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DFA stores help transform Tocumen Airport

  Panama’s Tocumen International Airport is going through a major transformation, driven in large part by the new stores recently opened by Duty Free Americas. The makeover is immediately visible as travelers pass through Tocumen’s main security checkpoint in Terminal 1where they are greeted by two brightly lit, welcoming Duty Free Americas stores sporting a […]

Luxottica and Duty Free Americas develop standalone sunglasses boutique concept at Punta Cana International Airport

Eyewear leader Luxottica Group and Duty Free Americas have partnered to develop a new stand-alone Sunglasses boutique at Punta Cana International Airport’s Terminal A, Dominican Republic. This cutting-edge store – which was custom-designed for the location – is the first stand-alone space for the sunglasses category operated by DFA. Built on sunglasses category management principles, the boutique […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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