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Where the action is

06/04/2017. Glance at the travel retail news these days and most of the headlines seem to come from Asia. Already the leader in sales, the region is dominating when it comes to share of mind too.

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The persistent powerhouse

26/01/2017. In a global duty free and travel retail market beset by slower growth, changing traveller preferences and volatile passenger flows, Asia Pacific continues to drive the industry forwards, four years after becoming its lead region.

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Asia Pacific defies the downturn

25/05/2016. A buoyant week in Singapore lifted the mood for duty free and travel retail just as new figures showed a dip in global sales for 2015. 

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The sharpest tools in the shed

07/04/2016. With 310 exhibitors and 9,800 sqm of floorspace, TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference (8-12 May in Singapore) has a lot to offer, even before factoring in the two plenary conference sessions, three industry-focused workshops and a comprehensive networking programme. To help you seize the many opportunities available, TFWA has commissioned a suite of on-screen tools.

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Asia Pacific beyond the airport

02/03/2016. For the last decade, over half of all duty free and travel retail sales globally have taken place at airports, so it’s unsurprising that airside shops are often top of mind for travellers looking to buy. Even more so in Asia Pacific, home to world-class airports like Seoul’s Incheon, Singapore Changi and Pudong in Shanghai. Recently, however, developments well beyond the airport perimeter have been making headlines in the industry’s no.1 region.

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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.

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