Individual concepts to satisfy customers' needs
Our retail brands create individual shopping experiences for our customers and yet share common values.
As a group, Dufry is the leading travel retailer with a well balanced and diversified global approach, operating in all continents. It offers a diversified portfolio of retail formats, including duty-free, duty-paid, brand boutiques, specialized concepts and convenience stores, which focus on the specific needs of travelers and are present in different retail channels, from airports to downtown tourist areas. Dufry is also used as a brand name for some of the general travel retail shops that feature a wide range of products such as perfumes and cosmetics, confectionery, wines, spirits and fashion, presenting its customers with a selection of the most prestigious brands.
World Duty Free
World Duty Free is one of the world’s most popular travel retail brands, operating mainly in airports and with a broad geographical reach, from its heartland in Western Europe, to the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. WDF operates different retail concepts, ranging from duty-free to convenience among many others, through some of the most exciting and engaging airport shops in the world. WDF offers a large range of products from the main traditional categories, with a focus on the customer and innovative marketing programs, including multi-channel digital and live in-store interactive promotions. WDF became part of Dufry in 2015, following the biggest acquisition in travel retail history.
With over ninety years experience serving travellers, Nuance is one of the most traditional travel retail brands, with the majority of its operations spread across Europe, Asia and North America. Nuance offers several retail formats including duty-and tax-free shops, brand boutiques and concept stores as well as a comprehensive product mix, tailored to address the different customer profiles. Thanks to its geographical reach, retail expertise and extensive distribution network, Nuance is excellently equipped to support the Group to further expand activities and very much so in Asia. In 2014, Dufry signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Nuance creating significant value and enhancing its global leadership in travel retail.
Hellenic Duty Free
Hellenic Duty Free is the leading travel retailer in Greece. The company is present in the main airports, seaports and border locations across Greece as well as onboard cruise liners and ferries, covering all tourist areas of the country. Hellenic Duty Free operates duty-free and duty-paid shops, offering products from a wide selection of original, local and brand name items. In 2012, Dufry acquired the Hellenic Duty Free business and consolidated its presence in the Mediterranean area, the most important tourist destination worldwide.
Colombian Emeralds is one of the largest retailers in the Caribbean market and is a specialized travel retail concept, with shops across Central America and on-board Norwegian Cruise Line vessels. It also offers a large selection of renowned jewelry and watch brands. With high-quality precious jewels, handcrafted designs, named collections and exceptional value, the exclusive pieces have distinctive features that command the ultimate sense of luxury. Colombian Emeralds has formed part of Dufry since 2012.
Duty Free Uruguay
Duty Free Uruguay is the one of the major duty-free airport retailers in Uruguay and present in the most relevant airports across the country. Duty Free Uruguay operations focus on the duty-free segment, offering the best product selection across the core duty-free categories, including perfumes & cosmetics, confectionery, liquor, fashion and local products. Duty Free Uruguay became part of Dufry Group in 2011, when Dufry acquired several Latin American operations.
Known as the Traveler’s Best Friend, Hudson is one of the world’s leading travel essentials brands famous for its convenience shops, the main retail concept of the brand. Hudson is present in the main airports and transport terminals across the United States and Canada, as well as in over 100 international locations across more than 15 countries in different continents. For more than 25 years, Hudson has led the way in convenience travel retail and has formed part of Dufry Group since 2008.
Duty Free Shop Argentina
Duty Free Shop Argentina is the most successful and exclusive duty-free franchise in Argentina and has become the main reference in the country when it comes to tax-free shopping. The airports where Duty Free Shop Argentina operates are located in strategically selected cities in terms of tourism and passenger transit. The product mix includes national and imported tax free items, providing a full selection of goods from different brands and nationalities. In 2011, Dufry acquired Interbaires, the leading travel retailer in Argentina which owned the Duty Free Shop Argentina stores.
RegStaer is a Russian travel retailer operator, running duty-free shops at the two of the main airports in Russia. RegStaer is strategically positioned to capture the main passenger flow and benefit from its exposure in the Russian market. The product mix includes the best selection of the core duty-free categories, ranging from perfumes & cosmetics, confectionery and liquor to fashion, accessories and electronics. RegStaer became part of Dufry in 2012 through a Joint Venture, when Dufry acquired 51% of the company.
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