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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 26 October 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 24 October; Main mover: Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free) closes at ₩105,000, a fall of -1.41%        World Duty Free Group: Close 6.8650, Change +0.00% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.05       Dufry: Close 131.80, Change -0.90%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 121.60       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY36.46, Change +0.36%, 52-week High CNY43.50; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥3,950, Change +0.77%, 52-week High ¥4,465; 52-week Low ¥1,933       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩105,000, Change -1.41%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €19.22, Change -0.67% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €128.25, Change -0.23%, 52-week High €147.20; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.23, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.70      

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Kai Tak's retail rebirth; Lotte looms large in Seoul

INTERNATIONAL. This week we examine two very different but equally exciting retail propositions - and settings. Martin Moodie visits make a nostalgic return to Hong Kong's old airport Kai Tak where he discovers a very different type of transport, and retail, facility. And in Seoul, Melody Ng examines Lotte Duty Free's towering achievements at the vast Lotte World Mall.

Flemingo opens duty free stores at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport

PARAGUAY. The retailer has extended its presence in Latin America with the opening of new Arrivals and Departures stores at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport.

Treasury Wine Estates identifies US$1 billion travel retail growth opportunity

Treasury Wine Estates claims to have identified a US$1 billion opportunity to grow wine sales in global travel retail amid plans to make wine “a destination category”.

IDP to operate WHSmith stores at Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport

ASIA PACIFIC. WHSmith will be the sole news, books and convenience retailer at the airport, operating in both International and Domestic terminals.

DutyFly Solutions partners with Blue Air for inflight concession

ROMANIA. DutyFly Solutions is to operate the inflight concession for Romanian airline Blue Air from early 2015, marking the concessionaire’s entry into eastern Europe.

ASUTIL and Free Shops Chamber launch Second Border Meeting

URUGUAY. The regional border store industry is to gather for the Second Border Meeting on 12 November at the Rivera Casino & Resort in Rivera.

WHSmith captures travel essentials concession at new Melbourne T4

AUSTRALIA. WHSmith has been named as Melbourne Airport’s travel essentials partner for its new T4 development, with four stores set to open next July.

DFS donates five handbags to WiTr fundraiser as donations hit €13,000

INTERNATIONAL. Women in Travel Retail (WiTr) has so far raised €13,000 for All As One, with DFS donating a further €8,000 worth of handbags to the silent auction.

The Moodie Blog: Bowled over at Lord's with Accolade Wines and Hardys

Earlier this month I added cricket to my sporting portfolio, courtesy of Accolade Wines and Hardys, at a very special dinner to celebrate the Bicentenary of Lord’s.

BRAND NEWS

Mamont Vodka launches limited edition gift box in time for Christmas

The limited edition gift box has been created to celebrate The Mamont Circumpolar Mission, a multinational drinks mixing competition held earlier this year.

BAT International to share category insights at TFWA World Exhibition

British American Tobacco (BAT) International is to share fresh insights into the tobacco category in duty free with trade partners at TFWA World Exhibition.

Mondelez WTR to invest in Milka range with a focus on sharing segment

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) will focus on the sharing segment in 2015 with new packaging designs and products for its Milka tablet range.

Heineken Global Duty Free strengthens team with latest appointments

Heineken Global Duty Free has strengthened its team with a number of key appointments, including Koos Vrijlandt as Global Account Manager for cruise lines.

Aigner reports continued travel retail growth as it gears up for Cannes

Aigner, which will present its SS15 range in Cannes, has seen “very positive” growth this year particularly in the Middle East as it continues to expand globally.

Coccinelle opens pop-up at HKIA as it prepares for TFWA World Exhibition

This month sees the opening of a pop-up store at Hong Kong International with DFS and the Italian accessories brand's return to Cannes for the second year.

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