital o...

‘They want revenge’: Australians flock to book post-lockdown holidays

Pent-up wanderlust prompts higher spending on travel to unwind in luxury.

Word on the street: Retailers react to Australia’s border reopening

Leaders from AuMake, AWPL and July share how the international border reopening will impact them and how their business ...

‘That’s the power of the US market’: July co-founder talks global expansion

Athan Didaskalou explains why the Aussie luggage brand's recent US launch has been such a success.

Samsonite strikes a positive note as Covid wreaks havoc on sales

Covid’s ongoing impact on global travel continues to impact travel-retail brand Samsonite which has recorded a loss attr...

Strandbags hit with seven counts of misleading sales practices: ComCom

The Commerce Commission alleges that between July 2018 and January 2020, Strandbags used misleading sales practices to s...

‘We are hopeful’: travel retail welcomes Hong Kong-Singapore bubble

Just a week after a trans Tasman travel bubble was opened between Australia and New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong hav...

DFS to open T Galleria in Queenstown

The new T Galleria New Zealand store will feature DFS’s new design concept ‘Resort Galleria’.
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Back from the brink: Antler ushers in a new era

Last May, struggling global luggage company Antler fell into voluntary administration, but now it's focusing on a new pr...

Heinemann MD ‘devastated’ by lack of government support of travel retail

Job losses 'inevitable' as government fails to support travel retailers decimated by pandemic.

Beyond JobKeeper: ARA looks to steer travel retail to recovery

ARA chief executive Paul Zahra says the travel retail industry is at breaking point and could shed thousands more jobs i...