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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 01 September 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 26 August: World Duty Free Group, +5.37%       World Duty Free Group: Close 8.83, Change +5.37% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 157.50, Change +1.42%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 117.70       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY36.97, Change +0.00%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥3,770, Change +0.13%, 52-week High ¥3,945; 52-week Low ¥1,789       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩130,500 Change +2.76%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €21.24, Change +1.09% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €18.21       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €133.15, Change +0.99%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.10, Change -3.43%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

The day the duty free world changed: CDFG redefines travel retail with extraordinary Haitang Bay opening

Today marks a red-letter day for China Duty Free (CDF) Group as it celebrated the Grand Opening of CDF Mall, the centrepiece of the much-anticipated CITS Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Complex. The Moodie Report Chairman Martin Moodie is in Haitang Bay, bringing to you first-hand coverage of the ceremony throughout the day.

JR/Duty Free opens ‘world class duty free precinct’ at Brisbane Airport

AUSTRALIA. James Richardson Pty Ltd, trading as JR/Duty Free, has opened its new walk-through stores at Brisbane Airport’s International Terminal.

Roel Huinink joins Airport Retail Group in senior management role

NORDIC REGION. Roel Huinink, previously Managing Director at Arlanda Schiphol Development Co, has joined Nordic travel retailer Airport Retail Group.

Denver International Airport to launch commercial RFPs from November

USA. A series of 11 tenders will cover areas including speciality retail and food & beverage as well as a common-use passenger lounge.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol average retail spend falls sharply in first half

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group announced first-half results today, with the key figure of average retail spend per departing passenger airside falling sharply.

APTRA debuts responsible retail training with DFS at Changi Airport

SINGAPORE. The retailer’s team at Singapore Changi Airport is the first to implement the training programme advocating responsible liquor retailing.

Meilan Airport sales surge as Hainan Airlines launches pre-order service

CHINA. Meilan Airport Offshore Duty Free Shop sales grew +58.6% in the first half of the year, while a new pre-order partnership is set to boost business in the second half.

Beijing Airport international passenger traffic set to slow in 2H

CHINA. International passenger traffic growth at Beijing Capital International is expected to slow in the second half of 2014, according to Air4Casts.

The Moodie Blog: The Nuances of being lost and found in translation

Regular readers of The Moodie Blog will know that I am prone to the odd spot of, what's that word again?... ah, yes, now I remember - forgetfulness.


Calvin Klein brings Fall 2014 jeans and underwear collection to Cannes

Calvin Klein, a new exhibitor at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes this October, will present its Fall 2014 collection for men and women to the travel retail industry.

Torres goes back to its roots with a new-look revamp of Sangre de Toro

Sangre de Toro, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, is experiencing its “second youth” with a brand new design that pays tribute to Miguel Torres Carbó.

MosquitNo updates portfolio for Cannes as it makes inroads globally

With new listings in Europe and Asia and new offices in Hong Kong and Melbourne, MosquitNo is set to show its refreshed portfolio at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Buckley Jewellery takes inspiration from geometric lines and shapes

The geometric lines of London’s architecture and the hexagonal designs of a honeycomb form the basis of Buckley’s new collections for Cannes this October.

Sharp fall in Chinese sales hits Pernod Ricard’s full-year results

A sharp fall in Chinese sales (-23%) and an unfavourable currency impact were key factors in Pernod Ricard reporting a -7% fall in sales for the 2013/14 financial year.

Wonderful Pistachios global travel retail expansion gathers pace

Following Wonderful Pistachios' launch into the travel retail channel in 2012, the US snack nut brand is now available in 38 locations worldwide.

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