Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 24 July 2014


Port Moresby Airport launches tenders amid terminal redevelopment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/07/14

PAPUA NEW GUINEA. The airport is seeking operators for duty free, speciality retail, F&B, foreign exchange and car rental as it upgrades its commercial offer.

Macau Airport completes tender evaluation as H1 revenue grows +18%

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

CHINA (MACAU). Macau Airport has finished evaluating bids for its recent duty free tender, it announced this week as it releases figures for the first half of 2014.

Air Canada extends duty free agreement with DFASS Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/14

CANADA. “DFASS has the unique ability to balance product, price and technology to deliver a powerful inflight duty free programme,” says Air Canada.

Stansted releases retail tenders for transformed Departures lounge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

UK. The airport is seeking concepts for 13 permanent stores and three pop-up outlets to open from August 2015 in the new international Departures hall.

TAV takes over domestic terminal management at Milas-Bodrum Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

TURKEY. TAV Airports has taken over management of the terminal following the signing of a concession agreement with state airport authority DHMI.

Airports Company South Africa issues O.R. Tambo and Cape Town tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report; South African Press Association - 14/07/14

SOUTH AFRICA. RFPs have been issued for 21 speciality stores at O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg as a major tender process is launched in Cape Town.

Angkasa Pura I awards Bali airport Domestic Terminal concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/14

INDONESIA. The airport company has announced the first wave of concession awards for the Domestic Terminal of Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Edinburgh Airport plans major retail upgrade amid £25 million expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/14

UK. As part of a £25 million project, Edinburgh Airport will add a 1,500sq m walk-through duty free store and expand commercial space by +45% by next year.

Ministry of Public Works extends Santiago Airport tender window

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

CHILE. Consortia seeking the new management contract at Santiago Airport now have until 18 November 2014 to submit their offers.

Nairobi Airport seeks new bids for T4 duty free master concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

KENYA. An end may be in sight to the long-running tender saga as Kenya Airports Authority issues revised tender documents and bid deadline.

Stansted Airport unveils new F&B line-up as it prepares for retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

UK. Stansted Airport has revealed several exclusive concepts and airport firsts among its new F&B offer following a hotly contested tender.

Swarovski and Adidas capture Changi speciality retail concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/14

SINGAPORE. Adidas Singapore and Swarovski have each won a speciality/brand name concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.

SSP captures ten year contract at Sacramento International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/14

USA. SSP has been awarded a ten-year contract at Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal A, said to be worth US$80 million in sales over the term.

Westfield seeks proposals for 18 retail and F&B concessions at LAX T6

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14

USA. Westfield is seeking partners for 18 retail and food & beverage concessions as part of the Terminal 6 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International.

Paradies captures key F&B contract at Washington National Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/14

USA. Airport concessionaire Paradies has captured the contract to operate food & beverage at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport piers B/C and Pier C.

Dufry issues Prime Ministerial challenge to Kiev duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

UKRAINE. Dufry has challenged its exclusion from the duty free tender at Kiev Boryspil Airport in an appeal addressed to new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

Phoenix Sky Harbor prepares to tender expanded T4 retail programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

USA. The Arizona gateway will issue a RFP covering 18 contracts, including over 2,100sq ft of duty free space, in early December.

Kievrianta and Heinemann venture share tender spoils at Boryspil Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

UKRAINE. Gebr Heinemann venture BF & GH Travel Retail is to split retail space at the main international terminal with Kievrianta (under non-ARI ownership).

Incheon to extend F&B contracts as duty free industry awaits tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/14

SOUTH KOREA. Incheon Airport will offer two-month extensions on its F&B concessions but the timing of the big duty free tender is still to be finalised.

The Moodie Online Interview – Sydney Airport's Glyn Williams

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/14

AUSTRALIA. As interest heightens in the Sydney Airport duty free tender, newly appointed General Manager Retail Glyn Williams talks about his "dream role".

Toulouse Blagnac Airport seeks commercial design partner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

FRANCE. France’s fifth-busiest airport has launched an RFP amid plans to create a new commercial area and redevelop existing space.

Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur unveils Nice Airport tender details

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

FRANCE. As revealed earlier today via Moodie Live, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA) has confirmed the tender timetable for Nice Airport Terminals 1 and 2.

Incheon Airport duty free tender likely between June and September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/14

INCHEON. Incheon International Airport Corporation is likely to issue its duty free tender between June and September, though the term and the structure are still being finalised.

Inflight Sales Group captures Tigerair duty free inflight concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/14

SINGAPORE. Leading inflight retail specialist Inflight Sales Group has won the contract to manage budget airline Tigerair's inflight retail business.

Shannon Airport seeks third-party supplier for travel retail operation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/14

IRELAND. The airport has launched a tender for a supply agreement covering core categories sold at its Shannon Duty Free stores.

Macau Airport reveals 2013 duty free sales, defends concession model

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/05/14

MACAU. Sociedade do Aeroporto Internacional de Macau (CAM) is confident that it will attract a strong line-up for its forthcoming duty free tender.

Abu Dhabi Airports issues ‘revolutionary’ duty free RFP for Midfield Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/05/14

UAE. Abu Dhabi Airports has issued what it called “one of the most revolutionary RFPs ever” to potential retailers at the eagerly awaited Midfield Terminal Building.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority issues duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/05/14

USA. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has issued an Invitation for Bids for duty free operations at Dulles International and Ronald Reagan National.

Chilean government revises Santiago Airport tender conditions

Source: ©The Moodie Report, Diario Financiario - 30/04/14

CHILE. The Ministry of Public Works is revising terms for the new management contract at Santiago de Chile Airport, with a tender likely to happen after September.

Gebr Heinemann captures major supply contract with Harding Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

UK. Harding Retail and Gebr Heinemann have struck a major agreement for the supply of fragrances & cosmetics and liquor & tobacco to the cruise specialist.

Macau Airport duty free concessions attract packed pre-bid meeting

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

CHINA (MACAU) Interest in the Macau International Airport duty free concession was ramped up today as 11 travel retailers attended a pre-bid meeting and site tour.

Auckland Airport reveals duty free tender timeline as interest builds

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland International will release tender documents for its duty free concessions in July with a probable bid deadline of late September.

Tirana Airport seeks interest in retail, F&B and lounge concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

ALBANIA. The airport is seeking interest from operators for five speciality retail outlets, four food & beverage units and a business lounge.

Dual retailer model deters DFS from bidding for Macau concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/04/14

CHINA (MACAU). Macau International Airport's duty free tender seems certain to attract bids from many industry giants. But DFS Group won't be among them.

All set for tender take-off as Abu Dhabi Airports releases duty free RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/14

UAE. As Expressions of Interest are called for the duty free operation at Abu Dhabi's Midfield Terminal, VP Commercial Gavin McKechnie outlines the opportunities.

Abu Dhabi Airports releases duty free EOI for Midfield Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

UAE. The airports company has begun its keenly anticipated commercial build up for the new facility with the launch of its duty free Expressions of Interest process.

Reuters touts ‘US$1.6 billion’ Sunrise Duty Free as Beijing decision awaited

Source: Reuters, The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

CHINA. A Reuters article, published last week, gives a fascinating insight into the mid-2011 purchase of a controlling stake in privately held Sunrise Duty Free.

Macau International Airport opts for two-operator model as it issues RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/04/14

CHINA (MACAU). Macau International Airport issues a request for proposals for its duty free concession, opting to select two bidders rather than one. The incumbent is King Power Group (HK).

Egyptair Duty Free Shops win Hurghada T2 duty free auction

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

EGYPT. Egyptair Duty Free Shops has captured the duty free concession at Hurghada International Airport's new T2, following a competitive auction today.

Inflight Sales Group captures Malaysia Airlines onboard duty free concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

MALAYSIA. Inflight Sales Group (Hong Kong) has captured the inflight retail concession for Malaysia Airlines, with the first programme set to launch in May.

SSP captures Hurghada Airport food & beverage concession after auction

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

EGYPT. Leading travel restaurateur SSP has captured the main food & beverage concession at Hurghada Airport, which was tendered via an auction today.

Gebr Heinemann and partners win Sharm el-Sheikh T2 duty free bid

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

EGYPT. Gebr Heinemann, partnering with Global Brands and Egypt Free Shops Co, has won the duty free concession at Sharm el-Sheikh T2. UPDATED STORY.

Korean duty free shake-up continues as Entas wins Incheon port contract

Source: The Korea Economic Daily; The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

SOUTH KOREA. Yet another newcomer, Entas Duty Free, enters the fast-changing Korean travel retail market, amid a backdrop of profound legislative changes.

Tampa International set for first commercial tenders in 40 years

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. The airport's redeveloped concessions programme will comprise 13 concessions for food & beverage, retail, duty free and services.

Aelia España captures Spanish airport fashion & accessories concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

SPAIN. The LS travel retail subsidiary has won five fashion tenders covering 2,200sq m of retail space at Madrid Barajas, Barcelona, Malaga and Valencia airports.

Washington airports’ leasing drive continues with new brands named

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

USA. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has named 20 new retail and food & beverage brands that it will add to Reagan and Dulles airports.

Auckland Airport unveils plans for a 'world class' redevelopment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

NEW ZEALAND. With its duty free RFP imminent, Auckland Airport releases details of its 30-year vision, including a combined international and domestic terminal..

Changi Airport calls major confectionery tender across all terminals

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

SINGAPORE Changi Airport has long offered some of the best confectionery stores in travel retail. Now a number of key contracts are up for grabs again.

DFS and Lotte Duty Free return to court in Guam airport dispute

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

GUAM. The next stage in DFS Group’s case against Lotte Duty Free and Guam International Airport Authority will be heard on Monday 31 March.

Inflight Sales Group and Aeromar capture Aeroflot duty free concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/03/14

RUSSIA. Inflight Sales Group and its partner Aeromar have captured the inflight duty free concession for leading Russian carrier Aeroflot with start-up in April.