Moët Hennessy Travel Retail Unveils First Les Caves de Champagne Retail Concept in the Americas at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport

Moët Hennessy Travel Retail has opened Les Caves de Champagne at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport in partnership with Avolta. This innovative retail experience features Moët Hennessy’s finest champagne offerings, all curated within a single space. Located in Terminal 3 at Arrivals 9K, Les Caves de Champagne is the first retail concept of its kind by […]

ForwardKeys analyzes impact of Brazil floods on tourism as Porto Alegre airport closed indefinitely

Severe flooding has affected over 90% of municipalities in Rio Grande do Sul, one of Brazil’s premier tourist destinations. The state’s primary airport, Salgado Filho Airport (POA) in Porto Alegre, has been forced to close indefinitely, underscoring the severity of the situation. ForwardKeys’ analysis of the data paints a stark picture of the impact on […]

Weitnauer Group expands South American operations with hub in Uruguay

Weitnauer Group has announced the opening of its latest subsidiary in Uruguay, strategically positioned to cater to the vibrant and expanded market along the Brazilian border. The new operation in Uruguay will serve as a gateway to the dynamic Uruguay borders and the growing market of Brazilian borders, while supporting Weitnauer’s logistic capabilities in other South American markets. Headed by […]

La Petisquera- Mannah Group to enter Border Duty Free in Brazil in major project

“La Petisquera,” the well-established South American travel retailer founded by the Mannah family in 1970, is entering the Brazilian border duty free business in Foz do Iguaçu. The company has a long history of successful operations in Paraguay, in Ciudad del Este with border and airport shops, and currently operates four downtown stores in the […]

CCR Aeroportos signs contract with Cellshop for duty free operation at Foz do Iguaçu International Airport

CCR Aeroportos, the company that manages the Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, has signed a partnership with Cellshop Duty Free, the largest land border store in Brazil, for opening a Duty Free Shop at the airport. The store, which will cover nearly 800 square meters of space, will be located in the domestic departure and […]

Lancôme TR Americas and Dufry open Lancôme’s biggest flagship in South America

Lancôme Travel Retail Americas and Dufry have partnered to open Lancôme’s biggest flagship in South America. The 43sqm store opened at the international departures area of Terminal 3 of São Paulo International Airport (GRU Airport) on January 31, 2021. Lancôme’s new flagship features numerous eye-catching screens and embraces the values of the brand – joy, […]

Inaugural ASUTIL Border Conference examines new Brazilian opportunities

The first Latin American Border conference welcomed 170 registered delegates at the Sheraton Porto Alegre last week, who gathered to discover details of how the new land border duty free stores in Brazil will operate. The conference was jointly organized by South American duty free association ASUTIL and CEFSU, the Chamber of Uruguayan Free Shop […]