Dufry

Dufry reports positive start to year despite challenging South American market conditions

Dufry posted a positive start in 2019 with turnover in the first quarter reaching CHF 1.88bn (US$1.87bn), representing organic growth of 2.0% compared to the first three months of 2018. Gross profit margin further improved and reached 60.3%, said the company. The positive results were delivered despite the challenging environment still facing business in South America. Excluding the impact […]

Dufry consolidates partnership with Holland America Line by expanding retail concession to entire fleet of ships

Dufry has signed a contract to expand its concession with Holland America Line to operate duty free shops onboard 6 additional cruise ships for 5 years. With the new agreement, Dufry will now operate duty free shops on the entire HAL fleet, which covers all major tourist routes in the world. Following the contract signed in 2018, Dufry and Holland America Line’s new agreement covers more than 1,500 sqm of additional retail space. Dufry will now […]

Dufry tailors its airport expertise to onboard cruise sales

Dufry Cruise Services, the giant retailer’s former Flagship division that was renamed in 2018, has grown significantly over the past few years – from handling the retail concessions onboard only 9 ships in 2012, to working with 32 ships as of 2018. From its beginnings working with Norwegian Cruise Line, Dufry Cruise Services now operates […]

BOSS BOTTLED UNITED celebrates the World Cup

To mark the launch of the limited edition BOSS BOTTLED UNITED in travel retail, BOSS Parfums shared the excitement of the World Cup by partnering with key retailers in an activation that celebrated soccer. The new fragrance comes enclosed in a silver-shaded flacon, and with a scent said to act as a physical reminder of […]

Kérastase opens 3rd TR store in São Paulo

Following its highly successful partnership with Dufry, L’Oréal-owned hair care brand Kérastase has opened a third store in Terminal 3 departures at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. Sales from this 14sqm outlet are already beating expectations, says the company, and the location which is frequented by Brazilian and Argentine travelers, enhances the brand’s status, and reputation, […]

An Absolut Adventure pops-up in Las Vegas

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail created an exciting Absolut Adventure pop-up at the beginning of November at Las Vegas International Airport that featured inter-active elements and drove passengers to the nearby Dufry duty free store. The Absolut pop-up featured a photo booth, tastings, and a special Absolut promotional price. “The pop-up encouraged passengers to share their […]

The Design Solution’s Nick Taylor: Colorful Cancun elements create unique sense of place in Dufry’s new T4 retail space

London-based The Design Solution created Dufry Group’s stylish new retail space (2,540sqm) at Cancún International Airport, which features the innovative ‘New Generation’ store concept that projects an extraordinary and colorful sense of location. Nick Taylor, Director, The Design Solution, outlines the design concept for the Cancun stores and the commercial drivers behind it: “The Cancun store designs […]

Dufry opens 7 stores in Cancun Airport’s new T4; unveils first New Generation store in Latin America

Dufry has inaugurated seven new stores in Cancun International Airport’s newly-opened Terminal 4 in Mexico. The stores cover 2,540 sq meters of retail space and include a 1,900-sqm New Generation Store, which Dufry presents for the first time in Latin America. Dufry’s New Generation Store is its retail concept that innovatively features extensive use of […]

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