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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 07 February 2016

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 5 February: Main mover - China International Travel Services (CDFG), down -2.74%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY46.50, Change -2.74%, 52-week High CNY78.40; 52-week Low CNY43.18       Dufry: Close 106.50, Change +0.85%, 52-week High 148.32; 52-week Low 99.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩72,400. Change -1.50%, 52-week High ₩143,000; 52-week Low ₩63,200       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,165, Change -2.46%, 52-week High ¥8,320; 52-week Low ¥4,015       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay): Close €25.94, Change -0.48%, 52-week High €30.23; 52-week Low €22.46       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €152.70, Change -0.07% 52-week High €176.60; 52-week Low €130.75       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.41, Change +0.29%, 52-week High 4.39, 52-week Low 3.03      

Hong Kong Airport unveils retail & catering offer for Terminal 1 Midfield Concourse

HONG KONG. “The Midfield Concourse will be able to serve an additional 10 million annual passengers in order to meet the increasing passenger volume at HKIA,” says Airport Authority Hong Kong Executive Director, Commercial Cissy Chan. “We are proud to offer extended retail and catering options throughout the concourse."

Lotte Duty Free confirms major new downtown store opening in Osaka

JAPAN. South Korean travel retailer Lotte Duty Free will open a 4,400sq m downtown duty free shop next year in Osaka's Namba district.

Fraport and Lufthansa join forces to expand digital shopping at Frankfurt

GERMANY. An online shopping platform for departing passengers is the first to launch at the airport’s lounges, with inflight services to follow later this year.

Qatar Duty Free marks Chinese New Year with promotions and discounts

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free opens its Chinese pavilion at Hamad International Airport, offering special promotions and discounts of up to -20%.

DFASS airline concession partners win big at this year’s ISPY event

INTERNATIONAL. As well as taking home 14 of the available 29 awards, DFASS assisted its partner airlines in a variety of challenges and workshops.

ACI Europe reports strong passenger traffic growth of +5.2% in 2015

EUROPE. Positive momentum created by economic conditions in the Eurozone, low oil prices and loose monetary policy to "persist for most of 2016".

Growth in rare whisky market in 2015 exceeded all forecasts, says analyst

INTERNATIONAL. Rare whisky “significantly outperformed” many other asset classes – including wine and gold – to record a strong year in 2015.

German airports post solid rise in 2015 traffic despite impact of strikes

GERMANY. Germany’s 22 international airports saw passenger traffic climb by +3.9% in 2015, a solid result despite the effect of strike action at key airlines.

The Moodie Blog: Crisis, what crisis? Dermot delivers when needed most

I am proud of the respect in which we are held in Korea. Our voice was an important one for a sector under legislative attack. Quite simply we had to be there.


Rotary Watches opens its first stand alone boutique in China

The 20sq m outlet, in Guangdong Province's Foshan City, extends Rotary’s footprint in China where it has opened 24 shop-in-shops since last summer.

The Body Shop opens store with King Power International in Thailand

The 12sq m store at King Power International Group's downtown duty free complex targets Chinese shoppers and offers products exclusive to travel retail.

L’Oréal Paris creates six on-the-go looks with new make-up sets

Exclusive to travel retail, the six make-up sets comprise three different products in a pouch and are said to provide consumers with a "trendy" look.

Jelly Belly Candy Company set for Star Wars themed showcase at IAADFS

May the Force be with you: Darth Vader, Yoda and stormtroopers will feature heavily on Jelly Belly Candy Company's offering of novelties at the IAADFS show.

Justin Weston and Ian Taylor leave key travel retail roles at William Grant

Major changes within William Grant & Sons' travel retail division as Managing Director Justin Weston and Head of Marketing Ian Taylor move on.

SEVA Group to distribute L’Oréal Travel Retail products in the Balkans

L'Oréal has signed an agreement with SEVA Group for the distribution of its products in the Balkans, marking SEVA's first partnership with a beauty brand.

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