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WEBB Banks hosts 300+ spirits executives at inaugural Caribbean Distributor & Supplier conference in Puerto Rico

More than 300 spirits industry people gathered in San Juan, Puerto Rico from June 12-15 to attend a conference specially designed for companies in the Caribbean. Hosted and organized by Miami based WEBB Banks and its sister company, WB Canna & Wellness, the conference welcomed representatives of more than 25 of its supplier brands and […]

DFA Charity Golf Tournament success on all counts; raises $375,000 for Alonzo Mourning’s Miami youth charities

Neither threatening weather, a cold drizzle in Miami or a lingering pandemic could dampen the high spirits that boosted the 2022 DFA Charity Golf Tournament on Feb. 9, which raised a staggering $375,000 for the Mourning Family Foundation (formerly known as Alonzo Mourning Charities), and its Overtown Youth Center and Honey Shine initiatives. The Duty Free industry […]

PANYNJ announce revisions to contract for 2.4 million square foot New Terminal One at JFK

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) closes out this year with the announcement of revisions to the agreement to construct a massive new Terminal One at John F. Kennedy International Airport. A $9.5 billion project, the 2.4 million square foot  state-of-the-art new international terminal will anchor the south side of JFK. The Terminal will be built […]

The Macallan and Duty Free Americas unveil first Boutique in the Americas at NY JFK International Airport

The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky has partnered with Duty Free Americas to unveil The Macallan’s new retail experience at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport Terminal 7 – the first opening of the brand’s global Boutique program in the Americas. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by senior representatives from Edrington Global Travel Retail, […]

International Shoppes celebrates 70 years of two families, three generations, and an enduring partnership

In 1951, two young men in New York City got together and opened a jewelry store in the brand new Port Authority Bus Terminal. With that endeavor, Herman Greenbaum, who operated several jewelry stores in Manhattan, and Fred Rosenberg, a watch-maker originally from Germany, who learned the trade while living in a children’s camp in […]

Miami distributor Tairo celebrates Silver Anniversary and looks back over the past 25 years

“It’s been a ride; I can’t believe it is 25 years,” said Tairo International co-founder Robert Bassan at the start of his reminiscing interview with TMI. The Miami-based fragrance and cosmetics distributor, which handles the Caribbean and Mexican duty free markets, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The company has made a major impact […]