7 February 2020 • Issue 276


Travel retail highlights

A magical moment, an anniversary release and a new travel retail-exclusive cosmetics brand feature in our regular look at the industry’s best new launches, activations and openings.


Coronavirus analysis: Expert view

The Moodie Davitt Report this week hosted a phone-in audience with public health expert Dr. David Heymann, who headed the global response to SARS in 2003. We present the key insights and takeaways.


Coronavirus analysis: What does the crisis spell for tourism?

The effect of the coronavirus on travel markets was the subject of a webinar hosted by the Pacific Asia Travel Association and featuring panellists from ForwardKeys and Twenty31 Consulting.


Coronavirus analysis: Examining the fashion sector’s reaction

How is the luxury fashion industry coping with the latest ongoing crisis? Jing Daily provides the answers.


Coronavirus analysis: Stormy seas ahead for cruise retail

MSC Cruises Head of Retail Adrian Pittaway discusses the deep impact that the coronavirus outbreak is having on the cruise retail sector, notably on Chinese itineraries.


Coronavirus analysis: How will the Daigou traders respond?

The daigou business is dented but resilient. For now, face masks have become the new hot product. We examine the repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak for the key reseller business.


Analysis: Halal travel trends

The growing Muslim travel market offers immense opportunities for our industry. A new Mastercard and CrescentRating report provides insights on 16 key trends.


Sense of Place

Stellar Partners has opened a travel convenience store celebrating the USA’s oldest African-American newspaper, offering a homage to the city’s history and the publication itself.


Duty Calls

Plush toy specialist Aurora World is expanding in travel retail, but in an environmentally-friendly way.


Airports as Artports

Carrasco International Airport is promoting Uruguay’s culture using a mobile library that features classical and emerging national writers.


The Front Line

Praveen Kumar Sadasivan Nair sees his Dubai Duty Free store as his second home and is eager to welcome customers as guests and make them feel comfortable.


Stock Watch

The coronavirus outbreak is having a major impact on markets around the world and the stocks that we track.

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Issue 276 | 7 Febuary 2020

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