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Dedicated to the travel retail channel
As travel retail experts, we provide market intelligence, meaningful insight, clear direction and engaging shopper marketing activations. We partner with brand owners and retailers to provide the latest knowledge and best in class techniques to drive business growth.
We’re passionate about truly understanding what you want to do and then working with you to make it happen. By creating effective partnerships, we make it our mission to help your business achieve its true potential.
Winning and losing destinations during Chinese New Year
Whilst the traditional summer months are becoming more and more important for Chinese international travel, Chinese New Year is still a big sales opportunity for the duty free and travel retail channel and next month operators worldwide will be gearing up for an influx of Chinese...
Gulf Crisis: Six months on
The GCC is facing an unprecedented crisis amid a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar. In June four countries imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Qatar, and now, 6 months on the crisis seems no closer to being resolved.
Unlocking Africa’s duty free potential requires dedicated focus on liberalisation
Africa has long been touted as a future growth driver for the duty free and travel retail channel. But that future has not materialised. Today Africa’s share of the global $63.5bn DF&TR market remains tiny at just over 1% (2016 | Generation Research).