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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 27 November 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 25 November; Main mover: Japan Airport Terminal Co falls by −1.21% to close at ¥4,505        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY42.40, Change +0.24%, 52-week High CNY43.93; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 151.00, Change +0.60%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩95,100, Change +0.53%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,505, Change −1.21%, 52-week High ¥4,755; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €22.38, Change +0.07%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €142.95, Change -0.59%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.43, Change +0.88%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70       World Duty Free Group: Close 7.4150, Change −0.80%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

Dufry strikes new deal at Rio de Janeiro Airport; plans to double retail space

BRAZIL. Dufry has struck a new contract to operate duty free retail at Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro until 2020. The deal, which was signed with airport company RIOgaleão, will deliver 8,000sq m of retail space at the location, double the current amount.

TFS and Performa open premium passenger lounge at Mumbai Airport

INDIA.The 30,000sq ft GVK Lounge, the first common-user facility in the world to be used just by premium passengers, opened at the airport this week.

SSP reports like-for-like sales growth as underlying profits soar

UK. Food & beverage operator SSP Chief Executive Kate Swann hails a ‘good performance across the group’ for the year ended 30 September.

Best of Canada recognised at FDFA Gold Standard Awards

CANADA. The Frontier Duty Free Association celebrated excellence across the country's duty free market at its 29th annual convention in Toronto last week.

Retail and advertising revenues buoy Airport Authority Hong Kong

HONG KONG. Strong growth in commercial concessions revenue buoyed Airport Authority Hong Kong’s performance in the six months to 30 September.

Dubai Airport and Jack’s Bar & Grill to host airside music event

UAE. Emirates Leisure Retail, Brown-Forman and Dubai Airports are poised to host Dubai International's first airside music event, at Jack’s Bar & Grill.

Fortnum & Mason opens first airport store at Heathrow Terminal 5

UK. The iconic London retailer has opened a 1,000sq ft store at Terminal 5's new luxury area, with an in-store bar scheduled to open next month.

Ever Rich makes first moves in e-commerce with Go Rich website

TAIWAN. Ever Rich Duty Free Shop’s newly launched website allows consumers to purchase Taiwanese specialities for delivery to countries across Asia.

The Moodie Blog: Encountering a very human touch at Dubai Duty Free

Was this a case of mistaken identity? After all, I have been mistaken for Yul Brynner and Telly Savalas. Even once, mildly tragically, for the little old bald man in the Benny Hill series.


Yves Rocher sets sights on airport expansion and stand-alone stores

Opening new airport doors in general – and stand-alone shops in particular – is a key new element of the French botanical beauty brand’s travel retail strategy.

Chloé fragrance sales rise thanks to Coty hot air balloon event

Coty has created an eye-catching balloon animation, to support its Chloé fragrance portfolio. It follows on from the brand’s ferris wheel and snow globe events.

Montblanc marks Meisterstück's 90th year with anniversary collection

Montblanc is celebrating the 90th year of its iconic Meisterstück fountain pen with a new collection of leather goods, watches, jewellery and writing instruments.

Lindt gets into the Christmas spirit with seasonal Lindor tubes

The launch of the travel retail exclusive Lindor tubes is supported by promotions in Zurich, Frankfurt and Brazil and a two-week campaign at Dubai Duty Free.

Swarovski adds a sprinkle of Stardust with new bracelet launch in Cannes

Swarovski’s new Stardust Bracelet, which was presented at last month's TFWA World Exhibition, features a nylon fishnet tube filled with over 1,000 tiny crystals.

Underberg unveils Asbach freedom brandy and Brasilberg in Cannes

Underberg showcased its exclusive anniversary edition Asbach Freiheitsbrand (freedom brandy) 1989 vintage and herbal digestive Brasilberg in Cannes last month.

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