Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 04 October 2015


Tense wait for results of Seoul, Busan downtown duty free licences

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/10/15

SOUTH KOREA. The stakes are "frighteningly high" notes one source and no-one is taking anything for granted in a tense downtown duty free licence contest.

DFS's Saipan master retail concession to go to bid

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/09/15

SAIPAN. After months of speculation, the Commonwealth Ports Authority finally makes a split decision to put DFS's master retail concession out to tender.

Airports Authority of India launches duty free tender for 14 Indian airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

INDIA. Contracts would be for a period of seven years, and the RFP will start with Chennai, Lucknow, Goa, Trivandrum and Madurai airports.

Incheon prepares T2 duty free tender as MERS crisis passes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/15

SOUTH KOREA. Incheon Airport's long-awaited Terminal 2 will become a reality in 2017 and work is already underway on planning the duty free tender.

Shinsegae enters Seoul downtown duty free licence fray

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/15

SOUTH KOREA. The race for Seoul's three available downtown duty free licences just got a whole lot hotter as Shinsegae, as expected, entered the race.

Hong Kong International Airport calls convenience store tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/09/15

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called tenders for convenience store concessions airside and landside, with a bid deadline of 22 October.

Lagardère Travel Retail wins fashion contracts at Hong Kong Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/09/15

HONG KONG. Lagardère Travel Retail has been awarded a series of fashion concessions at Hong Kong International Airport, after a tender.

Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport calls commercial tenders for new Terminal 1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de Lyon has called for expressions of interest in commercial opportunities at its new T1, with four retail and two dining packages on offer. The airport is committed to one of the largest construction projects in its history with the development of the new terminal, which houses 10,000sq m of commercial space.

Chicago Department of Aviation announces RFP for Midway Airport concessions programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/15

USA. The Chicago Department of Aviation has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a single-entity to manage and operate concessions at Midway International.

Hong Kong International tenders latest mid-priced fashion concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport has called a tender for a casual or sportswear concession in Terminal 1, with a deadline of 6 October.

Singapore Changi Airport invites offers for T2 multi-brand fashion concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport invites bids for a key T2 multi-brand fashion concession, calling it "a unique opportunity to offer a luxurious shopping experience".

Sydney Airport issues new RFP for T2 dining transformation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/09/15

AUSTRALIA. “The new RFP offers an exceptional opportunity for compelling fast and fresh food brands to be part of this food and dining transformation,” says Sydney Airport.

Deadline falls for Karachi Airport duty free and fashion tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

PAKISTAN. The deadline falls today for bids to manage the duty free concession at Karachi International Airport, with a separate fashion concession also on offer.

DFASS retains Singapore Airlines inflight duty free concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

SINGAPORE. In major breaking news, DFASS Singapore has been awarded a further long-term concession for Singapore Airlines’ inflight duty free business.

Newly launched Airport Media captures Gatwick digital advertising contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

UK. Gatwick Airport creates a digital out-of-home advertising venture with newly created Airport Media, with the partnership set to begin in Q1 2016.

The Grand Duty Free set to take over Daegu Airport concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

SOUTH KOREA. The travel retail landscape continues to change rapidly, driven by the government's desire to boost small & medium enterprises.

Hyundai Paint Company opens duty free shop in new Busan ferry terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/09/15

SOUTH KOREA.A new player enters travel retail as Hyundai Paint Company opens a 76sq m duty free shop at the spectacular new Busan seaport terminal.

Guam airport authority invites offers for advertising concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

GUAM. Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority (GIAA) is inviting qualified bidders to submit offers to manage and develop its advertising concession.

New downtown duty free licence battle looms next month in South Korea

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

SOUTH KOREA. As one competition for downtown duty free licences in Korea ends, another begins. Lotte, WalkerHill and Shinsegae battle to retain key rights.

Sajibumi captures key Cambodian airports’ food & drinks concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/15

CAMBODIA. Sajibumi has renewed its contract to manage food & drinks outlets at Phnom Penh and Siem Reap international airports, following a tender.

Flemingo's Baltona Duty Free extends retail concession at Lviv Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/08/15

UKRAINE. Baltona Duty Free, a division of Flemingo International, has renewed its retail concession at Lviv Airport for a further three years and enhanced its offer.

Tender launched for speciality retail store at San Francisco International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

USA. Proposals for a speciality retail store in the airport's International Terminal are now being accepted, with the lease covering a 2,233sq ft location.

Chicago Midway Airport calls concessions Networking Event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/15

USA. The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) has announced a Midway Airport Concessions ‘Networking Event' on 27 August through The Moodie Report.

San Francisco Airport launches major tender drive for dining concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/08/15

USA. The San Francisco Airport Commission has launched a tender for 12 food & drinks concessions covering 17 locations at San Francisco International.

San Francisco Airport calls duty free contract briefing at Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/15

USA/HONG KONG.With the world's leading travel retailers present, San Francisco Airport has chosen the Trinity Forum as the ideal platform for discussing the forthcoming duty free tender.

Bidders line up to consider Detroit duty free, speciality retail options

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

USA. Prospective bidders for duty free and speciality retail concessions at Detroit Metropolitan Airport will attend a pre-proposal conference & site visit tomorrow.

Bremen Airport calls duty free, general retail and F&B tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/15

GERMANY. Bremen Airport is calling open tenders for duty free, other retail and Food & drinks operations. Read on for details on submitting Expressions of Interest.

Chicago Dpt of Aviation calls Midway Airport Concessions ‘Industry Day’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/15

USA. The Chicago Department of Aviation has announced a Midway Airport Concessions ‘Industry Day’ through The Moodie Report.

Chicago Midway to issue RFP for single-entity concessonaire

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/15

USA. Chicago Midway International will issue a Request for Proposals for a single-entity concessions operator in September, as part of a US$248 million renovation.

Dallas/Fort Worth International confirms DFASS duty free win

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

USA. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport approves DFASS-led TRG Duty Free as duty free concessionaire, saying the retailer will revolutionise the customer experience.

Malaysia Airports issues retail tender at Kuala Lumpur International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

MALAYSIA. Malaysia Airports has tendered a series of retail concessions, mainly for fashion & accessories stores, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Dallas/Fort Worth names DFASS alliance as recommended duty free partner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/15

USA. A partnership led by The DFASS Group is the recommended bidder for the duty free concession at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, with board approval due tomorrow (Thursday).

RIOgaleão issues Requests for Proposals for 26 food & drinks outlets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/15

BRAZIL. The commercial transformation of Brazil's second biggest airport continues as the RIOgaleão consortium issues a RFP for 26 food & drinks concessions.

DFS Group set for ten more years at Kahului Airport in Hawaii

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/15

USA (HAWAII). DFS will invest at least US$2.75 million in improved commercial space and general airport facilities if final approval is granted for the extension.

New Muscat Airport tenders attract heavy interest

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/07/15

OMAN. Oman Airport Management Company has attracted stellar fields for its duty free & luxury retail and food & drinks contracts at New Muscat International Airport.

SSP wins US$90 million six-year contract at Hong Kong International

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 16/07/15

HONG KONG. East meets West as the travel food & drinks specialist secures a key contract in a long-time Asia Pacific airport stronghold.

Judgement day nears for crucial Seoul and Jeju downtown duty free decision

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/07/15

SOUTH KOREA. Local sources are calling it "a game changer". Months of lobbying and preparation to try to secure four valuable new duty free licences (three in Seoul and one on Jeju Island) reach a climax later this week when Korea Customs Service reveals the winning line-up. With business levels expected to rebound sharply from the now-easing MERS crisis, the stakes are high for all concerned.

Inflight Sales Group captures Peach Aviation onboard retail concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Inflight Sales Group (ISG) will manage the onboard retail programme for Japanese low-cost carrier Peach Aviation after winning a tender.

Dubai Airports tenders staff canteen upgrade at Dubai International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/15

UAE. Three outlets are covered in this tender, which closes on 13 July, with a further tender for three more canteens to be announced on 1 July.

Hong Kong Airport tenders multiple books store concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport issues another multi-store tender, this time for its key bookstore concession covering ten locations in T1 & T2

Oman Airports issues duty free, luxury retail and food & beverage RFQs at New Muscat International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/06/15

OMAN. Oman Airport Management Company has launched Request for Qualifications for its key contracts at New Muscat International Airport.

Belo Horizonte Airport extends F&B tender deadline to November

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

BRAZIL. Strong international interest prompts BH Airport to extend the deadline for submissions for its master F&B tender at Tancredo Neves International.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport set to issue tenders for T4 concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/15

USA. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is set to issue tenders for a series of key retail concessions at Terminal 4, covering over 40,000sq ft, in two phases.

Cairo Airport Company to launch key commercial tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/06/15

EGYPT. Cairo Airport Company this week issues tenders for duty free, speciality retail, food & beverage and pharmacy concessions at Cairo International T2.

Flemingo International lands key Gulf Air inflight duty free contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/06/15

MIDDLE EAST. Flemingo International has captured the inflight duty free concession onboard Gulf Air, the company's first move into inflight retailing outside Turkey.

LS travel retail reveals further details of Nice Côte d’Azur store offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

FRANCE. As previously reported, the retailer will open three fashion stores and two FNAC outlets at the airport. The contracts begin in March 2016.

Elior and AdP open ‘I Love Paris’ restaurant at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

FRANCE. ‘I Love Paris’ has opened in Paris Charles de Gaulle Hall L Terminal 2E, in partnership with Elior and Parisian Michelin-starred chef Guy Martin.

Villa Enterprises captures food court concession at Orlando International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

USA. The Food Hall by Villa will feature Villa Italian Kitchen, Chipotle, Green Leaf’s & Bananas, Asian Chao, Jersey Mike’s and The Market by Villa from next year.

Belo Horizonte Airport issues major food & beverage tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

BRAZIL. Aeroporto Internacional de Belo Horizonte (BH Airport) has issued a series of major food & beverage tenders amid upgrades to its two terminals.

SSP Asia Pacific captures F&B contract at Hobart International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

AUSTRALIA. SSP Asia Pacific has secured a contract to run five new F&B units at Hobart Airport. The nine-year deal is said to be worth £47 million in sales.