East Rutherford, NJ – November 22, 2017 – Hudson Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dufry AG, in partnership with Dufry Phoenix Retailers JV, was awarded two new duty-free and duty-paid stores at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Terminal 4. As the sole operator of duty-free retail at PHX, the new contract includes over 2,100 square feet in retail space.
The Phoenix Duty Free stores, located pre and post security, will offer international passengers an excellent assortment of brands and products across all categories, including Wines and Spirits, Tobacco, Perfume and Cosmetics, Fashion Accessories and Confection. Domestic-bound passengers will also be able to enjoy the great assortment of products offered with the exception of Wines, Spirits and Tobacco. Featured fragrance brands range from Chanel, Clinique, and Estee Lauder to Lancôme, and more. The high-end liquor assortment will feature a collection of fine Whiskies, Cognacs, Wines and Champagnes.
"Our goal as America's Friendliest Airport is to provide our customers with a variety of choices,” said James E Bennett, Director of Aviation Services for the City of Phoenix. “Customer feedback has shown us that travelers want the ability to purchase both duty-free and duty-paid products. These new stores will further complement our retail program to meet our customers' needs."
“Hudson Group is honored to be a part of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s T4 retail renovation,” said Joseph DiDomizio, President and CEO of Hudson Group, Division CEO North America of Dufry. “As the Traveler’s Best Friend, we look forward to providing passengers with a diverse duty-free and duty-paid retail offering, while continuing to deliver world-class customer service.”
Hudson Group currently operates Hudson, Fire CZ and Bunky Boutique in Terminal 4 PHX.
About Hudson Group
Hudson Group, one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international travel retailer Dufry AG (DUFN) of Basel, Switzerland. Hudson Group operates over 989 Hudson, Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, cafes, specialty retail and duty free shops in 88 airports and transportation terminals in the United States and Canada, and operates in 24 of the top 25 busiest airports in North America.