24 September 2018 Issue 247

5-17 Travel retail highlights

An exclusive single malt Scotch whisky release; a fascinating foodie fusion of retail and dining; and a speciality natural fibre garment store feature in our look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.

19 Smoke-free duty free?

Philip Morris International is rewriting the rules of tobacco engagement as it bids to get smokers to switch to ‘reduced risk products’. Martin Moodie discovers that the HEET is on.

21-34 A New Generation

Dufry last week unveiled its fifth 'New Generation Store' through World Duty Free at Heathrow Airport Terminal 3. It majors on digital; is strong on beauty, malt whisky, gin and sunglasses; and is more mundane on confectionery, watches and jewellery.

35 Airports as Artports

Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s wide-ranging art programme is all about making connections – which is an appropriate goal for the world’s busiest airport.

37 Sense of Place

With its new retail offer at Poland’s Wroclaw Airport, Baltona Duty Free has concentrated on championing local products and forging close partnerships with their manufacturers.

39 Stock Watch

Shares in The Shilla Duty Free parent Hotel Shilla surged +9.6% while Lagardère Group and Japan Airport Terminal Co also performed well.

40 The Front Line

“It’s a beautiful thing when career and passion come together,” says Dubai Duty Free Gucci beauty advisor and exceptional team player Than Htike Moe.

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Jason Holland


Design and production

Ray Heath

Declan Moodie


Hannah Lewis

Colleen Morgan

Kevin Rozario

Mark Lane

Vice President Sales & Events

Sarah Genest


Advertisement Director

Claire Wates



Irene Revilla


Chief Technology Officer

Matt Willey


Chief Administrative Officer

Victoria Bowskill


President & Editorial Director

Dermot Davitt


Founder & Chairman

Martin Moodie



The Moodie Davitt e-Zine | Issue 247 | 24 September 2018