Duty Free hits record


Dubai Duty Free first-quarter sales hit a record Dh238.8 million ($65 million), a 26 per cent rise over the same period last year, it was reported.

March recorded the highest monthly sales at Dh84.3 million, the company said.

A new daily record was set on March 2 when Dh3.68 million worth of goods were sold.

Gold remained the top-selling item with, so far this year, average monthly gold sales topping Dh10 million and sales for the first quarter having reached Dh30.6 million.