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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 31 August 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 26 August: World Duty Free Group, +5.37%       World Duty Free Group: Close 8.83, Change +5.37% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 157.50, Change +1.42%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 117.70       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY36.97, Change +0.00%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥3,770, Change +0.13%, 52-week High ¥3,945; 52-week Low ¥1,789       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩130,500 Change +2.76%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €21.24, Change +1.09% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €18.21       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €133.15, Change +0.99%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.10, Change -3.43%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

Beijing Airport international passenger traffic set to slow in second half

CHINA. International passenger traffic growth at Beijing Capital International is expected to slow in the second half of 2014, according to Air4Casts. The aviation analyst's latest forecasts emerge amid continuing intense interest in the Chinese outbound travel market. Departing international volumes from Beijing T3 will grow by just +3.1% in H2, but there will be above-average increases among South Koreans.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol average retail spend falls sharply in first half

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group announced first-half results today, with the key figure of average retail spend per departing passenger airside falling sharply.

Meilan Airport sales surge as Hainan Airlines launches pre-order service

CHINA. Meilan Airport Offshore Duty Free Shop sales grew +58.6% in the first half of the year, while a new pre-order partnership is set to boost business in the second half.

Denver International Airport to launch commercial RFPs from November

USA. A series of 11 tenders will cover areas including speciality retail and food & beverage as well as a common-use passenger lounge.

APTRA debuts responsible retail training with DFS at Changi Airport

SINGAPORE. The retailer’s team at Singapore Changi Airport is the first to implement the training programme advocating responsible liquor retailing.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Inflight retail in focus following Delta move

INTERNATIONAL. The trade’s only multimedia magazine assesses the challenges facing inflight retail following Delta's move to cease duty free operations.

World Wide Money Exchange opens upgraded units at Denver Airport

USA. Foreign exchange services provider World Wide Money Exchange has opened three new locations at Denver Airport, where it has operated since 1995.

Spanish government initiates tender for 21% stake in airports group AENA

SPAIN. The Spanish government, through holding company ENAIRE, today launched a tender to sell a 21% stake in national airports company AENA.

The Moodie Blog: The Nuances of being lost and found in translation

Regular readers of The Moodie Blog will know that I am prone to the odd spot of, what's that word again?... ah, yes, now I remember - forgetfulness.


Torres goes back to its roots with a new-look revamp of Sangre de Toro

Sangre de Toro, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is experiencing its “second youth” with a brand new design that pays tribute to Miguel Torres Carbó.

MosquitNo updates portfolio for Cannes as it makes inroads globally

With new listings in Europe and Asia and new offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne, MosquitNo is set to show its refreshed portfolio at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Buckley Jewellery takes inspiration from geometric lines and shapes

The geometric lines of London’s architecture and the hexagonal designs of a honeycomb form the basis of Buckley’s new collections for Cannes this October.

Sharp fall in Chinese sales hits Pernod Ricard’s full-year results

A sharp fall in Chinese sales (-23%) and an unfavourable currency impact were key factors in Pernod Ricard reporting a -7% fall in sales for the 2013/14 financial year.

Wonderful Pistachios global travel retail expansion gathers pace

Following Wonderful Pistachios' launch into the travel retail channel in 2012, the US snack nut brand is now available in 38 locations worldwide.

Glen Deveron makes Asian debut with DFZ at Kuala Lumpur International

Following its success in European travel retail, the Bacardi-owned single malt whisky has been launched in Asia Pacific by DFZ at its The ZON Duty Free store.

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