Lotte Duty Free upgrades luxury boutiques at Kansai International, Tiffany to join line-up - The Moodie Davitt Report

JAPAN. Lotte Duty Free renovated five luxury boutiques located at Kansai International airport. The space covers 443 sq m. A Tiffany & Co jewellery shop will be joining the portfolio in the second half.Lotte Duty Free, which opened newly renovated Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Bvlgari stores in June at a total of 89, 63, and 106 m, respectively. In January, a 40sqm Loewe store opened. A 56sqm Tory Burch outlet was also renovated. When it opens in the next months, the Tiffany boutique will cover 89sqm.Kap Lee, CEO of Lotte Duty Free: We have taken measures to prepare for the tourism demand in this post-coronavirus era. Also, we have reorganised our overseas store portfolio.The Gucci store was highlighted by the retailer for its pre-pandemic performance. It had the highest sales of any luxury boutique located at the airport. This is the Gucci store in Kansai.Since 2014, Lotte Duty Free manages Kansai International's stores.