Why these 6 brands are doing Chinese New Year right in 2024

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By Marco Passoni Chinese New Year has become one of the biggest retail opportunities of the year. It is a time when the Chinese travel and shop in great quantities – and before the pandemic it was a vital period for travel retail and luxury alike. This year, with almost 12 months gone since the […]

An honest look at China’s future for luxury and travel retail

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By Marco Passoni The luxury market in China is set to grow between 4 and 6% this year, from a starting point of $63 billion, which appears to be good news for both the luxury market and the travel retail sector. I have been accused in the past of being a doubter on China, but […]

Excellence or Death: Why travel retail must bank on branding in 2024

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By Marco Passoni Branding is going to be one of the big words for 2024, in both luxury and travel retail. The term has been increasingly important in recent years, as authenticity and engagement have come to the fore in the retail space, but in 2024, we are going to see the demand for legitimate […]

Moncler creates a vibrant travel retail space for shoppers at Rome Fiumicino Airport

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Italian luxury brand Moncler has unveiled its newest travel retail home at Rome’s Fiumicino International Airport (FCO), enticing travellers with a true luxury experience as they travel in or out of the iconic city. Moncler’s new store at Fiumicino continues the brand’s trend of creating vibrant, exciting spaces for shoppers. Using Moncler’s striking visuals, the […]

Why Hainan’s growth means travel retail must look at the bigger picture

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By Marco Passoni For three years now, Hainan has been the absolute epicentre of travel retail – or at least discussion about travel retail. China’s golden goose drove sales during the pandemic, offering a light in the darkness of the shutdown, and since then many have debated and waited to see what Hainan will tell […]

5 Key questions for luxury & travel retail in 2024

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By Marco Passoni The new year is here and this is the perfect opportunity to look properly at our business and ask both what we want to achieve for the year ahead, and what we can do better. The years since the pandemic have been ones of impressive growth, but that is from a low […]