Category Archives: APTRA News

Retail Research Round-up June

This month’s research round-up features reports on how, given the changing behaviour of consumers, the store has to “do more” to engage shoppers and live up to the expectations of modern tech-savvy consumers who want more out of their shopping experience, from RetailNext and Retail Week.

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Registration opens for the 2018 APTRA KPMG Insights Seminar in Singapore

2018 seminar sponsorsRegistration is now open for the first edition of the 2018 APTRA KPMG Insights Seminar which will be held during the TFWA Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore next month.

The seminar will feature the latest APTRA traveler and shopper insights with presentations from m1nd-set and IATA as well as the latest consumer research and retail technology from KPMG. (Details below.)

Date: Wednesday 9 May

Time: 7.30am – 9am

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Exhibition Centre, Level 3,  Begonia Junior Ballroom, ROOM 3111 – 3112

Breakfast will be served from 7am onwards.

Please click here to register…

(or email Sharolyn Paul : admin@aptra.asia)

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Indian retailer Ethos Watches joins APTRA

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Ethos Watches is India’s largest chain of luxury watch boutiques with 45 premium stores across the country including airport stores at Delhi International and Bengaluru International Airports.
The company is the authorized retailer of over 60 luxury watch brands.

For more information, contact Raja Sekhar, Chief Financial Officer (Contact details can be found in the members’ directory in the member’s only section).

DFS signs up as sponsor of the 2018 APTRA Airport Forum

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Duty Free Retailer DFS has confirmed sponsorship of the second edition of the APTRA Airport Forum, which will be hosted by Changi Airport on the afternoon of Sunday 6 May.
The event will include airport specific shopper insights from m1nd-set, an aviation and economic outlook, as well as traffic forecasts from IATA, a presentation from Goldman Sachs which will reveal what equity investors are looking for in airports’ commercial development and a look at recent investments into commercial developments at Melbourne Airport and their impact on sales. The forum will be followed by a tour of the new Changi Airport Terminal 4.

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Meet APTRA at the 2018 TFWA Asia Pacific Show

AP18_1320x512 (1)APTRA will again be present throughout the week during the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference in Singapore next month.
There will be plenty of opportunities to meet with APTRA board members and staff, starting on Sunday 6 May with the APTRA Airport Forum. On Monday 7 May, APTRA President Andrew Ford will be presenting during the morning plenary session of the conference. Executive officer Michael Barrett will be a panelist in the “Safeguarding our industry” session. On Wednesday 9 May the APTRA KPMG Insights Seminar  will take place on Level 3 of the MBS Exhibition Centre, from 7.30am until 9am and later that day the APTRA Annual General Meeting will take place in the same venue from 4pm.

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New retail research and webinar round-up

Data image New in 2018, APTRA will be bringing you a summary of the latest complimentary retail insights available online, provided by various research companies, trend scouts, technology companies and publishers.

All resources, whether white papers, webinars or articles are available for free download/registration on the web.

This first summary features a number of forecasts of retail and consumer trends to be watchful for this year.

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