7 April 2020 • Issue 278
All aboard the Hainan express
In the first of a series of forward-looking features about how the industry can rebuild after the COVID-19 crisis, we speak to China Duty Free Group President Charles Chen about the opportunity that CDF Mall represents, and the positive outlook for tourism on Hainan Island
A gauge to China’s ‘green shoots’
How widespread is consumer confidence in China today? A Reuter: Communications study offers a guide.
Lotte shows leadership
A new Smart Store innovation at Lotte Duty Free’s flagship shopping complex chimes with the times.
Explaining the Virtual Travel Retail Expo
If the travel retail world has changed, then we must change with it. Key questions answered about The Moodie Davitt Virtual Travel Retail Expo, planned for September-October, and why its time has come.
Irresistible experiences (even amid the downturn)
A new monthly column from creative and experiential agency CircleSquare.
Concession fee strategies in the coronavirus era
US airport commercial services veteran and consultant Alan Gluck outlines the strengths and weaknesses of potential responses to the concession fees conundrum for airports and their business partners.
A call to action
How the Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (and other industry bodies) are urging airports and governments to come to the aid of members. The messages must be listened to.
In Crisis – Travel Retail Voices
Building a sense of community through the words of industry executives from around the world.
The FAB eZine
Our special section dedicated to airport food & beverage, featuring innovation from OTG, an upbeat message amid crisis from Paradies Lagardère and some views on minimising the effects of the downturn from our contributor Kevin Zajax.
Sense of Place
Translating Parisian inspiration into localised, travelised dining concepts – our regular column supported by ARI.
The Moodie Davitt eZine
Issue 278 | 7 April 2020
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