As per recent records, sales up to the end of September have reached AED4.16 billion (US$1.14 billion), representing a 10% increase over 2011 and placing the operation very much on track for year-end sales of an estimated at AED6 billion (US$1.64 billion).
Perfumes, Liquor and Gold continue to be top three selling categories with sales of Perfumes reaching AED633 million (US$173 million), representing an increase of 15%. Perfume sales account for 15% of total Dubai Duty Free sales, the operation plans to open a second Perfumes and Cosmetics (P&C) retail area in Concourse B at Terminal 3.
Sales grew across all three Terminals with Terminal 1 sales growing by 9%, while sales in Terminal 2 rose by 15% and Terminal 3 was up by 10% respectively. Overall Departure sales have grown by 10% while overall Arrivals duty free sales have risen by 14%.