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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 01 October 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 29 September: LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services), -1.53%        World Duty Free Group: Close 8.99, Change +1.12% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 143.70, Change -0.21%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 130.90       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY37.66, Change -1.77%, 52-week High CNY43.98; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,420, Change +0.57%, 52-week High ¥4,465; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩119,500 Change -0.42%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €20.74, Change -1.50% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €18.82       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €128.85, Change -1.53%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.35, Change +1.52%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70      

Belardini, Boyer, Crotti, Piovesana in, Rendek out as Dufry seeks to avoid disruption in Nuance integration

INTERNATIONAL. It's all about avoiding business disruption says Dufry as it unveils its stage one organisation model for the integration of Nuance. Prominent roles for Alessandra Piovesana, Andrea Belardini, Nicolas Girotto, Andreas Schneiter, Elisa Crotti, Salvatore Aricó and Philippe Boyer but Nuance's North American boss Richard Rendek is to leave the company.

Landmark day for The Shilla Duty Free as it opens Changi beauty offer

SINGAPORE. The Shilla Duty Free has commenced operations of the beauty concession at Singapore Changi Airport, offering passengers what it describes as the ultimate shopping experience.

The Moodie Report turns pink as Estée Lauder unveils 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

“Let’s Defeat Breast Cancer. We’re Stronger Together.” That’s the powerful theme of the Estée Lauder Companies’ 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign, which launches officially today.

Brown-Forman Global Travel Retail to pay tribute to Patrick Moran in Cannes

Brown-Forman Global Travel Retail is inviting industry members to join its team in paying tribute to the late Patrick Moran at the TFWA World Exhibition next month.

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport hosts National Music & Culture Week

CHINA. The event coinciding with the Golden Week holiday period comprises daily cultural performances and promotions from airport tenants.

Global Blue anticipates tax free sales surge as Chinese Golden Week begins

UK. Tax refund company Global Blue recorded a +35% year-on-year increase in tax free spend from Chinese travellers in the UK during the holiday in 2013.

Metalsmiths Sterling captures Portland Airport jewellery concession

USA. Sterling silver jewellery brand Metalsmiths Sterling has been awarded the concession for its first US west coast airport location, at Portland International.

My Wine Journey continues with Sri Lanka's son of a preacher man

We present My Wine Journey, where travel retail executives talk of their love of wine and its future in the channel. We meet 'The Wine Man of Sri Lanka', Paul Topping.

The Moodie Blog: Planes, Trains & Automobiles – the Ryder Cup Return

The prodigy McIlroy, grown not just to be a man but a sporting god. The American wunderkinds, those two tough as teak Texans Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth.


Ferragamo Parfums crafts a leather version of Signorina fragrance

Ferragamo Parfums has updated its Signorina feminine fragrance with a Leather Edition, inspired by the heritage of the broader Salvatore Ferragamo house.

My Wine Journey continues with Sri Lanka's son of a preacher man

We present My Wine Journey, where travel retail executives talk of their love of wine and its future in the channel. We meet 'The Wine Man of Sri Lanka', Paul Topping.

MAC offers classy camouflage with Matchmaster Concealer

MAC Cosmetics has updated its complexion portfolio with the new Matchmaster Concealer. It is available now in travel retail worldwide.

MacDuff International to launch Lauder’s Ruby Cask Finish at Cannes

MacDuff International is to launch its latest product, Lauder’s Ruby Cask Finish (part of the Art of Blending range), at the forthcoming TFWA World Exhibition.

The Nuance Group opens Furla store at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Furla has further strengthened its airport presence with the opening of a 15sq m store at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. The outlet officially opened on 31 August.

Triple win for Flagstone Wines in top wine and spirits contest in South Africa

The premium South African wine brand has won three awards – two Double Gold and one Silver – at The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Awards 2014.

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'The best in the UK': WDF store wins Stansted Airport plaudits

UK. “Our best execution ever.” "A massive milestone." “Our most commercial layout ever.” “The biggest and the best.” WDF Group opens a breakthrough, walk-through store at Stansted.