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Status: Delegated
Manager: Short Dot
Registry Provider: Centralnic
Type: Generic
Category: Commerce
Community: Clothing and Fashion
Website: https://shortdot.bond/cfd/

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.cfd is a delegated TLD in ICANN's New gTLD Program. IG Group Holdings PLC was the applicant. As of 16 December 2014, IG Group Holdings PLC assigned the TLD to DotCFD Registry Limited, which is now the manager and registry of ".cfd".[1][2] The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the Root Zone on 13 Mar, 2015.[3]

ShortDot has positioned .CFD as a short, memorable, three-letter domain extension that is ideal for clothing brands, fashion houses, fashion designers, models and influencers, apparel manufacturers, footwear businesses, cosmetics companies, and online retailers with a flair for artistic expression and appreciation for stylish clothing and creative fashion design.

With .CFD, ShortDot targets new-age apparel and clothing businesses, creative fashion designers, forward-thinking fashion vloggers and influencers, cutting-edge fashion brands, and progressive cosmetics and footwear companies looking to reshape the world of fashion and haute couture.

In today's virtual world, .CFD domain names make for a suitable choice for online boutiques, virtual fashion shows, lifestyle & fashion e-commerce stores, fashion blogs and style guides, and any other application of the words "clothing, fashion, and design."

Application Details

The original delegation was to IG Groups Holdings plc. The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The .cfd gTLD will create a new generation gTLD serving the interests of end users by providing an authoritative Internet space where information about contracts for difference trading (CFDs), services and resources of the IG Group Holdings plc (IG Group).


4 Short dot takes over .CFD Feb 2021