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Lagardère Travel Retail opens combined Travelwell/Trader store at Perth Airport

Perth, AUSTRALIA, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The travel retailer will open their first standalone Wellness concept, Travelwell, in combination with their premium Convenience concept, Trader.

As part of Perth Airport’s redevelopment of the International Terminal 1, the 105m2 combination store will join several new retail and foodservice concepts when it opens next year.

Travelwell’s comprehensive offer will cater to the needs of any traveller. Whether they’re after pre-flight necessities to get them ready for their journey, in-flight products to keep them comfortable, or items to keep them safe and healthy once they reach their destination, Travelwell equips travellers with everything they need for their journey and beyond. The product range will include travel remedies, skin care, analgesics, vitamins and supplements, makeup and fragrances, baby and toddler care, and pharmacy accessories.

Trader brings a premium, sophisticated convenience offer, which includes drinks, confectionery, chocolates, savoury snacks, and Grab & Go items such a sandwiches and sweets. With a bright and fresh aesthetic that stands out amongst conventional convenience offers, Trader combines freshness, quality and service.

Scott Norris, Executive General Manager Commercial Services said Perth Airport Pty Ltd was delighted to be working with Lagardère Travel Retail to deliver the two new stores, as part of their Terminal 1 (T1) forecourt and retail hub transformation.

“Travelwell is an exciting new wellness retail concept not only for Perth, but Australia, and we are thrilled to build on our partnership with Lagardère Travel Retail to ensure the travel wellness and convenience needs of both domestic and international passengers are looked after at T1,” said Mr Norris.

Having conducted extensive research of the Perth passenger profile to ensure the customer is front of mind, Paul Ryan, Development Director, Pacific of Lagardère Travel Retail said, “We are very proud to be bringing the combination of Travelwell and Trader to Perth Airport, allowing us to improve the overall shopping experience at the Airport. We are confident all travellers will be equipped with everything they need for their journey and beyond, along with providing everyday essentials for the Airport community.”

The award of this concession represents a significant expansion to Lagardère Travel Retail’s presence in Perth Airport’s International Terminal. The Trader/Travelwell store will join Hub Convenience, Purely Merino and Relay stores, as well as LINK, which is the latest evolution of Lagardère Travel Retail’s NewsLink concept.

The Perth LINK store was officially launched recently in a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by representatives from both Lagardère Travel Retail and Perth Airport. The reimagining of the NewsLink concept at Perth Airport has produced a bright, eye-catching store that features several “Worlds” such as Lonely Planet, Travelwell and tech2go, taking a comprehensive and holistic approach to Travel Essentials.

The combined Travelwell/Trader store will be located opposite the T1 International Check-in area.

Lagardère Travel Retail currently operates two Travelwell shop-in-shops in Perth and Queenstown Airports, and Trader stores in Brisbane and Sydney Airports.

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 +61 2 8218 1105 •

Janette Doolan, Communications Manager +61 2 8218 1142 •

SOURCE: Lagardère Travel Retail c


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