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Takashimaya Times Square Japan

Takashimaya Duty Free Shop opening soon

Takashimaya Duty Free Shop will open late next month in downtown Tokyo.

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Japan duty-free on arrival shops planned

With upcoming tax reforms, Japan duty-free on arrival stores could soon be opened.

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Korea looks elsewhere as Chinese shoppers vanish

South Korea has stepped up efforts to overhaul its dependence on Chinese shoppers by shifting the focus to other Asian countries.

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Chinese driving Korean online industry

Sales by the South Korea online industry rose dramatically in recent months powered by a growing number of Chinese.

HONG KONG - JANUARY 27, 2016: inside of Elements Shopping Mall. Elements is a large shopping mall lo

Asians top buyers of Moncler clothing

China and South Korea were the top markets, along with the US, for Moncler last year.

Lipsticks Cosmetic Beauty Colourful Tester Shop display

Cosmetics dominate Korean duty-free sector in 2016

Make-up accounted for more than half Korean duty-free sales in 2016 – up six percentage points on 2015.

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Hudson Travel bookstores launch at Chengdu airport

Dufry has launched Hudson Travel bookstores with eight outlets at Chengdu’s airport.

Lotte Duty free

Lotte Duty Free sales up 25 per cent

Lotte Duty Free has reported a 26 per cent increase in turnover to W5.9 trillion (US$5.1 billion) for last year.

HONG KONG - DECEMBER 26, 2015: inside New Town Plaza. New Town Plaza is a shopping mall in the town

Shiseido income hit by currency variations

Shiseido had net earnings of ¥32 billion yen (US$281 million) last year, but was hit by currency variations.

Longines and DFS Group celebrated the grand opening of the Longines boutique inside T Galleria by DFS, City of Dreams’ in the newly expanded Watches and Jewelry Hall

Longines ambassador Lin Chi-Ling attends Macau launch

Longines ambassador Lin Chi-Ling attended the launch of the watch brand’s new Macau boutique.

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Korean duty-free industry creams $10 billion

A 30.9 per cent leap in sales resulted in a record US$10.6 billion in revenue for the Korean duty-free industry last year.

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DFS Group completes City of Dreams store

DFS Group has completed T Galleria by DFS, City of Dreams in Macau following a 12-month expansion.

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