CURACAO – In the 90’s – unimpressed and distressed by the too-serious-state of the cosmetics industry – Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson (founders) longed to start a company that brought back unapologetic glamour and femininity.
CURACAO – Mr. Kevin Jonckheer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Curacao Tourism Development Foundation (CTDF) and CEO of the Penha Duty Free Group, kicked off the official launch of the 6th edition of the KLM Curacao Marathon on Wednesday February 2019.
The company was founded in 1865 and is still owned by the same Penha family that started this successful venture over 150 years ago. Penha is a company based on proven values as authenticity and genuineness that were carried on by the Penha family leading to a profound understanding of the wonderful feeling of experiencing exquisite beauty and luxury.
Penha Duty Free stands for a strong company combining years of experience with a keen focus on trends and developments in the market of beauty products. As the Penha flagship department store symbolizes: the Penha building in Curacao was built in 1708 and still majestically fits its surroundings to this day and age. It is the most photographed building on the “Handelskade” of Curacao and was included in the Unesco World Heritage List of buildings belonging to the historical heritage of Curacao.
Penha Duty Free takes pride in giving customers a unique and complete shopping experience. We offer a wide range of products and services in different categories, including apparel, fragrances, skin care, cosmetics, jewelry, tobacco, liquor, souvenirs and more.
Penha Duty Free offers the most popular and world renowned brands such as Estee Lauder, Clinique, MAC, Lancôme, Chanel, Victoria’s Secret, Dior, Bath and Body Works and Shiseido.
Penha Duty Free stands for premium quality, excellent service and top brands. As one of the oldest and most renowned beauty product retailers in the Caribbean, the company is helmed by a board of young and visionary directors who have made the business of beauty their business. With a large hub in Miami and stores in Curacao, Aruba, St. Maarten and the Cayman Islands it’s clear that Penha has evolved into an important and reliable player in the market. Our knowledgeable staff will gladly welcome and assist you during your visit to one of our stores.