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Morgan & Oates appoints two new regional travel retail agents

Morgan & Oates, the British clothing and accessories brand, has appointed two new regional agents as it seeks to build its global travel retail business. The company, which specialises in scarfs and wraps, has engaged Norway-based LL International to represent ...

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Lotte to continue trading pending Guam Airport appeal

Guam A. B. Won Pat International Airport Authority (GIAA)’s Board of Directors has approved an interim agreement with Lotte Duty Free to allow the retailer to continue operating its duty-free concession amidst a long-running legal dispute with DFS. In February, ...

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DFASS to open new store at Orlando after contract extension

DFASS Group has been awarded a contract extension for its duty-free and duty-paid concession at Orlando International airport. Under the terms of the 10-year lease amendment, DFASS will add a new 427sqm duty-free/duty-paid store in Orlando’s planned South Terminal central ...

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ARI reports 8% rise in profits for 2017

Aer Rianta International (ARI) has reported an 8% increase in profits for 2017 from its non-Irish international business over the previous year. The Dublin-headquartered airport retailer said that the achievement of its after tax profit total of €24m ($29.24m) was underpinned ...

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First RFPs for Denver retail transformation

Denver International airport, the fifth-busiest American airport, has unveiled the first of the 50 retail/F&B concessions it will make available as a result of the retail transformation planned for the hub. The people of Denver in 2015 voted to back ...

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Video: DFNI Charity Ball 2018

Watch highlights of the DFNI Charity Ball. The event at London’s Royal Lancaster, which included the DFNI Global Awards, saw the leading figures of the travel-retail industry gather to raise more than £24,000 for the Akanksha Foundation. The full list ...

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DFS named Retailer of the Year at DFNI Global Awards

DFS Group has once again been named as Travel Retailer of the Year at the DFNI Global Awards for travel-retail excellence, retaining the title it won in 2017. The retailer was announced at the winner at the 14th annual ceremony, ...

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Bloommiami develops new Shiseido activation at LAX

Bloommiami, the Miami-based design, architecture and brand consulting agency has delivered a new stand-out retail activation for Shiseido at Los Angeles International airport (LAX). The 7sqm pop-up is located in the DFS store in Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX’s largest ...

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Executive committee shake-up at Rémy Cointreau Group

Rémy Cointreau Group, the French family-owned specialist in cognacs, liquers and spirits, has made wide-ranging changes to its executive committee and travel-retail team. Philippe Farnier, the present CEO of the Americas region, has been reassigned to the position of CEO ...

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Crystal Head Vodka creates new travel-retail exclusive

Crystal Head Vodka, renowned for its signature skull-shaped bottle, has commemorated its 10th anniversary with the release of a limited edition bottle, created by the American artist John Alexander. The new creation will be available exclusively in travel-retail for six months, ...

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New stores from final phase of LAX’s $508m modernisation

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Southwest Airlines and airport developer Westfield have announced details of the final phase in the $508m modernisation of Terminal 1 of Los Angeles International airport (LAX), which will include the rollout of 10 new retail and ...

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Three new concession opportunities at San Francisco

San Francisco International airport has issued a request for proposals for three new retail concessions in its Terminal 3 (T3). The three leases for which the airport is seeking bids comprise a specialty store (25sqm), a candy kiosk (12sqm) and ...

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