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Duty-free industry worth $68.6bn in 2017

Tax Free World Association (TFWA) President Erik Juul-Mortensen has revealed the much-anticipated figures from Generation Research, which show the duty-free industry’s performance in 2017. Revealing the preliminary findings at the TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference in Singapore, Juul-Mortensen said ...

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The DFNI Blog: TFWA Singapore 2018

The DFNI team was on the ground bringing you all the goings on from the annual TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore. Here are the latest updates from DFNI ...

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Huge sales surge for Jordanian Duty Free Shops

Jordanian Duty Free Shops has reported a 21.9% increase in sales for the first quarter of 2018. The operator of 16 land and sea border stores in the kingdom saw total sales of JD26.38m ($37.18m) of sales in January, February ...

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Foreign exchange issues see profits take a dive at DFI

Duty Free International (DFI), Malaysia’s largest duty-free retailing group, has reported a sharp fall in profits in its 2018 full year results (the 12 months to the end of February 2018) against a backdrop of net foreign exchange losses. Total ...

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DFNI Asia Awards finalists revealed

The best of the Asia/Pacific duty-free industry will soon become clear, as the finalists have been revealed for this year’s DFNI Asia Awards. Broken up into 13 categories, the shortlist sees companies from across the region and all channels of ...

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Video: DFNI Charity Ball 2018

Watch highlights of the DFNI Charity Ball. The event at London’s Royal Lancaster, which included the DFNI Global Awards, saw the leading figures of the travel-retail industry gather to raise more than £24,000 for the Akanksha Foundation. The full list ...

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DFS named Retailer of the Year at DFNI Global Awards

DFS Group has once again been named as Travel Retailer of the Year at the DFNI Global Awards for travel-retail excellence, retaining the title it won in 2017. The retailer was announced at the winner at the 14th annual ceremony, ...

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Final call for DFNI Asia Awards entries

It is the last chance for stakeholders in the duty-free industry to be recognised as the best of the Asian market, as entry for the DFNI Asia Awards for travel-retail excellence in Asia closes on April 1. The Asia Awards will recognise ...

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Dufry hails milestone West Kowloon tender win

Dufry says it has taken a milestone step into alternative travel-retail channels after securing the tender to operate duty-free stores at the new railway station set to connect Hong Kong with mainland China. The duty-free retailer has announced it has ...

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DFNI Global Awards finalists revealed

We are one step closer to discovering the cream of the crop in the world of travel-retail, as the shortlist for this year’s DFNI Global Awards has been revealed. Fresh from winning two awards at this week’s DFNI Americas Awards, ...

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DFNI Americas Awards winners revealed

The best of the American duty-free industry has been revealed at the DFNI Americas Awards, which took place during the ASUTIL/IAADFS Summit of the Americas at the Marriott World Center. The awards, presented by DFNI associate publisher Amanda Felix with ...

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DFNI Blog: Summit of the Americas

DFNI was on the scene in Orlando at the first Summit of the Americas jointly held by ASUTIL and IAADFS. Our reporter on the ground, Liam Coleman, met with the leading figures in the American duty-free industry and gave all ...

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Summit of the Americas speaker lineup finalised

ASUTIL and IAADFS have announced the topics and speakers for next week’s Summit of the Americas in Orlando. Following the traditional opening cocktail and sports social activities on Sunday 18 March, the summit will begin in earnest on Monday 19 ...

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Tito’s partners with Flemingo for Africa expansion

Tito’s Handmade Vodka will make its debut in the African duty-free industry this month after partnering with Flemingo International to secure listings at key airport locations on the continent. The American vodka brand has said it will be listed at ...

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