Dufry

Hudson officially opens Nonstop, powered by Amazon’s Just Walk Out Technology, at Dallas Love Field Airport

Travel retail operator Hudson has opened the first Hudson Nonstop store using Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology at Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL). The opening celebrates Hudson’s commitment to delivering transformative retail experiences tailored to today’s travelers, says the company. Hudson is a Dufry company that operates more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, […]

Dufry wins new retail contracts at Jamaica’s Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay

Global travel retailer Dufry has been awarded a new concession license at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, Jamaica, where it has held a contract since 2012. The airport operator, MBJ Airports Limited (“MBJ”), is currently expanding and redeveloping the retail space as it expands and modernizes the facility. Montego Bay is one of the […]

Lancôme TR Americas and Dufry open Lancôme’s biggest flagship in South America

Lancôme Travel Retail Americas and Dufry have partnered to open Lancôme’s biggest flagship in South America. The 43sqm store opened at the international departures area of Terminal 3 of São Paulo International Airport (GRU Airport) on January 31, 2021. Lancôme’s new flagship features numerous eye-catching screens and embraces the values of the brand – joy, […]

Dufry turnover plunges -62% in first half; accelerates re-opening and re-organization

Dufry, the world’s largest travel retailer, last week revealed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its first-half results, and it should come as no surprise how dire the impact was on earnings. During the first six months of the year, Dufry’s performance was impacted by the unprecedented level of disruption of retail operations, globally driven by […]

Hudson reopens over 200 stores in phased approach, but reduces workforce nearly 40% due to COVID-19 pandemic

North American travel retailer Hudson has slowly begun reopening its travel stores closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hudson is also bringing back a number of furloughed team members, announced the company in its 2Q financial statement. In order to preserve liquidity, the Company had implemented a number of cost savings actions beginning in March, […]

Hudson pulls out of F&B deal with OHM

Hudson Group has terminated its previously announced acquisition to buy a majority stake in the assets of US-based food and beverage (F&B) concessions operator OHM Concessions Group. Hudson originally agreed to buy a majority stake in the assets on October 31, 2019 for an unannounced sum. The acquisition would have added approximately 60 additional food & beverage […]

Hudson and Dufry sign new 8-year contract at Toronto Pearson

Dufry and Hudson have been awarded an eight-year duty free retail contract at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Starting in June 2022, the con-tract continues a 35 year partner-ship with the airport authority and includes the creation of a strategic Joint Management Committee, which it hopes will help redefine the passenger experience at the airport.      […]