EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 23, 2017 – Hudson Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry AG, in
partnership with Hudson Las Vegas JV and The Nuance Group (Las Vegas), LLC, today announced the successful seven-year extension of its duty-free and duty-paid agreement with McCarran International Airport (LAS). As the sole operator of duty-free retail at LAS, the contract includes over 18,000 square feet in retail space, including a new 6,000 sq. ft. exclusive duty-free and duty-paid combination store, Las Vegas Dufry Shopping, in Terminal One D-Gates.
Las Vegas Dufry Shopping will offer a vast product and brand assortment across all main duty-free categories, including Perfumes & Cosmetics, Wine & Spirits, and Confection, as well as duty-paid categories such as Accessories, Essentials, Electronics, and Fashion. Featured beauty brands range from Chanel, Clinique and DIOR, to Estee Lauder, Lancome, and Urban Decay. The high-end liquor assortment will feature an extensive collection of American Whiskies and Bourbons, and luxury Scottish Whiskies.
Hudson Group currently operates 32 stores throughout LAS, including three duty-free shops under the Nuance banner in Terminal One and Terminal Three totaling 11,800 sq. ft.
“McCarran International Airport served 47.4 million passengers last year, making 2016 the second-busiest year in the airport’s 68-year history,” said Rosemary A. Vassiliadis, director of the Clark County Department of Aviation. “We are optimistic that this trend will continue, and we are proud to have the support of Hudson Group to bring business and leisure travelers a world-class shopping experience.”
"Hudson Group has had the pleasure to serve McCarran International Airport travelers over many years, and we are very appreciative to have the opportunity to offer broader shopping options than ever before," states Joseph DiDomizio, Division CEO North America of Dufry. “As the Traveler’s Best Friend, we look forward to maintaining and building on our strong relationship with the LAS management team through our shared exceptional commitment to travelers and customer service.”
About Hudson Group
Hudson Group, the largest travel retailer in North America, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international travel retailer Dufry AG (DUFN) of Basel, Switzerland. Hudson Group operates over 950 Hudson, Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, cafes, specialty retail and duty free shops in 83 airports and transportation terminals in the United States and Canada, and operates in 24 of the top 25 airports nationally. For more information, visit www.hudsongroup.com and www.dufry.com.