DFWC quarterly global shopping monitor reveals swings in shopping drivers and influencers

The Duty Free World Council (DFWC) reports significant changes in both purchase drivers and barriers, as revealed in the DFWC Q3 global shopping monitor. The research, which has been commissioned by the DFWC from Swiss-based research agency m1nd-set, was conducted over the three months from July – September 2022 and compares the findings with pre-Covid […]

DFWC & TFWA launch new campaign against illicit trade, counterfeiting and intellectual property theft

The  global duty free and travel retail industries are banding together in a new campaign that targets illicit trade, counterfeit goods and intellectual property theft. Organized by the Duty Free World Council and Tax Free World Association, the global campaign– Duty Free: Trusted, Transparent, Secure—launched today, July 6. Its goal is to highlight the industry’s […]

Duty Free World Council Academy to launch Certificate Course in Duty Free & Travel Retail

The Duty Free World Council is set to launch its first Certification Course. The global duty free and travel retail industry association’s DFWC Academy will announce its first program during TFWA’s upcoming Asia Pacific Exhibition and Conference. The first course will begin in September 2019 with student enrollment commencing immediately. The launch of the program is a major milestone in […]

TSA security measures for US-bound passengers expand to include powders

The Duty Free World Council has announced that the Unites States Trans-port Security Administration (TSA) has instituted new security measures that apply to US-bound passengers carrying powder-like substances in quantities of 12 ounces/350g and over. The new regulations became effective on June 30, 2018. These products include flour, sugar, ground coffee, spices, powdered milk (such […]

Latest DFWC KPI Monitor underlines the importance of differentiation

  International travelers want uniqueness and differentiation in the travel retail offer, marking them as key satisfaction drivers in the latest DFWC KPI Monitor. The Q1 2017 monitor, produced in partnership with Swiss based research and consultancy agency m1nd-set, also shows that value for money remains the most important satisfaction driver. New and different products […]