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Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Wednesday 27 May 2015

The Moodie Report Stock Watch 27 May; Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Up +1.77%        China International Travel Services (CDFG): Close CNY51.36, Change +0.00%, 52-week High CNY52.23; 52-week Low CNY30.11       Dufry: Close 133.50, Change +0.68%, 52-week High 168.00; 52-week Low 120.50       Hotel Shilla Co Ltd (The Shilla Duty Free): Close ₩115,000 Change +1.77%, 52-week High ₩135,500; 52-week Low ₩83,600       Japan Airport Terminal Co: Close ¥7,500, Change -0.40%, 52-week High ¥8,320; 52-week Low ¥2,530       Lagardère (Aelia, LS travel retail, Relay ): Close €27.80, Change -0.30%, 52-week High €30.22; 52-week Low €17.83       LVMH (DFS Group, Starboard Cruise Services): Close €167.85, Change +1.73%, 52-week High €175.40; 52-week Low €109.41       MISR Duty Free Shops: Close 4.02, Change +0.00%, 52-week High 4.18, 52-week Low 3.09       World Duty Free Group: Close 10.14, Change +0.20%, 52-week High 11.40; 52-week Low 6.05      

LS travel retail rolls out new shop concept in Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport

POLAND. On 1 May LS travel retail opened three new ‘next-generation’ Aelia Duty Free stores in the new terminal one at Warsaw’s Frédéric Chopin Airport. These comprise an 800sq m fragrances and cosmetics boutique, a 500sq m store for liquor, tobacco, fine food and confectionery, and a multi-category arrivals store.

Dollar hits eight-year high against Yen as Hawaiian arrivals drop

USA (HAWAII). The Dollar hits ¥123.13, its highest level against the Yen since July 2007 – bad news for DFS and other Japanese-focused retailers.

Chinese tourism to Korea booms amid race for duty free licences

SOUTH KOREA. Latest Chinese visitor figures underline why there is such white-hot competition for three new downtown duty free licences in Seoul. UPDATED STORY as E-Land enters the fray.

Gucci Cosmetics makes UK debut with World Duty Free Group

UK. World Duty Free Group scores yet another beauty exclusive, as it introduces the Gucci Cosmetics Collection at London Heathrow Terminal 5.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 unveils two-storey 'Statue of Liperty'

UK. To promote the launch of a new lipstick report, London Heathrow Airport has created a two-story ‘Statue of Liperty’ tribute to New York City’s iconic landmark.

Qatar Duty Free, DFS, Dubai Duty Free and LS sweep 2015 DFNI Awards

INTERNATIONAL. Qatar Duty Free a triple winner at the 2015 DFNI Global Awards, while DFS, Dubai Duty Free and LS snare the Asia Pacific Awards.

HMSHost names Kent Vanden Oever as VP of Business Development

USA. HMSHost names Kent Vanden Oever as Vice President of Business Development, responsible for developing and overseeing key client relationships.

Lotte Duty Free hails success of 20th Family Festival in Seoul

SEOUL. Lotte Duty Free’s 20th Family Festival, which took place from 22-24 May, attracted around 112,000 participants and generated a spend of US$90 million.

The Moodie Blog: Flying Foxes defy gravity by staying up

I liked the delightful Supatra's final courtesy, "Thank you for shopping with us." There was something about the "us", which indicated she felt part of something bigger.

BRAND NEWS

Shuzhen Lim joins Genie-S as Travel Retail Director Worldwide

Genie-S International, inventor of the pump-fill system that features in Travalo atomisers, has appointed Shuzhen Lim as Travel Retail Director Worldwide.

Gucci Cosmetics makes UK debut with World Duty Free Group

UK. World Duty Free Group scores yet another beauty exclusive, as it introduces the Gucci Cosmetics Collection at London Heathrow Terminal 5.

Christian Dior and Genie-S collaborate on new fragrance refill system

Christian Dior has partnered with Genie-S to create a new refill system for its purse sprays, using the latter’s patented pump-fill device, as featured in Travalo atomisers.

Star of Bombay activation rolls out across selected Heinemann stores

The new activation for Bacardi's super-premium gin is now live at Sydney, Frankfurt and Copenhagen airports and is set to roll out in other European doors.

Coty creates Instagram teaser campaign for Davidoff Cool Water

Coty has created two Instagram teaser videos, to promote the new ad campaign for Davidoff Cool Water, starring actor Scott Eastwood. The full TV spot will air 1 June.

London Heathrow Terminal 5 unveils two-storey 'Statue of Liperty'

UK. To promote the launch of a new lipstick report, London Heathrow Airport has created a two-story ‘Statue of Liperty’ tribute to New York City’s iconic landmark.

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