Retail Opening • Duty Zero by cdf

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An extraordinary array of Chinese products

In the following pages, we present seven highlights of Duty Zero by cdf, including a notable focus on technology, consumer engagement, service, personalisation, localisation and a hugely impressive depth of Chinese and international brands.

When it bid for the Hong Kong International Airport liquor, tobacco and packaged foods concession, CDF-Lagardère Company Limited (CDF-Lagardère) promised it would focus on Chinese products to a degree never seen before in travel retail, including many items previously unseen in the channel. And according to CDFG Chief Commercial Officer C.C.Lee, Duty Zero by cdf delivers exactly that.

“You’ll find that we have the widest range of Chinese liquor and tobacco in any airport,” he says proudly. “CDFG has been highly supportive in making sure that we have the best assortment, including the most coveted Moutai. So, we are boasting a very rare assortment.”

The pictures bear out the claim. For lovers of fine Chinese spirits, wine and cigarettes, Duty Zero by cdf is a treasure chest.

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