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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 06 March 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 5 March; Main mover: LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services) rises +1.57%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY50.30, Change -1.37%, 52-week High CNY52.18; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 137.30, Change +1.33%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩97,200 Change +0.10%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩78,700       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥6,010, Change +0.00%, 52-week High ¥6,140; 52-week Low ¥2,347       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €25.83, Change +1.45%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €167.70, Change +1.57%, 52-week High €168.00; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.66, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.88       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.74, Change +1.32%, 52-week High 11.00; 52-week Low 6.05      

New Istanbul Airport CEO pledges ‘memorable and extraordinary experiences’ for travellers

TURKEY. New Istanbul Airport will deliver a world-class retail, food & beverage and service offer when it opens in around three years, says Mertol Genç, CEO of ambitious airport consortium IGA Havalimani İsletmesi. In an interview with The Moodie Report, he hails the appointment of Unifree Duty Free to manage the airside retail operation, and says decisions on who will operate other key commercial concessions, including F&B, will be made before year-end.

Travelex lands first-ever foreign exchange exclusivity at Heathrow

UK. A huge gain for the foreign exchange specialist as it secures exclusivity for foreign exchange and ATM services across all Heathrow terminals.

'Ambitious and audacious': Geneva Airport reveals food & beverage awards

SWITZERLAND. Autogrill, Caviar House & Prunier and Montreux Jazz Café are among the winners as Geneva Airport awards a series of F&B contracts.

Safilo Group revenues cross billion-Euro mark in 2014 financial year

The Italian eyewear company posted €1.18 billion in revenues in 2014, a growth of +5.1%, buoyed by the Americas market and sales of its Polaroid and Smith brands.

Design consultancy Portland to host seminar series on future of shopping

UK. The future notion of the shop is the subject of a new series of seminars hosted by design consultancy Portland, with the first on 23 April in London.

Heinemann embarks on Arctic Adventure at Norwegian airports

NORWAY. Customers at Heinemann's Norwegian Duty Free & Travel Value stores could win a dog sledding trip to Bardu with a leading outdoor activity specialist.

Gastrohub completes €25 million renovation at Madrid-Barajas

SPAIN. Food & beverage operator Áreas has opened a contemporary dining space that includes an open dining bar, à la carte and set menu dining.

EU airports post strong passenger growth in January

INTERNATIONAL. Passenger traffic at European airports climbs by +4.8% in the month as EU airports outperform their non-EU counterparts.

The Moodie Blog: Oh Captain, my Captain

I once called him "the glue in The Moodie Report sandwich". Please do not try such culinary temptations at home. But you know what I mean.

BRAND NEWS

Puig deepens Valentino Uomo collection with Edition Noire

Puig explores the darker side of Valentino with the new Edition Noire men’s fragrance, available in Middle East and Asia Pacific travel retail doors from this month.

Luxottica Travel Retail posts sales surge as inflight strategy pays off

Inflight sales grew by nearly +50% in 2014 following Luxottica’s increased focus and investment in the channel, which included the launch of inflight exclusives.

Travel Retail Solutions launches Tangle Teezer in World Duty Free

The detangling hairbrush, which entered travel retail last year and has since grown its airline listings, will be available in World Duty Free's UK airport stores from April.

Buckley London adds a touch of vintage romance to IAADFS showcase

Rose gold – a key trend for 2015 – and vintage-inspired millgrain details are some of the key features of Buckley London's new Ice Cube and Spring Sparkle ranges.

Safilo Group revenues cross billion-Euro mark in 2014 financial year

The Italian eyewear company posted €1.18 billion in revenues in 2014, a growth of +5.1%, buoyed by the Americas market and sales of its Polaroid and Smith brands.

Pernod Ricard creates buzz in travel retail with Absolut Honey

Absolut’s latest travel retail exclusive flavour has rolled out at DFS Changi Airport, speaking directly to travellers with the slogan 'Honey, I’m coming home'.

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