Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 24 May 2015


Dufry hails luxury concession gains at Nice Côte D’Azur Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/05/15

FRANCE. Dufry has hailed its capture of nine new luxury and fashion stores at Nice Côte D’Azur Airport, where it will operate under a seven-year agreement.

Budapest Airport calls for Expressions of Interest in SkyCourt retail tenders

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/05/15

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from travel retailers in its forthcoming tender for outlets in the SkyCourt shopping centre.

LS travel retail-Longchamp alliance wins luxury concession at Changi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/05/15

SINGAPORE. LS travel retail will operate a new Longchamp boutique at Singapore Changi T3, after winning the latest luxury brand name concession at the location.

Brisbane Airport seeks RFP for speciality F&B at domestic terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/05/15

AUSTRALIA. Brisbane Airport Corporation has issued a Request for Proposals as it plans a redevelopment of the Virgin Australia Domestic Terminal dining offer.

Gassan Singapore captures Changi Airport Terminal 1 watches concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/04/15

SINGAPORE. Incumbent Gassan Singapore has captured the key watches concession at Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 1. The company will operate a three-year contract (with a two-year renewal option) from July. It beat competition from DFS Group and LS travel retail ASPAC to secure the concession.

Shinsegae set to bid for Seoul downtown duty free store licence

Source: The Korea Herald; The Moodie Report - 21/04/15

SOUTH KOREA. Department store group Shinsegae plans to bid for a new downtown duty free licence to be issued in Seoul later this year, say reports.

Budapest Airport plans retail tenders as commercial revenues surge in Q1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport is planning to launch a series of retail tenders in May for significant areas of SkyCourt, the core food & beverage and shopping zone.

Incumbent LS travel retail captures London Luton Airport duty free contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/04/15

UK. Incumbent LS travel retail UK & Ireland has won the tender to operate a new 1,700sq m tax and duty free store at London Luton Airport.

OTG seeks Expressions of Interest for retail at Newark Liberty Terminal C

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

USA. Master developer and travel restaurateur OTG has issued Expressions of Interest for duty free and speciality retail stores at Newark Liberty Terminal C.

SSP America captures US$316 million F&B contract at Houston Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/15

USA. The ten-year contract will see the food & beverage operator develop and operate 14 units at Houston, including local and national brands.

Airports Authority of India issues Kolkata Airport duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/15

INDIA. Airports Authority of India has issued a duty free tender plus a tender for other retail outlets at Kolkata Airport’s new integrated Terminal 2.

Aéroports de Montréal awards F&B contracts to SSP and HMSHost

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/15

CANADA. Aéroports de Montréal has awarded two new food & beverage contracts, covering 17 outlets, to SSP America and HMSHost.

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago reissues RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/15

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is again inviting proposals for a shopping mall and entertainment centre at Piarco AeroPark.

Hong Kong International Airport calls key consumer technology tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/04/15

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called a tender for the Audio/Visual/Electronics concession at Hong Kong International.

Paradies awarded speciality retail contracts at Houston airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/04/15

USA. Airport retailer Paradies will operate 20 new concepts at George Bush Intercontinental and Houston Hobby airports, after winning a tender.

Aelia, Dufry and Relay France capture key retail concessions at Nice Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/15

FRANCE. Aelia has captured the eight-year duty free contract at Nice Airport, with Dufry and Relay France awarded the gastronomy and ‘chic souvenirs’ concessions.

SSP Group captures F&B contract at Beijing Capital International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/03/15

CHINA. The Asia Pacific division of SSP Group has been awarded a six-year £60 million food & beverage contract at Beijing Capital International Airport.

ATÜ Duty Free confirmed as Houston Airport concessionaire

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/15

USA. The JV between TAV Airports Holding and Gebr Heinemann-led Unifree Duty Free, wins the duty free concession at George Bush International Airport.

Incheon International Airport awards three SME duty free concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/15

SOUTH KOREA. Incheon International Airport awards three of its four small & medium-sized enterprise duty free concessions, after a re-tender.

Luxair names Dutyfly Solutions as inflight retail partner

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/15

LUXEMBOURG. Dutyfly Solutions, the joint venture between Aelia and Servair, has captured the inflight retail contract for Luxair, following a tender.

London Supply wins key new 30-year Santa Cruz concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/15

ARGENTINA. London Supply has been awarded the concession to operate the Free Zone of Rio Gallegos and Caleta Olivia, in the Province of Santa Cruz, Argentina.

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago reissues RFP

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is again inviting proposals for a shopping mall and entertainment centre.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport issues jewellery & watches retail tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has launched an open call for tenders for jewellery & watches retail concessions at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport.

Georgia Revenue Service issues tender for border store contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/15

GEORGIA. Georgia Revenue Service has launched a tender for a ten-year duty free concession on the Georgia-Turkey border, with a bid deadline of 31 March.

ATÜ Americas named preferred bidder for key Houston contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

USA. In a surprise result, Turkey-based ATÜ Duty Free's US affiliate has been named preferred bidder for the duty free concession at Houston Airport.

APN Outdoor wins tender for Sydney Airport advertising contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/15

AUSTRALIA. APN Outdoor plans a major investment in advertising sites at Sydney Airport after capturing a 5.5-year contract covering T1, T2 and exterior areas.

Airport Authority Hong Kong tenders latest retail concessions in T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has called tenders for several new retail concessions both airside and landside at Hong Kong International Airport.

Shilla ‘the real winner’ of Incheon duty free bid, claims analyst

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/15

SOUTH KOREA. Shilla was the big winner in the recent Incheon International Airport duty free tender, according to leading analyst KDB Daewoo Securities Co.

LS travel retail captures key retail concession at Krakow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/15

POLAND. LS travel retail, through subsidiary HDS Polska, has won one of the key travel retail concessions at Krakow Airport’s new-look international terminal.

TAV Operation Services captures Tunis Carthage advertising contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/03/15

TUNISIA. TAV Airports division TAV Operation Services has won the tender for the four-year advertising concession at Tunis Carthage Airport.

Incheon rebids Charmzone duty free space; results due in March

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. The country's small & medium enterprises are learning that duty free retailing has a high cost of entry after another embarrassing failure.

Charmzone withdraws Incheon bid; another blow for SME tender concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Charmzone, the Korean cosmetics house awarded a Small & Medium Enterprise duty free contract at Incheon International Airport, pulls out.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport hails ambitious food & beverage overhaul

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/15

FRANCE. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is pledging “innovation and excellence” from its new food & beverage offer, after awarding contracts to SSP and Relay.

World Duty Free reveals terms of renewed Kuwait concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/02/15

KUWAIT. The new contract is based on a flat payment of KWD7.77 million (currently €23.08 million) for each year. Read on for an unusually open disclosure of bid details.

DFASS strikes inflight services deal with relaunched Eastern Air Lines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/15

USA. The DFASS Group and newly relaunched carrier Eastern Air Lines have agreed a long-term partnership for inflight services including duty free.

LS travel retail and ARI awarded Auckland Airport duty free contracts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/02/15

NEW ZEALAND. LS travel retail and Aer Rianta International have been awarded the two duty free concessions at Auckland Airport, replacing JR/Duty Free and DFS.

Wellington Airport calls for Expressions of Interest in duty free contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

NEW ZEALAND. Wellington International Airport has called for Expressions of Interest for its duty free concession, currently operated by JR/Duty Free.

Incheon tender prompts controversy as 'super bid' details emerge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Details emerge of Lotte's extraordinarily aggressive bid to secure its dominant position in the Incheon International Airport duty free tenders.

Nuance retains consumer electronics concession at Hong Kong Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

HONG KONG. Nuance has won the tender for the consumer electronics concession at Hong Kong International Airport, retaining the contract for the third time.

Ottawa International Airport issues RFP for airside restaurant concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

CANADA. Ottawa International Airport Authority has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an airside restaurant concession, with bids due on 23 April.

Lotte, Shilla, Shinsegae, Charmzone share Incheon duty free awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Incumbents Lotte and Shilla, together with department store giant Shinsegae and small & medium enterprise Charmzone carry off the spoils.

London Luton launches major commercial tender programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

UK. London Luton Airport announces a major commercial tender programme via The Moodie Report, embracing 47 units and 7,027sq m of retail and F&B space.

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport reveals ‘bold vision’ for duty free business

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

USA. Dallas/Fort Worth Airport has said it wants to rival the best Asian airports with its customer experience and retail offer – with duty free a key component.

Five big players, 6 SMEs contest Incheon Airport duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/15

SOUTH KOREA. Four Korean giants plus Thailand's King Power International Group and six small/medium enterprises join the world's hottest tender contest.

Bidding closes for Incheon International Airport duty free contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/15

SOUTH KOREA. It's almost time to begin assessing offers for the world's biggest duty free contract package as deadline day arrived on Friday for the Incheon concessions. Intense interest is expected in the various opportunities on offer. As revealed by The Moodie Report, Incheon International Airport generated duty free sales of US$2 billion in 2014 – a world-record performance in the history of the airport duty free industry.

Georgia Revenue Service to call tender for new border duty free operation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/15

GEORGIA. Georgia Revenue Service is preparing to call a tender for a new duty free operation on the Georgia-Turkey border, at Kartsakhi.

Hong Kong International Airport seeks food court concessionaire

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/15

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has issued a tender for a food court concession in Terminal 1’s West Hall, with a bid deadline of 8 April.

DFASS challenge to Denver duty free award dismissed but appeal certain

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/01/15

USA. Round one is over but the battle continues as a DFASS-led alliance vows to pursue its challenge of the Denver duty free contract award to Dufry in court.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Claus Heinemann hails Istanbul victory

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. As Unifree Duty Free and Gebr Heinemann celebrate winning the mega-tender for New Istanbul Airport, we talk to Claus Heinemann about the deal.

Unifree Duty Free captures 'world's biggest' contract at New Istanbul Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/15

TURKEY. Unifree Duty Free, in which Gebr Heinemann has a 60.8% stake, has won the 25-year contract to operate all airside retail space at Istanbul New Airport.