Duty Free Shoppers scoops DFNI Americas Travel-Retailer of the Year award

Duty Free Shoppers' Scott Law (second from left) and Joseph Lyons (second from right) accept DFNI's Travel  Retailer of the Year award from DFNI Editor Gary Scattergood (left) and DFNI Publisher Amanda Felix.

Duty Free Shoppers’ Scott Law (second from left) and Joseph Lyons (second from right) accept DFNI’s Travel
Retailer of the Year award from DFNI Editor Gary Scattergood (left) and DFNI Publisher Amanda Felix.

Duty Free Shoppers won the top prize of Travel Retailer of the Year in the 2015 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 Retailer of the Year was also awarded to Duty Free Shoppers, the award for Best Border/Downtown Store was awarded to Duty Free Americas and the prize for Best Cruise/Ferry/Port Store was presented to Starboard Cruise Services.

Duty Free Air & Ship Supply (DFASS) won the Best Inflight Retailer award. For suppliers, the award for Americas Supplier of the Year was won by Scorpio Worldwide Limited, and Best New Product went to Diageo for Haig Club.

The Americas Travel Retailer of the Year

Winner: Duty Free Shoppers
Also shortlisted:
Duty Free Americas (DFA)
International Shoppes

Best Airport Retailer
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Winner: Duty Free Shoppers
Also shortlisted:
Dufry America
Duty Free Americas (DFA)

Best Border/Downtown Store

Winner: Duty Free Americas (DFA)
Also shortlisted:
Duty-Free City
London Supply
Shopping China

Best Cruise/Ferry/Port Store

Winner: Starboard Cruise Services
Also shortlisted:
Princess Cruises
SMT Duty Free Puerto Rico

Best Inflight Retailer

Winner: Duty Free Air & Ship Supply (DFASS)
Also shortlisted:
Duty Free Partners
Duty Free World

Americas Supplier of the Year 

Winner: Scorpio Worldwide Limited
Also shortlisted:
Diageo
Pernod Ricard

Best New Product

Winner: Diageo – Haig club
Also shortlisted:
Lifetrons – Pro Travel Photo Lens
Puig Travel Retail – Shakir