Dufry | News Platform | References

Global News Platform

Dufry is an international travel retailer based in Basel, Switzerland. The company owns about 2'200 stores in 63 countries. Their duty-free and duty-paid shops are situated at airports, cruise liners, seaports, and other touristic locations.

To keep the culture and spirit up within a company with 30'000 employees worldwide is a real challenge. Dufry wanted to face this challenge and we developed a global and mobile news platform, accessible to all Dufry employees providing Single-Sign-On procedures and connections to the Intranet.

The Numbers of Success

  • 8K Users Worldwide
  • 4 Months Life Span of Project
  • 2 Kinds of Logins
  • 100% Responsive Design

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Highlights

Central News Platform With Connection To Intranet and Single Sign On

A simple and easy accessibility of such a news platform is crucial for success. And successful it is, if it is used frequently. It was therefore clear that a separate login for the Intranet and the news platform is out of question. There had to be a central user database for both. With the rights granted, the user has access; whether on the Intranet, the news platform, or both. A single login gives you access to everything.

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Responsive Design

A news platform that will be accessed by users all over the world must be accessible with a broad spectrum of mobile devices (i.e. tablets and smartphones). Responsive design is the only way to achieve this.

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Modular Architecture

Frontend and backend were developed modularly since Dufry is also working on a new digital strategy. This guarantees that any additional future platforms and applications can inherit the modules developed for the news platform.

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