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ASUTIL continues to grow

The Asociación Sudamerica de Tiendas Libres (ASUTIL) conference took place in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic this year and attracted more than 330 attendees, an increase of 11% against last year’s event and again a record number of delegates. ASUTIL president ...

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Jewellery and watches flying high

The inflight channel has traditionally been a strong segment for jewellery and watches sales in travel-retail and duty-free, and for some companies this has not changed over the years—in fact, a number of airlines, concessionaires and suppliers have seen a ...

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ISG reports growth as watches and jewellery sales pick up

Airline retail concessionaire Inflight Sales Group (ISG) has reported that sales of watches on board the carriers it operates have been on the rise since the end of last year, while jewellery sales have recovered after a slowdown period. ISG ...

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Brennan promoted at Nestlé International Travel Retail

Confectionery supplier Nestlé International Travel Retail (NITR) has announced that customer marketing manager Alan Brennan will replace global head of sales Roland Stieger from August 1. Stieger is taking up a new assignment outside travel-retail but still within the company. ...

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DDFS and William Grant launch Mega Promotion

Liquor supplier William Grant & Sons and travel retailer Delhi Duty Free Services (DDFS) have partnered to run in July a Mega Promotion focusing on the Glenfiddich and Grant’s Scotch whisky brands. During the promotional period, customers will have the ...

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Lancôme welcomes success of redesign Macau boutique

Beauty supplier L’Oréal Luxe division Lancôme Travel Retail Asia Pacific has celebrated the success of its redesigned boutique with DFS Group at the DFS Four Seasons in Macau, which now spans 84sq m and presents the Maison Lancôme design by ...

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Jacob’s Creek hosts Wimbledon promotion at Heathrow T5

Liquor supplier Pernod Ricard Travel Retail Europe hosted during the month of June a special promotion for the Jacob’s Creek wine brand at London Heathrow airport terminal five to celebrate its sponsorship of the 2013 Wimbledon Championships. Until June 25, ...

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New pop-up store opens at Narita T2

Pagong, the Kyo-Yuzen Hawaiian print and cutsew shop opens for a limited time only on the 4th floor, Main Bldg., Terminal 2 on Saturday, June 8, 2013. A new dimension in Kyo-Yuzen from the dye works in Kyoto. An extensive ...

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First phase of retail renovation opens at Detroit Metro

Detroit Metro airport has opened the first phase of retail renovation at McNamara terminal’s concourses A and B, with seven new outlets now available to the travelling public. Twenty-nine additional venues are scheduled to open by next spring, the airport ...

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Diageo launches new Talisker duty-free exclusive

Liquor supplier Diageo Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) has announced the launch of a new expression of Talisker single malt Scotch whisky exclusively in duty-free and travel-retail. Talisker Dark Storm is available from June across Asia, Europe and Middle ...

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Dalmore brand ambassador meets DDFS customers

Liquor supplier Whyte and Mackay partnered with travel retailer Delhi Duty Free Services (DDFS) to organise a whisky tasting and interactive session for connoisseurs with The Dalmore Collection brand ambassador David Robertson. He revealed the secrets of whisky blending, distilling ...

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Surabaya Juanda airport to launch commercial tender

Surabaya Juanda International airport in Indonesia is to launch next month what it calls “the country’s biggest-ever commercial tender”, enabled by the opening of new terminal two at the location. According to the airport, in November it will showcase “a ...

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Polaroid launches Contactspod with WHSmith

Polaroid Contact Lens Solutions and WHSmith have partnered to offer Contactspod within WHSmith Travel outlets at major airports and railway stations across the UK. Initially the product will be available in 100 WHSmith Travel stores including landside and airside at ...

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Dubai Duty Free raises $42,000 for charity

Travel retailer Dubai Duty Free (DDF) raised $42,000 during an organised charity run/walk event on June 20 and June 23 as part of of The Moodie Report Great Travel Retail Educathlon. Nearly 3,000 Dubai Duty Free management and staff took ...

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Delphine Arnault appointed as Louis Vuitton executive vice-president

Luxury group LVMH Moët Hennessy–Louis Vuitton has announced the appointment of Delphine Arnault as executive vice-president of Louis Vuitton. According to the company, she will oversee all product-related activities of the Louis Vuitton house and will take over the position ...

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