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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 27 February 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 26 February; Main mover: MISR Duty Free Shops rises +2.81%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY50.30, Change +0.32%, 52-week High CNY52.18; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 137.50, Change +0.22%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩101,000, Change -0.98%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩78,700       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥5,830, Change +0.00%, 52-week High ¥5,930; 52-week Low ¥2,243       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €25.42, Change +0.41%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €161.95, Change +0.22%, 52-week High €162.45; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.66, Change +2.81%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.88       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.37, Change -0.58%, 52-week High 11.00; 52-week Low 6.05      

World Duty Free Group hails German debut at Düsseldorf Airport

GERMANY. It's a red-letter day for World Duty Free Group as it marks the official opening of its operations at Düsseldorf Airport and the unveiling of a new retail brand, Düsseldorf Duty Free. The Moodie Report Vice Chairman Dermot Davitt reports on a landmark occasion for the retailer. UPDATED WITH FURTHER NEWS, REACTION AND IMAGES.

Big boost for Lotte Duty Free as it wins new Jeju downtown licence

SOUTH KOREA. SOUTH KOREA. Lotte Duty Free wins new duty free licence for Jeju, beating off competition from The Shilla Duty Free and Booyoung Group.

Incheon rebids Charmzone duty free space; results due in March

SOUTH KOREA. The country's small & medium enterprises are learning that duty free retailing has a high cost of entry after another embarrassing failure.

LS travel retail raises more than €200,000 for Action against Hunger

Mobilising its vast network of retail stores in France, Switzerland and the UK, LS travel retail has raised €208,017 towards the elimination of hunger and malnutrition.

IAADFS 2015 to welcome more than 35 new or returning exhibitors

USA. The annual trade show will see nearly 200 companies exhibiting this year, of which over 35 are making their first appearance or returning after an absence.

AirAsia targets +50% growth in onboard duty free revenues

MALAYSIA. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes projects a sharp hike in duty free revenues once a shopping website and online credit card payment are launched.

Passenger traffic growth at Thai airports returns to positive levels

THAILAND. Passenger traffic trends continue to improve in Thailand, with international passenger numbers reaching 5.47 million in January, up by +13.69%.

Copenhagen Airport Shopping Centre posts solid revenue rise in 2014

DENMARK. The increased revenue is a result of record passenger numbers as well as improved food & beverage offerings and speciality shop concepts.

The Moodie Blog: Ken Tse – Bringing it all back home

Could the stars align? First, LS needed a big contract win to be able to lure and afford the former Nuance-Watson Singapore Managing Director.


Coty aims to set heads spinning with SeeBy Chloé Si Belle

Givaudan nose Louise Turner talks exclusively to The Moodie Report about her inspiration for the new limited-edition fragrance SeeBy Chloé Si Belle.

Diageo Reserve World Class bar drives sales at Beirut Duty Free

The Diageo Reserve World Class pop-up bar at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport drove brand awareness and a double-digit sales increase in December.

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar set for September

Tairo International’s third Beauty Advisor Seminar will take place from 26-29 September at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

William Grant & Sons to showcase retail theatre at IAADFS show

William Grant & Sons will highlight the importance of retail theatre with the ‘Adopt a Monkey’ activation for its Monkey Shoulder blended malt in Orlando.

JetLag seeks Americas expansion with launch of new women’s fashion line

The German premium denim company, already present in the US market with a men’s line, is set to introduce a new women’s range in Orlando next month.

1Above signs sponsorship deal with New Zealand golf champion Lydia Ko

It's a match made in Kiwi heaven as the New Zealand aerotonic flight beverage inks a new sponsorship deal with the world's top ranked women's golfer Lydia Ko.

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