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DFA pushes Brazil expansion with new duty free stores in Salvador airport

  DFA’s rapid expansion into Brazil continues with the recent opening of two duty free stores at Deputado Luís Eduardo Magal-hães International Airport in Salvador. The stores cover 7,700 square feet, and occupy prime areas of the terminal. The multi-category store design enhances DFA’s core portfolio of traditional travel retail products, which includes perfumes and cosmetics, wine and […]

DFA aggressively expands in Latin America

DFA opened this 5,500 square foot duty free tore in the post-customs area of Porto Alegre's Salgado Filho International Airport in October 2016.

Powerhouse travel retailer Duty Free Americas is aggressively expanding its reach throughout the hemisphere, opening new operations in Latin America and the Caribbean and renovating key locations in its stronghold North America market. The expansion comes just as the company is beginning to see a recovery in much of its business, DFA CEO Jerome Falic […]

DFA will unveil two new luxury concepts in British Airways’ multi-million dollar re-design at New York JFK’s Terminal 7

  Duty Free Americas has confirmed that it will play a major role in creating the new “immersive retail environment” at Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, when British Airways modernizes the terminal as part of its multi-million dollar re-design there. British Airways last week revealed details for the modern-ization at […]

Duty Free Americas – now second largest TR retailer in Brazil – opens store in São Paulo-Congonhas Airport

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Duty Free Americas (DFA), which says it is now the second largest travel retailer in Brazil, announced today the opening of a 9,500 square foot travel retail store at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport. DFA will operate the store under a 10-year concession with Infraero, the Brazilian government corporation responsible for managing Brazil’s major airports. São Paulo-Congonhas is a […]

Duty Free Americas wins top concession award at MIA

  Duty Free Americas was named Overall Concession winner of Miami International Airport’s first annual Concessionaire of the Year Award. Nominees were judged by an independent selection panel comprised of professional organi-zations that included the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, representatives from Bayside MarketPlace, luxury retail brand […]

DFA inaugurates new branded Dulles Airport boutiques

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Washington Dulles International Airport celebrated the grand opening of its luxury retail wing in Concourse A and B on August 19, highlighted by the gala ribbon cutting of seven new luxury branded boutiques opened by Duty Free Americas. The new DFA stores include Michael Kors, Kiehl’s, L’Occitane, Burberry, Thomas Pink, Coach and Montblanc. “We are […]

Duty Free Americas marches South and onward

DFA is now operating five stores in Punta Cana with more underway.  Shown here is the stunning Luve Champagne Bar.

Who would have imagined how prophetic the name Duty Free Americas would be when the Falic Group bought the company from BAA back in 2001? At that time it was the largest duty free operator in North America, with stores in airports and along the northern U.S. border with Canada and the Southern border with […]

DFA launches Duty Free Express online pre-order system

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Duty Free Americas has expanded and upgraded its innovative new online travel retail service called Duty Free Express. A web-based application for desktop computers and mobile devices, Duty Free Express enables travelers to shop for duty free products online up to seven days before arriving at the airport for a scheduled international trip. The website, […]

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