Lagardere Travel Retail

A leading global travel retail operator

  • One of the 4 divisions of the Lagardère group
  • Operating in 34 countries throughout EMEA, North America, and Asia Pacific
  • More than 4,400 stores serving travelers at 240 airports and 750 railway and metro stations worldwide
  • Operating the largest international network of duty free and luxury, travel essentials and foodservice stores, with 460,000 sqm of commercial space
  • Presence on all types of platforms from airports and inflight to rail and ferry
  • 160 years’ heritage reaching travelers’ needs
  • In 2017, Lagardère Travel retail achieved a turnover of €4.5 billion

Axel Gauthey

Thinking global

Cumulating more than 160 years of experience in travel retail since the opening of the first bookstore in 1852 at Paris Gare de Lyon, Lagardère Travel Retail has been focused on delivering new experiences every day for travelers.

We design and deliver optimal value propositions for travel retail landlords and strive to become their partner of choice.

Backed by our global strength, our geographical divisions understand and deliver the specific needs of landlords – including local teams to ensure that the region, the location and the traveler are fully understood.

A unique positioning to maximize growth opportunities

Lagardère Travel Retail has a unique holistic approach aimed at developing and executing tailor-made solutions to optimize our landlords’ assets by focusing and adapting to travelers’ needs.

We are committed to exceeding travelers and partners’ expectations, everyday:

  • by offering memorable shopping and food experiences
  • by adapting to each environment and to specific needs of travelers
  • by constantly innovating for a frictionless customer journey

Executive Vice President International Development
Lagardère Travel Retail

Telephone: +33 (0) 1 46 41 80 55