IAADFS donates US$10,000 to Hurricane Irma relief

Sep 13 | The International Association of Airport and Duty Free Stores (IAADFS) announces its support of Hurricane Irma relief efforts in the Caribbean with a contribution of US$10,000 to the Emergency Assistance Fund of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency. more >>

IAADFS donates US$10,000 to Hurricane Irma relief
 

Canadian government introduces new person in charge of duty free program

Aug 2 | The FDFA recently announced that the Canadian government has introduced a new Director General in charge of the Duty Free Shop Program more >>

Canadian government introduces new person in charge of duty free program
 

FDFA Strategic Convention Committee decides next steps

Jun 28 | The FDFA Strategic Convention Committee has announced its decision regarding FDFA’s future conventions as of 2018. more >>

FDFA Strategic Convention Committee decides next steps
 

Land border sales in Canada show strong growth for April

Jun 13 | After a difficult first quarter, the FDFA reports that national land border sales soared up in April. At $11.5 million, this is a 22% increase in sales compared to April 2016. more >>

Land border sales in Canada show strong growth for April
 

ASUTIL Secretary-General José Luis Donagaray says ASUTIL 21st conference was a success

Jun 9 | ASUTIL Secretary-General José Luis Donagaray said ASUTIL’s just concluded 21st conference in Rio de Janeiro was everything the organization had hoped for and more. more >>

ASUTIL Secretary-General José Luis Donagaray says ASUTIL 21st conference was a success
 

ASUTIL's last solo conference ends with a recognition of industry leaders, a review of past and present and a look ahead

Jun 9 | Enrique Urioste won the ASUTIL award of the year Thursday at the closing ceremony of the organization’s 21st and last solo conference at Rio de Janeiro’s Hilton Hotel in Barra de Tijuca more >>

ASUTIL's last solo conference ends with a recognition of industry leaders, a review of past and present and a look ahead
 

First day of ASUTIL conference kicks off with a look at Brazil and other industry trends

Jun 8 | Representatives from the travel retail industry in Latin America and other parts of the world met in Rio de Janeiro to hear from leaders in the field about the most important factors influencing decision-making in the business during the first day of ASUTIL’s 21st conference more >>

First day of ASUTIL conference kicks off with a look at Brazil and other industry trends
 

ASUTIL conference kicks off in Rio de Janeiro

Jun 6 | The South American Duty Free Shops Association (ASUTIL) kicks off its 21st annual conference in Rio de Janeiro today with a nostalgic, yet forward-looking meeting with a focus that will be “back to the future.” more >>

ASUTIL conference kicks off in Rio de Janeiro
 

ASUTIL announces social activity

May 30 | The final ASUTIL conference social activity has just been announced. The event will be held on Friday, June 9th, and is included in the registration fee for delegates and their partners. more >>

ASUTIL announces social activity
 

ASUTIL announces complete lineup of speakers

May 9 | Just one month away from ASUTIL’s 21st conference, taking place in the same venue as its very first conference in 1997, in Rio de Janeiro, the organization has announced its lineup of speakers. more >>

ASUTIL announces complete lineup of speakers
 

ASUTIL’s José Luis Donagaray reports double-digit growth in Latin America

May 2 | The first quarter of 2017 kicked off with double-digit growth in South America, meaning things are on the upswing for the Latin America duty free and travel retail industry. more >>

ASUTIL’s José  Luis Donagaray reports double-digit growth in Latin America
 

Canadian border sales drop

Apr 18 | Most land border stores in Canada saw a decrease in February 2017 vs 2016. This is thought to have been caused by a decrease in border traffic brought about because of uncertainty or fears over the US travel ban. more >>

Canadian border sales drop
 

Needs a little shaking up: the future of the biggest duty free trade show in the Americas

Apr 4 | It’s probably safe to say the main topic of small talk during IAADFS wasn’t small at all; it was the future of the event itself. more >>

Needs a little shaking up: the future of the biggest duty free trade show in the Americas
 

DFWC zeros in on Economic Impact Study on TR in Americas

Apr 4 | After meeting during last week’s IAADFS show in Orlando, the DFWC reported significant progress on the preparation of an Economic Impact Study on the importance of the duty free and travel retail industry in the Americas. more >>

DFWC zeros in on Economic Impact Study on TR in Americas
 

More details revealed on 21st annual ASUTIL conference

Apr 4 | It will be “back to the future” when the South American Duty Free Shops Association (ASUTIL) holds its 21st annual conference in Rio de Janeiro June 6-9. more >>

More details revealed on 21st annual ASUTIL conference