WDFG, a model of excellence

World Duty Free S.p.A., company subject to direction and coordination activity by Dufry AG, is the holding company of World Duty Free Group, one of the world’s leading travel retailers and operates over 550 stores in 20 countries.

World Duty Free S.p.A., company subject to direction and coordination activity by Dufry AG, is the holding company of World Duty Free Group, one of the world’s leading travel retailers and operates over 550 stores in 20 countries. It has developed its own unique commercial concepts, tailored to match the purchasing preferences of travelers passing through the more than 105 locations in which it operates. Through its main tax & duty free and specialist concept stores, World Duty Free Group sells a variety of products including fragrance, wine and spirits, skincare, cosmetics, confectionery, food, accessories and souvenirs. World Duty Free Group has become one of the world’s benchmark travel retail operators because of its depth of understanding of the needs of passengers.

WDFG´s current and future success depends on its ability to continue to create differential value as a retailer for customers, concession grantors and brand partners by delivering the best consumer experience and maximizing income per passenger. The Group is the market leader in the UK and Spain and has a significant presence in the Americas and Middle East. World Duty Free Group, established in 1955, currently employs more than 9,500 people and in 2014 posted a turnover of 2,406.6 million euros.