Cairns, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lagardère Travel Retail has unveiled its fourth Eye Love store in the Pacific region, following the recent opening of Eye Love Cairns in the Cairns Domestic Terminal.
The new store offers a fresh face for luxury and lifestyle sunglasses within domestic travel retail, presenting travellers with on-trend, high-end and classic eyewear, normally only available in Duty Free.
Located in the Domestic Terminal, the 50sqm store is modelled off the successful Eye Love stores in Perth, Melbourne and most recently Auckland, featuring a sophisticated and understated layout with offerings from some of the world’s best known brands such as Dior, Prada, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Celine, Kate Spade, Fendi, Oakley, Dolce & Gabbana, Maui Jim and Ray Ban.
Lagardère Travel Retail CEO for the Pacific, Matthieu Mercier, believes that the passenger mix and market in the Cairns Domestic Terminal is the ideal fit for the Eye Love brand.
“We are delighted to bring this luxury concept to Cairns Airport. Following the success of our Eye Love stores in Perth, Auckland and Melbourne, Eye Love Cairns adds an exciting new chapter in the roll-out of this concept within the Pacific,” Matthieu Mercier said.
“Our highly valued partnership with Cairns Airport is the driving force behind our ability to bring these outstanding global brands and concepts to market, and our shared vision for innovation and excellence will ensure that Cairns Airport customers will enjoy a truly outstanding retail experience every time they travel”
Cairn’s Airport’s General Manager Commercial, Fiona Ward, welcomed Eye Love as an exciting addition to the T2 retail offer and further consolidation of the airport’s partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail. “I am sure the extensive range of well-known sunglass brands available at Eye Love Cairns will have great appeal to our passengers and everyone shopping at Cairns Airport,” Ms Ward said.
Eye Love Cairns’ impressive fit-out and eye-catching displays welcome people to come in and browse and confidently purchase quality brands and products.”
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 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
Matthieu Mercier, CEO
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Janette Doolan, Communications Manager
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SOURCE: LAGARDÈRE TRAVEL RETAIL