SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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.
Firmly focused on female fashion, the Desigual store will make a vibrant and welcome addition to Sydney Airport’s T2. Fans of the brand will welcome this new store opening, as the Spanish brand brings its “life is cool” philosophy to one of Australia’s gateway airports.
Speaking of the news, Lagardère Travel Retail CEO of Pacific region, Matthieu Mercier said, “We are enormously pleased to be bringing this dynamic fashion brand to the Australian travel retail market, and are especially pleased to be doing so with our long-standing landlord partner, Sydney Airport. We are looking forward to what Desigual has to offer not only the Sydney Airport retail environment, but the wider fashion offer in airports around the country as we move forward with our exciting partnership with this world-renowned fashion brand.”
Sydney Airport’s General Manager Retail, Glyn Williams echoed the sentiments, “We’re thrilled to welcome Desigual into Sydney Airport’s T2 as an Australian airport first where passengers, visitors and staff can experience the world-famous Spanish fashion brand known for its splash of bold colours and unique prints. The new Desigual store at T2 showcases a range of bright products across fashion and textiles, and we’re confident our passengers and visitors will really enjoy what this distinctively vibrant brand has to offer.”
ABOUT LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL: With 3,2 billion euros 100% managed sales in 2014 and a presence in 30 countries, 150 airports and 700 train stations in EMEA, North America and ASPAC, Lagardère Travel Retail is a pioneering and leading travel retail player with global reach. Operating stores in travel essentials, duty free and luxury and foodservice, Lagardère Travel Retail offers a complete range of products and services to satisfy each and every traveller all along his journey. Beyond its three businesses expertise, as a multi-specialist assembler, Lagardère Travel Retail creates value-added opportunities in each location.
In Asia Pacific, Lagardère Travel Retail group operates over 300 outlets in 16 airports, supported by professional local teams in Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and India.
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SOURCE: LAGARDERE TRAVEL RETAIL