TFWA World Exhibition 2012

TFWA World Exhibition 2012

Last week, the travel retail world converged on Cannes in France for the TFWA exhibition. just-drinks was in tow, so here's a round-up of our coverage.

Preview - Tax Free World Association World Exhibition 2012

18 October 2012

Next week’s TFWA World Exhibition reverts to its traditional late October time slot after last year’s G20 Summit in Cannes forced the show to set up shop a month earlier in sunny September. Yet the prospect of chillier nights and a shower or two on the Croisette is unlikely to dampen the spirits of the 104 liquor exhibitors attending this year’s event. Indeed, all things considered, Joe Bates believes that the duty-free wine and spirit business is in pretty good shape.

AFRICA: Constellation Brands partners Rubis to target Africa

26 October 2012

Constellation Brands has teamed up with distributor Rubis to target Africa's growing demand for premium wine.

TFWA - The bubble continues

26 October 2012

Friday, the sixth and final day of TFWA, and as the heavens open above Cannes, just-drinks joins everyone in packing up and heading home.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: APU's Chinggis Khan & Soyombo Mongolian vodka

26 October 2012

Former government-owned Mongolian alcohol maker APU will enter the international travel retail sector next year for the first time with two new vodka lines.

TFWA: Tequila steals a march on Scotch in travel retail - Patron

25 October 2012

Tequila is continuing to making inroads in travel retail as the category premiumises and takes market share from Scotch whisky and vodka, according to the head of Patron Tequila.

TFWA: We would not have sold to a whisky firm - Bruichladdich CEO

25 October 2012

The new head of Bruichladdich Distillery has said that the Scotch producer accepted Remy Cointreau's takeover bid because the French firm did not have a presence in whisky and would not tell the Scotch firm how to operate.

TFWA: Drinks firms urged to consider virtual stores

25 October 2012

Drinks companies should be more creative in travel retail by hooking into trends such as virtual stores, an airport branding company boss has said.

Product Launch - TFWA: Diageo's Johnnie Walker Explorers' Club Collection

25 October 2012

Diageo is putting its largest travel retail investment in a new Johnnie Walker collection exclusive to the sector.

TFWA - Diageo prepares for a travel retail journey

25 October 2012

Diageo's global travel retail head Roland Abella was in a bullish mood last night (24 October).

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Absolut Exposure

24 October 2012

Pernod Ricard's Absolut Exposure

TFWA - a different world

24 October 2012

just-drinks is in Cannes for the Tax Free World Association Exhibition, the annual travel retail get-together, and it's not just the warm weather that marks this event out as a different world.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select

23 October 2012

Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select

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