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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 17 September 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 12 September: Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free), +4.27%       World Duty Free Group: Close 8.49, Change +3.04% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 149.90, Change -0.07%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 130.90       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY38.86, Change +0.75%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,280, Change +0.47%, 52-week High ¥4,345; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩110,000 Change +4.27%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €21.35, Change +3.94% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €18.39       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €136.20, Change -0.44%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.27, Change -0.30%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70      

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition September 2014

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report Print Edition for September, featuring reports from some of the world’s most exciting travel retail markets. Highlights in this issue include include major interviews with China Duty Free Group President Peng Hui and Lotte Duty Free CEO H.K. Lee as well as in-depth examinations of business at two of India's biggest airports

DFS Group announces ground-breaking move into Europe in historic Venice

ITALY. DFS Group outlines an ambitious vision for the company’s entry into Europe at the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi building in Venice.

World Duty Free CEO to leave as company implements strategy review

INTERNATIONAL. José Maria Palencia will leave this year as the retailer indicates a "new impetus on business development". UPDATED WITH ANALYSIS

Aéroports de Montréal to call F&B tender for 17 locations

CANADA. The company is preparing to launch an international search for operators for several food & beverage outlets at Montréal-Trudeau Airport.

Heathrow celebrates food-to-go milestone with London parks pod

UK. London Heathrow is bringing the city’s parks to the airport as it celebrates 100% participation by tenants in its food-to-go policy.

Denver International Airport hosts homage to craft beer

USA. The airport is joining the busy beer festival season, welcoming local visitors and passengers to its own beer garden and brewing exhibition.

Dubai Duty Free wins twice in Gulf Business Industry Awards

UAE. The retailer has been named Retail Company of the Year and UAE Company of the Year in the 2014 instalment of the regional business awards.

Westfield continues commercial transformation of LAX with T1 project

USA. Los Angeles World Airports, Southwest Airlines and Westfield have begun a project to transform LAX T1, with 24 new dining and retail options.

The Moodie Blog: Travel Retail Consortium conjures up Animal Magic

There are plenty of party animals in this industry, so the choice of venue for the TRC's annual Business Lunch – London Zoo – was nothing short of inspired.

BRAND NEWS

Toni & Guy underlines style credentials at London Fashion Week

Hair care brand Toni & Guy trialled the trends at the SS15 London Fashion Week, showcasing new looks and products to global media and consumers.

Denver International Airport hosts homage to craft beer

USA. The airport is joining the busy beer festival season, welcoming local visitors and passengers to its own beer garden and brewing exhibition.

James Aquilina assumes new role at Estée Lauder Travel Retail

James Aquilina becomes VP/General Manager, Aramis and Designer Fragrances, Origins, Smashbox and GoodSkin Labs, Travel Retail Worldwide.

DFS welcomes football star David Beckham in Haig Club launch at Changi

David Beckham makes a special appearance at DFS’s Changi Airport store to mark the launch of Diageo’s new single grain Scotch whisky brand Haig Club.

Bric’s inspired by imagination and dreams for Spring/Summer 2015

The Italian leather and travel goods brand will highlight its Spring/Summer 2015 collection in a mix of dark and bright colours during the TFWA World Exhibition.

What Nivea did next: the world’s largest skincare brand targets travel retail

The future’s bright – and blue. Beiersdorf’s Sigmar Werz explains how the Nivea brand can anchor the under-developed masstige category in worldwide travel retail.

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