Duty Free World Council’s Branquinho reiterates industry’s zero-tolerance approach to illicit trade at ASUTIL Conference in Buenos Aires
DFWC President Branquinho urged delegates to get behind the Duty Free: Trusted Transparent Secure Campaign, at the South American duty free association's first conference post-Covid.
DF: TTS present at TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore, as campaign collaborates with OECD business community
The Duty Free: Trusted, Transparent, Secure campaign continued its work to highlight the duty- and tax-free industry’s zero-tolerance approach against illicit trade, counterfeiting, intellectual property theft and all forms of criminality at the 2023 Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore.
Industry leaders discuss threat of illicit trade at IAADFS Summit of the Americas, Florida
At a panel event discussing the region's recovery, representatives of the Duty Free: Trusted Transparent Secure campaign said the sector must "amplify our existing credentials as an authentic and trusted industry"
DFWC President Sarah Branquinho represents Duty Free Trusted Transparent Secure campaign at The Economist Global Anti-Illicit Trade Summit
Duty Free World Council President represents the Duty Free Trusted Transparent Secure campaign at The Economist Global Anti-Illicit Trade Summit in Warsaw, Poland. Sarah Branquinho discussed the impact of illicit trade and counterfeiting on our duty- and tax-free industry, and the reputational harm criminal activity causes.
DFWC and TFWA launch position paper: Tackling illicit trade, counterfeiting & intellectual property theft
The Duty Free World Council (DFWC), the global voice for the duty free and travel retail industry, and Tax Free World Association (TFWA), the association that brings together 520 supplier companies to the duty free and travel retail industry, have released a position paper on tackling illicit trade, counterfeiting, and intellectual property theft. It sets out five key recommendations, and calls on national governments and cross-border enforcement agencies to work with industry to put an end to the practice. Read the full position paper using the link below.
Duty free shops sell the world’s favourite and best known brands – from high luxury to everyday treats
Duty free and travel retail (often referred to collectively as DFTR) are unique retailing channels, not least because they operate exclusively in an international trading environment.
DFWC and ACI World call for measures critical to airport industry recovery
ACI’s Policy Brief – Path to the airport industry recovery – Restoring a sustainable economic equilibrium draws attention to the crucial role duty free and travel retail plays in the success and growth of airports around the world, with up to 44% of airport revenues coming from non-aeronautical sources, and retail concessions contributing 30% of this figure.
Introducing Arrivals Duty & Tax Free in the European Union
This document explores the role Arrivals Duty and Tax Free can play in providing new sources of employment and commercial revenue to the European airports industry, as recommended by the Aviation Round Table Report on the Recovery of European Aviation1, a cross industry strategic blueprint for the sustainable recovery of European aviation.
Economic Benefits from Air Transport in the UK
This study, commissioned by leading players from the aviation and tourism sectors and published at the Annual Conference & Exhibition of the Airport Operators Association (AOA), the trade body for UK airports, on 10 November, shows that all three elements of the sector made a significant contribution to the UK economy.