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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 24 November 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 24 November; Main mover: World Duty Free Group shares close at €7.5750, up by +3.06%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY39.99, Change -0.60%, 52-week High CNY41.18; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 149.90, Change +0.81%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩97,300, Change -1.12%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,590, Change +0.00%, 52-week High ¥4,755; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €22.21, Change +2.07%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €144.30, Change -0.45%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.40, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70       World Duty Free Group: Close 7.5750, Change +3.06%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

IDFS Morocco invests in new store design as it marks 25th anniversary

MOROCCO. IDFS Morocco has celebrated its anniversary with a major programme of store refurbishments and rebranding that Executive Vice President Christopher Tantoco says will strengthen the company and the brand for travellers. Among the projects are new store openings at airports in Casablanca, Marrakech and Agadir.

The Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association Official Guide 2014

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA. The guide is published by The Moodie Report to coincide with the annual MEADFA Conference in Dubai on 24-25 November.

Qatar Duty Free opens two new Armani boutiques in fashion first

DOHA. Hamad Airport welcomes the first Giorgio Armani airport boutique in the Middle East and the first Armani Junior airport boutique in the world.

SSP to open M&S Simply Food outlet at London Stansted Airport

UK. The new 2,000sq ft store at Stansted is the ninth M&S Simply Food outlet operated by F&B specialist SSP and will open on Wednesday.

Retailer prepares to host 22nd Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup

UAE. Dubai Duty Free expects more than 125 players at the invitational competition, which has been bringing global industry colleagues together since 1993.

American Express and airport retailers partner in Foursquare campaign

UK. American Express card users can receive statement credit on purchases at several UK airports through offers via location-sharing network Foursquare.

Auckland Airport bolsters fashion and beauty offer with new store openings

NEW ZEALAND. Several new retailers have set up shop at Auckland Airport’s international departure area, including Saben, OPI, lolaandgrace and G-Factory.

Dubai Duty Free sales hit US$1.53 billion in first ten months of 2014

UAE. Dubai Duty Free has reported sales of US$1.53 billion for the first ten months of 2014, and is pushing towards annual turnover of US$1.9 billion.

The Moodie Blog: All fired up for the real Dragons' Den

Tomorrow morning I will travel to Cardiff to watch Wales v New Zealand with my Kiwi boss. We both know there's no possible way this can end well.


Beauté Prestige International previews novelties for 2015

Beauté Prestige International showcased a wide range of new initiatives at last month’s TFWA Exhibition in Cannes, from across its brand portfolio.

Origins aims to Make A Difference with new night cream

Origins has extended its Make A Difference collection with a new Night Cream. It is available now in travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Tito’s Handmade Vodka expands international distribution network

Starting this month, six new countries will begin distribution of the craft vodka brand in both the on- and off-trade: Guatemala, Korea, Greece, Panama and Costa Rica.

Coty campaign support helps create new marine sanctuary

Following the 2012 National Geographic Pristine Seas expedition to Gabon, waters in the region have just been declared the world’s newest marine protected area.

Qatar Duty Free opens two new Armani boutiques in fashion first

DOHA. Hamad Airport welcomes the first Giorgio Armani airport boutique in the Middle East and the first Armani Junior airport boutique in the world.

Mondelez WTR invites Dubai Duty Free customers to ‘Say It With Chocolate’

The multi-site promotion supports the launch of Cadbury’s new tablet range and features exclusive Dubai destination sleeves and a Cadbury ‘Chunk’ photo wall.

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