Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 24 April 2014


New speakers named for FAB 2014 as interest builds in Copenhagen event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. A strong speakers’ line-up is taking shape for the fourth annual Airport Food & Beverage Conference & Awards, which take place in Copenhagen on 9-11 June. The event, which showcases the best in travel-related food & beverage worldwide, is hosted by Copenhagen Airports and organised by The Moodie Report.

The Moodie Passenger Traffic Monitor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. Every week as a service to our readers The Moodie Report updates all the latest passenger traffic statistics from around the world, compiled by Jon Elphick. Like everything we do at The Moodie Report, it’s fast, factual – and free.

Autogrill and HMSHost named as Platinum Sponsors of FAB 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. Autogrill and HMSHost have been named as Platinum Sponsors of the fourth annual Airport Food & Beverage Conference and Awards (9-11 June).

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Spotlight on the best of social and digital media

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. The industry’s only weekly magazine profiles the winners of The Moodies 2014 awards for social, digital and mobile media.

SSP makes board appointments; declines comment on flotation reports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/14

UK. The company has confirmed three board appointments but declines to comment on media speculation that it is preparing to launch an IPO

TFWA enlists Colin Powell as World Exhibition conference keynote

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. The former US Secretary of State will address conference delegates at TFWA World Exhibition on “leadership in challenging times”.

Frankfurt Airport Q1 traffic shows solid growth despite strike impact

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

GERMANY. Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport climbed by +2% year-on-year in Q1 2014 to 12.1 million – despite the impact of two one-day strikes in the period.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Canadian to the core at Montréal Trudeau

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. Dermot Davitt returns from a whirlwind North America visit with frontline reports from Montréal Trudeau Airport and Chicago O’Hare Airport T5.

World-famous Chef heads diverse speakers’ line-up for FAB Conference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/14

DENMARK. Claus Meyer, co-founder of Copenhagen’s famous Noma restaurant, heads a powerful speakers’ line-up for the fourth annual FAB Conference & Awards.

DFS Group prepares to unveil its debut Masters of Fragrances event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/14

UAE. DFS Group tonight hosted a welcome dinner at the Monte Carlo Beach Club in Abu Dhabi, on the eve of its inaugural Masters of Fragrances event.

Asia Pacific visitor arrivals to maintain strong growth to 2018, says PATA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

ASIA PACIFIC. Visitor arrivals to the Asia Pacific region are projected to surge by +6.5% a year to 670 million in 2018, says the Pacific Asia Travel Association.

Nuance targets Hong Kong downtown store; eyes other expansion options

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. As it prepares for an IPO, The Nuance Group is plotting several key expansion projects, including a downtown travel retail store in Hong Kong.

Puig celebrates centenary in high style with Puig Tower inauguration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

Fashion and fragrance house Puig aims high for the future – and celebrates 100 years of success – with the inauguration of Puig Tower in Barcelona.

The Moodie Report e-Zine Special Issue: The Nuance Group IPO

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. In a special issue of The Moodie e-Zine, Nuance President & CEO Roberto Graziani opens up for the first time on the group's planned IPO.

Dalton DF launches Latin American marketing and distribution service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

ARGENTINA. Seasoned industry executives Claudio Boccanfuso and Eduardo Berger are combining to launch Dalton DF, based in Buenos Aires.

OTG named as Gold Partner for Airport Food & Beverage event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

INTERNATIONAL.OTG Management has been named as a Gold Sponsor of this year's FAB Conference and Awards, to be held in Copenhagen on 9-11 June.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: DFS drives Loyal T in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. This week the industry’s only multimedia magazine is on location in Singapore for a twin unveiling by DFS Group.

Major cities set to dominate long-haul traffic by 2032, Airbus forecast

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/04/14

INTERNATIONAL. Routes between 89 cities will account for more than three quarters of long-haul air traffic, according to the company's Global Market Forecast.

Organic growth and new concessions spur The Nuance Group in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/04/14

SWITZERLAND. Nuance maintained EBITDA despite a fall in turnover, with organic growth and concession gains offsetting business lost in Hong Kong.

'The Moodies' digital, mobile and social media award winners named

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. The winners of 'The Moodies' airport digital, mobile and social media awards for 2014 have been announced.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Time to shine in Shenzhen for LS travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. This week the industry’s only weekly magazine travelled to Shenzhen Bao’an Airport’s new terminal to see LS travel retail’s luxury offer.

Chinese maintain luxury watch demand: World Watch Report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

Ahead of Baselworld 2014, the annual report by Digital Luxury Group shows that emerging markets continue to dominate the demand for luxury timepieces.

Premium Scotch outpaces liquor in growing online travel retail presence

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. The number of premium Scotch references available online through travel retail outlets has grown by +21% since last March, according to aviation analyst Air4casts.

DFS Group set for inaugural Masters of Fragrances in Abu Dhabi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/14

ABU DHABI. DFS Group will extend its successful Masters Series with a new event, described as an unprecedented showcase of world-exclusive scents.

New technology company FlyInStyle launches airport concessions app

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. New technology company FlyInStyle has launched its airport concessions app via the App Store, after a test period.

SSP extends board responsibilities for Everke and Inkster

Source: ©The Foodie Report - 24/03/14

UK. Cornelius Everke takes responsibility for the F&B company’s business in France, Belgium and Netherlands, while Nick Inkster will handle the Nordic region.

Online now: The Moodie Report e-Zine and The Foodie Report

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. This week Martin Moodie reports from Hong Kong, where Glen Grant has launched its ultra-premium 50yo single malt in Asian travel retail.

SSP named Platinum Sponsor of 2014 Airport Food & Beverage Conference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Travel food & beverage specialist SSP has been named as a Platinum Sponsor of the fourth annual FAB Conference and Awards.

TFWA reveals workshop line-up for Asia Pacific conference in May

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

ASIA PACIFIC. TFWA has revealed details of four workshops for the first day of the TFWA Asia Pacific Conference, which takes place in Singapore on 12 May.

ASUTIL opens stand bookings for June 2014 Mexico City conference

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/03/14

LATIN AMERICA. From 19 March ASUTIL is accepting bookings for nine stand spaces at its 2014 conference, to be held 3–7 June in Mexico City.

Chinese carriers, direct routes to drive outbound traffic surge in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/14

CHINA. 15 Chinese airlines are expected to record rapid growth on routes to more than 100 airports in the next six months, according to Air4casts.

Changi business to drive transformation for Shilla Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/14

SOUTH KOREA. Increased purchasing power and insulation against currency fluctuations will flow from Shilla’s Changi concession, says KDB Daewoo Securities.

Brown-Forman reacts to legislative ‘attack’ on Tennessee Whiskey

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/03/14

Brown-Forman reacts forcefully to legislative "attack" on Tennesse Whiskey; claims Diageo objective is to weaken Jack Daniel's heritage and positioning.

Airport Commercial Revenues Study 2014 survey launched

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Airports which submit data to the ACRS 2014, the industry's respected annual benchmarking survey, will receive a free copy of the report.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Dufry Group prepares to deliver

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. This week we examine how Dufry Group plans to build on big gains in 2013 as it puts new businesses into operation.

DFS and Heinemann best exposed to high-spending nationalities

Source: Air4casts; The Moodie Report - 11/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Aviation analyst Air4casts has identified the retailers commanding the greatest access to Chinese and Russian passengers in a new report.

WPP consultancy identifies travel retail as key luxury channel

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/03/14

UK. A consultancy attached to the global advertising agency has explained why the channel is ‘strategically vital’ to the future of luxury brands.

World Duty Free Group reports +3.8% revenue growth in 2013

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/03/14

ITALY. The Milan-listed global retailer overcame unfavourable currency effects to post revenue growth in 2013, with net profit increasing strongly.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition for March 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the digital version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for March 2014, available in full – editorial and advertising.

Registration opens for FAB 2014; early booking discount available

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report is delighted to invite delegates to register for the leading travel food & beverage conference, in Copenhagen on 9-11 June.

The Moodie Report e-Zine: Seizing the opportunity at São Paulo Guarulhos

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. This week we look to São Paulo Guarulhos Airport in Brazil, where GRU Airport is preparing to open its new Terminal 3.

Brasilia and Viracopos airports prepare for big terminal openings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

BRAZIL. Brasilia and Viracopos airports pledge that they will have new commercial operations open by their May deadlines, in time for the football World Cup.

Chauntry launches parking reservation management service

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

UK. The service allows airports to hand a range of responsibilities to Chauntry while maintaining control of their own parking businesses.

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.

Global passenger traffic demand looks robust for first half of 2014

Source: Air4Casts - 04/03/14

INTERNATIONAL. Demand for international air travel will continue to grow sharply in the first half of 2014, according to aviation analyst Air4casts.

Travel research firm m1nd-set names new appointments amid expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/03/14

SWITZERLAND.The Swiss travel market research agency has expanded its team with three new appointments including Pablo Saez Gil as Senior Project Manager.

Calling for FAB Awards nominations as interest builds in Copenhagen event

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report is calling for nominations for the annual Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards with a submission deadline of 18 April.

Giorgio Armani promotes Sì during Chinese New Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

The Sì animation, featuring traditional holiday red envelopes, took place in key hub airports including London Heathrow, Dubai and Paris Charles de Gaulle.

Moodie Live: Innovation on location at Duty Free Show of the Americas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Moodie Report’s acclaimed Moodie Live service will lead our coverage of the upcoming IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

End ‘selective distribution’ to airline retail, says Rakhita Jayawardena

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/14

SINGAPORE. Limited distribution by some brands to the airline industry is damaging to industry partnerships, says King Power Traveler's Rakhita Jayawardena.