Dufry announces threshold-breaking share purchase by Hainan-based HNA Group

Apr 26 | Early this morning Dufry AG announced that Chinese company HNA Group, in an agreement with third parties, had purchased 16.79% of Dufry shares more >>

Dufry announces threshold-breaking share purchase by Hainan-based HNA Group
 

Paradies Lagardère and Pacific Gateway win concessions in New Orleans

Apr 26 | New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport announced last week that Paradies Lagardère and Pacific Gateway to design, build and operate news, gift and retail concessions at Louis Armstrong International Airport's new 35-gate terminal more >>

Paradies Lagardère and Pacific Gateway win concessions in New Orleans
 

Nashville International boasts over 11% passenger increase

Apr 26 | Nashville International Airport saw an 11.4 percent increase in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2017 more >>

Nashville International boasts over 11% passenger increase
 

Memphis International Airport announces redesign of B Concourse

Apr 26 | At the most recent Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) board of commissioners meeting, Memphis International Airport (MEM) has announced updated plans to redesign and modernize its B Concourse. more >>

Memphis International Airport announces redesign of B Concourse
 

Andrew Clifton joins William Grant & Sons’ travel retail team

Apr 26 | William Grant & Sons (WG&S) has announced that Andrew Clifton has been chosen as Regional Director for Europe & North America [GTR] after five years on William Grant’s domestic team. more >>

Andrew Clifton joins William Grant & Sons’ travel retail team
 

New Zealand-based Gentrack buys controlling stakes in two airport software firms

Apr 26 | Utilities software developer Gentrack Group is acquiring controlling stakes in two European companies including one that manages, optimizes and audits airport retail concession revenue. more >>

New Zealand-based Gentrack buys controlling stakes in two airport software firms
 

New research highlights passenger/airport disconnect

Apr 25 | A new study commissioned by global loyalty expert ICLP reveals how airports are failing to understand what passengers see as important factors when choosing an airport. more >>

New research highlights passenger/airport disconnect
 

Top Brands looks to grow in the Caribbean, while it continues to expand in Colombia

Apr 19 | Panama-based Top Brands International has an eye on the Caribbean since its acquisition last year of Miami-based Image Duty Free. more >>

Top Brands looks to grow in the Caribbean, while it continues to expand in Colombia
 

Canadian border sales drop

Apr 18 | Most land border stores in Canada saw a decrease in February 2017 vs 2016. This is thought to have been caused by a decrease in border traffic brought about because of uncertainty or fears over the US travel ban. more >>

Canadian border sales drop
 

Boston Logan International Airport awards concessions to Marketplace

Apr 18 | Logan International Airport in Boston has had two exciting developments in the past week, unveiling the newly renovated and expanded Terminal E and the awarding of its concessions contract. more >>

Boston Logan International Airport awards concessions to Marketplace
 

Boston Logan terminal expansion brings new retail and restaurants

Apr 17 | The newly expanded Terminal E at Boston Logan International Airport is set to unveil new shopping and dining options. more >>

Boston Logan terminal expansion brings new retail and restaurants
 

Dufry signs a new agreement with Grupo Pullmantur and opens new shop in Mexico City

Apr 11 | Dufry has signed a new agreement with Grupo Pullmantur to operate close to 2,000 square meters of retail space distributed across four ships until 2022 more >>

Dufry signs a new agreement with Grupo Pullmantur and opens new shop in Mexico City
 

Ecco opened its first airport store at the AirMall at Pittsburgh International Airport.

Apr 11 | After many years of global expansion, international shoe retailer Ecco has opened its first airport store, at the Airmall in Pittsburgh International Airport more >>

Ecco opened its first airport store at the AirMall at Pittsburgh International Airport.
 

TripAdvisor begins new era as travel retailer

Apr 11 | TripAdvisor marks a new beginning as a retailer and as part of a new era at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, in partnership with Paradies Lagardère more >>

TripAdvisor begins new era as travel retailer
 

Hugues Pietrini appointed Global CEO of Stoli Group

Apr 11 | SPI Group recently announced the hiring of Hugues Pietrini as Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Stoli Group, the division responsible for the production, management and distribution of SPI Group’s global spirits portfolio. more >>

Hugues Pietrini appointed Global CEO of Stoli Group