South America

New allowances and more stores announced at Brazil border conference

South American Duty Free Association, ASUTIL, and CEFSU, the Chamber of Uruguayan Free Shops, held a two-day virtual conference on Nov. 24-25, that examined new opportunities arising from the opening of duty free shops on the Brazilian border, during which government officials unveiled increased duty free allowances and details of new store openings. Originally planned […]

Enrique Urioste joins Dufry in key South American role as Oscar Garcia Pedrosa prepares to retire

Enrique Urioste, one of the Americas most recognized and respected travel retail operators, is joining travel retail giant Dufry as Cluster General manager for South America (excluding Brazil). He assumes the new role as of January 1, 2020. Urioste will replace Oscar Garcia Pedrosa, who will retire in mid-2020. From his initial introduction as the first Secretary General of South […]

Dufry extends its retail concessions at Brazil’s São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro airports, and greatly expands retail space

  Dufry Group today has reconfirmed its commitment to Brazil and its confidence in the potential growth ahead for the country, announcing major concession contract extensions with expanded new space in the key airports of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The new space encompasses both duty free and duty-paid retail, including the opening of […]