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02/04/2016
Lagardère Travel Retail celebrate the opening of M.A.C in the Gold Coast Airport (Media Release) Lagardère Travel Retail have recently opened their latest store in Gold Coast Airport; a M.A.C Kiosk. The new Gold Coast Airport M.A.C kiosk covers 25 square metres in a premium location capturing both domestic and international passengers. It boasts a contemporary design...» read more
21/03/2016
Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport wins at “The Moodies 2016” Lagardère Travel Retail in the Pacific has been recognised and praised for their ACE Robot innovation at Aelia Auckland Airport. It was confirmed on the 10th of March, 2016 that Aelia Duty Free won the award “Best Use of Digital Media In-Store...» read more
01/03/2016
Lagardère Travel Retail has been chosen as the exclusive retailer for Thankyou’s latest initiative. Lagardère Travel Retail is pleased to announce it has been chosen as the exclusive retailer of Thankyou’s exciting new book, Chapter One by Daniel Flynn. Telling the raw and real story of Thankyou so far, Chapter One is now available at all...» read more
18/01/2016
Lagardère Travel Retail “Give Me 5” to passengers in Hong Kong At the "Give Me 5 in the Airport" Award Presentation held by Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), Lagardère Travel Retail was presented the "Most Helpful Company" award in the category of retail shops. Left to right: Cissy Chan...» read more
18/01/2016
Lagardère Travel Retail secures Relay concession through tender at Hong Kong International Airport Lagardère Travel Retail has renewed its concession in Hong Kong International Airport for the world leading Relay concept, being awarded 5 stores in the existing and new concourses. Relay has been a trusted landmark at Hong Kong International Airport with more than...» read more
23/12/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail wins major global DFNI awards for Auckland and Kunming Airports In the 2015 Global DFNI Product awards, an industry voted and recognition of Duty Free operators we have picked up 2 major Best in Category awards for Best New Fashion & Accessories store- Lagardere Travel Retail at Kunming Changsui Airport and...» read more
18/12/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail introduces a world first for travel retail in Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport A world-first for travel retail, ACE, an acronym for Automated Collection Experience, has arrived in Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport. Creating a technology-driven concept, ACE makes the consumer shopping experience not only more convenient but also intriguing and slightly...» read more
07/12/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail debuts new concept, The Travel Store at Cairns Airport Lagardère Travel Retail has opened the doors to the first of its new luggage and travel accessories concept, The Travel Store. Debuting recently in Terminal 2 at Cairn’s Airport, The Travel Store offers travellers a true point of...» read more
07/12/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail bring Urban Decay Cosmetics to Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport As part of Lagardère Travel Retail’s ongoing development of their Aelia Duty Free concept at Auckland Airport, Urban Decay, one of the world’s leading brands in cosmetics, makes its debut into New Zealand. Urban Decay is exclusive to...» read more
30/11/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail launches master concession operations at Karratha Airport The travel retailer, who was awarded the Foodservice and Travel Essentials master concession at Karratha Airport, has opened its doors to a LINK Karratha store and a combined Foodservice outlet featuring a cafe, bar and Eagle Boys Pizza. » read more
20/11/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail announce strategic partnership with SumoSalad Lagardère Travel Retail has formed a strategic partnership with SumoSalad for travel retail in Australia and New Zealand. The partnership, which consists of travel retail exclusives reflects the desires of both parties to bring a world class healthy foodservices offer...» read more
12/11/2015
LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL OPENS AUSTRALIA’S FIRST DESIGUAL AIRPORT STORE IN SYDNEY The dynamic fashion brand has made its Australian debut in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail, following a store opening at Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2. The new 69 sqm store is the first standalone Desigual store in Australian travel retail. ...» read more
10/11/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail to enter the Tasmanian travel retail market The travel retailer will enter the Tasmanian travel retail market with a brand new concept, “The Launceston Store” by NewsLink. The 230m2 retail site will be the only specialty offer in the redeveloped terminal, providing visitors to Launceston...» read more
19/10/2015
Lagardère Travel Retail unveil three new signature executions in Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport An exciting development in Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport sees the implementation of three new signature executions - The Top Shelf Bar, Johnnie Walker House and The New Zealand Cellar Door. » read more
23/09/2015
Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories opens first New Zealand store in partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail The world’s sexiest brand has arrived in New Zealand. In partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail, leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has announced a new store opening at Auckland Airport. Focusing on an iconic, fashion-forward range of beauty products and accessories,...» read more
10/08/2015
LS travel retail Pacific set to open five new speciality concepts at Melbourne Airport The travel retailer will have a strong presence at the Airport when the refurbished Terminal 4 opens this month. The five specialty concepts, AMUSE Beauty Studio, Icons Victoria, tech2go, Desigual and Eye Love Melbourne will comprise a significant proportion of Terminal 4’s...» read more
03/08/2015
LS travel retail Pacific opens Eye Love Auckland Eye Love Auckland is the first of its kind in the New Zealand travel retail market, offering a fresh face for luxury and lifestyle sunglasses retailing. Styled on the successful Eye Love Prague store in Europe, Eye Love Xian in China, and...» read more
31/07/2015
LS travel retail brings Bath & Body Works to Australia The travel retailer will debut the beauty and fragrance brand in Sydney Airport's T2 Domestic Terminal later this year, marking the first time the brand will enter the Australian market. The 100sqm store will feature Bath & Body Works' well-known range of...» read more
17/07/2015
LS travel retail Pacific partners with Desigual With two stores set to open later this year, the travel retailer is poised to debut this dynamic fashion concept in travel retail in Australia. Opening in Sydney Airport’s Terminal 2 and Melbourne Airport’s new Terminal 4, the new stores will be...» read more
07/07/2015
LS travel retail opens Aelia Duty Free at Auckland Airport The travel retailer, who was awarded one of two duty free concessions in Auckland Airport’s International Terminal, has opened its doors to 3 Aelia Duty Free stores; Arrivals, Departures and Pier B store. LS travel retail’s latest version of Aelia Duty Free...» read more
23/06/2015
LS travel retail unveils new Arrivals duty free store at Queenstown Airport The new and improved arrivals duty free store has opened with a fresh and innovative offer to enhance the journey for Queenstown passengers. Passengers arriving at Queenstown airport are greeted by a new Duty Free store, double the size of the previous...» read more
14/05/2015
LS travel retail ASPAC awarded Airport Travel Retailer of the Year at DFNI Awards LS travel retail ASPAC  won the coveted award at Duty Free News International's (DFNI) annual Asia Pacific Awards for Travel Retail Excellence in Singapore on Tuesday night. The DFNI awards celebrate the quality and innovation of travel retail's main leaders across the...» read more
30/04/2015
LS travel retail Pacific launches AMUSE Beauty Studio at Sydney Airport LS travel retail Pacific launched their new beauty concept, AMUSE Beauty Studio, at Sydney Airport's Terminal 2. The new store has opened its doors, showcasing a sleek and sophisticated store design. AMUSE is offering an outstanding range of brands and products including MAC,...» read more
20/02/2015
LS travel retail Pacific wins Auckland Duty Free Concession LS travel retail has been awarded one of two duty free concessions in the Airport’s International Terminal, following their success in a competitive tender process in late 2014. The win signals an exciting new chapter for both LS travel retail Pacific and...» read more
13/01/2015
Two new food concepts launched at Cairns Airport   Late December saw the launch of two new food concepts at Cairns Airport, expanding our footprint at the Airport with the opening of Eagle Boys Express and The Bar. Partnering with Eagle Boys Express for the first time, it is focused on...» read more
13/01/2015
We are all CHARLIE All the thoughts and feelings of the LAGARDERE GROUP go out to the families struck by the untimely deaths of their close and loved ones in the attack against Charlie Hebdo recently.        » read more
09/09/2014
LS travel retail Pacific wins Best Retailer and Retailer Of the Year from Adelaide Airport LS travel retail Pacific has been recognised by Adelaide Airport, winning two of the three major awards at Adelaide Airport’s Retailer of the Year Awards. Aelia Duty Free and Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories took out top honours, taking home the award...» read more
11/08/2014
Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Accessories Opens at Cairns Airport Victoria’s Secret, the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products, has expanded its Australian footprint with its first Beauty and Accessories store in Cairns, in partnership with LS travel retail Pacific. The store opened its doors at Cairns Airport on 2nd...» read more
04/07/2014
Tour de France kicks off at NewsLink, Relay, Hub and Trader For the third year running, LS travel retail Pacific are conducting our Tour de France promotion, with $20,000 worth of prizes up for grabs! All NewsLink, Relay, Hub and Trader stores in Australia will be running the promotion, which allows customers to...» read more
03/07/2014
LS travel retail Pacific unveil pop up store at Queenstown Airport LS travel retail Pacific has partnered with Gibbston Valley Winery and Queenstown Airport to open a pop-up wine store in the airport’s domestic terminal. Opening on 13 June, the store will operate in the Airport’s Departures Terminal until 11 July. The pop-up...» read more
19/04/2014
LS travel retail Pacific unveils major retail development at Adelaide Airport The company officially opened a number of new stores during a launch event held on Wednesday night, including the Australian debut of Aelia Duty Free, a ‘next generation’ evolution of the well known NewsLINK concept and its recently opened Victoria’s Secret...» read more
19/04/2014
LS travel retail Pacific wins Best Facebook Page in the 2014 Moodies Awards We are honoured to be this year’s recipient of the 'Best Facebook Page - Concessionaire' in the industry's premier Social Media Awards, the Moodies. The prize was awarded for our Duty Free Stores New Zealand Facebook page. Speaking of the award, the...» read more
03/04/2014
Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Accessories Comes to Adelaide Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories has opened a new store at Adelaide Airport in partnership with LS travel retail Pacific.  The world’s sexiest store has arrived. In partnership with LS travel retail Pacific, leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has announced...» read more
21/03/2014
LS travel retail Powers Ahead with the Launch of Thirteen Luxury Fashion Boutiques in Shenzhen LS travel retail China marked the official launch of thirteen luxury fashion boutiques at a Grand Opening event held in Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport’s new terminal. Ranging from 60sqm to 150sqm, the thirteen standalone boutiques comprises Bally, Hugo Boss, Cerruti 1881,...» read more
21/03/2014
Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories coming to Adelaide Airport The world’s sexiest store has arrived. In partnership with LS travel retail Pacific, leading lingerie and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret has announced its first Beauty and Accessories store at Adelaide Airport. Opening at the end of March, the store will...» read more
13/03/2014
RELAY wins big at Auckland Airport March 11th marked the celebration of Auckland Airport’s annual Retailer Excellence Awards, recognising retail performance across both the International and Domestic Terminals of New Zealand’s busiest airport. This year we were delighted to receive a number of accolades, including the prize for ‘Best Specialty...» read more
06/03/2014
Chinese New Year promotion in Australia This year, travellers shopping at NewsLink, RELAY, Trader & Hub Convenience stores throughout Australia were given the opportunity to celebrate Chinese New Year with the chance to win a trip for two to Hong Kong, valued at AU$10,000. Customers purchasing participating products were eligible to enter, either in-store or on-line...» read more
28/02/2014
LS travel retail and TFS Expand RELAY Concept in India Travel Food Services (TFS), India’s leading F&B operator in the travel retail segment, and LS travel retail ASPAC - a division of the Lagardère Services group - are set to create powerful presence through the nine RELAY concept stores before the end of 2014,...» read more
20/12/2013
LS travel retail Singapore Expands Luxury Fashion Presence at Changi LS travel retail Singapore has won a competitive bid to operate a 110 sq m Salvatore Ferragamo Store at Changi Airport Terminal 1. The store will be fully operational in July 2014. The addition of Salvatore Ferragamo store in Changi adds...» read more
29/10/2013
Repetto And Furla Join The Fashion Gallery at Changi Airport Terminal 2 As part of its strategy to continually evolve the offer at The Fashion Gallery in Changi’s Terminal 2, LS travel retail ASPAC is pleased to reveal the latest brands joining the portfolio of this luxury fashion emporium: French ballerina shoemaker Repetto and Furla, purveyor...» read more
04/10/2013
Aelia Duty Free poised to make Australian Debut at Adelaide Airport LS travel retail Pacific will bring the renowned duty free brand to Australia as part of a major refit of Adelaide Airport’s landside and airside stores. Following the success of the Queenstown duty free venture, LS travel retail Pacific will bring Adelaide...» read more
30/07/2013
Aelia Duty Free Arrives in New Zealand LS travel retail Pacific has brought the well known duty free brand to Australasia, opening two stores at New Zealand’s Queenstown Airport. The two stores, located in the departures and arrivals areas, will more than double Queenstown’s duty free footprint and will...» read more
09/07/2013
LS travel retail Singapore Attains ISO Certification ISO9001:2008 LS travel retail Singapore has recently received attainment for ISO9001: 2008 certificate for setting excellent customer service standards through a holistic and systematic HR training programme including the Lagardere Services/ Aelia’s OSCAR and Maximising Service Quality (MSQ) training programmes.» read more
25/06/2013
Innovative Confectionery Concept ‘So Chocolate’ Opens With Great Success At Hong Kong International Airport Following the success of  So Chocolate concept stores in Changi Airport, LS travel retail Hong Kong launches its first duty free confectionery concept 'So Chocolate' store at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The new confectionery store is conceptualised to align with HKIA’s...» read more
05/02/2013
LS travel retail and Shanghai Press & Publishing Development Company launches 3rd ‘Discover China’ Global Celebration In celebration of the Chinese New Year, LS travel retail proudly announces the launch of “Discover China”, a worldwide Chinese New Year celebration across 16 countries and in more than 170 airports and stations in over 500 LS travel retail stores....» read more
15/01/2013
Kuala Lumpur International Airport Gains Three Exciting New Brands LS travel retail launches operations in Malaysia with three new retail stores in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Billabong, Longchamp and Lonely Planet have been added to the airport, assisting the growth of travel retail in Asia. LS travel retail was the...» read more
21/12/2012
LS travel retail Pacific expands its Cairns Airport business A long-term operator at the airport, the Travel Retail specialist has expanded its operations in both the International and Domestic Terminals. The development includes the introduction of new brands, as well as a number of refits and enhancements to existing concepts. Within...» read more
07/12/2012
LS Travel Retail China Introduces Luxury Fashion to Xi’an Xianyang International Airport Luxury fashion brands Salvatore Ferragamo, Hugo Boss, Coach and Kent & Curwen have joined travel essentials stores Hub Convenience, Discover and Kaboom in Xi’an Xianyang International Airport. It marks LS travel retail’s first foray into duty paid stores in mainland China, and...» read more
18/10/2012
LS travel retail Pacific appoints Fraser Reynolds to key duty free position An experienced industry executive, Reynolds joins the company’s newly formed duty free division as Head of Merchandise & Supply Chain. General Manager Duty Free, Ivo Favotto, describes the appointment as an important boost to the company’s plans for the region “Fraser’s deep...» read more
12/10/2012
LS travel retail Success in Duty Free Luxury Fashion Supported by Rapid Growth in Asia LS travel retail ASPAC announces the opening of BOSS Traveler Store in Changi Airport, Terminal 3 and also the 6th Duty Free store to open in Asia region this year alone. LS travel retail is proud to announce a new extension of...» read more
10/10/2012
LS travel retail Pacific launches duty free cross promotion Utilising their network of books, news & convenience stores, the travel retailer has launched a promotional campaign to drive footfall into their duty free stores at the Gold Coast and Adelaide airports. Passengers shopping at any RELAY, NewsLink or Hub Convenience outlet...» read more
08/10/2012
New So Chocolate Stores Indulge a Sweet Tooth in Hong Kong and Changi The popularity of LS travel retail’s confectionary stores, So Chocolate, is growing in leaps and bounds, as the Travel Retail group announce a double-win by securing stores in both Hong Kong International and Changi Airports. It will be HKIA’s first So Chocolate...» read more
21/09/2012
LS travel retail Asia Announces Major Partnership with Travel Food Services in India LS travel retail Asia and Travel Food Services (TFS) have embarked on a strategic partnership focusing on the Indian Travel retail and Food and Beverage markets. The venture will see the two operators join forces to answer the Duty Free tender opportunities...» read more
10/09/2012
LS travel retail Pacific awarded three concessions at Perth Airport The development will see the travel retail specialist open two stores in the soon-to-be-unveiled TWA Domestic Terminal under the internationally recognised Relay and Hub Convenience brands, as well as an additional Hub Convenience store in the arrivals area of the International...» read more
10/09/2012
Queenstown Airport and LS travel retail Pacific to extend duty free concession to 2023 Originally scheduled to conclude in 2016, the agreement will see the travel retailer fully refit the 2 departure and arrival stores, bringing an exciting mix of local and international brands and a true sense of place to the duty free offer...» read more
27/07/2012
Contract For 9 News, Books And Convenience Stores In Changi Airport Times Newslink announces award of contract agreement to renew the successful leases of 6 existing news, books and convenience stores under RELAY and Times Travel concepts in Changi T1 and T3 and the recoup of 3 news, books and convenience stores...» read more
06/07/2012
LS travel retail Asia Pacific purchases Duty Free Stores Wellington Limited The travel retailer today announced a 100% share purchase of Duty Free Stores Wellington Ltd (DFSWL). The acquisition will see LS travel retail assume responsibility for duty free operations at Gold Coast and Adelaide airports, as well as Queenstown, Dunedin, Hamilton...» read more
19/06/2012
LS travel retail unveils its first core category duty free stores in the Pacific Noumea Airport has taken on two new stores --a 438sqm Departures store and a 95sqm Arrivals store—increasing the size of the airport's duty free floor space by almost 50%, following an extensive refit by the travel retailer. The opening also adds to...» read more
31/05/2012
LS travel retail CHINA unveils the winners of Discover China’s ‘Win A Round Trip To China’ Promotion LS travel retail CHINA and Shanghai Press & Publishing Development (SPPD) are delighted to announce that three lucky customers from Canada, India and Romania are winners of ‘Win A Round Trip To China’ promotion. The promotion was part of “Discover China” LS...» read more
27/01/2012
Shanghai Press & Publishing Development Join LS travel retail to Launch the ‘Discover China’ Global Promotion In celebration of Chinese New Year, LS travel retail is delighted to announce the launch of a three-week, worldwide ‘Discover China’ book promotion. For the second year running, LS travel retail is partnering with the Shanghai Press & Publishing Development Company to...» read more
21/10/2011
Opening of Hugo Boss Boutique in Changi Airport Continues LS travel retail’s Exceptional Record of Duty Free Luxury Fashion LS travel retail ASPAC announces the opening of Hugo Boss standalone boutique in Changi Airport, Terminal 3. As the first stand-alone Hugo Boss boutique in Terminal 3, the store will be looking to cater to business passengers travelling to long-haul destinations. The...» read more
20/09/2011
Step Forward For Changi Airport With Opening Of Longchamp And Dunhill Stores The newly renovated Terminal 1 at Changi Airport, Singapore, has gained two welcome additions in the form of a Longchamp and Dunhill stores. This marks the first foray of these luxury brands into the Changi Airport, and follows on the success of...» read more
16/09/2011
LS travel retail ASPAC announces new Luxury, Fashion and Accessories Position LS travel retail announces the appointment of Philippe Fontalba to the new role of Luxury, Fashion and Accessories Director, ASPAC. With more than 15 years’ experience in the Travel Retail industry across Europe and Asia, Philippe has acquired great management skills and...» read more
01/09/2011
Brian Carson Joins LS travel retail Pacific as Development and Strategy Director Following an international search and recruitment process LS travel retail ASPAC has appointed Brian Carson to the key strategy and development position within its Pacific business. A specialist in the retail and infrastructure sectors, Carson’s resume includes a number of high profile...» read more
17/05/2011
The Fashion Gallery wins Best New Shop Opening at DFNI Awards LS travel retail has been recognised by the industry at the recent DFNI Awards, which celebrate Travel Retail excellence in the Asia/Pacific region, for its innovative launch of the Fashion Gallery at Changi Airport. Emmanuel de Place, COO Lagardère Services with responsibility...» read more
15/05/2011
LS travel retail Sets A New Benchmark For The Confectionery Experience With ‘So Chocolate’ At Changi LS travel retail ASPAC announces the opening of its unique and entertaining new So Chocolate confectionery concept store, at Singapore’s Changi Airport. The company has created the So Chocolate concept and tailored the merchandise to the specific needs of the travellers at...» read more
19/04/2011
LS travel retail ASPAC wins four Hong Kong International Airport Customer Service Excellence Awards LS travel retail ASPAC’s commitment to delivering exceptional customer service has been rewarded with three individual and one team award from Hong Kong International Airport. This is the fourth consecutive year that LS travel retail ASPAC has received these customer service accolades....» read more
11/02/2011
LS travel retail – the New Global Identity for Lagardère Services’ Travel Retail Operations From 11 February 2011, Lagardère Services’ Travel Retail operations will be known as LS travel retail; a new global brand identity that creates a consistent and memorable name across operations in 20 countries worldwide. As part of this, further reinforcing LS travel...» read more
08/02/2011
Lagardere Services Launches a New Approach to Fashion at Changi T2 One of Asia-Pacific’s prime gateways has received a retail make-over following the launch of the specialist, luxury-brand Fashion Gallery at Changi Airport, Singapore. The Fashion Gallery is one of the region’s largest multi-brand airport fashion outlets, showcasing 17 international designer luxury brands,...» read more
07/01/2011
Key Staff Announcements We would like to inform you of some reorganisation of key staff within our Lagardère Services Asia Pacific organisation. 1) Paul Ryan has decided, after dedicating several years with our organisation in Asia, to return to Australia at end January 2011, to...» read more
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