Developing retail leaders of the future

Congratulations to seven WDF team members who have been selected for the Developing Retail Talent Scheme 2016.  The scheme to help develop retail leaders of the future was piloted with 4 individuals in 2015 and, due to the success of the programme, has been expanded to seven team members this year. The aim of the […]

Your career journey starts here – video for candidates

World Duty Free, the market leader in UK airport retail, has produced a video to show potential candidates an insight into what it’s like to work at the airport.  With stores at more than 20 locations throughout the UK, World Duty Free has a significant demand for talented customer service and support roles.  

Ronaldo launches scent at World Duty Free Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo launched his new fragrance Cristiano Ronaldo Legacy at the World Duty Free store at Madrid Barajas airport. The fragrance will be exclusively available until May in World Duty Free stores at Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Málaga, Palma, Las Palmas and Tenerife airports. Dufry CEO Southern Europe & Africa Pedro Castro said: “One of our main aims […]

Preparing for a telephone interview

If you’ve been offered a telephone interview with World Duty Free (WDF) then you should be prepared to answer some general questions about your abilities (often called “competency based” questions).  All applicants are asked the same questions to ensure you have an equal opportunity to present your abilities for the role. Here are some tips […]

Heathrow jobs fair – 11th February 2016

World Duty Free exhibited at the annual Heathrow jobs fair on 11th February 2016.  We employ more than 500 staff at our 8 duty free shops across the Heathrow site and are always very keen to talk to local candidates and show you what we can offer. Depending on the terminal in which you are […]

New WDF store in Edinburgh creates 40 jobs

New store forms part of airport’s new overall redevelopment and creates 40+ new jobs World Duty Free (WDF) celebrated the official launch of its redeveloped tax and duty free store in Edinburgh Airport today. With 1,240m² of retail space, the fully walk-through store is almost twice the size of the store it replaces, driven by […]

Vibrant new look for Heathrow T5

World Duty Free Group’s (WDFG) tax and duty free store in Heathrow’s Terminal 5, has been transformed with an extensive and impressive redesign. The store typically handles more than 35,000 transactions each week and when reviewing its design, a key consideration for WDFG was to improve navigation and product range within the store, for the […]

Manchester Airport
’s redesigned Biza Tax & Duty Free shop

World Duty Free Group (WDFG) officially launched its redesigned tax and duty free store in Manchester Airport’s Terminal Two today. At 1,787m2, the 100 per cent walk-through store incorporates plenty of newness and ‘firsts’ for the terminal. This new retail space has been designed to deliver a world class shopping experience to the 5,860,570 passengers […]

Spread Your Wings

The following feature entitled “Spread Your Wings” explains the career opportunities at World Duty Free and was originally published in March 2015: … Every year hundreds of people tell World Duty Free Group at interview that they want to work at the airport because they’ve heard it’s exciting, busy and a great environment to work. […]