Is the Sino-U.S. trade war harming Chinese traffic growth to the States?

Special Report to Travel Markets Insider prepared by Luke Stockton, Counter Intelligence Retail  Historically, or for the last four years at least, international outbound capacity from China to the USA has surpassed overall growth in available seats departing the country, but in 2018 we have witnessed a reversal of fortunes for China’s sixth most popular […]

CiR Report: Watches and Jewelry shine bright as opportunity to trading up shoppers

Duty free and travel retail analyst Counter Intelligence Retail’s latest category research indicates that more than half of shoppers in the Watches & Jewelry category are purchasing more expensive items than at home, and that gifting is a key driver, but under-exploited by retailers. The study – The Watches & Jewelry Shopper Review 2018 –surveyed the […]

CiR commences Traveler and Shopper segmentation study

, Travel retail analyst, research and category expert, Counter Intelligence Retail has launched a comprehensive Traveler and Shopper Segmentation Study for 2017. Developed to increase the channel’s understanding of its customer base, the study is based on interviews with 22,500 travelers from over 25 nationalities, and is the largest and most up-to date available in the industry. […]