The €45 million commercial renovation at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is nearing completion, with a range of tailor-made, unique concepts that convey a true sense of the Riviera. Filip Soete, Chief Commercial Officer, tells Ross Falconer how Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has realised its vision of “the most surprising commercial experience in a European airport.”
Rome Fiumicino’s new €390 million Pier E, with the ‘Piazza del Made in Italy’, is claimed to “set a new retail benchmark” with an offering in both the fashion-luxury sector and food & beverage that is definitively Italian. Ugo de Carolis, CEO Aeroporti di Roma, shared some insights with Ross Falconer ahead of his address at the ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition.
Patrick Bohl, Head of Retail and Advertising, Budapest Airport and President, ACI EUROPE Commercial Forum, participated in this year’s ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference. He spoke to Ross Falconer ahead of his address.
In 2016, Rituals enjoyed considerable shop presence growth with new outlets at airports including Edinburgh, London Gatwick, and Manchester.
The Second Working Session in this year’s ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference was entitled ‘Less is more: Are some key profit centres, under-appreciated and worryingly over-exploited by over-ambitious concession targets?’ James Ware, General Manager/Vice President, France, Enterprise Holdings, participated in the session.