About Lagardère Travel Retail

One of the two divisions of the Lagardère group, Lagardère Travel Retail is a pioneering global leader in the travel retail industry.

Cumulating more than 160 years of experience in travel retail since the opening of the first bookstore in 1852 at Paris Gare de Lyon, we deliver new experiences for travelers every day.

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

Operating over 5,000 stores across Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion and Foodservice in airports, railway stations and other concessions in 42 countries worldwide, we generated €5.2bn sales in 2022.

In Switzerland

As one of the leading travel retailers in Switzerland, Lagardère Travel Retail Switzerland operates the Duty Free boutiques at Geneva International Airport, the fashion boutique The Fashion Gallery and the only duty-free shop for diplomats of the Swiss Confederation, in the district of international organizations in Geneva.

Lagardère Travel Retail Switzerland offers an assortment of brands and products that are increasingly attractive across all categories : perfumes , cosmetics, alcohol, wines, champagnes, tobacco, confectionery, gastronomy, fashion, souvenirs, electronics, toys, accessories. Our subsidiary promotes the clout of Switzerland and its international know-how through an offer of Swiss outstanding products in confectionery, gastronomy, wines, alcohol, fashion, souvenirs. We have more than 40 local suppliers:

  • The must-sees (Victorinox, Caran d'ache, Mammut..),
  • Swiss icons (Mavala, Ragusa...)
  • The young houses (a crazy chic, vallon gin, let me fly...)
  • The Aigues Vertes foundation, which supports for people with disabilities personal projects
  • Local Farmers: Stephanie's Geneva Honey

We develop Travel Essentials activities in Swiss places with, amongst other things, the Relay leading brand and foodservice concepts adapted to the local environment.