What is TFWA research?

Providing the duty free and travel retail industry with credible, actionable consumer research is one of the foundations of TFWA. Through the years TFWA has worked with leading research partners to produce reports casting the spotlight on key consumer groups and regional trends, identifying spending habits, purchasing motivation and untapped opportunities. TFWA consumer research is available to TFWA members on a complimentary basis.

Latest TFWA research

TFWA Monitor: Asia Pacific Outbound 2016-2017

TFWA Monitor: Asia Pacific Outbound 2016-2017

In the second of the series of TFWA Monitor reports compiled by travel industry analyst ForwardKeys, we look in detail at the Asia Pacific outbound travel market, over the past rolling year and looking ahead at forward bookings from May to October 2017. The report includes a detailed study of outbound travel from key markets including India, Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, and also explores the impact of recent tensions between China and South Korea. The report complements the first study in the series, which focused on the China market.

The report can be downloaded by TFWA members free of charge: please log in.

TFWA Monitor: Retail’s Fourth Industrial Revolution

TFWA Monitor: Retail’s Fourth Industrial Revolution

TFWA is delighted to publish the first of a series of TFWA Monitor reports in partnership with the Strategic Insights Unit at design and research specialist Portland. The study, entitled Retail’s Fourth Industrial Revolution, looks in detail at new consumer trends and innovation in retail in domestic markets, with a focus on new developments in Asia Pacific. The report looks at how these developments might influence the development of the duty free & travel retail industry, category by category. Over 150 illustrated pages, the study offers some fascinating insights into the rapidly-changing world of retail.

The report is available to TFWA members free of charge: please log in.

TFWA Monitor: China outbound travel 2016-2017

TFWA Monitor : China outbound travel 2016-2017

In a bid to help members understand and anticipate shifts in travel patterns among key nationalities and in key regions, TFWA has appointed travel analyst ForwardKeys to provide a series of reports as part of our new TFWA Monitor service. The first of the series focuses on the China outbound travel market, analysing trends and changes in comparison to previous years, and also looking in detail at the key Chinese New Year period in 2017. The report also looks ahead to forward bookings during the March-August 2017 period, giving users a detailed view of the China travel market during the months ahead.

Full report complimentary for TFWA Members: please log in.