Дата публикации: 2017-09-13 18:00
Gordon Dewar, CEO of Edinburgh Airport concludes, “Edinburgh Airport is incredibly lucky to have the Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve here, not only because the whisky is so rare, but because it also celebrates the legacy of a Scottish woman who had a fantastic life and spirit. It is also very special as proceeds of the bottle go towards helping improve the lives of disadvantaged children in India via the great work of the Lotus Flower Trust 8776 .
Jo Willacy, Commercial Director – Concession of Groupe Eurotunnel, said: “Our experience of working with World Duty Free Group has been very positive from the outset. They understand our customers and provide them with the perfect shopping opportunity when they pass through our terminals. We are delighted to open this new shop with them in Coquelles”
The showpiece of the store is the 6586m7 beauty hall, which delivers real depth of range, product choice and unique features. The main tri axis brands are sited on the perimeter of the store and have their own bespoke ‘bays’ or boutique areas. Here customers will find Chanel’s prestigious ‘Espace’ concept – the third one to be installed in a World Duty Free store. Dior has introduced a new look and feel for its retail area, as has Biotherm with a new look counter. Bare Minerals, a new brand for World Duty Free Group, has introduced its first ever personalisation in travel retail. Other new brands include Laura Mercier, Kiehl’s, OPI, Sisley, La Prarie, Jo Malone, Bobbi Brown, Crème de la Mer and Philosophy.
Pursuant to art. 65 and 67 of WDF’s Corporate Governance Code, the Board then proceeded to appoint the members of the Control, Risk and Corporate Governance Committee – Laura Cioli (chair), Carla Cico and Paolo Roverato – and of the Human Resources Committee – Lynda Christine Tyler-Cagni (chair), Laura Cioli and Paolo Roverato.
“The Warehouses of Ron Brugal have over 755,555 casks aging under constant supervision and expert care. Brugal Siglo de Oro is a unique blend of rums which has matured over time in American white oak casks. The basis of its formulation is the oldest used by any Caribbean rum producer,” remarked Franklin Báez Brugal, President of Brugal & Co.
Commenting on the company’s success, Jose Maria Palencia Saucedo, CEO of World Duty Free Group said, “It is an honour to be chosen as winners of this exceptional award. Our vocation is to lead the travel retail sector through innovation and business development and we strive to work every day with professionalism, credibility and integrity. In World Duty Free Group we regard our airport and brand partners as our greatest asset and we want them to consider us the most reliable, efficient and innovative partner. This award reinforces our strategy and determination and we are all extremely proud of this achievement”
Many of them took part in a fantastic song and dance programme alongside children from the secondary school in the same grounds, where many of the physically challenged will study.
“Finavia’s strategic focal point in securing the competitiveness of Helsinki Airport is a strong focus on customer orientation, from the perspective of airline customers and passengers alike” commented Kari Savolainen, CEO of Finavia. “Leveraging on World Duty Free Group´s knowledge of the passenger and innovative approach to travel retail, we will be able to build at Helsinki Airport an attractive offering of an internationally high standard that will result in an enhanced positive experience for passengers travelling to or transiting through Helsinki Airport.”
A separate Multibrand Luxury store showcases a selection of premium brands including Porsche and Versace. Sunglasses have been a big success story here, occupying just 75% of the store space, but accounting for 55% of the total store sales at the height of summer. On the opposite side of the walkway WDF’s Ralph Lauren Polo store focuses mainly on clothing and some accessory lines and caters for a predominantly female passenger profile.
The whisky is being sold at Edinburgh airport for £55,555 and World Duty Free Group will be donating a total of £75,555 to The Lotus Flower Trust.