Duty-free shop

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Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets whose goods are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.wikipedia
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Border control

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Duty-free shops are often found in the international zone of international airports, sea ports, and train stations but goods can also be bought duty-free on board airplanes and passenger ships.
A common feature of the international zone is duty-free shopping for departing and transit passengers, and in some cases arriving passengers subject to duty-free allowances.

Airport

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Duty-free shops are often found in the international zone of international airports, sea ports, and train stations but goods can also be bought duty-free on board airplanes and passenger ships.
Concession revenue is one big part of non-aeronautical revenue airports makes through Duty Free, Bookstores, Restaurants and money exchange.

Livigno

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Some special member state territories such as Åland, Livigno and the Canary Islands, are within the EU but outside the EU tax union, and thus still continue duty-free sales for all travelers.
Livigno's economy is based on tourism, both in winter and in summer, and on its duty-free status, with goods sold at bargain prices.

Brendan O'Regan

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Brendan O'Regan established the world's first duty-free shop at Shannon Airport in Ireland in 1947; it remains in operation today.
Brendan O'Regan CBE (1917–2008) was an Irish businessman responsible for developing Shannon Airport, inventing the concept of the duty-free shop and transforming the Shannon region of Ireland.

Shannon Airport

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Brendan O'Regan established the world's first duty-free shop at Shannon Airport in Ireland in 1947; it remains in operation today.
The airport has a history of pioneering in global aviation with the first transatlantic proving flight in 1945, the worlds first duty-free airport opening in 1947 and the world's first United States border preclearance facility opening in 1986.

DFS Group

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Thirteen years later, two American entrepreneurs, Charles Feeney and Robert Warren Miller, founded what is now Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) on 7 November 1960.
Established in 1960, its network consists of duty-free stores located in 11 major airports and 20 downtown Galleria stores, as well as resort locations worldwide.

Dubai Duty Free

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The world's largest airport by duty-free sales is South Korea's Incheon Airport, with US$1.85 billion in 2016, narrowly overtaking Dubai Duty Free with 2016 sales of $1.82 billion.
Dubai Duty Free (DDF) is the company responsible for the duty-free operations at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport.

Chuck Feeney

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Thirteen years later, two American entrepreneurs, Charles Feeney and Robert Warren Miller, founded what is now Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) on 7 November 1960.
He made his fortune as a co-founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, which pioneered the concept of duty-free shopping.

Value-added tax

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For certain other purchases, a VAT refund may be claimed at the airport upon departure.
Not all localities require VAT to be charged and goods and services for export may be exempted (duty free).

Duty (economics)

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Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets whose goods are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.

King Power

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In Thailand, the King Power chain has shops where duty-free items are pre-purchased and delivered separately to the airport to be picked up on departure.
Its duty free shopping mall in Bangkok's central business district covers over 12,000 m2 and it has branches at Suvarnabhumi Airport and Thailand's other major airports.

Robert Warren Miller

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Thirteen years later, two American entrepreneurs, Charles Feeney and Robert Warren Miller, founded what is now Duty Free Shoppers (DFS) on 7 November 1960.
The concept of "duty-free shopping" – offering high-end concessions to travelers, free of import taxes – was in its infancy when, with Chuck Feeney, Miller founded DFS on November 7, 1960.

James Richardson Corporation

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Retailer James Richardson operates several duty-free shops in major cities, but most duty-free shops are now located within international airports.
It is perhaps best known among consumers for its duty-free retail stores in airports and border crossings in Australasia and the Middle East.

List of duty-free shops

A duty-free shop is a retail outlet that is exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.

Tax-free shopping

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Retail

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Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets whose goods are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.

Tax

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Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets whose goods are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country.

Port

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Duty-free shops are often found in the international zone of international airports, sea ports, and train stations but goods can also be bought duty-free on board airplanes and passenger ships.

Train station

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Duty-free shops are often found in the international zone of international airports, sea ports, and train stations but goods can also be bought duty-free on board airplanes and passenger ships.

Premier Tax Free

In some countries, any shop can participate in a reimbursement system, such as Global Blue and Premier Tax Free, wherein a sum equivalent to the tax is paid, but then the goods are presented to customs and the sum reimbursed on exit.

European Union

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These outlets were abolished for intra-EU travellers in 1999, but are retained for travelers whose final destination is outside the EU.

Special member state territories and the European Union

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Some special member state territories such as Åland, Livigno and the Canary Islands, are within the EU but outside the EU tax union, and thus still continue duty-free sales for all travelers.

Åland Islands

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Some special member state territories such as Åland, Livigno and the Canary Islands, are within the EU but outside the EU tax union, and thus still continue duty-free sales for all travelers.

Canary Islands

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Some special member state territories such as Åland, Livigno and the Canary Islands, are within the EU but outside the EU tax union, and thus still continue duty-free sales for all travelers.

European Union value added tax

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Some special member state territories such as Åland, Livigno and the Canary Islands, are within the EU but outside the EU tax union, and thus still continue duty-free sales for all travelers.