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Reminiscences of Adrian D.P. Bellamy : oral history, 2006.

Creator: Bellamy, Adrian D. P., 1942-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript 183 pages sound recordings 5 CD-ROMs (75; 82; 112 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Chief Executive Officer, Duty Free Shoppers.

Scope and Contents

Born United Kingdom; reminiscences of Rhodesia, apartheid in South Africa; education: Bachelor of Commerce; career: CEO, Edgars Stores Limited, 1976-1983; CEO, Duty Free Shoppers [DFS], 1983-1994; DFS: hiring process, changes due to new leadership, principles of duty-free retail operations, luxury brands, company expansion, airport concession bids, efforts to centralize operations, revenue growth and positive impact of Japanese tourism, economic downturn due to negative impact of Persian Gulf War on tourism; interactions with Charles F. Feeney, Alan M. Parker, Robert W. Miller, Anthony M. Pilaro.


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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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