IAADFS joins duty free recovery insights service

The International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) has joined a complimentary service that offers traffic analysis and shopper insights in global travel retail. IAADFS has subscribed to the Business 1ntelligence Service (B1S) Recovery Monitor, a complimentary service for all trade associations provided by Swiss research agency M1nd-Set. Data is collected within M1nd-Set’s traffic analysis and forecast tool, B1S, which combines the data with shopper insights to give a ‘holistic’ overview of current…

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Summit of the Americas names more speakers

The International Association of Airport and Duty Dree Stores (IAADFS) has confirmed the latest list of speakers for the 2021 Summit of the Americas – A Virtual Experience. The 2021 iteration of Summit of the Americas will take place online from 5-9 April as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to speak at the Knowledge Hub are: Martin Eurnekian, chief executive officer of Corporación América Airports; Roger Fordyce, Hudson CEO; Jackie McDonagh, ARI-North America…

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TFWA announces 2021 conference dates

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) has confirmed its annual World Exhibition & Conference will return to Cannes, France, this year. Like the majority of trade shows last year, the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference was cancelled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the event will take place in Cannes from Sunday 26 September to Thursday 30 September 2021. Full details about the global duty free and travel retail trade fair will be…

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TFWA expands representation with trade groups

The Tax Free World Association (TFWA) is looking to broaden its representation with affiliate trade associations to share the diversity and expertise of its board members. Following the recent appointment of Jaya Singh as president, TFWA hopes to create a ‘more co-ordinated’ approach to its relationships with other associations and establish a stronger common purpose throughout the travel industry. As such, Singh will represent TFWA on the Duty Free World Council board; TFWA vice president…

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TFWA president sees ‘bright future’ for travel retail

The global travel retail sector must be “financially prudent” but “the future is bright”, said the new president of the Tax Free World Association (TFWA). Singh was elected president of TFWA this month, succeeding Alain Maingreaud. Speaking during the TFWA online press conference, Singh introduced the new TFWA board and outlined its vision for the association and the wider travel retail industry. Singh offered details of the upcoming TFWA Asia Pacific Hainan Special Edition event,…

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