Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 02 September 2014

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Comment: Tapping into the non-aeronautical revenue opportunity

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. In an opinion piece written for The Moodie Report, former senior Fraport Group executive Jan Laufs outlines his views on the major non-aeronautical opportunities for airports.

Excess Baggage extends retail and services offer at London Heathrow

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/07/14

UK. The retailer and luggage services provider has opened three new spaces deploying new technology and branding at Heathrow terminals 2 and 3.

Nigerian and Middle Eastern visitors spur UK tax free spend in June

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

UK. Strong growth from several high-spending nationalities drove overall tax free spend in the UK up by +6% in June, according to Global Blue.

Excess Baggage Co makes Spanish debut at Madrid Barajas Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/14

SPAIN. The retailer and luggage service provider has opened three outlets at the airport under a five-year contract valued at around €8 million in sales.

EDA Australasia appoints John Kerby as new Chief Operating Officer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/14

AUSTRALIA. The POS and retail merchandising company has named John Kerby, who hails from the manufacturing sector, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Novo IVC to unveil new iOS version of SkyPOS software at ARC 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14

Novo IVC will be unveiling and demonstrating a new Apple iOS version of its SkyPOS onboard point of sale solution at the Airline Retail Conference 2014.

Middle Eastern shoppers boost UK tax free sales; Russian spend plummets

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

UK. Visitors from Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE grew spend strongly in April, reinforcing their positions in Global Blue's top five global shopper nations.

GuestLogix new image and sub-brands to reflect broader strategy

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

CANADA. The leading provider of inflight retail and payment technology is hoping to extend its services ‘beyond the cabin’ and across the travel experience.

Chinese and Russians lead tax free spending worldwide in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Chinese travellers spent +20% more on tax free shopping year-on-year in 2013, and Russians +13% more, according to tax refund group Global Blue.

Lancôme sparkles with anniversary edition of Absolue L’Extrait

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/13

Lancôme has celebrated the anniversary of Absolue L’Extrait via a partnership with Baccarat, to create the Absolue L’Extrait Black Crystal Light Edition.

AIG seeks transit hotel partner at Queen Alia International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/10/13

JORDAN.The airport operator is offering a business development opportunity for transit hotel services at Queen Alia International's new terminal complex.

Plaza Premium Lounge celebrates 15 years, sets sights on new hubs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/08/13

HONG KONG. The company is looking to expand into new airports and open more lounges at existing hubs as it targets 50 new locations by 2015.

Excess Baggage extends reach amid airport expansion drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/13

UK. Excess Baggage is seeking to expand its geographical base and its range of services for airports, following its latest big contract award at Heathrow T2.

ARC2013: Industry urged to focus on positivity and potential

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/13

FRANCE. Dutyfly Solutions CEO Jean-Luc Chassigneux called on the inflight retail sector to work together to tackle its historic challenges.

Dubai to host Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference & Awards

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 02/04/13

INTERNATIONAL.The third annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Conference and Awards will be hosted this year by Dubai Airports at Atlantis, The Palm.

International Currency Exchange wins big Washington airports contract

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/13

USA. International Currency Exchange to operate foreign exchange services at Ronald Reagan and Washington Dulles under a seven-year deal.

Delhi International Airport launches India’s first ‘Virtual Shopping Wall’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/13

INDIA. Delhi International Airport has partnered with HomeShop18, India’s leading virtual retailer, to launch the innovative retail platform.

Live and online now: The Moodie Report Print Edition for January 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/13

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for January, available in full – editorial and advertising.

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago plans major leasing drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/13

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO. Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) is poised to launch commercial tenders for a business park close to Piarco Airport.

Excess Baggage Company offers new services at London Stansted

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/12

UK. Excess Baggage Company has secured a deal to operate nine bag weighing machines and a bag wrapping facility at London Stansted Airport.

Blackjack in promotional drive for London's revamped Waterloo station

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/12

Blackjack Promotions is helping rail operator Network Rail promote new retailers trading at London's newly revamped Waterloo station.

Florida service plaza reopened after Areas USA upgrade

Source: ©The Foodie Report* - 19/11/12

USA. Areas USA has officially reopened the Pompano Beach Service Plaza after completion of US$16 million upgrade.

Clear Channel extends Norfolk International Airport advertising deal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/11/12

USA. The airport media agency will seek to harness the latest mobile and display technologies under a new five-year contract with the airport.

Australian advertising rival acquires Eye Corp, plans USA and UK sell-off

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/11/12

AUSTRALIA. Out-of-home advertising company Eye Corp has been sold to oOh!media, which has announced plans to sell Eye’s operations in the UK and USA.

Shoppair.com unveils new online sales concept for airlines

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/12

Shoppair.com introduces a new integrated sales concept designed to make inflight shopping more engaging for travellers and more profitable for airlines.

GIS targets airport expansion for passenger lounges and services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/12

SPAIN. Gestió i Serveis hopes to persuade more airports its range of passenger services can squeeze revenue from unused terminal space.

Hamilton Airport introduces Chauntry online car park booking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/12

NEW ZEALAND. Hamilton is the first regional airport in the country to offer online booking for car parking after introducing Chauntry’s Parkspace system.

Global Exchange wins currency exchange at Silvio Pettirossi Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/07/12

PARAGUAY. The foreign exchange company builds its Latin Aerican business with three kiosks at the airport from August.

Airport Authority Hong Kong issues major foreign exchange tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/12

HONG KONG. Airport Authority Hong Kong has issued a major foreign exchange tender covering locations across Hong Kong International Airport.

Lisbon Airport launches innovative e-commerce platform

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/05/12

PORTUGAL. ANA – Airports of Portugal has launched a website and e-commerce platform for passengers, offering products and services at www.airport-shopping.eu

Travel payment services group Global Blue to be sold for €1 billion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/05/12

INTERNATIONAL. Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe is to sell travel-related payment services company Global Blue for €1 billion.

Dufry delivers strong performance in 2011 despite currency impact

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/12

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry Group today revealed turnover growth of +16.5% year-on-year (at constant exchange rates) to CHF3 billion (US$3.2 billion) for 2011.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition March 2012

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/12

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to The Moodie Report Print Edition for March 2012, available in full through our unique online digital and iPad-compatible format.

SSP opens Mexican street-food concept at London Victoria station

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 09/03/12

UK. Leading travel food company SSP has opened Mexican street-food concept MiCasa Burritos at London Victoria station, said to be a first for the rail channel.

JCDecaux and Vodafone target Eurostar business travellers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/02/12

UK. The telecoms company is the first to advertise through JCDecaux Airport’s new digital media locations at London St Pancras International Eurostar terminal.

Autogrill, HMSHost and Leon jointly open first UK rail outlet

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/02/12

HMSHost teams up with Leon Restaurants at London King's Cross station, marking the entry of the Autogrill-owned company to the UK’s rail system.

LS travel retail adds Watermark Bookstore to rail portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/12

UK. LS travel retail UK & Ireland is set to open Europe’s first Watermark Bookstore at the newly developed King’s Cross station in London.

Network Rail names retailers for ambitious King’s Cross development

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/12

UK. Network Rail has revealed the list of retailers and food & beverage operators for the striking new London King’s Cross station concourse, to open on 19 March.

LS travel retail marks return to UK rail channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/12

UK. LS travel retail UK & Ireland has captured the contract for a Relay news and convenience store at London’s Cannon Street mainline rail station.

Network Rail station retail sales climb nearly +4% in latest quarter

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/11

UK railway operator Network Rail has released its station retail sales results for July to September 2011 showing a +3.85% growth in like-for-like sales.

Autogrill takes a 'Grand Tour of Europe' to promote Italian food

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/11/11

EUROPE. Autogrill has launched the 'Grand Tour. Italian taste in Europe' initiative to bring quality Italian products to European travellers.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: October 20 issue live and online now

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/10/11

INTERNATIONAL. In this week's e-Zine we report from Istanbul, where a booming economy, vibrant tourist sector and investment in airport infrastructure have combined to create one of the world’s fastest growing travel retail markets. Plus we review all the latest news and data in digital, multimedia format.

Sydney Airport adds range of new consumer services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/09/11

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has launched a series of new services for passengers in both Arrivals and Departures. These include free Wi-Fi, phone services, foreign exchange ATMs from Travelex, a Travel Concierge, a beauty bar plus massage service.

Airport Commercial Revenues Study generates powerful response

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/11

INTERNATIONAL. The Airport Commercial Revenues Study, published by The Moodie Report in partnership with The S-A-P Group, offers detailed insights into airport non-aeronautical revenues. The S-A-P Group President Bill Matz shares some findings from the benchmarking study, which allows airports to situate their commercial performance against that of their global and regional peers.

Eye Fly launches latest digital format at Melbourne Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/11

AUSTRALIA. Airport media business Eye Fly has launched the latest of its large format high-definition digital advertising sites at Melbourne Airport. Hailed as Australia’s first high-definition external airport digital billboards, the advertising sites include two large 6m x 9m digital roadside billboards, as well as one 23m x 3m digital gantry, targeting all departing and arriving passengers.

Edmonton Airport partners Chauntry to offer online parking

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/03/11

US. Chauntry, the provider of airport parking reservations systems, has launched its first client site in North America at Edmonton International Airport by implementing its online pre-booking solution, ‘Parkspace’. The 3,300-space parking facility, jetSet Parking, uses Parkspace to offer incentivised parking rates and an integrated customer experience.

Yam Seng launches Greens on Screens; targets airport sector

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/11

SINGAPORE. Singapore-based company Yam Seng has launched its Greens on Screens golf simulator business, with the airport sector a key expansion target. The company is in discussions with airports in the region for selling and installing its simulators at airports, VIP lounges and also listing it on the catalogues of airlines for people to buy or rent.

Thanks Again unveils traveller loyalty solution in New York airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/11

US. Thanks Again, the US-based provider of automated traveller loyalty solutions, has signed an agreement with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to enable airport customers to earn extra airline miles when they park onsite at the three largest airports in the New York metropolitan area: JFK International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia.

Car rental surges in importance as airline ancillary revenue source

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/11

US. Car rental is growing as a vital source of ancillary revenue for airlines and the travel industry, according to a report released by airline ancillary revenues consultancy IdeaWorks. Titled ‘Planes, Cars, and Ancillary Revenues’, the report focuses on the opportunities afforded by car-hire activities and how the US$35 billion (€26.45 billion) global car rental industry is driving ancillary revenue for the airline industry.

Göteborg Landvetter promotes online parking via Chauntry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/11

SWEDEN. Swedavia, the state-owned company which owns and operates the major airports in Sweden, has rolled out online booking to Göteborg Landvetter Airport, partnering with UK company Chauntry.