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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 23 December 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 18 December; Main mover: Japan Airport Terminal Co stock surges by +6.9% to close at ¥4,955; hits new 52-week high of ¥5,020        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY42.75, Change +2.57%, 52-week High CNY44.00; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 145.80, Change +2.89%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩87,700, Change -1.90%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥4,955, Change +6.90%, 52-week High ¥5,020; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €21.94, Change +2.62%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €130.25, Change +3.50%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.39, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70       World Duty Free Group: Close 7.4450, Change +2.62%, 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05      

25% discount spurs three-day US$51.7 million shopping spree at Dubai Duty Free

UAE. Over a three-day period Dubai Duty Free recorded 405,407 sales transactions, issued 3,812 pallets of merchandise from its warehouse and sold some US$51.74 million worth of duty free items. Sales on the retailer's 31st anniversary day, 20 December, reached an extraordinary US$29.33 million. With all this going on, who should be surprised that an 11 year-old boy won a McLaren MP4 12C Coupe?

The hunt continues for travel retail’s Christmas tree of the year

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report’s search branches out as we present Christmas trees from airports and travel retail outlets around the world.

DFS Group to enter Cambodia with spectacular T Galleria in Siem Reap

CAMBODIA. DFS unveils highly ambitious plans to open a T Galleria by DFS store in Siem Reap, near the heritage site of Angkor Wat, in early 2016.

Dubai Duty Free’s Salah Tahlak elected to board of leading global tennis body

UAE. Dubai Duty Free Senior Vice President Salah Tahlak has been voted onto the board of the prestigious 12-member WTA Global Tournament Council.

ACI Europe study reveals trends in social media use at airports

EUROPE. ACI Europe has released its Digital Report 2014-2015, which outlines how airports are communicating with their passengers through social media.

APTRA brands Australian anti-tobacco measures as a policy failure

AUSTRALIA. The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association has said that anti-tobacco measures in Australia have failed to achieve their policy objectives.

MasterCard opens new lounge at Budapest Airport SkyCourt

HUNGARY. MasterCard has opened a new lounge for premium MasterCard holders in Hungary, which is nearly +50% larger than the previous one it opened in 2011.

'Remarkable results': UNWTO predicts record international tourism in 2014

INTERNATIONAL. The UN World Tourism Organization expects global tourist numbers to reach 1.1 billion after growth of +4.7% to the end of October.

The Moodie Blog: Taking the independent route at JFK T4

As the only independent operator of an airport terminal in the USA, JFKIAT is used to thinking differently. And it shows at the recently developed Terminal 4 in New York.

BRAND NEWS

Mondelez celebrates festive period with Christmas Toblerone sleeves

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) has designed a Christmas-themed sleeve for its Toblerone 400g bar, available at selected travel retail locations throughout December.

Rebirth of Bally continues with opening of London flagship store

The Swiss luxury label’s recent introduction of a new corporate identity and design direction is boosted by the opening of its first flagship in over 20 years in London.

Exertis Arc Telecom aims to extend footprint in travel retail

Consumer electronics brand and accessories distributor Exertis Arc Telecom is aiming to enhance its travel retail presence across the Middle East.

Rituals gains US recognition with Retailer of the Year Award

Rituals Home & Body Cosmetics has been named “Retailer of the Year” in the specialty category by Women’s Wear Daily Beauty.

Pinko extends travel retail presence with Milan Malpensa corner

The Italian fashion brand has strengthened its travel retail presence by opening a 65sq m corner at Milan Malpensa Airport, the brand's fourth airport store.

Coty extends Seeby Chloé collection with Si Belle limited edition

The SeeBy Chloé Si Belle feminine fragrance will be available in European and Asian travel retail doors from February 2015.

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