Media Release

 

East Rutherford, N.J, May 23, 2017

Dufry’s subsidiary Hudson Group Extends Duty Free & Duty Paid Contract at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

 

Contract includes over 18,000 square feet in retail space

Hudson Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry AG, in partnership with Hudson Las Vegas JV and The Nuance Group (Las Vegas), LLC, today announced the successful seven-year extension of its duty-free and duty-paid agreement with McCarran International Airport (LAS). As the sole operator of duty-free retail at LAS, the contract includes over 18,000 square feet in retail space, including a new 6,000 sq. ft. duty-free and duty-paid combination store, Las Vegas Dufry Shopping, in Terminal One D-Gates.

Las Vegas Dufry Shopping will offer a vast product and brand assortment across all main duty-free categories, including Perfumes & Cosmetics, Wine & Spirits, and Confection, as well as duty-paid categories such as Accessories, Essentials, Electronics, and Fashion. Featured beauty brands range from Chanel, Clinique and DIOR, to Estée Lauder, Lancôme, and Urban Decay. The high-end liquor assortment will feature an extensive collection of American Whiskies and Bourbons, and luxury Scottish Whiskies.

 

Hudson Group currently operates 32 stores throughout LAS, including three duty-free shops under the Nuance banner in Terminal One and Terminal Three totaling 11,800 sq. ft.

 

McCarran International Airport served 47.4 million passengers last year, making 2016 the second-busiest year in the airport’s 68-year history,” said Rosemary A. Vassiliadis, director of the Clark County Department of Aviation. “We are optimistic that this trend will continue, and we are proud to have the support of Hudson Group to bring business and leisure travelers a world-class shopping experience.”

 

"Hudson Group has had the pleasure to serve McCarran International Airport travelers over many years, and we are very appreciative to have the opportunity to offer broader shopping options than ever before," states Joseph DiDomizio, President & CEO of Hudson Group and Division CEO North America of Dufry. “As the Traveler’s Best Friend, we look forward to maintaining and building on our strong relationship with the LAS management team through our shared exceptional commitment to travelers and customer service.”

 

About Hudson Group

Hudson Group, the largest travel retailer in North America, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international travel retailer Dufry AG (DUFN) of Basel, Switzerland. Hudson Group operates over 950 Hudson, Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, cafes, specialty retail and duty free shops in 83 airports and transportation terminals in the United States and Canada, and operates in 24 of the top 25 airports nationally. Dufry operates around 2,200 stores in more than 60 countries and 370 locations, including airports and transportation terminals around the world.

 

 

For further information please contact:

 

Kristen Clonan

Corporate Communications North America

Phone: +1 201 821 8088

Mobile: +1 201 450 8829

kclonan@hudsongroup.com

 

Renzo Radice

Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Phone: +41 61 266 44 19

renzo.radice@dufry.com

 

Sara Lizi

Rafael Duarte

Investor Relations

Investor Relations

Phone: +55 21 2157 9901

Phone +41 61 266 45 77

sara.lizi@br.dufry.com

rafael.duarte@dufry.com

 

 

Karen Sharpes

Mario Rolla

Global Trade Media Relations

Media Relations Brazil

Phone +44 0 208 624 4326

Phone: +55 21 2157 9611

karen.sharpes@dufry.com

mario.rolla@br.dufry.com

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