Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Tuesday 03 May 2016


First airport ‘offshore duty free’ chocolate boutique to open in Hainan 中国首家机场离岛免税巧克力专卖店入驻美兰机场

Published: 19/04/13

Source: ©The Moodie Report

By Dermot Davitt

海南。 海口美兰免税店预计于今年7月开设占地面积约为220平方米的中国首家机场离岛免税巧克力专卖店,该店同时也将成为亚洲最大机场巧克力专卖店。

CHINA. Haikou Meilan Duty Free plans to open China's first airport duty free confectionery shop this July. The 220sq m unit will be among the largest stores dedicated to the category at an Asian airport.

新店将与国际专业巧克力供货商可可树(COCOA TREES)展开品牌合作,引入包括瑞士三角(TOBLERONE)、高迪瓦(GODIVA)、法芙娜(VALRHONA)、金象(COTE D’OR)、白丽人(BELGIAN)、费列罗(FERRERO ROCHER)、好时(HERSHEY’S)、艾登伯格(ANTHON BERG)、迪克多(DUCD’O)在内的近30个国际知名巧克力品牌的500多个巧克力单品。

Supplied by leading Singapore-based distributor FNA International (which operates The Cocoa Trees brand as a retailer), the boutique will introduce over 500 types of chocolate products from nearly 30 leading brands including Toblerone, Godiva, Valrhona, Côte d'Or, Ferrero Rocher, Hershey’s, Anthon Berg and Duc D'o.


Recently, manufacturers of these brands from from Belgium, Italy, Singapore, Malaysia and other countries have begun sales training and testing in the new boutique, to ensure the professionalism of customer service, as they aim to offer the best shopping experience to passengers at Meilan Airport.

The new store will join the strong boutique line-up at Haikou Meilan
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