Hudson

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, […]

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.      […]

Hudson Group enters into agreement to acquire 34 Brookstone U.S. airport locations

Travel retailer Hudson Group has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Brookstone stores in U.S. airports from Apex Digital, Inc. Hudson has also obtained the right to be the exclusive airport retailer to operate Brookstone stores through a license agreement with Bluestar Alliance, LLC, owner of the Brookstone brand and trademarks. The agreement […]

Dufry debuts its Hudson concept in China at Chengdu Airport

Dufry continues its global expansion, most recently opening eight Hudson Travel Essentials Convenience Bookstores in China, at Terminal 2 of Chengdu Airport in partnership with Bright Power Beijing. The shops at Chengdu airport will be operated by Hudson Bright Power (Beijing) Commercial Company, a joint-venture between Dufry and Bright Power Beijing, a company which operates bookstores throughout China. […]