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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 01 February 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 30 January; Main mover: Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ) falls -2.59%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY46.06, Change +0.39%, 52-week High CNY49.47; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 135.60, Change -0.51%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩102,000, Change -1.45%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩77,400       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥5,350, Change -0.93%, 52-week High ¥5,490; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €24.28, Change -2.59%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €143.50, Change -0.83%, 52-week High €146.00; 52-week Low €109.05       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.60, Change -0.83%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.88       World Duty Free Group: Close 9.77, Change +1.88%, 52-week High 11.00; 52-week Low 6.05      

Bidding closes for Incheon International Airport duty free contract

SOUTH KOREA. It's almost time to begin assessing offers for the world's biggest duty free contract package as deadline day arrived on Friday for the Incheon concessions. Intense interest is expected in the various opportunities on offer. As revealed by The Moodie Report, Incheon International Airport generated duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014 – a world-record performance in the history of the airport duty free industry.

End of an era as Ken Tse leaves Nuance-Watson and Singapore

SINGAPORE. After 22 years in Singapore, Nuance-Watson (Singapore) Managing Director Ken Tse has left the company to relocate home to Melbourne and his family.

The Front Line: Hailing the best in travel retail customer service

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report and ARI are delighted to present recent highlights from our column championing consumer service in travel retail.

DFA rolls out online pre-order service Duty Free Express

USA. With Duty Free Express (launched initially at Miami Airport), travellers can order duty free products through DFA up to seven days before they fly.

Budapest Airport recognises best commercial and service partners

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport last night held its Annual Awards for business partners, extended this year for the first time to retail and food & beverage.

IAADFS highlights strong registration levels for 2015 Orlando show

USA. The IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas, to be held on 22-25 March in Orlando, has attracted strong exhibitor and visitor registration, say organisers.

Georgia Revenue Service to call tender for new border duty free operation

GEORGIA. Georgia Revenue Service is preparing to call a tender for a new duty free operation on the Georgia-Turkey border, at Kartsakhi.

Aer Lingus crowned Airline of the Year at ISPY Awards 2015

UK.The Inflight Sales Person of the Year event culminated last night with a gala awards ceremony recognising airlines and crew members from around the world.

The Moodie Blog: Talking the Trinity talk and walking the walk with Budapest Airport and Heinemann Hungary

How the airport company and its concessionaires have responded since Malev's demise is, I think, a definitive case study on how to respond to crisis.


Pasco expands airline presence and extends product range

Electronics distributor Pasco is developing exclusive bundling and packaging solutions for inflight retail and seeking new sales channels as it pursues growth.

Revlon extends partnership with Scorpio Worldwide in Middle East

Revlon has extended its distribution agreement with Scorpio Worldwide by appointing Scorpio as exclusive agent for Middle East travel retail.

Rotary Watches celebrates the past with retro-inspired SS15 collection

Rotary has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2015 watch collection, comprising vintage designs from its archive that have been re-mastered with modern technology.

JR/Duty Free launches MAC online store for Auckland Airport travellers

NEW ZEALAND. JR/Duty Free has launched an online shopping portal for MAC Cosmetics within its website for Auckland International Airport travellers.

Sweet sorbet treats inspire DKNY Delicious Delights

Aramis and Designer Fragrances has further extended its DKNY fragrance franchise with a new, limited-edition trio called DKNY Delicious Delights.

Estée Lauder targets Asian travellers with new Crescent White collection

Estée Lauder has unveiled a new skincare collection called Crescent White Full Cycle Brightening. It will be available in travel retail worldwide from February.

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