The TRBusiness 60 second news update – 31 October

By Charlotte Turner |

The TRBusiness 60 second news update brings you the top stories for 31 October.


Featured Interview: Keith Hunter, Senior Vice President, Qatar Duty Free


The $14.5bn New Doha International Airport, expected to open in 2013 epitomises the original Trinity spirit, according to Keith Hunter, Senior Vice President, Qatar Duty Free.


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In the latest featured interview on Doug Newhouse finds out how the airport, airline and retailer work closely together to ‘wow’ the customer.


TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes final tally exceeds all expectations


The TFWA World Exhibition, which closed on Friday in Cannes, produced new attendance, conference and exhibitor records.


The Tax Free World Association, says that it hosted a record 462 companies, of which 39 were new to the show or returning after an absence.


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Mexico’s ASUR (Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste) sees duty free growth fade in Q3


Revenue growth from the travel retail stores of Mexican airport group ASUR barely made it into double digits in the third quarter, a marked slowdown on the first half growth rate of +28.2%.


Quarter 3 delivered a +10.6% rise in sales from DF&TR stores.


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Editor, Charlotte Smith.


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