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DFS says Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession ‘not viable’

DFS has explained its rationale for quitting its Changi Airport liquor and tobacco concession, saying remaining there was “not a financially viable option”.

Three-way battle for Singapore Changi liquor and tobacco concessions

Three travel retail companies are in the running to take over the liquor and tobacco concession at Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Changi Airport and DFS launch Singapore online liquor store

Changi Airport Group and DFS Group have launched the first luxury-focused Singapore online liquor store.

LVMH sales soar 10 per cent in first half year

LVMH sales grew by 10 per cent in the first half year, to a record US$25.57 billion.

Hotel Shilla Hong Kong investment tops US$167 million

Hotel Shilla Hong Kong will invest US$167 million developing its concession at HKIA.

Richemont buys Dufry stake

Luxury goods retailer Richemont takes 5 per cent Dufry stake in US$470 million move into duty-free sector.

DFS launches exclusive Burberry collection

Luxury travel retailer DFS Group has launched an exclusive Burberry collection which will be available only in DFS and T Galleria by DFS stores.

New Zalora CEO appointed

New Zalora CEO joins the eCommerce company from the travel retail subsidiary of LVMH.

DFS Group and Jeju Tourism join hands

DFS Group and Jeju Tourism Organization have formed a strategic partnership to boost tourism to the Korean island.

Hermes gains solo counter at HKIA

Hermes has its first dedicated travel-retail counter in Asia for its perfumes at Hong Kong International airport in partnership with DFS Group. The Carré Hermès Perfumer (Hermès Parfumerie Square) is based on a design reminiscent of the classic Hermès scarf, according to DFS and stocks every Hermès fragrance creation, Novel perfumes (Terre d’Hermès, Jour d’Hermès, Voyage d’Hermès) to Novella Perfumes (The Garden Collection, The Colognes Collection). “Coming to life and alte…

Fine liquor retail expo in Singapore

Travel retailer DFS Group is hosting Asia’s largest retail exhibition of fine wine, Champagne and spirits in Singapore. Scheduled for November 8, ‘Masters of Wines and Spirits’ will showcase the rarest and finest wine, Champagne and spirits in the world. This year, DFS has curated a collection of over 80 pieces from 65 of the world’s most legendary houses – the largest and most diverse collection in the history of this annual event. Centred around the idea that entertaining at home is …

DFS Group to open Europe stores

Hong Kong-based DFS Group plans to open its first European store in 2016. The luxury travel retailer, majority owned by the world’s largest luxury conglomerate Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH), is currently seeking prime locations in countries including Switzerland, Italy and France. The company says the European stores are aimed at Chinese consumers frequently travelling to the continent. According to shopping tourism company Global Blue, the overseas tax free shopping by Chinese re…

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