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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 26 July 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 24 July: Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free, -3.32%       World Duty Free Group: Close 9.20, Change +0.00% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 165.20, Change -0.06%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 117.00       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY30.38, Change -0.26%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY29.20       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥3,145, Change -1.10%, 52-week High ¥3,200; 52-week Low ¥1,739       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩102,000 Change -3.32%, 52-week High ₩107,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €23.74, Change +2.09% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.90       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €141.25, Change +1.04%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.68, Change +0.27%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

The Moodie Report e-Zine: A new luxury landmark at Madrid Barajas Airport

INTERNATIONAL. This week our digital magazine stops in Spain, where Aelia Retail España has opened the biggest single luxury fashion area in a European airport at Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas Airport. Martin Moodie reports on location, including video and podcast coverage.

Sales rise but weak Yen and heavy investment costs hit DFS profits

INTERNATIONAL. LVMH's Selective Retailing division, which includes DFS Group, posted a -3% fall in profits for the first half of 2014 to €398 million.

Treasury Wine Estates launches Wolf Blass travel retail exclusives

The four wines, each representing a sub-region of the Barossa growing region in Australia, are available exclusively with The Nuance Group initially.

Heathrow posts marginal retail growth amid T5 luxury investment

UK. The strong Sterling and investment in a luxury extension at Terminal 5 supressed retail income growth at London Heathrow Airport in the first half of the year.

Plaza Premium Lounge opens first independent airport lounge in Macau

CHINA (MACAU). The new lounge at Macau International Airport offers a resting area, complimentary Wi-Fi, a range of food options and a meet-and-greet service.

VietJet Air and King Power Traveler celebrate inflight retail launch

VIETNAM. The carrier is celebrating the launch of its first ever duty free service by offering a -30% discount on all purchases made inflight.

Munich Airport hits a high note as it plays host to flying pianist

GERMANY. As part of his ‘Orange Piano Tour’, musician Stefan Aaron made a stop at Munich Airport, descending on a ‘flying carpet’ suspended from a helicopter.

Nuance completes acquisition of Nuance-Watson joint ventures

ASIA PACIFIC. The Nuance Group has completed the acquisition of the outstanding 50% stockholding in its former joint ventures in Asia.

The Moodie Blog: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

In 2006 I went into labour on Christmas Day and not even THAT got me out of cooking the dinner. I crave Christmas Jo Malone style: chic, classy and effortless.

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Treasury Wine Estates launches Wolf Blass travel retail exclusives

The four wines, each representing a sub-region of the Barossa growing region in Australia, are available exclusively with The Nuance Group initially.

Giorgio Armani harnesses digital delights for Acqua di Giò

In June Giorgio Armani promoted its Acqua di Giò and Acqua di Gioia fragrances in selected European airports with two innovative digital events.

Estée Lauder’s Modern Muse evolves with new Chic scent

Estée Lauder is set to update its Modern Muse flagship fragrance with a new Modern Muse Chic version, which will be launched into travel retail from September.

Clarins rejuvenates face offer with Super Restorative Night

Clarins has strengthened its anti-ageing portfolio with new Super Restorative Night. Priced at €103, it will be available in travel retail from 25 August.

Furla unveils upgraded personalised corner at Dubai International

Opened last month, the 12sq m space with Dubai Duty Free is the result of a relocation and upgrade of its original point of sale within the generic fashion store.

Ever Rich launches Kininvie 17yo as global travel retail exclusive

The Kininvie 17yo single malt whisky has been released by William Grant & Sons in partnership with Ever Rich Duty Free at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

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