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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 03 May 2016

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 29 April: Main mover - Japan Airport Terminal C: down -4.06%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY44.00, Change +0.55%, 52-week High CNY78.40; 52-week Low CNY41.00       Dufry: Close 126.20, Change -1.48%, 52-week High 144.70; 52-week Low 92.30       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩73,300. Change -0.81%, 52-week High ₩143,000; 52-week Low ₩60,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,015, Change -4.06%, 52-week High ¥7,570; 52-week Low ¥3,360       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €145.10, Change -2.88% 52-week High €176.60; 52-week Low €130.75       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.93, Change -0.51%, 52-week High 4.39, 52-week Low 3.03      

Korea Customs Service to grant four new downtown duty free licences in Seoul; possible reprieve for Lotte and WalkerHill?

SOUTH KOREA. Could the decision to grant four new downtown duty free licences in Seoul in response to surging Chinese tourism spell a dramatic reprieve for the seemingly doomed WalkerHill Duty Free and Lotte World Tower Duty Free stores? UPDATED story with reaction from Lotte Duty Free as it welcomes the announcement.

Aiming to Excel: Welcome return to travel retail for Art Miller

Art Miller, the long-time driving force in travel retail of US beauty house Revlon, is returning to the business with his own company, Excel Brand Solutions.

Big names bolster line-up at this month's Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

IRELAND. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, hosted by golf star Rory McIlroy's charitable foundation, looks set to attract a powerful field from 19-22 May.

Dufry America wins ‘Top Workplace 2016’ award in Florida

USA. Dufry America has been recognised as a ‘Top Workplace’ for the second year running in awards for companies that have offices in South Florida.

TAV Airports reports retail revenue growth in Q1; duty free sales flat

TURKEY. Airport company TAV announces +6% year-on-year Q1 2016 increase in retail and catering, flat duty free sales and overall revenue growth of +2%.

Sixteen Russian and CIS airlines take part in first ISPY regional event

RUSSIA. Inflight Sales Group (ISG), Aeromar and ISPY collaborated for the two-day inflight retail and crew training SkyService event, held in Moscow.

Changi sees +8.1% passenger growth in March; announces store openings

SINGAPORE. Korean fashion brand Redeye, Bottega Veneta, Garrett Popcorn and airport spa service Be Relax have all opened outlets at the Singapore airport.

Airport luggage delivery service AirPortr makes security appointments

UK. Tony Smith, former Director General of the UK Border Force, and Danielle Sharp will work to ensure the “highest level” of security for the same-day service.

The Moodie Blog: Art says Aloha again in travel retail

For Hawaii’s most famous son in travel retail, qualities such as integrity, commitment and passion are writ large between the lines.


Mars ITR and Dubai Duty Free target travellers with Galaxy promotion

Four high-profile Galaxy promotions across Dubai Duty Free, featuring a Royal Enfield 350 Classic motorcycle, celebrate the re-launch of the brand into travel retail.

Misaki breathes Air into new jewellery range ahead of Singapore

The Monaco-based jewellery brand will breeze into next month's TFWA Asia Pacific show with its Air by Misaki collection, comprising necklaces and rings.

Shiseido Travel Retail set to accelerate fragrances drive at Singapore

Shiseido Travel Retail says the time is right to accelerate the growth of its fragrance business as it plans to launch two new scents at TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Desigual scoops Best New Retail Concept award for LaGuardia store

The brand has been recognised at the tenth 'Quest for the Best' awards for its innovative approach to female fashion and accessories in travel retail.

Luxottica shows off its silverware in latest Oakley eyewear collection

All eyes will be on Oakley's new Silver XL range of sunglasses, said to fit all face shapes and sizes, at the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

Estée Lauder Travel Retail packs a full beauty bag for Singapore

From skincare and make-up to fragrance, beauty giant Estée Lauder is set to highlight its best features at next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition.

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