Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 17 September 2014


Guam tender dispute enters new stage as DFS files bid protest appeal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/14

GUAM. The previous incumbent at A.B. Won Pat Airport takes its appeal against the tender process to the Office of Public Accountability.

Bristol Airport tenders retail opportunities amid terminal expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/14

UK. The airport is seeking retailers across several speciality categories to occupy space created by a recently approved terminal extension.

Gebr Heinemann ties up with Dick Smith for Sydney Airport electronics business

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

AUSTRALIA. Gebr Heinemann has formed an alliance with local consumer technology retailer Dick Smith to run seven specialist stores at Sydney Airport.

Times Newslink captures children’s shop concession at Changi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/09/14

SINGAPORE. Times Newslink (with its Kaboom concept) has won the tender for a children’s toys and gifts shop concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.

Nuance, LS travel retail and Lacoste win latest Changi speciality concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/14

SINGAPORE. Nuance, LS travel retail and Lacoste representative RSH Singapore have captured the latest speciality retail concessions at Singapore Changi T2.

Victory for Gebr Heinemann in Sydney Airport duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/09/14

AUSTRALIA. The retailer will replace long-time incumbent The Nuance Group at Australia's biggest airport from February 2015. UPDATED with extensive analysis.

Denver International Airport to launch commercial RFPs from November

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/08/14

USA. A series of 11 tenders will cover areas including speciality retail and food & beverage as well as a common-use passenger lounge.

Mumbai Port Trust tenders duty free store at international cruise terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/14

INDIA. The company is seeking a duty free retailer at Mumbai International Cruise Terminal to manage the business under an 11-month contract.

Vino Volo, Hudson and InMotion to open at General Mitchell International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/08/14

USA. The Milwaukee airport is set to introduce the three concessionaires as it seeks five-year funding to improve its retail and food & beverage programme.

Puerta del Sur confirms ten-year extension at Montevideo Carrasco

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/14

URUGUAY. The government has formally extended Corporación América subsidiary Puerta del Sur’s management contract at Montevideo Carrasco until 2033.

Edinburgh Airport seeks jewellery & watches and pharmacy retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/08/14

UK. Edinburgh Airport is seeking retailers to operate a new jewellery & watches store, as well as a pharmacy outlet, in the Departures Lounge from Q3 2015.

Sydney Airport shortlists three for duty free; retail revenues grow +7.4%

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

AUSTRALIA. The airport has narrowed the field to three retailers in its duty free tender as it announces first-half retail revenue and passenger growth.

Sprint-Cass captures Changi T1 consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/14

SINGAPORE. Electronics specialist retailer Sprint-Cass has captured a new consumer technology concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.

King Power and Shilla/Sky Connection named preferred bidders in Macau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/08/14

CHINA (MACAU). The retailers are reliably understood to have been named preferred bidders for the airport's duty free concessions.

Auckland Airport duty free tender attracts ten interested parties

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/08/14

NEW ZEALAND. Interest is mounting in the Auckland Airport duty free tender after the Request for Proposals was released on 21 July. Bids close in October.

DFA poised to retain Washington airports’ duty free concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/08/14

USA. Duty Free Americas (trading as Dulles Duty Free LLC) was the highest bidder in the duty free tender for Washington's two airports.

Bidders line up for duty free mega-tender at new Istanbul Grand Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/14

TURKEY. Some of the world’s leading travel retailers are preparing their offers for one of the world’s biggest duty free bids, at Istanbul’s new airport.

Hong Kong International calls tender for consumer technology concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/14

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has invited bids for a key consumer technology concession at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).

Delta Air Lines suspends inflight duty free programme with DFASS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

USA. Delta Air Lines has abruptly ceased inflight duty free sales, after failing to reach agreement with concessionaire DFASS over restructuring the programme.

Focus Network Agencies and Lagardère Services triumph in Changi confectionery tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/14

SINGAPORE. Success for Focus Network Agencies and LS travel retail in key Changi bid; disappointment for King Power (HK), Lotte, Nuance-Watson and Heinemann.

ATÜ Duty Free hails capture of Salalah Airport master concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/14

OMAN. ATÜ Duty Free has hailed the capture of its ten-year master concession at Salalah International Airport, which begins next January.

Port Moresby Airport tender deadlines extended by two weeks

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/14

PAPUA NEW GUINEA. The National Airports Corporation allows two more weeks for tender proposals at Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport.

Aéroports de Paris seeks partner to operate food & beverage at Paris CDG

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/14

FRANCE. In major food & beverage news, Aéroports de Paris is seeking a joint-venture partner to operate F&B activities at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

ATÜ Duty Free named as preferred bidder for Salalah Airport concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/08/14

OMAN. Oman Airports has named ATÜ Duty Free as master concessionaire for key commercial activities at the new Salalah Airport.

Luton Airport seeks Expressions of Interest for duty free concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/07/14

UK. London Luton Airport is seeking Expressions of Interest for its duty free contract, currently operated by Aelia. The concession begins in October 2015.

Houston Airport System prepares to tender key commercial concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/14

USA. Houston Airport System is set to launch a series of tenders covering duty free, speciality retail and F&B at its two airports in early August.

Inflight Sales Group returns to French market with Newrest alliance

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/07/14

FRANCE. Inflight Sales Group (Hong Kong), in partnership with Newrest Group, has won inflight retail tenders onboard Corsair International and Aigle Azur.

Port Moresby Airport launches tenders amid terminal redevelopment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/07/14

PAPUA NEW GUINEA. The airport is seeking operators for duty free, speciality retail, F&B, foreign exchange and car rental as it upgrades its commercial offer.

Macau Airport completes tender evaluation as H1 revenue grows +18%

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

CHINA (MACAU). Macau Airport has finished evaluating bids for its recent duty free tender, it announced this week as it releases figures for the first half of 2014.

Air Canada extends duty free agreement with DFASS Group

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/07/14

CANADA. “DFASS has the unique ability to balance product, price and technology to deliver a powerful inflight duty free programme,” says Air Canada.

Stansted releases retail tenders for transformed Departures lounge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/07/14

UK. The airport is seeking concepts for 13 permanent stores and three pop-up outlets to open from August 2015 in the new international Departures hall.

TAV takes over domestic terminal management at Milas-Bodrum Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/14

TURKEY. TAV Airports has taken over management of the terminal following the signing of a concession agreement with state airport authority DHMI.

Airports Company South Africa issues O.R. Tambo and Cape Town tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report; South African Press Association - 14/07/14

SOUTH AFRICA. RFPs have been issued for 21 speciality stores at O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg as a major tender process is launched in Cape Town.

Angkasa Pura I awards Bali airport Domestic Terminal concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/14

INDONESIA. The airport company has announced the first wave of concession awards for the Domestic Terminal of Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Edinburgh Airport plans major retail upgrade amid £25 million expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/14

UK. As part of a £25 million project, Edinburgh Airport will add a 1,500sq m walk-through duty free store and expand commercial space by +45% by next year.

Ministry of Public Works extends Santiago Airport tender window

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

CHILE. Consortia seeking the new management contract at Santiago Airport now have until 18 November 2014 to submit their offers.

Nairobi Airport seeks new bids for T4 duty free master concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

KENYA. An end may be in sight to the long-running tender saga as Kenya Airports Authority issues revised tender documents and bid deadline.

Stansted Airport unveils new F&B line-up as it prepares for retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/14

UK. Stansted Airport has revealed several exclusive concepts and airport firsts among its new F&B offer following a hotly contested tender.

Swarovski and Adidas capture Changi speciality retail concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/06/14

SINGAPORE. Adidas Singapore and Swarovski have each won a speciality/brand name concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1.

SSP captures ten year contract at Sacramento International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/14

USA. SSP has been awarded a ten-year contract at Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal A, said to be worth US$80 million in sales over the term.

Westfield seeks proposals for 18 retail and F&B concessions at LAX T6

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14

USA. Westfield is seeking partners for 18 retail and food & beverage concessions as part of the Terminal 6 redevelopment project at Los Angeles International.

Paradies captures key F&B contract at Washington National Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/06/14

USA. Airport concessionaire Paradies has captured the contract to operate food & beverage at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport piers B/C and Pier C.

Dufry issues Prime Ministerial challenge to Kiev duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

UKRAINE. Dufry has challenged its exclusion from the duty free tender at Kiev Boryspil Airport in an appeal addressed to new Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

Phoenix Sky Harbor prepares to tender expanded T4 retail programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

USA. The Arizona gateway will issue a RFP covering 18 contracts, including over 2,100sq ft of duty free space, in early December.

Kievrianta and Heinemann venture share tender spoils at Boryspil Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/14

UKRAINE. Gebr Heinemann venture BF & GH Travel Retail is to split retail space at the main international terminal with Kievrianta (under non-ARI ownership).

Incheon to extend F&B contracts as duty free industry awaits tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/14

SOUTH KOREA. Incheon Airport will offer two-month extensions on its F&B concessions but the timing of the big duty free tender is still to be finalised.

The Moodie Online Interview – Sydney Airport's Glyn Williams

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/06/14

AUSTRALIA. As interest heightens in the Sydney Airport duty free tender, newly appointed General Manager Retail Glyn Williams talks about his "dream role".

Toulouse Blagnac Airport seeks commercial design partner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

FRANCE. France’s fifth-busiest airport has launched an RFP amid plans to create a new commercial area and redevelop existing space.

Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur unveils Nice Airport tender details

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

FRANCE. As revealed earlier today via Moodie Live, Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA) has confirmed the tender timetable for Nice Airport Terminals 1 and 2.

Incheon Airport duty free tender likely between June and September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/14

INCHEON. Incheon International Airport Corporation is likely to issue its duty free tender between June and September, though the term and the structure are still being finalised.