Global Airport Retailing Market to Reach US$ 67.0 Billion by 2032, Impelled by Significant Growth in Travel and Tourism Industry

October 19, 2022 | Retail

According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled "Airport Retailing Market Report by Product (Liquor and Tobacco, Perfumes and Cosmetics, Fashion and Accessories, Food and Beverages, and Others), Airport Size (Large Airport, Medium Airport, Small Airport) Distribution Channel (Direct Retailers, Convenience Stores, Specialty Retailers, Departmental Stores), and Region 2024-2032," the global airport retailing market reached a value of US$ 26.2 Billion in 2023. Airport retailing refers to the retail services provided to travelers inside the airport. These retail services are located in central areas with high passenger flow to attract more customers. It offers various products, such as perfumes, cosmetics, personal care products, fashion, accessories, and food and beverages. It has become one of the crucial techniques for businesses to promote and raise brand awareness at airports. These products, including alcohol, tobacco, perfumes, clothing, and electronics, are widely purchased by tourists traveling domestically and internationally.

Global Airport Retailing Market Trends:

The global market is majorly driven by the inflating disposable income levels of air travelers. In line with this, the increasing budget of the aviation industry is positively influencing the market. Furthermore, some retailers and operators are adopting online services and omnichannel strategies to target time-conscious millennial travelers to expand their e-commerce presence and benefit from rising demand for online duty-free purchases, thus catalyzing the market. Apart from this, the development of new and existing airports is expected to offer numerous opportunities for the airport retailing market. Moreover, the widespread accessibility of transportation facilities and escalating tourism promotion are propelling the market. Besides, significant growth in the travel and tourism industry and the rising time spent by travelers due to early check-in are strengthening the demand for airport retailing worldwide. Additionally, the changing lifestyle preferences of the consumers and the enhanced affordability of the products are providing a boost to the market. On account of the aforementioned factors, the market is anticipated to reach a value of US$ 67.0 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 10.7% during 2024-2032. 

Market Summary:

  • On the basis of the product, the market has been segmented into liquor and tobacco, perfumes and cosmetics, fashion and accessories, food and beverages, and others.
  • Based on the airport size, the market has been categorized into large, medium, and small airports.
  • On the basis of the distribution channel, the market has been classified into direct retailers, convenience stores, speciality retailers, and departmental stores.
  • On the basis of the region, the market has been divided into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and others) and the Middle East and Africa. 
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been studied in the report with detailed profiles of the key players operating in the market. Some of the key players include Airport Retail Group LLC, Autogrill S.p.A., China Duty Free Group Co. Ltd. (China International Travel Service Co. Ltd.), DFS Group Ltd. (LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), Dubai Duty Free, Dufry AG, Duty Free Americas Inc., Flemingo International Ltd., Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG, Japan Airport Terminal Co. Ltd., KING POWER International and Lagardère Travel Retail (Lagardère Group).

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Product, Airport Size, Distribution Channel, Region
Region Covered  Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Airport Retail Group LLC, Autogrill S.p.A., China Duty Free Group Co. Ltd. (China International Travel Service Co. Ltd.), DFS Group Ltd. (LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton), Dubai Duty Free, Dufry AG, Duty Free Americas Inc., Flemingo International Ltd., Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG, Japan Airport Terminal Co. Ltd., KING POWER International and Lagardère Travel Retail (Lagardère Group)
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