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DFS Group starts winding down Changi Airport liquor business

DFS Group will close all of its stores at Changi Airport on June 8 as its 35-year tenure as wine and spirits concessionaire comes to an end.

Hong Kong cash handout aims to boost business

Hong Kong permanent residents will receive a HK$10,000 cash handout from the government in coming weeks as the territory’s administration tries to boost the economy..

Hennessy unveils X.O pop-up at Changi Airport

Luxury cognac brand Hennessy has partnered with Changi Airport and travel retailer DFS Group to launch its pop-up store at Changi Airport.

Lotte Duty Free wins Changi Airport Group liquor & tobacco concession

Changi Airport Group has awarded its liquor & tobacco concession tender to Lotte Duty Free. The company will succeed DFS Group when the concession contract expires next year. The awarding of the liquor & tobacco concession ends a fierce contest between some of the world’s leading travel retailers, including Gebr Heinemann and The Shilla Duty Free. Changi Airport Group (CAG…

DFS Group enables WeChat facial-recognition payments in Macau

DFS Group has become the first international retailer to activate WeChat facial-recognition payment outside Mainland China.

Cartier Capsule Exhibition “Into the Wild” opens in Macau

Cartier has partnered with DFS Group to open the first-ever Cartier Capsule Exhibition ‘Into the Wild’ in Macau City of Dreams, featuring the Panthere de Cartier. The Cartier Capsule Exhibition presents three main “universes”, including The Design, The Salon and The Community. 

DFS Group launches ‘World of Watches and Jewelry’ event

Travel retailer DFS Group is launching its first ‘World of Watches and Jewelry’ event through October, targeting millennial, fashion-minded clientele and first-time watch buyers.

Fenty Beauty launches at Harvey Nichols

Singer Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty brand has launched at Harvey Nichols in Hong Kong as its first department store partner in the region.

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.

Changi shoppers can personalise Moet & Chandon bottles

Travellers can personalise Moet & Chandon bottles at a Changi Airport pop up until January 6.