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European Travel Retail Council (ETRC)



Eastern and central Europe’s retail partnership

1 August 2012 | By Alan Bork, Commercial Director at Budapest Airport

It makes sense to bring together the central and eastern European travel retail and duty free industry under an umbrella association. Providing the members with a forum to exchange views, build relationships, and find common ground while establishing a united voice that can tackle local and regional issues as they…


Travel retail can still cash-in

6 June 2012 | By Frank O’Connell, President of the European Travel Retail Council (ETRC)

In 2010, the global duty-free and travel retail market recorded net sales of $39 billion1 despite the aviation sector being hit by the economic crisis. Having such a vibrant retail sector while many of the economic indicators are at half-mast should be a source of positivity. Commercial activity is, and…