Duty Free Dynamics

Duty Free Dynamics expands portfolio into confectionery

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its regional distribution business in the Americas’ travel retail channel into confectionery through agreements with three major global companies. The Panama-based company announced this week that it has inked distribution agreements with premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt; Haribo, world recognized for its “gummi candy;” and Perfetti Van Melle, producer of Chupa Chups lollipops and Mentos chewy mints, […]

Duty Free Dynamics and Samsonite expand TR partnership beyond core products

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) has expanded its partnership agreement with Samsonite luggage. Initially only focused on Samsonite’s core category –luggage—DFD has now expanded to the brand’s complete product lineup…from bags, backpacks and briefcases to attractive and practical travel accessories such as neck pillows, luggage scales and packing sets, just to name a few.  This expansion […]

DFD incorporates L.O.L. Surprise! into its toy portfolio

Duty Free Dynamics has expanded its Master Franchisor’s toys category – which already includes LEGO — with the addition of the L.O.L Surprise! brand from MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGAE).  DFD will distribute the brand throughout the Americas Travel Retail Channel. Launched in 2017, L.O.L Surprise! has become a worldwide phenomenon, cashing in on the Youtube craze […]

Duty Free Dynamics adds Frederique Constant to its watch portfolio

Duty Free Dynamics continues to expand its brand portfolio, most recently integrating Frederique Constant into its medium and high-end watch portfolio. The accessible luxury Swiss brand will be available for the LATAM travel retail market through exclusive distribution by Duty Free Dynamics. Shown in preview in TFWA Cannes, the brand had already obtained a number […]

Seiko now available in select Attenza Duty Free stores

Panama-based Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) continues to make progress with its innovative Master Franchisor concept. Most recently the company has launched Seiko watches in high profile presentations in the Attenza duty free stores in Colombia and Ecuador. The introduction of the brand at Attenza Duty Free featured the launch of Seiko’s iconic collection: New Seiko 5 […]

A Travel Retail Profile: Duty Free Dynamics CEO Nicolas Dobry enhances Scuba Diving adventure with new Seiko diving watch

Nicolas Dobry, a 47-year-old diving enthusiast, and CEO of travel retail Master Franchisor Duty Free Dynamics, recently had his first opportunity to dive with his new Seiko Prospex Diver Automatic. The special edition watch was jointly developed with PADI, the mecca of recreational diving.   Duty Free Dynamics’ brand portfolio of innovative, global brands for […]

Duty Free Dynamics launches Timex watches with Attenza

Panama-based Duty Free Dynamics announces that it has launched its Timex watches with Motta Internacional’s Attenza Duty Free stores. Working under its concept of master franchisor for the travel retail channel in the Americas, DFD has positioned the renowned watch brand in Attenza stores in four out of six of the countries where Attenza operates: […]

Duty Free Dynamics visits LEGO World in Denmark in preparation to open travel retail stores in the Americas

Duty Free Dynamics, which has been appointed LEGO Master Franchiser for the Americas travel retail channel, is about to open LEGO certified stores in the coming months. In preparation for the LEGO store openings, Duty Free Dynamics LEGO brand manager, Tatiana Pinto, recently visited the LEGO headquarters in Denmark. This tour provided an opportunity for […]

Duty Free Dynamics rates Cannes debut with high marks

Panama-based “master distributor” Duty Free Dynamics welcomed more than 200 different guests at its showroom located across the Palais des Festivals during TFWA in Cannes last month. These visitors included operators, partners and brands, in a 2-section showroom where DFD exhibited its Sunglasses, Footwear and Outdoor & Travel Gear products in one section and Toys, […]

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