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Preview - Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific 7 May 2015

Ahead of next week's TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore, which starts on Sunday, Joe Bates surveys the Travel Retail landscape in the region.


Preview - TFWA Asia Pacific 2014 9 May 2014

On Sunday (11 May), the Asia Pacific leg of Tax Free World Association's exhibition series kicks off. The event takes place against a backdrop of trading ills for international drinks companies in the domestic Chinese market. Joe Bates previews the exhibition and considers whether the China travails will seep into the region's broader Travel Retail channel.


Fraser & Neave Ready to Spread its Wings 7 Oct 2011

A change of CEO and the end of its 75-year partnership with The Coca-Cola Co, could signal a change of direction for Fraser & Neave (F&N) and the boost it needs to push further into the Asean region.


Focus - TFWA Asia Pacific 2010 Preview 6 May 2010

Exhibitors and visitors to the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) Asia Pacific show in Singapore, which opens this Sunday (9 May), have good reason to be optimistic. The Asian duty-free business has rebounded quickly from last year’s global economic downturn. Joe Bates considers the current state of the travel retail sector in the region, ahead of next week's show.

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Diageo celebrates Singapore's 50th 5 Aug 2015

Diageo has added a new city to its skyline-inspired range of Johnnie Walker Blue Label bottles.


Diageo opens Johnnie Walker House in Singapore 18 May 2015

Diageo and DFS Group have opened the latest Johnnie Walker-dedicated retail outlet, in Singapore Changi Terminal 3.


NPD - Bacardi's Benedictine 1868 Gold Medal 2 Mar 2015

Bacardi has launched a new edition of its Cognac and angelica root liqueur Benedictine exclusively into Singapore's Changi airport.


The Glenrothes Extraordinary Cask 1968 #13507 5 Feb 2015

Berry Bros & Rudd is set to release a 1968, single cask expression of The Glenrothes single malt.


Tennent’s Beer Aged with Whisky Oak goes to Asia 13 Nov 2014

C&C Group is rolling out a variant of its Tennent's lager brand containing single malt Scotch whisky to Asia.


ProWein organisers launch Singapore show for 2016 12 Nov 2014

Messe Düsseldorf, the German group behind ProWein, is launching a new biennial wine and spirits event in Singapore in 2016.


Diageo takes Haig Club to Singapore airport 1 Sep 2014

Diageo's single grain Scotch whisky Haig Club has debuted in Travel Retail with a marketing campaign at Singapore's Changi Airport.


Edrington widens Snow Leopard launch in Asia 20 Aug 2014

Edrington is to launch Snow Leopard in Vietnam and Taiwan as it continues to expand the vodka brand's Asian footprint.


Diageo switches Travel Retail marketing director 6 Aug 2014

Diageo has announced a change of marketing director at its Travel Retail & Middle East (GTME) division.


Heineken highlights Asian talent in Tiger push 23 May 2014

Heineken is hoping to turn the attention of Asia's beer consumers nearer to home in a marketing push for its Tiger beer brand.