Dufry is the world’s leading global travel retailer, operating close to 2,300 duty-free and duty-paid shops in around 400 locations across 65 countries in all five continents. With over 60 years of experience in travel retail, Dufry provides its customers with access to prestigious products from more than 1,000 suppliers of the most renowned global and local brands. The retail channels where Dufry is present are airports, cruise lines, seaports, border shops, railway stations and downtown tourist areas.
The company’s more than 30,000 employees serve the needs of the customers in different shop concepts such as general travel retail shops, convenience stores, brand boutiques, specialised shops and theme stores, as well as in Dufry Shopping, which is a duty paid concept dedicated to domestic passengers. The Dufry retail brand portfolio includes World Duty Free, Nuance, Hudson, Hellenic Duty Free Shops, RegStaer, Duty Free Shop Argentina, Duty Free Shop Uruguay and Colombian Emeralds.
Dufry’s unique geographic footprint and the comprehensive portfolio of retail concepts generates added value for landlords and suppliers alike. While landlords benefit from the company’s extensive know-how on customer shopping habits and its ability to maximise retail revenues, suppliers get access to a unique window display opportunity to showcase their global brands and products around the world in a mix of mature and emerging markets and ultimately to increase sales. Last but not least, Dufry – as a public company listed on the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange – is a financially strong business partner able to realise state-of-the-art retail environments, including the latest digital technologies, to convey seamless shopping experiences to travellers.
Dufry operates stores across the Middle East and Africa, in Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Mozambique, Kuwait, Morocco, Nigeria, and the United Arab Emirates.