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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 23 April 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 23 April: World Duty Free SpA, -1.10%       World Duty Free Group: Close 9.88, Change -1.10% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 146.80, Change -0.14%, 52-week High 159.50; 52-week Low 111.10       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY33.67, Change -0.56%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY26.40       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥2,473, Change +0.65%, 52-week High ¥2,792; 52-week Low ¥1,153       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩83,000 Change +0.12%, 52-week High ₩91,600; 52-week Low ₩50,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €29.78, Change +0.20% 52-week High €29.90; 52-week Low €18.42       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €142.30, Change -0.56%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €117.80       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.27, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

Auckland Airport reveals duty free tender timeline as retailer interest builds

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland International Airport will seek Expressions of Interest for its two duty free concessions in early May, with tender documents to be released in July and a probable bid deadline of late September. The contracts will carry “at least” a seven-year term, the airport has confirmed to The Moodie Report.

Tirana Airport seeks interest in retail, F&B and lounge concessions

ALBANIA. The airport is seeking interest from operators for five speciality retail outlets, four food & beverage units and a business lounge.

SSP captures seven-year contract at Athens International Airport

GREECE. Leading travel food specialist SSP has captured a seven-year contract to run nine outlets at Athens International Eleftherios Venizelos Airport.

ARC announces new programme to connect airline buyers with exhibitors

UK. ARC organiser Ink says a Hosted Buyers Programme will provide buyers with free entry and hotel rooms at this year's conference and related networking events.

Heathrow reveals Slipstream sculpture as centrepiece of new T2

UK. Heathrow Airport today unveiled Slipstream, by renowned British artist Richard Wilson, at the heart of the new Terminal 2, which opens in June.

Samsonite opens first stand-alone store at Kuala Lumpur International

Leading luggage brand Samsonite makes its debut at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with a stand-alone boutique operated by The ZON Duty Free.

Estée Lauder creates Advanced Night Repair concept store at Beijing Airport

CHINA. Estée Lauder has created an Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II concept store at Beijing Capital International Airport T3.

Nice Airport enhances offer with new brands and pop-up shops

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has unveiled a number of new-season innovations at Nice Airport, ahead of its ambitious two-terminal overhaul.

The Moodie Blog: Romance and retail excellence in Delhi

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BRAND NEWS

Rémy Cointreau launches ‘Fly Me To…’ promotion at Asia hub airports

The promotion with DFS launches at Changi and Hong Kong International, inviting travellers to try cocktails based on Rémy Cointreau's portfolio.

Godiva to double travel retail business as Asia Pacific sees double-digit growth

The Belgian chocolatier said the Asia Pacific region experienced double-digit growth last year as it announces plans for further investment in travel retail.

Toni & Guy to launch new styling products into travel retail

Launching into travel retail next month are the new Glamour 3D Volumiser, Casual Radiating Tropical Elixir, and the travel retail exclusive Lush Radiance Kit.

Neuhaus adds variety to product range with updated assortments

The Belgian chocolatier has refreshed its existing product range with a wider assortment of its bestselling chocolates, available from 1 June.

Samsonite opens first stand-alone store at Kuala Lumpur International

Leading luggage brand Samsonite makes its debut at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with a stand-alone boutique operated by The ZON Duty Free.

Mäurer & Wirtz opens 4711 shop-in-shop at Cologne Airport

The 100sq m shop-in-shop at Cologne Airport Terminal 1 marks the “first and very important step” in the company’s ambition to grow its travel retail presence.

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