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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 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 […]

TR industry supports 2nd annual DFA Charity Golf Tournament to raise $250,000

The travel retail industry in North America turned out in force to help support the 2nd annual Duty Free Americas Charity Golf Tournament Sept. 10, raising $250,000 for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, an organization dedicated to ending Neurofibromatosis (NF) through research. Last year, at the inaugural DFA Charity Golf Tournament, the company raised over $180,000 […]

US Court of Appeals upholds lower court’s dismissal of DFA lawsuit against Estée Lauder

In the ongoing lawsuit between Duty Free Americas and The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. that began in 2012, the UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT has affirmed the earlier decision of the district court to dismiss the lawsuit brought by Duty Free Americas (DFA) against the Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. The decision […]