15 October 2019 • Issue 269


Travel retail highlights

Find out why truth is better than marketing fiction and if women really prefer Bad Boys in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.


CEO interview: Alexandre Ricard

Pernod Ricard Chairman & CEO Alexandre Ricard discusses his priorities, business philosophy and Corporate Social Responsibility values – and why travel retail is an “absolute must-win” market.


A Cannes-do spirit

The key moments of the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference and the vibrancy and variety of the event are brought to life in a set of spectacular images.



We asked travel retail to turn pink at Cannes as part of a campaign to highlight breast cancer awareness and prevention – and it did just that.


Wine O’Clock special report

There was a new addition to the Cannes calendar this year, as Wine O’Clock sought to champion wine in travel retail. We present highlights from the well-received seminar.


Designing through the Chinese lens

Shanghai Tang CEO Maurizio De Gasperis and Global Retail General Manager Elisabetta Bazzini discuss the brand’s special connection with Chinese travellers and its grand ambitions for travel retail.


Analysis: Duty free allowances

How should governments encourage greater spending within their country’s borders and ensure steady tax income? We look at contrasting strategies.


Sense of Place

Perth International Airport’s transformed retail space captures natural and cultural elements of Australia through The Design Solution’s ‘placemaking’ design work.


Airports as Artports

A new 60ft-long mural at San Diego International Airport pays tribute to local aviation industry pioneers and celebrates a proud history.


Duty Calls

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has collaborated with all of its stakeholders to eliminate single-use plastic.


The Front Line

Social butterfly Burnique Glinton makes friends near and far through her genuine interactions with customers, and she sees many exciting times ahead.


Stock Watch

Shares in Dufry-owned Hudson Group and DFS co-parent LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton spiked following an acquisition and results announcement respectively.

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Issue 269 | 15 October 2019

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