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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 21 April 2014

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 17 April: Japan Airport Terminal Co, +2.29%       World Duty Free Group: Close 9.90, Change -0.80% 52-week High 11.07; 52-week Low 6.80       Dufry: Close 143.00, Change -0.30%, 52-week High 159.50; 52-week Low 111.10       China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY34.77, Change -0.60%, 52-week High CNY44.29; 52-week Low CNY26.40       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥2,545, Change +2.29%, 52-week High ¥2,792; 52-week Low ¥1,153       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩79,200 Change -1.12%, 52-week High ₩91,600; 52-week Low ₩50,500       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €29.35, Change +1.89% 52-week High €29.80; 52-week Low €18.42       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €142.70, Change -0.17%, 52-week High €150.05; 52-week Low €117.80       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.23, Change +2.20%, 52-week High 3.96, 52-week Low 2.70      

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

INTERNATIONAL. This week the industry’s only weekly magazine profiles the winners of The Moodies 2014 awards for social, digital and mobile media. We look at the companies on the cutting edge of consumer engagement, selected from 150 nominations across 14 categories. And we visit Abu Dhabi, where DFS Group has unveiled a new niche fragrances concept and launched the latest instalment in its Masters series of curated luxury retail events.

Autogrill and HMSHost named as Platinum Sponsors of FAB 2014

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

Dual retailer model deters DFS from bidding on Macau duty free concession

CHINA (MACAU). Macau International Airport's duty free tender seems certain to attract bids from many of the industry giants. But DFS Group won't be among them.

Strong Chinese growth helps drive Sydney Airport traffic in Q1

AUSTRALIA. Surging growth in Chinese passengers helped Sydney Airport’s international traffic to climb by +4.9% year-on-year in the first quarter.

Heinemann Duty Free upgrades retail at Cologne Bonn Airport Terminal 1

GERMANY. Heinemann Duty Free has reopened its main store at Cologne Bonn Airport Terminal 1 as a walk-through following a major investment.

Beirut Duty Free opens new fragrances & cosmetics store

LEBANON. Beirut Duty Free has opened a new beauty store at Beirut International, featuring improved merchandising for brands in an upscale environment.

Delhi Duty Free sales to grow by double digits in 2014, says ARI

INDIA. Sales at Delhi Duty Free are forecast to grow by at least +12% year-on-year in 2014 to “well in excess of €100 million”, according to ARI.

Luxottica signs exclusive eyewear licence agreement with Michael Kors

ITALY. The agreement allows the US luxury goods company to expand its eyewear business, including in travel retail locations worldwide where its collections will be sold.

The Moodie Blog: Completely free of duty in Delhi

Most of the women are wearing saris bought especially for the occasion while the men will don turbans - travel retail exclusives of course. Watch this space.

BRAND NEWS

Cross aims to deliver diversification in travel retail with leather line

Writing instruments group Cross is plotting growth in its leather and accessories business through a partnership with leather manufacturer Torero Corp.

Luxottica signs exclusive eyewear licence agreement with Michael Kors

ITALY. The agreement allows the US luxury goods company to expand its eyewear business, including in travel retail locations worldwide where its collections will be sold.

Capella Industries grows travel retail team as business expands

The maker of Lambretta watches announces two new appointments to its travel retail sales team as the company looks to grow its travel retail presence.

Hermès partners DFS in exclusive launch of Heure-H Rouge Casaque

The limited edition collection of red-strapped watches from Hermès is now available exclusively at DFS’s airport stores and downtown Gallerias.

Tyko Travel Retail takes charge of its business in the Asia Pacific market

Gearing up for next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition Tyko Travel Retail has announced that it will handle all new business in the region directly from the UK.

Delhi International Airport sets up 'Base Camp' for passengers

Camping equipment, ruck sacks and waterproof matchsticks will now be available for purchase by domestic and international passengers at Delhi T3.

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