16 July 2018 Issue 243

A shopping extravaganza, a scintillating K-pop concert, and a fantastic foodie festival feature in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.

5 Travel retail highlights


7-12 FAB Conference

A look back on a compelling conference which assessed the industry’s latest innovations and experiences, examined its burning challenges and looked to the future.

15 FAB Awards

We revisit the 2018 FAB Awards in words, images and video on what proved to be an emotional and memorable occasion.

17 Social media reaction

A round-up of some of the best social media posts and award winners' reactions from FAB 2018.

19-26 Image galleries

The best photos from a memorable few days in Helsinki, featuring an airport tour, a spectacular Opening Cocktail and Gala Dinner, and FAB Cooks!

29-31 Nordic special report

Nordic Travel Retail Group Chair and Viking Line Purchasing & Sales Manager Eva Rehnström discusses the big issues facing the regional industry. The spotlight is also on Baltic ferry and short-cruise company Tallink.

32 A walk in the woods

Gebr Heinemann’s new and enlarged 2,600sq m main store at Copenhagen Airport is a case study in how design interacts with the commercial requirements of a duty free store.

34 Sense of Place

Traditional elements of Estonian culture, an emphasis on local natural materials, and modern technology combine in Baltona Duty Free’s new duty free concession at Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport.

35 Stock Watch

Shares in The Shilla Duty Free parent Hotel Shilla and Japan Airport Terminal Co – two of this year’s star performers – fell by double-digits.

36 The Front Line

Dufry’s Carina Mattheeuw has served the company for 20 years and has proved extremely adaptable to change.

The Moodie Davitt e-Zine | Issue 243 | 16 July 2018