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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 28 November 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 27 November; Main mover: World Duty Free Group closes at €7.69, up by +3.71%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY43.38, Change +2.19%, 52-week High CNY44.00; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 152.00, Change +0.66%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩95,100, Change +0.00%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,465, Change −0.89%, 52-week High ¥4,755; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €22.49, Change +0.47%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €143.00, Change +0.03%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.40, Change -0.87%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70       World Duty Free Group: Close 7.69, Change +3.71%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

Incheon Airport duty free tender licence details announced; multiple leases for major retailers and SME companies

SOUTH KOREA. Licence details for Incheon International Airport Corporation's long-awaited duty free tender were announced today by Korea Customs Service. The packages have been broken into multiple lots available to major retailers and small & medium enterprises (SMEs). The tender itself is likely to be released next week. UPDATED STORY.

Shooting the lights out: Denise Kennedy wins Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup

UAE. Denise Kennedy is this year’s Dubai Duty Free Golf World Cup champion, after scoring a staggering 89 stableford points over the two-day tournament in Dubai.

Airports of Thailand profits slump -25% but duty free performs well

THAILAND. A healthy non-aeronautical revenues showing, particularly from King Power International Group's duty free stores, helped alleviate difficult conditions.

The Trinity Conversations: Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa

In the latest installment of our video series, Salvatore Ferragamo CEO Michele Norsa talks to Andrew Carter about the brand’s travel retails plans for the next 12 months.

SSP smashes fundraising target for Cancer Research at Belfast Airport

IRELAND.The food & beverage operator's Belfast team has raised more than £10,000 for Cancer Research throughout the year through a range of activities.

JR/Duty Free opens OPI Nail Bar at Auckland Airport

NEW ZEALAND. JR/Duty Free has opened what it claims to be travel retail's first OPI Nail Bar, offering Express Manicures and Shape and Polish services.

Pittsburgh Airport and Airmall invite public airside for shopping event

USA. The non-travelling public will be invited to sample Pittsburgh Airport’s retail and food & beverage offer at a special event on 6 December.

Fraport consortium wins bid to manage regional airports in Greece

GREECE. Fraport and partner Slentel will manage 14 regional airports at mainly holiday destinations under a concession lasting up to 50 years.

The Moodie Blog: Encountering a very human touch at Dubai Duty Free

Was this a case of mistaken identity? After all, I have been mistaken for Yul Brynner and Telly Savalas. Even once, mildly tragically, for the little old bald man in the Benny Hill series.

BRAND NEWS

Seva Group enters into new direct relationship with Diageo in Balkans

The distributor will supply Diageo's duty free portfolio in the Balkans as well as working with the leading liquor supplier to develop new opportunities in the region.

Origins offers Calm to Your Senses with Stress-relieving face mask

Origins has added to its mask repertoire with the new Calm to Your Senses Stress-relieving face mask, said to soothe and calm skin, and boost its moisture levels.

JR/Duty Free opens OPI Nail Bar at Auckland Airport

NEW ZEALAND. JR/Duty Free has opened what it claims to be travel retail's first OPI Nail Bar, offering Express Manicures and Shape and Polish services.

Zippo opens third store in Las Vegas as casino investment pays off

Zippo has opened its third concept store on the Las Vegas strip, and it expects to have as many as six retail locations operating in the city by the end of 2015.

Yves Rocher sets sights on airport expansion and stand-alone stores

Opening new airport doors in general – and stand-alone shops in particular – is a key new element of the French botanical beauty brand’s travel retail strategy.

Chloé fragrance sales rise thanks to Coty hot air balloon event

Coty has created an eye-catching balloon animation, to support its Chloé fragrance portfolio. It follows on from the brand’s ferris wheel and snow globe events.

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