Travel Retail Recruitment & Executive Search

Travel Retail Recruitment & Executive Search

Travel Retail is commonly used to describe the duty free retail industry, in addition to all retail activities dedicated to travelers and tourists.

Serving international markets in Travel Retail and Duty Free

The travel retail industry touches every country on the globe and therefore we utilize a network that can services each market appropriately:

In NYC and New Jersey: Our travel retail recruiters have developed a deep network and expertise in the New York City area and surroundings.

In Miami: As a gateway to the Caribbean and Latin/South American markets, Miami is particularly important to the travel retail trade and therefore we maintain a strong network of recruiters in the area. Whether you need a single sales rep or an entire office staffed, our Miami recruiters can assist.

Our Recruitment Services

Retained Executive Search

A Bespoke Approach with Exhaustive Search and In-Depth Assessment
  • Completely customized to your needs
  • In-depth assessments by our team saves you time
  • Utilize a set of custom criteria to narrow your candidate pool

Professional Search

A Wide Selection of Vetted Candidates Selected Using Our Time-Tested Process
  • Combines custom criteria with our full database of qualified candidates
  • Efficient, personalized and tailored to your needs
  • Allows you to conduct a search without advertising
Popular

Contingency Search

A Cost-Effective Way to Reach a Qualified Talent Pool Quickly and Efficiently
  • Quickly reach out to our large and qualified network of candidates and followers
  • Take a more active role in evaluating and vetting candidates
  • Fill vacancies that are typically easy-to-fill and suit a more hands off approach

Our Clients Say It Better

"Accurate, personalized & fast response is what comes to mind when I think of ACCUR Recruiting Services. Definitely a great firm to recommend!"
Recruiting for L'Oreal - Beauty Industry
L'Oreal Group
HR Director (Miami, FL USA)
"Edouard Thoumyre and his team at ACCUR Recruiting Services are extremely professional and have an in-depth knowledge of the unique Luxury goods business. I have known and worked with him several times over the past 8 years and have always been extremely satisfied with the recruiting process and outcome."
Recruiting for Sisley - Luxury beauty
Sisley
President - Americas (Miami, FL, USA)

Call

+1 (866) 424-3996

Travel Retail News

Travel Retail Recruitment Market

Travel Retail Distribution Channels

  • The Airport stores (before of after security, duty free or not)
  • The Cruise Ships business (stores on board or at the port, such as in many Caribbean Islands, where the #1 source of income is retail to cruise ship passengers)
  • The Inflight Sales (based on the catalogs you can find on board with most airlines)
  • The Border Stores
 

Geographic Reach

Travel Retail is a very global industry with several important regional hubs, where headquarters or large subsidiaries are gathered to manage several countries or entire continents. The Regions are usually divided this way:

(Europe and Middle East are often managed by one office or team, which usually includes Africa under the acronym of EMEA for Europe-Middle-East-Africa)

Categories of Products

The categories of products distributed in Travel Retail and Duty Free are the following:

  • Alcohol (Wines, Spirits, Liquors and Beers), usually in the top-2 categories depending of the region. Key players: Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Bacardi, Moet Hennessy, Remy Cointreau, Brown Forman, Beam Suntory, Heineken.
  • Beauty (fragrances, skincare, make up), also usually in the top-2 categories. Key Players: L’Oreal, Estee Lauder, Coty, Dior (LVMH), Chanel, Shiseido / Beauty Prestige International, Puig
  • Luxury Goods and Fashion: Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Gucci, Cartier, Chanel, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Bally, Coach, Furla, Hugo Boss, Longchamp
  • Tobacco (cigarette and cigars): PMI (Philip Morris International), JTI (Japan Tobacco International), BAT (British American Tobacco), Imperial Tobacco/CommonWealth/Altadis.
  • Confectionery & Food: Mars, Nestle, Ferrero, Godiva, Hershey’s, Lindt & Sprungli, Mondelez.
  • WatchesJewelryEyewear & Accessories: Tag Heuer, Luxottica, Safilo, Tumi, Montblanc, Swarovski.

More about our focus

RETAIL OPERATORS
Dufry
Gerb. Heinemann
World Duty Free Group
Duty Free America
Starboard
DISTRIBUTORS
Companies that buy from suppliers and sell to operators on regions or channels decided with suppliers, who decide not to deal directly with operators
AGENTS
Companies or individuals paid on commissions to sell suppliers products to operators/retailers
CEO, CFO and other C-level
VP of Sales / Sales Director
VP of Marketing / Marketing Director
Regional Director / Area Director
Brand Director / Brand Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Key Account Manager
Marketing Manager
Head of Retail / VP of Retail
Retail Operations Director
Regional Manager
District Manager
Store Director
Boutique Director
Store Manager
Buyers
Merchandise Managers
Travel Retail Operators

Meet Our Team

Edouard Thoumyre - Executive Recruiter

Edouard Thoumyre

Managing Partner

Launched ACCUR Recruiting Services in 2006. Holds 2 Masters Degrees in Industrial Engineering and in Business. Available in New York, NY, USA and Miami, FL, USA.
Gabriela Casas - Senior Recruitment Consultant

Gabriela Casas

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Joined ACCUR Recruiting Services in 2010. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Available in Miami, FL, USA and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Alejandra Rodriguez - Senior Recruitment Consultant

Alejandra Rodriguez

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Joined ACCUR Recruiting Services in 2014. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Available in Miami, FL, USA and in Bogotá, Colombia.

For Candidates

JOB SEEKERS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: For candidates who are looking for their next travel retail career opportunities, they can use ACCUR Recruiting Services as a great job search resource. ACCUR’s job openings are often confidential and not listed on any job boards. We are committed to provide top career opportunities with some of the best employers on the market. If you wish to be considered for any of job opportunities, please submit your resume and search for our latest jobs.

Travel Retail/Duty Free Jobs

Related Industries Expertise