The business in four charts
Asia Pacific duty free & travel retail turnover from 2005 to 2014
Since Asia Pacific became the largest region by turnover in 2012, its growth rate has slowed but remains ahead of most other regions.
Share of global duty free & travel retail turnover by region for 2014
Asia Pacific remains comfortably ahead of the other regions with well over a third of global duty free and travel retail sales.
Breakdown of Asia Pacific duty free & travel retail turnover by product category for 2014
While fragrances and cosmetics lead the way in Asia Pacific, the second- and third-ranked categories both grew faster in 2014.
Share of Asia Pacific duty free & travel retail turnover by sales channel for 2014
A strong tradition of downtown duty free retailing swells the ‘Other Shops’ category in Asia Pacific, but airports dominate the region, as they do elsewhere.