Established in 1987 and with offices in London, Dubai and Istanbul. Portland is
an award-winning design consultancy specialising in the retail, leisure and travel sectors. In November 2015, Portland was acquired by US architectural firm, Perkins + Will which means we have access to a full range of architectural services on a global basis.
Our work spans everything from insights, marketing and communications to retail masterplanning and public realm (shopping centres, mixed-use developments & airports) to retail and F&B environments and brand experiences. Our culture is based on a truly interdisciplinary team ethos whose passion for understanding consumers’ relationships with brands and their interaction with environments lies at the heart of our business.We are consumer advocates - our projects are driven by the consumer experience. Our approach is underpinned by new thinking, innovative design and commercial pragmatism, allowing us to develop design solutions that lead to differentiation for our clients’ offer and deliver meaningful experiences for their customers.
Gebr. Heinemann is one of the top players on the international travel retail market and the leader on the European market. It is the only family-run business among the global players of the travel retail industry. As a distributor, Gebr. Heinemann supplies more than 1,000 customers in over 100 countries. In the retail sector, the company operates more than 340 Heinemann Duty Free & Travel Value shops, fashion label boutiques under license and concept shops at 74 airports in 28 countries, along with shops at border crossings and aboard cruise liners. The company has been designing its Duty Free & Travel Value Shops since 2008 in accordance with an exceptional brand concept. Today, the Heinemann Duty Free brand is present at numerous airports worldwide and operates its biggest Airport Duty Free shop in Sydney.In total, the retail operation now serves more than 40 million customers across more than 160,000 square metres of retail space every year. Gebr. Heinemann has had its headquarters in what is now the HafenCity district of Hamburg since 1879. The company is managed by cousins Claus and Gunnar Heinemann and Gunnar’s son and CEO Max Heinemann, the fourth and fifth generation of the family to run the business hand in hand. Gebr. Heinemann has more than 8,000 employees around the world. In 2018, the family-run company generated a controlled group turnover of 4.6 billion euros.
Lacoste is a lifestyle brand, born of the inventiveness of a tennis champion, René Lacoste, who created the first polo shirt ever, initially for himself and for his friends, to be both relaxed and elegant on and off the tennis courts.
Nicknamed the Crocodile by the press in the late 1920's when he was a multiple Grand Slam tennis champion, René Lacoste had the animal embroidered on the blazer he wore on court, before making it the logo of his famous polo shirt.
Crocodile brand is today present in 120 countries through a selective distribution network. Two Lacoste items are sold every second in the world.As an international Group gathering 10,000 women and men, Lacoste offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible and ethical way. In 2017, the Brand garnered a turnover of 2 billion euros.
Baltona Duty Freeis the largest Duty Free operator in Poland’s regional airports. Great experience across different channels: airports, inflight, diplomatic, military, borders, ferries, shipchandling and complete retail solution gained on more than 50 retail outlets in travel retail, food&beverage and convenience offer a mutual opportunity share the business growth success.Company’s core business of airport’s travel retail and food&beverage is the one that stands out. Master concession portfolio including the very best customer service and focus on passenger shopping experience makes the company able to increase sales per passenger significantly. Ranging from landside convenience stores to airside duty-free shops and from grab-and-go outlets to quality cafes and bistros, Baltona delivers the solution needed.
Jägermeister - unique taste - at home all over the world
Jägermeister - the herbal liqueur with 35% vol. alcohol is produced by Mast-Jägermeister SE, a traditional family business in Germany with a 140-year history, which brought Jägermeister on the German market over 80 years ago. Ever since it was invented by Curt Mast, Jägermeister has continued to be produced according to the original recipe at the head office in Wolfenbüttel. Its manufacture follows a secret recipe using 56 different herbs, blossoms, roots and fruits from all over the world.
Jägermeister with the unique flavour - best served ice cold at -18°C - is enjoying increasing popularity internationally: The biggest German spirit brand is now available in more than 140 countries around the world. Almost 80% of the total sales are made abroad underpinning its position as the biggest selling liqueur brand in the world.