Could that be my business partner Dermot Davitt’s no doubt historic post-match hangover in Galway drifting across the Atlantic?
Imagine if a single supplier had access to the entire remaining stock of entire vintages of some of the world’s best wines?
“It’s bog standard wine, Dara,” came the inevitable response from one Twitter wag.
I watched as some of the world’s most illustrious beauty brands were stripped out of their packaging and stuffed into this young woman’s holdalls. Doesn’t do much for the selective distribution argument does it?
Anyone know a good horologist? My body clock is in serious need of repair. When I left Melbourne I was 11 hours ahead of London time. After stepping off a 14-hour flight I was 8 hours behind.
I was tempted to go up to the information counter and ask politely, “Where can I find an apostrophe?”
“I think there must be several Stuart Bulls, so often do we see him here in the region” – Colm McLoughlin, Dubai Duty Free.
Given that King Power-owned Leicester City’s crucial match against Everton kicked off precisely as my flight took off, the first thing I wanted to know from Khun Tongchai was the score. “Two-nil,” he said with a beam as wide as the King Power Stadium in Leicester.
I’m ready now to take a walk down Memory Lane. It’s Autumn but this time I’m not headed for a fall.
I love the simplicity, vibrancy and brightness of this store. It may not have the sunshine but it still manages to capture the very essence of the Côte d’Azur. Nice? Very nice, I’d say.
Helen Pawson, The Moodie Davitt Report’s Brand Editor, is a key member of our organisation and a highly talented all-rounder. But until now I had no idea that she had an aptitude for knife-making. She’s obviously even sharper than I thought… Helen showed her hand, as it were, at the London flagship store of Victorinox,
Greetings from the latest Moodie Davitt Interim Bureau, on the wondrous Dalmatian coast near Dubrovnik. As the images on this page suggest, there are worse places to spend time as a journalist in the duty free industry. The beauty of the region is one thing, but it has been matched by the welcome I have
I’ll be taking off en route to the New South Wales gateway to report on the airport’s commercial revolution. And on that plane with me – and their generous purchaser – will be two bottles of Prada women’s fragrance. Viva duty free.