Shopping China scoops DFNI Americas Travel-Retailer of the Year award


Shopping China’s Henry Suarez (second from left), Monica Jara (center) and Felix Lugo (second from right) accept DFNI’s Travel Retailer of the Year award from DFNI Editor Gary Scattergood (left) and DFNI Publisher Amanda Felix.

Shopping China won the top prize of Travel Retailer of the Year in the 2014 DFNI Awards for Travel-Retail Excellence in the Americas.

The trophy was presented during an awards ceremony at the IAADFS show on Tuesday.

Best airport travel retailer of the year was awarded to Dufry America Inc., the award for Best Border/Downtown Travel Retailer was awarded to London Supply, and the prize for Best Cruise/Ferry Travel Retailer of the Year was presented to Starboard Cruise Services.

Duty Free Air & Ship Supply (DFASS) won the award for Best Inflight Travel Retailer of the Year.

For suppliers, the award for The Americas Supplier of the Year was won by Puig Panama and Best New Product Launch Since January 2013 went to Oettinger Davidoff AG for Davidoff Cigars.