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 […]

Otis McAllister enters liquor distribution business through asset purchase of Chase International

Otis McAllister, Inc., the leading confectionery specialist in the Americas travel retail channel, is officially expanding into spirits distribution following its asset purchase of Chase International, Inc. The asset purchase became official on March 1. Chase International president and founder Chase Donaldson, whose spirits and confectionery distribution company has been a hallmark of the travel […]

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 […]

New Watch Distributors Directory invites the travel retail sector to share in its unique data base to facilitate networking for the industry

The global watch industry has launched a comprehensive data- base of international watch distribution, which is supported by the prestigious Baselworld as its exclusive institutional partner. The Watch Distributors Directory has been designed to offer easy and precise access that will facilitate networking watch brands with distributors around the world. The Directory will allow distributors […]

Marmol & Son, LLC launches “Greener” Packaging

Marmol & Son, LLC, a small family-owned manufacturer of licensed fragrances for “Kids of ALL Ages” announces that it is taking a step in producing greener packaging and that all future productions of their fragrances will eliminate the transparent film overwrap commonly known as cellophane (cello). “The use of cello is primarily for the protection […]

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: […]

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