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Quello che non vi hanno mai detto sui sacchetti di plastica

Osteggiati in tutto il mondo, vietati in molti stati, ritenuti i principali componenti del marine litter, i sacchetti di plastica sono diventati il simbolo dell’inquinamento mondiale. The Marine Conservation Sociey ha indetto anche la Giornata internazionale senza sacchetti di plastica, un momento…

Cabinet: National raw materials agreement to foster circular economy by 2050 in Netherland. E in Italia a quando?? Ultimo aggiornamento del sito del Ministero dell’Ambiente sull’economia circolare 29 novembre 2015. E nel frattempo??

A national raw materials agreement will be concluded to ensure that the Dutch economy will be running completely on reusable raw materials by 2050. Minister Dijksma (Infrastructure and the Environment) and Minister Kamp (Economic Affairs) have made agreements with the…

Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport, European Commission » Interview

      ATN: Last year the European Commission announced the new aviation package. What are the main targets the EC wants to achieve with this package and what feedback have you received so far from the different stakeholders? HH: The…

Autogrill enters an agreement with PayPal for payment via smartphone across its entire sales network

Autogrill enters an agreement with PayPal for payment via smartphone across its entire sales network The service will be introduced gradually by the end of the year. Wednesday, September 14, 2016 – 11:38 Autogrill (Milan: AGL IM) announces it has…

m1nd-set Generation projects doubling of duty free sales by 2025 and announces key sales forecasting appointment

INTERNATIONAL. Swedish-Swiss joint venture research house m1nd-set Generation has forecast that the duty free industry will double in value between now and 2025 (from a preliminary estimate of US$62.05 billion in 2015). Based on its new forecast study* the company said: “Despite a…

Air4Casts analysis: Could it be back to duty free for the UK following ‘Brexit’?

EUROPE. In the wake of ‘Brexit’, could it be back to the heady days before 1999 when there were queues at the liquor store checkout and plastic bags stuffed with 200 cigarette cartons? Based on 2015 full year actuals, Air4Casts* has…

Hendrick’s and Heinemann partner in Frankfurt T1 campaign

William Grant & Sons has partnered with Gebr Heinemann at Frankfurt Airport for a major promotion to support its Hendrick’s gin brand. It runs through June at the Heinemann Duty Free shop in T1, Area B. Consumers are invited to…

Tax free shopping drops by double digits in Europe and Asia in April

INTERNATIONAL. A worldwide luxury slowdown is taking hold, according to Global Blue, as global tax free shopping spend declined again in April. Europe and Asia were hit particularly hard during the month, with regional sales performances down year-on-year -16% and -10%…

Commercio elettronico per tutti: parte l’offensiva di Bruxelles a favore dell’e-commerce

La Commissione Ue ha svelato la sua proposta per potenziare il Mercato unico digitale eliminando il geoblocking, rendendo più convenienti le tariffe per le consegne all’estero e aumentando la protezione dei consumatori Bruxelles – Potenziare il commercio elettronico eliminando il…

Match point: The bar aims to capture the Italian ethos of eating and drinking?

BULGARIA. Bottega has partnered with Lagardère Travel Retail for two prosecco bar openings at Burgas and Varna airports in Bulgaria.  The ‘Bottega Prosecco Bar’ concept aims to recreate the atmosphere of a typical Venetian Bacaro tavern where food, mainly snacks, are…