About Us

TRBusiness is the leading b2b provider of duty free and travel retail news in print and online, featuring one-to-one interviews with the most senior executives in the industry.


Launched in October 1997, the company is currently celebrating its 20th year in travel retail.


TRBusiness magazine publishes 12 issues each year and boasts the best paper and print quality. It features in-depth commentary, a monthly news round-up, in-depth category reports and regular exclusive data.



TRBusiness magazine is the only magazine to regularly publish unique specialist annual market reports, including: The World’s Top 10 Operators, Leading Americas Operators, Leading Asia Pacific Operators, Top 10 Spending Nationalities, The China Report, Korean Market Report, Top 10 Airports Report and The Japanese Market Review.


Accompanying the magazine is TRBusiness.com, which has a targeted and dedicated travel retail following, attracting over 56,000 page views every month. Unlike other b2b travel retail sites, TRBusiness.com is ‘tailor-made’ to specifically cater to a demanding b2b travel retail audience.


The website features daily breaking news, data and statistics, exclusive interviews and regular multimedia content including company profiles, retailer interviews and travel retail’s first and only weekly video news update.


Contact: travelretailawards@trbusiness.com





M1nd-set, founded in 2007, is a leading travel research marketing intelligence agency based in Switzerland, which is still privately owned and managed by the owners. The company conducts consumer research at airports, border shops and onboard ferries worldwide to deliver marketing intelligence, actionable insights and consulting.


Over recent years, m1nd-set has conducted over two million interviews with travellers around the world and works for all the leading industry associations such as TFWA, APTRA, ETRC, NTRG, IAADFS, ASUTIL. It also works with over 40 brand owners (suppliers), over 20 airlines, along with various global retailers and airports.

The company conducts state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative research on many different themes, such as shopping motivation and behaviour, brand equity, price elasticity, promotion effectiveness, category management, path to purchase, product pre- and post-testing, segmentation, mystery shopping, impact and role of e-commerce, digitalisation and many more.


M1nd-set recently launched the Business 1ntelligence Service ‘B1S’, which provides the industry’s most accurate air traffic data, including DDS data, uniquely provided by IATA and ARC, as well as Global Consumer Insights based on face to face interviews at airports around the world.


M1nd-set top management members are the most frequent speakers, as well as the most quoted marketing intelligence reference in the travel retail industry.