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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 03 March 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 3 March; Main mover: China International Travel Services (CDFG): falls -1.55%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY49.50, Change -1.55%, 52-week High CNY52.18; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 136.90, Change -0.65%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩94,800 Change -0.21%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩78,700       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥6,030, Change +0.17%, 52-week High ¥6,140; 52-week Low ¥2,243       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €25.67, Change -1.38%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €162.40, Change -1.43%, 52-week High €166.30; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.65, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.88       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.33, Change -1.24%, 52-week High 11.00; 52-week Low 6.05      

Retail delivers solid performance for Vienna Airport; per passenger income rises despite Russian slowdown

AUSTRIA. Vienna Airport’s Retail & Properties division posted a +2.2% year-on-year rise revenue in 2014, to €123.8 million. The growth was mainly driven by a +4.1% climb in income from the shopping and gastronomy business. Crucially, per passenger income increased despite the impact of the crisis in Russia/Ukraine.

LS travel retail captures key retail concession at Krakow Airport

POLAND. LS travel retail, through subsidiary HDS Polska, has won one of the key travel retail concessions at Krakow Airport’s new-look international terminal.

Sydney Airport seeks Expressions of Interest for T2 dining precinct

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport is set to roll out a newly designed F&B space in its T2 domestic terminal later this year and leasing opportunities are now available.

Quintessential Brands Group acquires French spirits company L&L

The acquisition represents another step in Quintessential Brands’ growth as a global drinks business, increasing its global distribution reach in over 30 new markets.

Sydney Airport posts robust growth in retail revenues for 2014

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has revealed a +5.6% rise in retail revenue for 2014, to A$255.2 million (US$200 million), and high ambitions to drive Chinese traffic.

Dubai International posts latest monthly traffic record in January

UAE. Dubai International began 2015 as it ended last year: with a record for monthly passenger traffic. The airport expects almost 80 million passengers in 2015.

Minneapolis-St Paul tees off with interactive golf facility for travellers

USA. Billed as a "golf lifestyle facility", PGA MSP Airport will open in March, offering a golf shop, a HMSHost-operated restaurant and a hands-on PGA golf experience.

ECR aims to drive airline ancillary revenues with launch of AirPoS

UK. The new retail payments system will allow airlines to offer better service, gain greater transparency on inflight sales and boost ancillary revenues, says ECR.

The Moodie Blog: Toni & Guy proves a cut above at London Fashion Week

The Moodie Report struts its stuff on the Vivienne Westwood Red Label catwalk (yes, really), and succumbs to a serious case of shoe envy at Sophia Webster.

BRAND NEWS

Michael Kors creates fragrant whiter shade of pale

The limited-edition Michael Kors White Eau de Parfum is on-counter now in travel retail doors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

Quintessential Brands Group acquires French spirits company L&L

The acquisition represents another step in Quintessential Brands’ growth as a global drinks business, increasing its global distribution reach in over 30 new markets.

World of Patria set to shake up IAADFS with new Tofka flavoured vodka

World of Patria International will be focusing on its new caramel toffee-flavoured vodka brand Tofka alongside Swedish älska cider at the Orlando show.

Unilever inks deal to acquire British skincare brand REN

Unilever has further bolstered its prestige beauty brand portfolio with the acquisition of REN, regarded as a pioneer within the naturals category.

Coty updates Lancaster Sun portfolio for summer 2015

Lancaster spreads the safe sun message with its new Tan Deepener, Dry Oil Fast Tan Optimizer and a relaunched Tan Maximizer collection.

E-cigarette brand Stride gains listing with Lotte Duty Free Guam

Building on its success in its native Australian market, Stride has secured a listing with Lotte Duty Free Guam, where it is being offered as an exclusive brand.

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