Brand Architecture

Our brands are designed to cater to every passenger need and desire

We operate travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free stores, proprietary and branded specialty stores, electronics stores, themed stores and quick-service food and beverage outlets under proprietary and third-party brands.

 

Hudson

Known as the Traveler’s Best Friend, Hudson is one of the world’s leading travel essentials brands famous for its convenience shops, and it is Hudson Group’s main retail concept. Hudson is present in major airports and transport terminals across the United States and Canada, and in over 100 international locations across more than 15 countries in different continents.

Hudson News

For 30 years, Hudson News has led the way in travel essentials and convenience retail. Offering travel essentials ranging from books, magazines, snacks and beverages to travel and convenience necessities, fan-favorite logoed apparel, tasteful local souvenirs and electronics, Hudson News has it all.

Hudson Booksellers

Proud to be the airports’ leading bookseller and the book lover’s best friend. Wander through the aisles and shop section-by-section to see books that are old favorites or hot new titles. Our in-store staff are experts in local trends and preferences, and they are supported by a national team with over 100 years in bookselling expertise. We are experts at creating and operating bookstores within the limited footprints of airports.

ink. by Hudson

Built around a core offering of books, Ink by Hudson was conceived as a cultural hub to the airport community. Ink features a curated assortment of bestsellers, small press titles, classics, prizewinners, local favorites, and a unique selection of toys, stationery, fashion, artwork, travel essentials and indulgences. Launched in 2016, Ink by Hudson represents the latest evolution of the Hudson Group’s flagship bookselling brand, Hudson Booksellers, which continues to indicate strong customer demand for books and bookstores in the airport environment.

Dufry

As a group, Dufry is the leading travel retailer with a well balanced and diversified global approach, operating in all continents. It offers a diversified portfolio of retail formats, including duty-free, duty-paid, brand boutiques, specialized concepts and convenience stores, which focus on the specific needs of travelers and are present in different retail channels, from airports to downtown tourist areas. Dufry is also used as a brand name for some of the general travel retail shops that feature a wide range of products such as perfumes and cosmetics, confectionery, wines, spirits and fashion, presenting its customers with a selection of the most prestigious brands.

World Duty Free

World Duty Free is one of the world’s most popular travel retail brands, operating mainly in airports and with a broad geographical reach, from its heartland in Western Europe, to the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. WDF operates different retail concepts, ranging from duty-free to convenience among many others, through some of the most exciting and engaging airport shops in the world. WDF offers a large range of products from the main traditional categories, with a focus on the customer and innovative marketing programs, including multi-channel digital and live in-store interactive promotions. WDF became part of Dufry in 2015, following the biggest acquisition in travel retail history. Hudson Group executes all WDF brand operations within North America.

Nuance

With over ninety years experience serving travellers, Nuance is one of the most traditional travel retail brands, with the majority of its operations spread across Europe, Asia and North America. Nuance offers several retail formats including duty-and tax-free shops, brand boutiques and concept stores as well as a comprehensive product mix, tailored to address the different customer profiles. Thanks to its geographical reach, retail expertise and extensive distribution network, Nuance is excellently equipped to support the Group to further expand activities and very much so in Asia. Hudson Group executes all Nuance brand operations within North America.

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