The Duty Free and Travel Retail industry sector focuses on commercialising Duty Free products or products sold in travel environments (Airports, Airlines, Cruises...) such as Fragrances and Cosmetics, Fashion Accessories, Wines & Spirits, Tobacco, Jewellery & Watches, Gifts & Electronics.
This sector has been experiencing amazing growth over the last 30 years. According to the Tax Free World Association (TFWA), Sales Turnover for this sector grew by 10 times from 6 Billion USD in 1985 to 62 Billion USD in 2015, with Asia as the number one region today in terms of sales generated.
BeThe1 (www.BeThe1.com), an international recruitment firm has been recruiting across the world since 2001, middle and senior managerial roles for this specialised industry. They are pleased today to release an HR survey to share their findings on HR trends regarding the pool of Duty Free and Travel Retail professionals based in Asia and focusing on this region.
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