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Incheon Airport duty-free bid being opposed

Airlines and the Customs service oppose an Incheon Airport bid to provide duty-free shopping for arriving passengers.

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Lotte Duty Free loses Jakarta airport concession

Lotte Duty Free has pulled out of an airport in Jakarta after a failed bid to extend its contract.


Retail refreshed at Singapore Cruise Centre

DFS Group has opened its updated duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre.

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QR-code payments could dominate mobile payments – report

QR-code payments have the potential to replace other forms of mobile payment, new research shows.

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China star performer for L’Occitane International

With 26.9 per cent growth in sales, China led the charge for L’Occitane International for its first quarter.

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Chinese travellers spending less in stores

Chinese tourists are travelling more but spending less in stores, says a new report from global consulting firm Oliver Wyman.


Beauty Truck acts as cosmetics pop-up store

Shilla Duty Free and Amorepacific have introduced a Beauty Truck concept store, parked next to the Shilla Seoul flagship store.

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Tourist spending rises at Japanese department stores

Tourist spending at Japanese department stores jumped 42.8 per cent last month to ¥19.3 billion (US$173.8 million).


Lotte Duty Free expands into Thailand

Lotte Duty Free has opened an outlet in central Bangkok, its first foray into Thailand.

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Duty-free operator City Plus Korea in rapid expansion

City Plus Korea is rolling out new stores in an ambitious expansion plan to boost its market share.

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China’s luxury travellers up shopping spend

China’s luxury travellers last year devoted RMB220,000 of their travel budget to retail therapy, up 57 per cent.


Colours & Fragrances partners on Nars airport outlet

Shiseido Travel Retail and Colours & Fragrances have launched a Nars Cosmetics boutique at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.


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