European Retail Correspondent, Zurich
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Dec 8, 2014

Airports, stations provide captive market for retailers

BERLIN, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Airports and train stations are
home to ever increasing numbers of retail outlets, serving
travellers who want to buy goods on the go and brands targeting
a global and mobile audience.

Despite a recent downturn in the luxury industry,
high-profile deals in travel retail have underlined buoyant
long-term growth prospects for a sector driven by emerging
market jet setters and the trend towards convenience shopping.

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German pilots’ union calls Lufthansa strike for December 1 and 2

BERLIN (Reuters) – German pilots’ union VC is calling a strike at carrier Deutsche Lufthansa for Monday and Tuesday after talks broke down over retirement benefits.

The dispute, over proposed changes to an early retirement scheme for pilots that was developed decades ago, has resulted in repeated strikes this year, affecting thousands of passengers of Germany’s largest airline.

Nov 29, 2014