Dufry

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

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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 […]

Dufry considers an IPO for its North American business as 2Q 2017 growth accelerates to nearly 9%

Travel retailer Dufry reports that second quarter organic growth accelerated and reached 8.9% from 7.2% in Q1 2017. Most markets performed well and performance was particularly strong in the United Kingdom as well as businesses welcoming Brazilian and Russian travelers, says the company. The strong organic growth helped push turnover up by 5.8% to CHF 3,821.3 million in the first half of […]

Dufry supports UN´s Sustainable Development Goals awareness campaign

Dufry is supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals awareness campaign through more than 80 airports in five continents. Following successful trials at Geneva, Zurich and Heathrow airports late last year, Dufry has reached agreement with the United Nations in Geneva to continue to raise awareness of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as part of a campaign […]

Desigual and Dufry open two locations in RIOgaleão–Tom Jobim International Airport

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  Barcelona-based fashion brand Desigual has opened two new locations with Dufry Group at RIOgaleão– Tom Jobim International Airport Terminal 2 (International departures). This is the second airport in Brazil for the Desigual-Dufry partnership, expanding a two-year presence in both standalone store and multi-brand shop-in-shop formats at Sao Paolo Guarulhos Airport. In Rio, a permanent 23 […]

How successful has airport privatization been for Brazil?

The third tranche of the Brazil’s airport privatization program was completed in March this year and 10 of the most important airports in the country are now managed by private companies. With this latest round of privatizations, 59% of total passenger traffic in Brazil is now being handled by private companies. In a special analysis for […]

Dufry’s Gea to speak at ASUTIL conference as registration nears 300

Asutil confirms additional speaker and registration numbers   Registrations for the 21st annual ASUTIL Conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro from June 6 – 9 are proceeding at a good pace and are slightly ahead of the organization’s original budget, Jose Luis Donagaray, Secretary General of the Latin American Duty Free Shops Association tells Travel Markets Insider. […]

Dufry’s organic growth accelerates to 7.2% in 1Q 2017

Leading travel retail company Dufry reports that turnover grew by 4.7% reaching CHF 1,706.8 million in the first quarter of 2017 from CHF 1,630.2 million one year earlier. As a result of stable growth in most locations and improved performance in specific businesses positively impacted by Brazilian and Russian travelers, organic growth continued to accelerate […]

Chinese group HNA takes stake in Dufry

Chines travel conglomerate HNA Group has acquired 16.79% of the leading travel retail company Dufry. Dufry said that it has been notified by HNA Group that it has exceeded the threshold of 15% due to an agreement with third parties to purchase 16.79% of the shares of Dufry AG. The closing of the transaction is […]

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