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Cityplaza reveals new branding

Swire Group’s Cityplaza has unveiled its new brand image, ‘Live Happy’ and kick-started a month long rebranding campaign.

Furla opens China travel store

Lifestyle brand Furla has opened a new dedicated shop-in-shop inside Chengdu Airport’s domestic Terminal 2. The 27sqm retail store is operated in partnership with Dufry Group and features the Furla AW14 collection. “Furla is delighted to be working with Dufry Group and every shop we open helps further strengthen us as a truly global brand,” said global travel retail director Gerry Munday. “We are seeing year on year growth and will therefore continue our plan to expand into exciting reg…

Furla continues China expansion

Italian luxury bag maker Furla has opened a new store in Shanghai Pudong Airport Terminal 1. The 45sqm shop is operated in collaboration with Sunrise Duty Free. Furla global travel retail director Gerry Munday said Asia remains a key focal region in Furla’s ‘Silk Route’ business development strategy with China’s key locations Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong all seen as vital locations for outlets both on domestic and travel retail markets. The company, founded by Aldo Furlanetto in …

Furla opens new Asian airport stores

Italian retailer Furla is continuing to ramp up its presence in travel retail across Asia. Its newest Asian airport openings include new stores at KLIA 2 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. The KLIA store spans 60sqm and is operated with Eraman Malaysia while the Mumbai one measures 20 sqm, run with Nuance India. “We have a huge amount of activity taking place in Asia this year with new locations opening across the region, includin…

Furla aims higher in China

Italian luxury handbag maker Furla is capitalising on China’s growing middle class and its increasing sophistication. Furla, whose bags are priced from around 250 euros ($343) to 450 euros ($620), has partnered with Hong Kong’s Fung Group to open more than 100 stores in China. It says it will open a flagship store in mainland China and is currently searching for a location. According to CEO Eraldo Poletto, sales in China, this year, will grow by double-digit percentage, compared to a ‘h…

Furla expands to Cambodia

Italian accessories retailer Furla has set up its first sales point in Cambodia. The retailer has opened a 10 sqm personalised corner, which carries its AW13 collection, at Dufry at Phnom Penh Airport. “Cambodia is rapidly developing as a tourist market. It continues our expansion throughout Southeast Asia and I am confident that Dufry will do a great job for us in Phnom Penh,” said Furla global travel retail director Gerry Munday. Furla says its travel retail business is steadily g…

Furla boosts travel presence in China

Italian accessories retailer Furla has opened a new store at Shenzhen Domestic Airport. The store – which marks a furthering of its move into travel retailing – is a partnership with LS Travel Retail, occupying 75 sqm at the airport’s Terminal 3. “We are expanding Furla’s presence in travel retail through selective boutiques and shop-in shops. Asia is a particularly important market for us – we recently opened a new location at Changi T2 with LS travel retail – and within the regio…

Furla seeks nod for Indian JV

Italian company plans to open single-brand stores in India.

Furla takes on China

Italian fashion company enters joint venture with Hong Kong-based Fung Group to open 100 stores in China.