Capi wins three new tenders

By Doug Newhouse |

Capi – which claims to be the market leader in airport electronics retailing – has won the international airport retail tenders for electronics at Berlin Brandenburg International, Oslo Gardermoen and Cape Town.

The retailer says that these outlets will be added to Capi’s expanding network of airside retail locations. 

The new airport of Germany’s national capital – Berlin-Brandenburg International (BBI) – is currently being constructed and is set to open in July 2012. Capi says that more than 22m passengers and visitors who are expected to visit the airport each year, can look forward to ‘a high quality shopping experience’. 

Capi will open a store of 150sq m located in the heart of the new airport, behind the security screening area. Some 35 different shops and themed restaurants will also offer a wide variety of retail options over 9,000sq m, including international, domestic and local brands and concepts.

At Cape Town Airport Capi will open a second airside shop in the third quarter of this year. Cape Town is the second-largest airport in South Africa, with annual passenger numbers in excess of 6m. 

June 14 2011 also saw Capi victorious in the tender for two stores at Oslo Gardermoen Airport for the continuing period between 2012 to 2017. Capi has been established at Oslo Airport since 2002. With over 19m passengers Oslo is one of the busiest airports in Europe.

The company says that all of these stores will be new builds and all will get the look and feel of the brand new shop concept Capi – The Travellers Electronics Company. All of these stores will also carry the latest electronics and photographic equipment, selected especially for the travelling consumer.


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