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DFA Charity Golf Tournament success on all counts; raises $375,000 for Alonzo Mourning’s Miami youth charities

Neither threatening weather, a cold drizzle in Miami or a lingering pandemic could dampen the high spirits that boosted the 2022 DFA Charity Golf Tournament on Feb. 9, which raised a staggering $375,000 for the Mourning Family Foundation (formerly known as Alonzo Mourning Charities), and its Overtown Youth Center and Honey Shine initiatives. The Duty Free industry […]

PANYNJ announce revisions to contract for 2.4 million square foot New Terminal One at JFK

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) closes out this year with the announcement of revisions to the agreement to construct a massive new Terminal One at John F. Kennedy International Airport. A $9.5 billion project, the 2.4 million square foot  state-of-the-art new international terminal will anchor the south side of JFK. The Terminal will be built […]

The Macallan and Duty Free Americas unveil first Boutique in the Americas at NY JFK International Airport

The Macallan Single Malt Scotch Whisky has partnered with Duty Free Americas to unveil The Macallan’s new retail experience at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport Terminal 7 – the first opening of the brand’s global Boutique program in the Americas. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by senior representatives from Edrington Global Travel Retail, […]

International Shoppes celebrates 70 years of two families, three generations, and an enduring partnership

In 1951, two young men in New York City got together and opened a jewelry store in the brand new Port Authority Bus Terminal. With that endeavor, Herman Greenbaum, who operated several jewelry stores in Manhattan, and Fred Rosenberg, a watch-maker originally from Germany, who learned the trade while living in a children’s camp in […]

Miami distributor Tairo celebrates Silver Anniversary and looks back over the past 25 years

“It’s been a ride; I can’t believe it is 25 years,” said Tairo International co-founder Robert Bassan at the start of his reminiscing interview with TMI. The Miami-based fragrance and cosmetics distributor, which handles the Caribbean and Mexican duty free markets, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The company has made a major impact […]

Sustainability, experience drive Harding’s immersive retail program onboard Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady

Sustainability and experience are driving the collaborative retailing partnership between Global travel retail and cruise retail specialist Harding and Virgin Voyages onboard the Scarlet Lady, whose maiden voyage sailed from Portsmouth on Friday, August 6. Set over 550 sq-meters of retail space, Harding’s immersive on- board retail experience includes a pioneering approach to sustainability. Harding […]

Rouge brings joyous Carnival vibe to its Caribbean stores and delivers record sales

Many Caribbean islands celebrate their emancipation from colonial times through joyous Carnival fetes during the summer – highlighted by parades and balls with people dressing in masque-ade, music, and dancing. When COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the 2021 parties for the second year in a row, Caribbean duty free retailer Rouge Duty Free decided to […]