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Steve Buckley

Travel Retail Specialist

Steve brings over 40 years experience within the Travel Retail market in the UK, Europe, North America, Caribbean and the Indian sub-continent.  He has extensive knowledge & experience both as an operator & landlord, representing some of the most prestigious brands and airport locations.


Including 12 years service at Heathrow Airport whom he joined in 2008, as the then BAA were selling their core duty free business World Duty Free, where he became responsible for all BAA duty free business until December 2019 when he retired to become a part-time consultant.


A practical & pragmatic manager Steve has held a number of board room positions and has led merger and acquisition projects in North America and the Caribbean including a number of projects leading to the establishment of new businesses within the Travel Retail market, from concept to trading with responsibility for negotiations, design, build & all financials.

Specialist Knowledge & Skills:

Taking data and producing predictive models.

Ability to produce and respond to tender documents.

Produce tenant mix strategy

Space & category mix strategy

Footfall sales & revenue forecasts

Spend per passenger forecasting

Spend per destination forecasting

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