World Duty Free

Airport Retail


Headquartered in Spain and the UK, World Duty Free (WDF) is one of the world’s leading travel retailers and operates over 550 stores in 20 countries across 5 continents. The company has developed its own commercial concepts, tailored to match the purchasing preferences of travelers passing through the 140 locations it operates, including 102 airports. Through its main tax & duty free and specialist concept stores, World Duty Free Group sells a variety of products including fragrance, liquor, skincare, cosmetics, confectionery, food, accessories and souvenirs. The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of World Duty Free by Dufry. In Sep-2015, the World Duty Free board approved the pricing of remaining shares in the duty free and travel retailer related to the mandatory takeover bid from Dufry, which already has a controlling 50.1% stake in WDF.

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