Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 07 February 2016

AIRPORTS

Qatar Duty Free marks Chinese New Year with promotions and discounts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/02/16

QATAR. Qatar Duty Free opens its Chinese pavilion at Hamad International Airport, offering special promotions and discounts of up to -20%.

ACI Europe reports strong passenger traffic growth of +5.2% in 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

EUROPE. Positive momentum created by economic conditions in the Eurozone, low oil prices and loose monetary policy to "persist for most of 2016".

Ever Rich kicks off Chinese New Year festivities at Taoyuan Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

TAIWAN. The retailer is embracing the festive Chinese New Year spirit with a series of promotions and engaging events at Taoyuan International.

Fraport and Lufthansa join forces to expand digital shopping at Frankfurt

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

GERMANY. An online shopping platform for departing passengers is the first to launch at the airport’s lounges, with inflight services to follow later this year.

German airports post solid rise in 2015 traffic despite impact of strikes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

GERMANY. Germany’s 22 international airports saw passenger traffic climb by +3.9% in 2015, a solid result despite the effect of strike action at key airlines.

Hong Kong Airport unveils retail & catering offer for Terminal 1 Midfield Concourse

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

HONG KONG. “The Midfield Concourse will be able to serve an additional 10 million annual passengers in order to meet the increasing passenger volume at HKIA,” says Airport Authority Hong Kong Executive Director, Commercial Cissy Chan. “We are proud to offer extended retail and catering options throughout the concourse."

Lotte Duty Free confirms major new downtown store opening in Osaka

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

JAPAN. South Korean travel retailer Lotte Duty Free will open a 4,400sq m downtown duty free shop next year in Osaka's Namba district.

Szamos and Leroy win concessionaire awards at Budapest Airport ceremony

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/16

HUNGARY. Airport recorded a +17% increase in retail and food & beverage transactions in 2015, and broke the 10 million passenger mark for the first time.

Dubai Duty Free launches Chinese New Year 20% discount promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

UAE. Traditional-styled retail areas will house the top 25 popular products for Chinese customers as festive celebrations get underway at Dubai International.

Ever Rich adds Kate Spade and MCM to fashion offer at Taoyuan Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

TAIWAN. Two MCM outlets and a Kate Spade store join Ever Rich Duty Free Shop’s fashion offer at Taoyuan International Airport.

Healthy, homemade food key to Icebox Café’s Miami airport award win

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

USA. Independently owned and operated venue scooped the Best Concessionaire of the Year award in the medium-sized category for the North Terminal.

Lindt Swiss Masterpieces range set for pre-launch at Zürich

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

The Swiss Masterpieces collection is being pre-launched this month at Zürich Airport with a promotion that includes tastings and creations by Master Chocolatiers.

Paradies Lagardère unveils speciality concepts at New York JFK’s Terminal 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

USA. Paradies Lagardère officially launched its So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard speciality stores at New York JFK International on Tuesday.

Sydney Airport combines digital and decorations for Chinese New Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

AUSTRALIA. Digital game hosted on new WeChat channel gives passengers the chance to win shopping vouchers to spend at Heinemann’s tax and duty free store.

Airport craft beer restaurant celebrates Minnesota’s thriving brewing industry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/16

USA. Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport venue will serve up new and limited edition beers, locally-sourced food and a selection of retail merchandise.

Global Exchange opens branches at Geneva and Billund airports

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/16

DENMARK/SWITZERLAND. The travel money services provider has invested €2 million on five new locations in Switzerland and Denmark.

Hyderabad airport launches movie download service for onboard viewing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/16

INDIA. Passengers can now download movies in three minutes at the airport to watch during their flights using an entertainment Wi-Fi hotspot.

Accolade Wines brings category stage promotion to Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

Accolade Wines brands Hardys, Grant Burge and Houghton are taking centre stage in a two-month promotion with Heinemann at Sydney Airport.

BWI Marshall concessions could be opened up to bidding in 2017

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

USA. Maryland lawmakers promote legislation that would see Airmall contract – set to expire in 2022 – opened for competitive bidding next year.

Duty Free Americas scoops top prize at inaugural Miami airport awards

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

USA. Miami International’s best shops and restaurants have been recognised based on excellence in customer service, merchandise and menu offerings.

Tea Forté extends global travel retail presence; launches tastings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

The luxury tea brand said it is focusing on making travel retail the "ultimate" retail revenue as it seeks to expand its footprint in the channel globally.

Westfield unveils revitalised Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

USA. Six airport firsts and seven Southern California brands are among the 16 new retail and dining outlets added as part of the LAX Terminal 2 transformation.

ACI Europe announces speakers for Helsinki event; registration now open

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

EUROPE. Lagardère Travel Retail’s Frédéric Chevalier and World Duty Free Group’s Sue Gosling are among those in the speaker line-up.

American Airlines partners with JCDecaux for Heathrow advertising

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

UK. Terminal 3 site is the largest advertising opportunity in the JCDecaux Airport portfolio and targets airline’s business and first class passengers.

Dubai International retains number one status for international traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

UAE. Dubai International retained its position as the world’s leading airport for international passengers with annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015.

Ever Rich promotes taste of Taiwan by adding high-quality rice to menus

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

TAIWAN. Select Taoyuan International Airport restaurants are offering special meal sets featuring the renowned Chihshang rice for a limited period.

Hyderabad International adds Tommy Hilfiger store to fashion offering

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

INDIA. Airport outlet will feature a range of fashion apparels and smart casuals “based on current fashion trends” as well as seasonal collections.

Newly opened Pier 5 set to drive further passenger growth at Gatwick

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

UK. Airport estimates ability to handle an additional 4,200 passengers per day as focus is also placed on improving the overall experience for travellers.

Portland makes Sense of Place the key concept in Oslo food court design

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

NORWAY. Design company also announces intention to work with parent company Perkins+Will to make travel environments a renewed business focus.

Real Estate appointment completes new-look Zürich Airport management

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport completes a restructure by naming Daniel Scheifele as Chief Real Estate Officer, while new commercial chief Stefan Gross begins.

Sydney Airport adds Tiffany & Co. to new T1 luxury retail line-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/02/16

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport has announced an Australian airport first, with jeweller Tiffany & Co. confirmed among the big names in the T1 luxury precinct.

Bacardi GTR in major category initiative with ARI at Auckland International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

Bacardi Global Travel Retail and Aer Rianta International have partnered at Auckland Airport in a major shopper activation to drive footfall through three key brands.

Dufry opens Kiehl’s and Urban Decay stores at Denver International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

USA. Dufry has bolstered the beauty offer at Denver International Airport with the addition of connected Kiehl's and Urban Decay stores in the C Concourse.

Duty free contracts at Bandaranaike International set for tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

SRI LANKA. Five year contracts will be awarded for stores in both arrivals and departures with the government making big changes to the selection process.

EU Transport Commissioner voices support for the travel retail industry

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

EUROPE. European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Violeta Bulc calls duty free and travel retail “a unique retail channel with specific needs”.

Interest builds in FAB 2016 in Geneva; Travel Food Services adds support

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. Interest is building in this year’s Airport Food & Beverage Conference & Awards, with leading Indian F&B player TFS a sponsoring partner.

Vino Volo names Brian Holtman as Director of Development

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/16

USA. Wine retailer Vino Volo has named Brian Holtman as Director of Development. Holtman previously oversaw the concessions programme at JFK T5.

Hong Kong International launches Chinese New Year promotions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/16

HONG KONG. Cash coupons, interactive games and music performances are among the highlights of the airport’s festive activities celebrating Year of the Monkey.

TFWA research outlines key opportunities to drive beauty sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. Three out of ten airport shoppers visit beauty but just 14% make a purchase, meaning under half are converted from browsers into buyers.

Warsaw Modlin Airport plans big commercial upgrade and expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/01/16

POLAND. Warsaw Modlin Airport is plotting a 500sq m expansion of its commercial space amid a redevelopment, with retail and food & beverage tenders planned.

Changi Airport posts all-time record for passenger traffic in 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/16

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport hit a new annual high for passenger traffic of 55.4 million. There were strong gains in 2015 on routes to Thailand, Vietnam and China.

Delhi Duty Free launches month-long malt whisky festival

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/16

Delhi Duty Free launches Japanese malts as part of the celebrations, with daily activities, demonstrations and promotional offers also featuring.

Lagardère Travel Retail launches Grant’s Elementary range in France

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/16

William Grant & Sons has partnered with Lagardère Travel Retail to launch the new Grant’s Elementary collection at Paris CDG, Paris Orly and Nice airports.

Changi Airport hits new peak of S$2.2 billion in concession sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

SINGAPORE. Singapore Changi Airport posted a record S$2.2 billion (US$1.53 billion) in concession sales in 2015, a sharp rise of +8% compared to a year earlier.

Duty Free World Council launches global shopping monitor

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. The Duty Free World Council has initiated a Global Shopping Monitor of duty free shopping trends with research company m1nd-set.

Elizabeth Arden brings spa experience to Copenhagen Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

Elizabeth Arden is inviting passengers at Copenhagen Airport to discover skin secrets and experience a unique facial at its spa-themed pop-up space.

Guerlain's Rosa Pop launches exclusively with Aelia Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

Guerlain's new fragrance Rosa Pop is starring in an exclusive digital launch promotion at Aelia Duty Free's La Scene space at Nice Airport Terminal 1.

Satellite terminal at Munich Airport will officially open on 26 April

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/16

GERMANY. Serving Lufthansa passengers, the T2-linked facility will feature three duty free shops and a range of retail and food & beverage outlets.

Lotte Duty Free gets set to defend Seoul Gimpo Airport concession

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/16

SOUTH KOREA. Lotte Duty Free vows to defend its important Seoul Gimpo concession while reviewing whether to bid on Busan opportunity.

oOh! campaign highlights trauma of Australia’s Walking Wounded

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/16

AUSTRALIA. A striking campaign across airport, retail and other networks draws attention to the plight of Australian soldiers returning from war.