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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 25 April 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 23 April: World Duty Free SpA, -1.10%       World Duty Free Group: Close 9.88, Change -1.10% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 146.80, Change -0.14%, 52-week High 159.50; 52-week Low 111.10       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY33.67, Change -0.56%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY26.40       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥2,473, Change +0.65%, 52-week High ¥2,792; 52-week Low ¥1,153       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩83,000 Change +0.12%, 52-week High ₩91,600; 52-week Low ₩50,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €29.78, Change +0.20% 52-week High €29.90; 52-week Low €18.42       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €142.30, Change -0.56%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €117.80       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.27, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Private equity to power The Cocoa Trees growth

INTERNATIONAL. This week The Moodie Report e-Zine examines how a major new backer is set to boost the ambitions of one of Asia’s most respected distributors and retailers, Focus Network Agencies. And in monthly sister title The Foodie Report we look at a pioneering project set to tackle two problems with one elegant solution from biometrics firm CLEAR and travel restaurateur OTG.

DFS brings T Galleria retail brand to refurbished Okinawa downtown store

JAPAN. The rebranding continues the global roll-out of T Galleria by DFS and celebrates the tenth anniversary of the newly renovated downtown store.

Leadership changes at Lotte Duty Free as Hong-Kyun Lee takes top role

SOUTH KOREA. Former Lotte Duty Free CEO Won-Joon Lee is replaced by Hong-Kyun Lee in group reshuffle. UPDATED STORY

HMSHost celebrates Earth Day by planting 10,000 trees

USA. The global restaurateur launched a social media campaign that promised to plant as many trees as the amount of new ‘likes’ and ‘follows’ it received online.

UK pharmacy chain Boots opens at London City Airport

UK. UK pharmacy group Boots opens an express store in the Departures lounge where passengers can find items such as toiletries and travel accessories.

Changi sees traffic slowdown as ‘socio-political factors’ affect demand

SINGAPORE. Passenger movements fell -2.5% to 4.49 million at Changi Airport in March, owing to the Bangkok political crisis and a reduction in long-haul capacity.

Klia2 certified fit for use as open day for public announced for 27 April

MALAYSIA. Malaysia Airports has obtained the long awaited Certificate of Completion and Compliance for klia2, which will host a public preview on 27 April.

Munich Airport opens new preflight recreation area for passengers

GERMANY. The 220sq m recreation area in the airport’s Terminal 2 Level G is free of charge for all passengers and has 34 reclining seats and 20 business stations.

The Moodie Blog: Masi combines history with modernity

We concluded with dinner at Bottega del Vino, a famous Verona restaurant featuring the best range of wines I have ever seen. I thought I'd died and arrived in heaven.

BRAND NEWS

Buckley London to launch new collection at TFWA in Singapore

The British costume jewellery brand will launch the new Acorn Grace Collection at TFWA in Singapore next month as it continues to grow its travel retail presence.

Jo Malone London unveils Tuberose Angelica Cologne Intense

Jo Malone London has extended its Cologne Intense collection with a new fragrance, Tuberose Angelica. It will be available in travel retail from June.

The Glenlivet reveals first expression in extended Nàdurra range

The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso will debut with Heinemann Duty Free in Frankfurt before its introduction at London Heathrow Terminal 5 with World Duty Free Group.

New Jack Daniel’s Assistant Master Distiller to attend TFWA Asia Pacific

Brown-Forman keeps it in the family as Chris Fletcher, grandson of Frank Bobo – Jack Daniel’s fifth Master Distiller – takes up the torch for the whiskey brand.

L'Oréal Paris launches Cannes Film Festival campaign in Hong Kong

JCDecaux has created a display podium at Hong Kong International Airport to mark L'Oréal’s 17th year as official make-up artist of the Cannes Film Festival.

King’s Tobacco tailors The King Onyx for international customers

The Bulgarian cigarette company has expanded its bestselling international line The King with The King Onyx, tailored by Master Blender Stefan Dukmedjiev.

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