Author: Kevin Brocklebank

How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Travel Retail Concession Model?

Imagine that you want to buy property to rent out. You find an ideal location, great space and just what you need. You go to buy that property and you are told that you can have it for the next 10 years…. Oh and you have to do it up, invest in it, look after it….. and then it might be taken off you. Sounds like a great idea? That is the challenge Travel Retailer’s face. It doesn’t end there though. There is a storm brewing. That storm is heading for Travel Retail and it is a perfect storm....

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Red Kite Recruitment Launches

Red Kite Recruitment Launches Since the beginning, we have been helping people to succeed in travel retail. Whether it is helping people to better understand their data or to engage their stakeholders in a new way. Often, the support we have provided has led people to get promotions and develop their career in a whole new way. Supporting The Industry Today, Jill Brocklebank (LinkedIn Profile) launches Red Kite Recruitment (www.redkiterecruitment.com). Jill has a vast amount of Travel Retail experience from managing in-store beauty at Heathrow to becoming Project Lead for HR for the opening of the WDF stores in...

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X-Ray : A New Service For Travel Retailers

The Power Of X-Ray Since the discovery of x-rays in 1895, the medical profession has used this powerful tool to see the unseen. They have used x-rays to make informed decisions leading to better healthcare. Airports use x-ray machines to detect items held within hand baggage. This helps screen threats and reduces risk. Our x-ray service helps retailers to see the unseen, to find otherwise hidden opportunities and to minimise risk. The aim? To maximise every sale and grow profitability. X-Ray is fast, effective and guaranteed to deliver new insights. To find out how you can use this service...

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Why Brexit Is Going To Be A Headache For Every Airport Category

If You Think Brexit Wont Affect Your Category… Think Again There have been a few articles recently relating to Brexit. Most hail it as a “Huge Opportunity”. Of course, at a macro level, untying the UK from a stagnant Europe and seeking trade deals with those outside the Eurozone will present some big opportunities. It will also present risks too. From a Travel Retail perspective, there are opportunities. Of course, there are. However…. And it is a BIG however… there are some things that should be considered from a commercial point of view. So, before we celebrate a return...

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Want Wi-Fi Passwords For Airports Around The World?

It is something we all want whenever we travel! The Wi-Fi codes for airports. Check out the original blog here by Anil Polat. The blog has the original map on that you see below. You can also find details of the apps too. To use this, zoom into the airport you need, click on the plane and the details will come up. Remember to bookmark this page for easy access. Have a great day. *Photo by Oliur Rahman on...

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