June 21, 2018 12:38 PM ET

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Company Overview of DFS Group Limited

Company Overview

DFS Group Limited is a luxury travel retailer that offers products in the areas of fashion and accessories, beauty and fragrances, watches and jewelry, wines and spirits, and food and gifts. It sells products through its airport stores and gallerias at department stores in Hong Kong and internationally. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Tsimshatsui East, Hong Kong. As of January 11, 1997, DFS Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.E.

Chinachem Golden Plaza

9th Floor

77 Mody Road

Tsimshatsui East,  1003

Hong Kong

Founded in 1960


852 2899 2200


852 2868 2281

Key Executives for DFS Group Limited

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Founder and Director
Age: 83
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
President of Global Merchandising
Age: 65
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

DFS Group Limited Key Developments

CITCON Announces Partnership with DFS Group to Launch WeChat Pay at DFS, San Francisco International Airport and T Galleria

CITCON announced a partnership with DFS Group to launch WeChat Pay at DFS, San Francisco International Airport and T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii. As the world traveler's preferred destination for luxurious shopping, DFS is taking travel retail one step further by integrating the most popular and preferred choice of payment, WeChat Pay, used by one billion Chinese consumers, who will enjoy the same payment experience by just scanning a QR code to make a payment when traveling abroad as they do in China. The cross-border payment solutions allow Chinese consumers to purchase a variety of DFS' products via their WeChat mobile wallet with Chinese Yuan.

DFS Group Ltd Appoints Ariel Gentzbourger as Executive Vice President of Merchandising

DFS Group Ltd. has appointed Ariel Gentzbourger as its executive vice president of merchandising. In her new role, Gentzbourger will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of DFS' global Merchandising organization while supporting Scherer in further enriching the end-to-end customer experience through the company's coordinated merchandising and marketing efforts at DFS Group. Currently, Gentzbourger serves at DFS Group Ltd. as a senior vice president merchandising beauty. He has also worked with Shiseido, LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics and Orlane.

KOSÉ Corporation and DFS Group Partner Launches SEKKISEI Exclusively in Travel Retail in the United States

KOSÉ Corporation Best-selling Japanese brand SEKKISEI is set to launched in the United States travel retail on August 1, exclusively at T Galleria by DFS, Hawaii in a strategic partnership with DFS Group to broaden the reach of the coveted brand well-known throughout Asia. A dramatic, custom designed ground floor installation dominated by a large Japanese Sakura blossom tree will create a world of SEKKISEI exclusively inside T Galleria by DFS, Hawaiians beauty hall. The open-sell environment will offer the traveling consumer a choice of self-serve or personalized service. Complementing this will be the SEKKISEI a five -Minute Brightening Facialal offered within a semi-private consultation area. Exclusive travel retail value sets will be prominently displayed offering options for self-purchase or gifting. For DFS Group, the SEKKISEI launch builds on the travel retailer’s strategy to provide customers with a curated assortment of the brands they love all in one place.

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