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Asia Pacific's accelerating pace of change

28/01/2016. Things rarely stand still in duty free and travel retail’s largest region, but recently the pace of change for Asia Pacific seems to have moved up a gear. Read more


New date for TFWA World Exhibition and Conference

27/01/2016. TFWA has said the announcement of the new timing of the first week in October for its World Exhibition and Conference in 2016 (and the following years), has met with widespread approval from across the duty free and travel retail business. Read more


Highlights of 2015

09/12/2015. With 2015 drawing to a close, we retrace 12 busy months in duty free and travel retail with TFWA. From Shanghai and the second China’s Century Conference in March to November’s MEADFA Conference on the Dead Sea in Jordan, relive the standout moments of a year that was often eventful, sometimes difficult but never dull. Read more


MEADFA Conference 2015 in review

26/11/2015. The 2015 MEADFA Conference, held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan, brought together 342 delegates to hear some excellent addresses and presentations from high-level speakers from within and beyond our industry. Retailers and landlords made up nearly 30% of the total audience, with most of the Middle East and Africa’s leading operators in attendance. Read more


Making waves at MEADFA

04/11/2015. Like the passengers it serves, duty free and travel retail rarely stands still, but the market is changing faster than usual at present. Alongside the fallout from economic and political shifts, industry consolidation and the growth of mobile, the geographical tide is turning. One major beneficiary is the Middle East, where passenger traffic rose +10.6% over the first half according to ACI. Increasingly seen as a global aviation hub, the region now has world-class airport infrastructure and retailers to match. Factor in the rapid advance of Africa’s duty free and travel retail sector, and it’s clear why this part of the world is attracting industry attention. Read more


Screen-based support

09/10/2015. With TFWA World Exhibition & Conference (18-23 October) just around the corner, the Association has put together a selection of screen-based tools to help you prepare for Cannes, and boost your productivity once you’re there. Read more

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TFWA Category Reports 2015 - Fashion & Accessories

TFWA Category Reports 2015 - Fashion & Accessories

The first edition in the new TFWA Category Reports series, featuring spending data, customer profiles and perceptions, insights and recommendations pertaining to the Fashion & Accessories category.

TFWA Airport Insight Series – Changi International Airport Singapore (2015)

TFWA Airport Insight Series – Changi International Airport

Latest edition in the TFWA Airport Insight Series, the study tracks spending patterns, conversion rates and traveller perceptions through interviews conducted at the gate.