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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 31 July 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 30 July: China International Travel Services (CDFG), +2.34%       World Duty Free Group: Close 8.92, Change -2.09% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 162.30, Change -0.49%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 117.00       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY33.64, Change +2.34%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY29.20       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥3,255, Change -0.61%, 52-week High ¥3,320; 52-week Low ¥1,739       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩107,000 Change -0.47%, 52-week High ₩113,000; 52-week Low ₩55,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €22.96, Change -0.52% 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.90       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €130.25, Change -1.10%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €121.00       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.68, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

Dufry accelerates organic growth as turnover rises +6.7% in first half

SWITZERLAND. The retailer has posted strong turnover for the first six months of the year, driven by organic growth, including the opening of 16,200sq m of retail space in the period. Having executed several key expansion projects, the group’s attention now turns to closing and integrating its “transformational” acquisition of The Nuance Group, says Dufry CEO Julián Díaz.

Luton Airport seeks Expressions of Interest for duty free concession

UK. London Luton Airport is seeking Expressions of Interest for its duty free contract, currently operated by Aelia. The concession begins in October 2015.

Aéroports de Paris retail revenue shows solid increase in first half

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris retail revenue rose by +3% in first-half 2014, with duty paid activities and new shops in Terminal 2F making a strong contribution.

Isetan Mitsukoshi, JATCo and Narita Airport confirm downtown duty free deal

JAPAN. Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, Narita International Airport Corporation and JATCo have confirmed a deal to open a downtown duty free operation in Tokyo.

Autogrill reveals solid first half as major markets improve

ITALY. The food & beverage operator drives post-tax profit up, while revenues suffer from unfavourable comparisons with the previous period.

Network Rail reveals brand line-up for Birmingham New Street project

UK. Network Rail has revealed details of a major project to redevelop Birmingham New Street station, including new brands that will feature at the location.

Flemingo International seeks General Manager for Morocco operations

MOROCCO. Flemingo International is seeking a General Manager for its Moroccan operations through the popular Moodie Jobs service.

Mondelez completes major overhaul of distribution and supply chain

Mondelez WTR has completed the 14-month consolidation of its distribution centres in Europe, offering retail partners “a step change” in supply chain efficiency.

The Moodie Blog: Catching carabao, Seoul searching, sleeping with angels

Sometimes you’ve just got to take the bull by the horns. Or in this case the water buffalo – in fact, called a carabao in Guam.

BRAND NEWS

MAC’s Novel Romance invites travellers on an amorous adventure

MAC Cosmetics aims to fan the flames of desire with its new racy make-up range. A Novel Romance will be available in travel retail worldwide from September.

Longchamp welcomes new store at Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 4

The new 102sq m space, offering a range of bags and accessories, is the fifth Longchamp store in Spain and the first airport store operated by the brand itself.

Mondelez completes major overhaul of distribution and supply chain

Mondelez WTR has completed the 14-month consolidation of its distribution centres in Europe, offering retail partners “a step change” in supply chain efficiency.

Estée Lauder extends Pure Color Envy Sculpting offer to eyes

Estée Lauder has added to its flagship Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick with a new Pure Color Envy Sculpting Eyeshadow 5-Color Palette.

Campari HQ staff drive Aperol summer campaign at Milan Malpensa

The campaign was supported by staff from Campari's Milan headquarters, with the 90-minute promotion generating nearly half of brand's daily sales at the airport.

Puig cultivates Prada Candy Florale fragrance at Heathrow T5

The Prada Candy Florale fragrance business is blooming at Heathrow T5, thanks to a promotion in partnership with World Duty Free Group.

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