Duty-free purchases in Haikou reach RMB24 million from Feb 9-16
Haikou Duty Free Shop at Meilan International Airport received nearly 70,000 visitors and sold duty free goods worth 24 million yuan from February 9 to 16, New Year's Eve to the 7th day of the Chinese New Year.
Among them, the daily sales of the Haikou Duty Free Shop reached 4.42 million yuan on February 15, the highest since its opening.
Sales of duty free items priced at over 8,000 yuan accounted for only around 10% of the total sales, while the sales of perfumes and cosmetics accounted for 47%, with EsteeLauder, Lancome, Dior, Biotherm and Clinique the 5 most popular brands.
Meanwhile, sales of beauty products and health care equipment accounted for 90% of the three new categories of beauty products & health care equipment, Kitchenware & Tableware and toys, and nearly 40 beauty products and items of health care equipment were sold every day on average during the Spring Festival holiday.
Haikou Duty Free Shop at Meilan International Airport, which is the first duty free shop in a Chinese airport, has a business area of 3,700 square meters and offers more than 120 famous international brands, and its business area is expected to be expanded to 6,000 square meters with more and more famous and popular international brands becoming available as time goes on.