In this post, we are going to discuss about Dubai Duty Free company. Dubai Duty Free was founded on 1983 and within 1 year of its establishment it made a profit of $20 million and has become one of the world’s largest travel retailers. Dubai Duty Free celebrated its 38th anniversary on December 20 with an annual turnover of Dhs3.563 billion, or $976 million.
Dubai Duty Free or DDF has opened the Forecourt Public Shop at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport as part of the continued development of its retail offering at both Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport, with over 40,000 square meters of retail space. The retailer also opened three luxury stores, including a Christian Dior store on Concourse A and B and a Louis Vuitton store on Concourse B.
About Dubai Duty Free
DDF was founded on 1983 and within 1 year of its establishment it made a profit of whopping $20 million and has become one of the largest travel retailers in the whole world. The operation, which now employs 4,400 people, has consistently raised the benchmark for airport retail and continues to grow. In addition to the significant turnover, DDF continued to invest in the development and expansion of its retail offer at Dubai International Airport and at Al Maktoum International Airport, with a total sales area of more than 40,000 square meters.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Dubai Duty Free has participated in many green initiatives, including the United Nations Environment Programme’s Clean Up the World campaign, Clean Up Arabia, Clean Up UAE and the annual Earth Hour. Over the past two years, Dubai Duty Free has actively planted a total of 71 cedar trees to support the ‘Plant for our Emirates’ initiative. To combat the global environmental problem of waste and landfills, the operation continuously conducts its own recycling campaign, in which all recyclable waste is diverted for recycling.
Colm McLoughlin, Vice President and CEO of Dubai Duty Free, has also received several awards, including the Dubai Government’s “Most Distinguished Employee Award” in 2000 and the “Irish Presidential Distinguished Service Award” in 2014. In 2021, McLoughlin was named one of the 100 Image RetailME Icons in MENA Retail in August and was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Gulf Business Awards in November.
Working With Dubai Duty Free
Dubai Duty Free was founded on 1983 and within 1 year of its establishment it made a profit of whopping $20 million and has become one of the largest travel retailers in the whole world. The operation, which now employs 4,400 people, has consistently raised the benchmark for airport retail and continues to grow by providing one of the best services in the whole world.
The company currently employs 42 nationalities and is one of the leading employers of choice in the UAE. The company has a long-standing “promote from within” policy that results in only two entry-level positions being externally recruited: a salesperson in the retail operations area and a store assistant in the warehouse environment. All other administrative support functions (marketing, HR, finance, procurement, IT, secretarial, etc.) and managerial positions are recruited and developed internally, while the vast majority of vacant positions are also filled from within the organization at the executive level. This policy provides Dubai Duty Free employees with the greatest possible career growth and development and is one of the reasons why the company has an enviable workforce and high levels of employee loyalty and commitment.
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The company have became one of the largest travel retailers in the whole world as of 2022. It provides one of the best working environments and a competitive salary package with much more employee benefits. If you’re interested, please see the next page for checking the current vacancies, how to apply and more information about available positions. Click on the link below to go to the next page and check the details of your desired job.
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