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More than 80 per cent of restaurants and retail outlets have resumed operations at Singapore’s Changi Airport and colocated Jewel Changi shopping centre, as the city entered phase 2 of its reopening.
South Korean duty free retailer Lotte has formally taken over the liquor and tobacco concessions at Singapore’s Changi Airport from DFS Group.
DFS Group will close all of its stores at Changi Airport on June 8 as its 35-year tenure as wine and spirits concessionaire comes to an end.
Following the suspension of operations in Terminal 2, Changi Airport is to further consolidate operations and indefinitely close more retail stores.
Singapore’s Changi Airport will close its Terminal 2 from May onwards, consolidating its operations in response to a steep decline in passenger traffic caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Retailers at Changi Airport will be granted half-cost rents for six months, backdated to February 1 due to the impact on passenger movements resulting from the coronavirus epidemic.
Hennessy has collaborated with contemporary Chinese artist Zhang Huan in a Chinese New Year promotion running at Singapore’s Changi Airport until February 9.
Changi Airport Group has awarded its liquor & tobacco concession tender to Lotte Duty Free. The company will succeed DFS Group when the concession contract expires next year. The awarding of the liquor & tobacco concession ends a fierce contest between some of the world’s leading travel retailers, including Gebr Heinemann and The Shilla Duty Free. Changi Airport Group (CAG…
DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.
Three travel retail companies are in the running to take over the liquor and tobacco concession at Singapore’s Changi Airport.
Changi Airport Group and DFS Group have launched the first luxury-focused Singapore online liquor store.
The Shilla Duty Free Singapore and Changi Airport Group have partnered to launch Guerlain Outpost at Terminal 3.