Frontier Duty Free Association

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  • L'Association frontière hors taxes demande au gouvernement fédéral de sauver les entreprises d'exportation alors que les fermetures de frontières persistent

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - 7 juillet 2021) - Les petites boutiques familiales hors taxes canadiennes sont au bord de la catastrophe alors que la fermeture de la frontière Canada-É.-U. franchit le cap des 16 mois. Ces boutiques d'exportation sont fermées depuis plus d'un an et accusent des pertes de ventes de plus de 95%, alors que la fermeture de la frontière, effectuée initialement en vue de protéger le public canadien, continue sans modifications.L'Association frontière hors taxes (AFHT), qui représente les...

    2021-07-07 10:00 AM EDT
  • Frontier Duty Free Association Calls to Federal Government to save Export Businesses as Border Closure Continues

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 7, 2021) - Small, Canadian, family-owned duty-free stores are on the brink of collapse as the U.S.-Canada land border closure hits the 16-month mark. These export stores have been shuttered for over a year and are down over 95% in sales, as the border closure, made originally to protect the Canadian public, continues without modification. The Frontier Duty Free Association (FDFA), representing the small independently-owned, land-border duty-free businesses, today called on Ottawa for...

    2021-07-07 10:00 AM EDT
  • A Call to Federal Government to Save Export Businesses as Border Closure Continues

    Ottawa, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2021) - WHAT: The Frontier Duty Free Association (FDFA), representing the small independently-owned, land-border duty-free businesses is calling on Ottawa for a specific package to save the sector from closing its doors and ending 40 years of successful export to the United States. While other Canadian businesses have been open or allowed to adapt during COVID, the land border closure has killed these stores. Border communities across Canada depend on...

    2021-07-06 1:01 PM EDT