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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 23 May 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 22 May;Japan Airport Terminal Co: Up +2.94%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY51.36, Change +0.00%, 52-week High CNY52.23; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 135.20, Change -0.15%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩111,000 Change +1.37%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩83,600       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥7,360, Change +2.94%, 52-week High ¥8,320; 52-week Low ¥2,478       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €27.84, Change -0.54%, 52-week High €30.22; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €166.40, Change +0.48%, 52-week High €175.40; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 4.00, Change -0.25%, 52-week High 4.18, 52-week Low 3.09       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.15, Change +0.20%, 52-week High 11.40; 52-week Low 6.05      

Zürich Airport commercial turnover dips as strong Swiss Franc effect continues

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport commercial turnover (net sales to consumers in retail and food & beverage) hit CHF44.5 million (US$47.3 million) in April, down by -1.5% year-on-year. Turnover per departing passenger also fell heavily in the month compared to April 2014. Sales to overseas travellers in the past year have been hit by the sharp rise in the value of the Swiss Franc against other major currencies.

The Moodie Report: A message to our valued industry partners

INTERNATIONAL. As The Moodie Report changes ownership, we carry an important message about invoicing and payment to our industry partners.

Korean Air's Heather Cho freed: 'A victory for commonsense'

SOUTH KOREA. Heather Cho, the former head of Korean Air's leading inflight duty free operation, is released from jail after appealing against her recent conviction.

ACI inducts Seoul Gimpo Airport into Director General's Roll of Excellence

INTERNATIONAL. Gimpo Airport has topped the 15-25 million passengers category in the Airport Service Quality survey for five consecutive years.

Duty Free Partners pushes niche strategy at Guadalajara and Tijuana

MEXICO. Duty Free Partners is pledging to continue its niche strategy following innovative openings at Guadalajara and Tijuana international airports.

Diageo unveils Johnnie Walker Blue Label boutique at Taoyuan Airport

Johnnie Walker has launched its second multi-sensory Blue Label boutique, at Taipei Taoyuan Airport, with a focus on the brand's heritage and craftsmanship.

Dubai Duty Free opens new village for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

PHILIPPINES. Dubai Duty Free, through its charity foundation, has handed over 32 houses in the new GK Village to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.

Moodie Live at Singapore 2015: TFWA Asia Pacific in review

SINGAPORE. We present pictorial highlights of last week’s TFWA Asia Pacific show, with a chance to review the week as seen through our Moodie Live service.

The Moodie Blog: From Singapore to Singha pour

To be or not to be (in Changi), that is the question; Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to sip on The Singapore Slings that arose from outrageous good fortune.


Lulu dk shows off temporary jewellery tattoos in Singapore

Lulu dk introduced its temporary, travel-friendly jewellery tattoos at this month’s TFWA Asia Pacific show. The designs last for around four to six days.

Shiseido confirms plans for further travel retail expansion

Extended distribution for its Synactif and Aupres skincare brands, plus a new flagship fragrance from Shiseido, are in the pipeline for the burgeoning beauty group.

Paul & Shark champions customisation and convenience in travel retail

A personalised embroidery service, Polos of the World and a new Travel Shirt collection were among the highlights on show at Paul & Shark in Singapore.

Essilor expands regional distribution of flagship Bolon sunglass brand

Following its TFWA Asia Pacific debut last week, Essilor International has added new locations to its Bolon distribution network, including Korea, Taiwan and China.

Scorpio Worldwide bags first listing for new TW Steel watch collection

Scorpio Worldwide has secured its first listing for TW Steel's Yamaha Factory Racing VR|46 Watch Collection, launched during the TFWA Asia Pacific last week.

MAC Cosmetics extends Pro Longwear with new waterproof base

MAC’s new Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation, available now in travel retail doors worldwide, is said to offer 16-hour coverage and a natural satin finish.

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