Eyewear accessories specialist COTI Vision joins Travel Retail Consortium

By Faye Bartle |

COTI Vision Co-Founders Nancy Gries and Julie Hawkins.

COTI Vision Co-Founders Nancy Gries and Julie Hawkins.

Glasses and eyewear accessories specialist COTI Vision has joined the Travel Retail Consortium (TRC), as the company embarks on further expansion into global travel retail.

“We are delighted to join the well respected and incredibly helpful community that is the Travel Retail Consortium,” said COTI Vision Co-Founder Julie Hawkins.

“We look forward to attending their regular meetings and events and we are very proud to be active TRC members – representing our revolutionary eyewear chains as part of this exciting industry.”

Added Martyn Westbury, Acting Chairman of the Travel Retail Consortium: “We are over the moon Nancy and Julie have joined as our eyewear accessories category member.

“I’m very much looking forward to hearing about their journey so far in travel retail and helping them to achieve great things”.

Recent achievements in the channel for COTI Vision include a new listing with Dufry/World Duty Free (announced in October 2022), bringing the brand into three UK airside locations: Gatwick, Manchester and Stansted. More new listings are in the pipeline, according to the company.

Its eyewear chains are available in an array of colours and styles, and each is presented in a branded recyclable gift box. COTI is represented in travel retail by YV Brands.

READ MORE: Coti Vision launches debut free-standing display unit at UK airports


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