2018 Winners

Airport Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Hershey’s

Winner: DFS Group

Shortlisted: Dufry; ARI North America

Best Marketing Activation

Winner: Hendrick’s Gin World Cucumber Day, William Grant & Sons

Shortlisted: Tiffany & Co Eau de Parfum, Bloommiami; FAO Schwarz pop-up, DFS Group; Summer Campaign, DFS Group; Amarula Name Them Save Them, Distell; Dior pop-up at São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Dufry; Chatbot, Dufry Brazil; Moët Ice Imperial, Moët Hennessy; Travel Retail Americas activation, Remy Cointreau; Buffalo Trace Bourbon Excursion, Starboard Cruise Services; Sweet World of Hershey, The Hershey Company; Aaron Sanchez wine ambassador, Moët Hennessy

Border Store of the Year

Winner: Puerto Iguazú store, London Supply Group

Shortlisted: Neutral Free Shop; Importations Guay Ltée (IGL); Duty Free Americas

Best New Product

Winner: Chandon Royal Caribbean Limited Edition, Moët Hennessy

Shortlisted: Vodka Beluga, Beluga Group; Tank Rum, Drink Tank; Ilima, Maui Jim; Talk Story, Maui Jim; Glenmorangie, Moët Hennessy; MosquitNo, Reba Americas; Mentos Mini Passport Kit, Perfetti Van Melle Benelux

Best New Shop Opening

Winner: iS Beauty, International Shoppes

Shortlisted: Quebec City, ARI North America; Montreal Transborder, ARI North America; Dallas/Forth Worth, TRG DF JV (DFASS Group, CBI Retail Ventures, MDT Strategic Ventures, Charles Bush Consulting); Cancún T4 Duty Free, Dufry; Michael Kors at Dallas/Fort Worth, Duty Free Americas; Johnnie Walker at Miami, Duty Free America; Kate Spade at Dallas/Fort Worth, Duty Free Americas; The O Shop, Best New Shop Op ening

Inflight Retailer of the Year, sponsored by Cabeau

Winner: DFASS

Best Supplier

Winner: William Grant & Sons

Shortlisted: American Caribbean Gateway, Otis McAllister; ReboundTAG; Turkey Hill Sugarbush

Americas Travel Retailer of the Year

Winner: DFS Group

Highly commended: Dufry

Shortlisted: Importations Guay Ltée (IGL), ARI North America

Cruise/Ferry Retailer of the Year

Winner: Harding Retail

Highly commended: Starboard Cruise Services

Shortlisted: Bernabel Trading; Dufry Cruise Services