Travel Retail

The duty free business has recovered relatively quickly from the major disruption caused by the security scare in the UK in the summer, writes Joe Bates. And as the industry prepares for the annual Tax Free World Association travel retail trade show in Cannes next week, drinks suppliers have cause for cautious optimism with signs that their share of the market has stabilised after years of steady decline.

Duty-free industry looks ahead after summer disruption

20 October 2006

The duty free business has recovered relatively quickly from the major disruption caused by the security scare in the UK in the summer, writes Joe Bates. And as the industry prepares for the annual Tax Free World Association travel retail trade show in Cannes next week, drinks suppliers have cause for cautious optimism with signs that their share of the market has stabilised after years of steady decline.

GERMANY: Frankfurt duty free back to normal

18 August 2006

Frankfurt Airport has moved to emphasise that it is business as usual despite last week’s terror alerts.

US: Campari appoints duty-free distributor

21 April 2006

Campari International, a business unit of Campari Group, has appointed Alexander James & Co. as its exclusive US duty-free distributor.

Americas duty-free back in the groove

21 March 2006

US air passenger numbers are back to pre-9/11 levels and the Caribbean cruise business is bouncing back after last year’s damaging hurricanes – all good news for travel retail. Joe Bates found duty-free suppliers and retailers in confident mood on their way to the International Association of Airport Duty Free Show in Fort Lauderdale this week.

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