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Burberry, Harrods And Other Luxury Players Call For Return Of Tax-Free Shopping As U.K. Loses Out To Europe

Luxury trade association Walpole is calling for the reinstatement of tax-free shopping for tourists which it claims could result in direct retail sales of...

Ireland’s Aer Rianta Opens Up Portuguese Airport Retail Sector With New Contract

Irish international travel retailer, Aer Rianta International (ARI), has won a seven-year contract to run the retail operations at Portugal’s key airports including the...

Smart Carts That Take You To The Best Deals At The Airport

Carts could hold the key to lifting retail sales at financially hard-pressed airports around the country. A trial at San Diego International Airport has...

Freddie Mercury, A Potential Star Turn For Revamped Retail Offer At Zanzibar Airport

A long-term concession contract win at Zanzibar Airport in Africa could be the change needed to modernize the retail business there and make the...

As Omicron Surges, Dubai Airport Fully Reopens And Duty-Free Sales Of $960 Million Are Forecast

The world’s busiest international airport, prior to the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, has generated just shy of $24 million in a three-day retail...

New Luxury Brands Revitalize Image Of Milan’s ‘Local’ Airport

Fashion house Dolce & Gabbana and high-end hat maker Borsalino are the latest luxury labels to open their doors at Milan’s Linate Airport, just...

Why A Shipping Container Has Been Turned Into Possibly The World’s Smallest Border Store

A Swedish company has opened the first border shop in Wales in a 40-foot shipping container to take advantage of demand for duty-free goods...

What To Expect From Onboard Shopping Now That Cruise Trips Are Back

Cruise retailers—whether concessionaires or in-house—are going all out to capture revenge spending from cruise fans who, after a year stranded on land, are now...

Border Stores In Canada Fight For A Slice Of $400 Million Tourism Fund

Canada’s border duty-free retailers are asking the Trudeau government for a share of a newly-created $400 million (C$500 million) Tourism Relief Fund to give...

Digital Helps Abercrombie & Fitch To Best Income Performance In Over A Decade

Shares in Abercrombie & Fitch closed almost 8% higher on Wednesday after the fashion apparel house released some strong numbers for the three months...

Vaccination Programs Offer Dufry A Lifeline

Global travel retailer Dufry saw turnover tumble by 68% in the first quarter versus the same period last year, hit by a continuing lack...

Hudson Pivots To Hotels As Parent Dufry Expands Retail Footprint In Brazil

Travel retailer Hudson is re-examining the potential of the hotel channel after a hiatus of five years, at a time when its core airport...

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