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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 28 January 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 23 January; Main mover: LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services) rises +2.90%, hits new 52-week high        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY47.81, Change +2.82%, 52-week High CNY49.47; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 127.20, Change +1.27%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩104,500, Change +0.00%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩73,800       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥5,100, Change -2.49%, 52-week High ¥5,400; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €24.59, Change +0.65%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €141.85, Change +2.90%, 52-week High €143.30; 52-week Low €109.05       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.57, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.85       World Duty Free Group: Close 8.63, Change +1.05%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

L’Oréal Group Travel Retail is named Platinum Partner for The Trinity Forum 2015 hosted by Hong Kong Airport

INTERNATIONAL. L’Oréal Group Travel Retail has signed up as a Platinum Partner for the Trinity Forum 2015, which takes place on 16-18 September, hosted by Hong Kong International Airport. The Trinity Forum, the world’s most influential airport commercial revenues conference, is a tri-partite alliance between The Moodie Report, Airports Council International (ACI) and ACI Asia-Pacific.

International tourism rises +4.7% in 2014; +3-4% growth projected in 2015

INTERNATIONAL. Over 1.1 billion tourists travelled abroad in 2014, according to the UNWTO, with 2015 set to be a solid year despite several market challenges.

Dubai International seizes number 1 spot for international passengers

UAE. 70.47 million passengers recorded in 2014, 79 million projected in 2015. Is there any stopping the runaway – and runway – success story that is Dubai International?

Condor Ferries welcomes Condor Liberation to its ferryboat fleet

UK. The new ferry is scheduled for a late March launch following the completion of internal fittings, which will include a duty free shop and a range of dining outlets.

Westfield announces first retail and F&B destinations in LAX T1 overhaul

USA. Four new retail shops, a spa and a rock-inspired restaurant mark the first stage of a US$508 million transformation of Los Angeles International Airport T1.

ETRC looks to the future after record Business Forum attendance

BELGIUM. The 2015 Forum focused on the effect of the single market in duty free and travel retail, attracting more than 75 member companies and association representatives.

Gebr Heinemann stages Crew Engagement Masters airline event

GERMANY. Gebr Heinemann has hosted its first Crew Engagement Masters event in Hamburg, which was attended by 18 representatives of international airlines.

Nuance unveils new luxury beauty store at Geneva Airport

SWITZERLAND. Nuance has unveiled a new state-of-the-art beauty store at Geneva Airport. The three brands featured are IOMA, Tom Ford Beauty and La Prairie.

The Moodie Blog: Good to great with OTG but less than Admiral-able in Miami

Every major airport in the world could do with a Rick Blatstein-run outlet. He and OTG bring innovation, energy and sheer chutzpah.


MosquitNo plans airport concept stores as it opens Hong Kong office

MosquitNo, which recently opened an office in Hong Kong, aims to be present in at least 60% of world airports with ten flagship stores within the next five years.

Bottega announces new distribution agreement with Interbrands USA

Bottega SpA has announced an agreement with newly established Interbrands USA to distribute its portfolio to the cruise industry, exclusive of duty free.

Maui Jim launches Spring 2015 sunglasses range for men

The collection, featuring seven new designs, will be highlighted by Maui Jim during the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas in Orlando this March.

Nuance unveils new luxury beauty store at Geneva Airport

SWITZERLAND. Nuance has unveiled a new state-of-the-art beauty store at Geneva Airport. The three brands featured are IOMA, Tom Ford Beauty and La Prairie.

Russian Standard celebrates heritage at vodka-tasting lunch in London

Russian Standard yesterday (26 January) invited guests to taste and compare six of its vodka brands at a Russian-inspired lunch in Soho, London.

Sunglass Hut posts banner year in travel retail with 31 new openings

The year 2014 saw 31 new travel retail openings for the Luxottica-owned brand, taking the tally to over 140 standalone stores and kiosks in airports worldwide.

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