Delhi Duty Free posted its highest ever sales in a single month in June, hitting US$ 15.1 million. This compares to US$ 13.9m in the corresponding month last year. June also saw the highest daily sales yet (US$625,000), over +50% growth in Shop & Collect sales, and the highest ever sales in the beauty and liquor categories. In the latter, a record than 53,000 bottles of Johnnie Walker Black Label were sold.
Delhi Duty Free CEO Luke Gorringe said: “Overall it has been a good start to the year, particularly in light of the tough travel retail business environment and ongoing new shop fit-outs. We enjoyed strong growth in June, even though our arrivals trading area was reduced by -50%. I would like to thank our great team, our suppliers and shareholders and of course our loyal customers, who are all key to this success. We have much to look forward to in the coming months with the opening of new shops featuring exclusive brands and concepts that are going to elevate the customer experience in Delhi Duty Free.”
The company said it was poised to continue its growth momentum, with investment in staff training and skills alongside new product offers and marketing campaigns.
In 2016, Delhi Duty Free delivered revenues of over US$146 million, from US$140 million a year earlier.
(Source: Moodie Davitt Report)