DFS expands at cruise centre

SINGAPORE, 10 August 2017: DFS Group, a leading travel retailer, has unveiled its updated duty-free stores at Singapore Cruise Centre.

Since being awarded SCC’s first ever master duty-free and general merchandise concession in 2016, DFS has created a retail environment inspired by the local landscape that delivers DFS’ signature luxurious shopping experience.

For the first time, SCC consolidated a number of its existing duty-free concessions across six categories including wines, spirits and tobacco, beauty and confectionary into a single contract.

The stores, which are located at SCC’s Tanah Merah and HarbourFront terminals, span seven outlets and are accessible to travellers arriving and departing from Singapore by ferry or cruise ship.

DFS, Singapore Cruise Centre is home to over 150 brands and offers an assortment of retail products from alcohol, tobacco, cosmetics, fashion to travel accessories.

Both Batam and Bintan are popular destinations from Singapore served by ferries based at Tanah Merah and HarbourFront. The main retail space at both the arrival and departure areas has been expanded to 6,000 sq ft. to accommodate over 6.3 million ferry passengers and 560,000 cruise passengers annually.