Across the industry, trinity partnerships between airport, retailer and brand are enabling travel retail stakeholders to accomplish extraordinary feats for their customers. The landmark opening with LS travel retail and Mars ITR of Europe’s first M&M’s concept store at Paris Charles de Gaulle is a laudable example of innovation in the marketplace. Ian Hill reports.
It was announced last week that German travel retailer Gebr. Heinemann won the duty free contract at Sydney Airport, and will replace the longstanding Nuance Group as operator of the airport’s retail. Max Heinemann explained to Airport Business that the victory is the best moment of his career so far.
The 23rd ACI EUROPE Airport Trading Conference & Exhibition took place in Zurich from 26 to 28 March. The event highlighted the critical importance of commercial revenues to the development of both airport infrastructure and connectivity.
6th ACI Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, London, 12-14 March
Following a restructure at management level, Budapest Airport has appointed Patrick Bohl as Head of Retail and Advertising. Since 1 March, Bohl has been leading the successful retail and advertising business unit, with a focus on maximising the airport’s commercial and marketing performance.