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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 01 March 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 27 February; Main mover: MISR Duty Free Shops rises +2.81%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY50.41, Change +0.21%, 52-week High CNY52.18; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 137.70, Change +0.15%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩99,000 Change -1.98%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩78,700       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥5,860, Change +0.51%, 52-week High ¥5,930; 52-week Low ¥2,243       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €25.69, Change +1.08%, 52-week High €26.58; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €163.90, Change +1.20%, 52-week High €163.90; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 3.66, Change +2.81%, 52-week High 3.80, 52-week Low 2.88       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.20, Change -1.64%, 52-week High 11.00; 52-week Low 6.05      

World Duty Free Group hails German debut at Düsseldorf Airport

GERMANY. It's a red-letter day for World Duty Free Group as it marks the official opening of its operations at Düsseldorf Airport and the unveiling of a new retail brand, Düsseldorf Duty Free. The Moodie Report Vice Chairman Dermot Davitt reports on a landmark occasion for the retailer. UPDATED WITH FURTHER NEWS, REACTION AND IMAGES.

Big boost for Lotte Duty Free as it wins new Jeju downtown licence

SOUTH KOREA. Lotte Duty Free wins new duty free licence for Jeju, beating off competition from The Shilla Duty Free and Booyoung Group, we can reveal.

Incheon rebids Charmzone duty free space; results due in March

SOUTH KOREA. The country's small & medium enterprises are learning that duty free retailing has a high cost of entry after another embarrassing failure.

World Duty Free completes acquisition of final HMSHost concessions

USA. World Duty Free Group has completed the acquisition of the remaining three concessions (comprising 45 stores) from HMSHost’s travel retail division.

Eye Airports unveils world-first advertising screen at Stansted Airport

UK. The 12-metre curved screen is part of an £8 million investment spanning London Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Bristol and Newcastle airports.

Humberside Airport parking revenue surges with AeroParker programme

UK. In the six months from July 2014 the English airport saw a +12.5% year-on-year increase in parking revenue using AeroParker’s pre-book system.

LS travel retail raises more than €200,000 for Action against Hunger

Mobilising its vast network of retail stores in France, Switzerland and the UK, LS travel retail has raised €208,017 towards the elimination of hunger and malnutrition.

IAADFS 2015 to welcome more than 35 new or returning exhibitors

USA. The annual trade show will see nearly 200 companies exhibiting this year, of which over 35 are making their first appearance or returning after an absence.

The Moodie Blog: Ken Tse – Bringing it all back home

Could the stars align? First, LS needed a big contract win to be able to lure and afford the former Nuance-Watson Singapore Managing Director.


Peller Estates launches limited edition Icewine with Nuance in Toronto

CANADA. Only 1,528 bottles have been produced of a new Peller icewine, harvested at low winter temperatures and available through Nuance.

Ralph Lauren Polo Supreme Oud makes regional debut with Dubai Duty Free

Ralph Lauren’s new Polo Supreme Oud fragrance has made its Middle East debut, via an exclusive launch event in partnership with Dubai Duty Free.

Clinique targets blemishes with two new partners in grime

Anti-Blemish Cleansing Gel and a new deep cleansing Sonic brush head are Clinique’s latest weapons in the battle against blemishes.

Lancôme celebrates Trésor anniversary with La Nuit Trésor

The latest incarnation of Lancôme’s pillar feminine fragrance, La Nuit Trésor, is being previewed this month at selected French airports, before its global roll-out.

Coty aims to set heads spinning with SeeBy Chloé Si Belle

Givaudan nose Louise Turner talks exclusively to The Moodie Report about her inspiration for the new limited-edition fragrance SeeBy Chloé Si Belle.

Diageo Reserve World Class bar drives sales at Beirut Duty Free

The Diageo Reserve World Class pop-up bar at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport drove brand awareness and a double-digit sales increase in December.

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