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DFS named Retailer of the Year

DFS Group has opened its 167sq m wine and spirits duty free store at Singapore Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4

DFS Group has once again been named as Travel Retailer of the Year at the DFNI Global Awards for travel-retail excellence, retaining the title it won in 2017.

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The retailer was announced at the winner at the 14th annual ceremony, which once again took place during the DFNI Charity Ball at London’s Royal Lancaster.

Other big winners on the night included William Grant & Sons, which had success in Best Marketing Activation for the Hendrick’s World Cucumber Day and in the Best Supplier category.

Meanwhile Dubai Duty Free also scooped two awards. The Middle Eastern retailer beat off strong competition to win both the Charitable Business of the Year award and the company’s executive vice chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin won the Charity Champion of the Year award.

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The Charity Ball itself raised a fantastic £24,000 for the Akanksha Foundation through donations, games and auctions on the night.

(Source: DFNI)