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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 21 December 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 18 December; Main mover: Japan Airport Terminal Co stock surges by +6.9% to close at ¥4,955; hits new 52-week high of ¥5,020        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY42.75, Change +2.57%, 52-week High CNY44.00; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 145.80, Change +2.89%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩87,700, Change -1.90%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,955, Change +6.90%, 52-week High ¥5,020; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €21.94, Change +2.62%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €130.25, Change +3.50%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.39, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70       World Duty Free Group: Close 7.4450, Change +2.62%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

DFS Group announces entry to Cambodia with T Galleria store in Siem Reap

CAMBODIA. DFS Group today announced its entry into Cambodia, with plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, close to the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016. DFS Group Chairman and CEO Philippe Schaus says: “Coming to Cambodia is a momentous occasion for DFS and we are honoured to be able to contribute to its allure as one of the world’s most desirable travel destinations."

The hunt continues for travel retail’s Christmas tree of the year

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report’s search branches out as we present Christmas trees from airports and travel retail outlets around the world.

The Moodie Report e-Zine issue 150: People of the Year and 2014 in review

INTERNATIONAL. Our final edition of The Moodie Report e-Zine for 2014 is our 150th issue, a major landmark for travel retail's fastest-growing media title.

ACI Europe study reveals trends in social media use at airports

EUROPE. ACI Europe has released its Digital Report 2014-2015, which outlines how airports are communicating with their passengers through social media.

MasterCard opens new lounge at Budapest Airport SkyCourt

HUNGARY. MasterCard has opened a new lounge for premium MasterCard holders in Hungary, which is nearly +50% larger than the previous one it opened in 2011.

'Remarkable results': UNWTO predicts record international tourism in 2014

INTERNATIONAL. The UN World Tourism Organization expects global tourist numbers to reach 1.1 billion after growth of +4.7% to the end of October.

Eye adds digital advertising screens at Newcastle International Airport

UK. Eye Airports has installed 70-inch digital screens at the airport, complementing restricted outdoor advertising space across the city.

Paradies sponsors business and employment events for veterans

USA. The company will partner Avis Budget Group in taking the title sponsorship of the 2015 Leave No Veteran Behind Opportunity Fair event series.

The Moodie Blog: Taking the independent route at JFK T4

As the only independent operator of an airport terminal in the USA, JFKIAT is used to thinking differently. And it shows at the recently developed Terminal 4 in New York.

BRAND NEWS

Rebirth of Bally continues with opening of London flagship store

The Swiss luxury label’s recent introduction of a new corporate identity and design direction is boosted by the opening of its first flagship in over 20 years in London.

Rituals gains US recognition with Retailer of the Year Award

Rituals Home & Body Cosmetics has been named “Retailer of the Year” in the specialty category by Women’s Wear Daily Beauty.

Pinko extends travel retail presence with Milan Malpensa corner

The Italian fashion brand has strengthened its travel retail presence by opening a 65sq m corner at Milan Malpensa Airport, the brand's fourth airport store.

Coty extends Seeby Chloé collection with Si Belle limited edition

The SeeBy Chloé Si Belle feminine fragrance will be available in European and Asian travel retail doors from February 2015.

Flo Accessories targets gifting season with new, exclusive beauty sets

Flo Accessories has teamed up with World Duty Free Group to launch male and female travel retail exclusive beauty sets for the holiday season.

L’Oréal reinforces hair research programme with Coloright acquisition

The L’Oréal group has acquired Coloright, a start-up company that develops hair fibre optical reader technology, for a long-term research programme.

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