U.S. duty free owners give millions to Israeli settlements

Business Jul 2, 2019

U.S. duty free owners give millions to Israeli settlements

When travelers shop at dozens of duty free shops at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the ubiquitous chain of Duty Free Americas shops, funds a generous ...

Editorials May 7, 2016

Find an effective tourism strategy

Tourism based on shopping won't keep growing at its present rate, so the hospitality industry and government need to get cracking on long-term sustainable strategies.

Airport-style duty-free shop opens in Tokyo's Ginza

Business Jan 26, 2016

Airport-style duty-free shop opens in Tokyo's Ginza

by Shusuke Murai

Mainland Japan will get its first duty-free shop outside of an international airport when the Japan Duty Free Ginza debuts at the Ginza Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo's Chuo Ward on Wednesday, a top company official said a day earlier. "We are looking forward to ...

Okayama gets Japan's first tax-free shopping arcade

National May 28, 2015

Okayama gets Japan's first tax-free shopping arcade

An entire shopping arcade in the city of Okayama became duty-free on Thursday, the first such mall to do so nationwide as Japan tries to lure visitors to destinations away from the heavily trodden tourist trail between Tokyo and Kyoto. About 20 shops in central ...