Airports

An Absolut Adventure pops-up in Las Vegas

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail created an exciting Absolut Adventure pop-up at the beginning of November at Las Vegas International Airport that featured inter-active elements and drove passengers to the nearby Dufry duty free store. The Absolut pop-up featured a photo booth, tastings, and a special Absolut promotional price. “The pop-up encouraged passengers to share their […]

Appleton brings taste of Jamaica to JFK Terminal 5

Gruppo Campari is running a major activity for Appleton Estate rum with International Shoppes at New York JFK Airport’s Terminal 5 (JetBlue).  The event highlights the close link between Appleton and the theme of world travel. Shoppers are welcomed to a ‘cargo station’ where they receive a brand-stamped souvenir ‘customs clearance form’ that shares key […]

The Design Solution’s Nick Taylor: Colorful Cancun elements create unique sense of place in Dufry’s new T4 retail space

London-based The Design Solution created Dufry Group’s stylish new retail space (2,540sqm) at Cancún International Airport, which features the innovative ‘New Generation’ store concept that projects an extraordinary and colorful sense of location. Nick Taylor, Director, The Design Solution, outlines the design concept for the Cancun stores and the commercial drivers behind it: “The Cancun store designs […]

Dufry opens 7 stores in Cancun Airport’s new T4; unveils first New Generation store in Latin America

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Dufry has inaugurated seven new stores in Cancun International Airport’s newly-opened Terminal 4 in Mexico. The stores cover 2,540 sq meters of retail space and include a 1,900-sqm New Generation Store, which Dufry presents for the first time in Latin America. Dufry’s New Generation Store is its retail concept that innovatively features extensive use of […]

Miami-Dade overhauls airport concession process

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has taken over the leasing function from Miami Dade Airport Aviation Department, the authority that oversees concessions at Miami International Airport. In a memorandum issued to Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio Gonzalez on October 30, Mayor Gimenez said that he had decided to make “certain strategic changes in the operation of the landside […]

Kate Spade New York opens at JFK T4’s retail hall

Kate Spade New York is one of the newest retailers to join the list of iconic fashion brands at Terminal 4 at New York’s JFK International Airport. The 905-square-foot store is operated by Hudson Group, and carries both fashion and accessories. The Kate Spade store — an international fashion retailer for more than 20 years […]

FAO Schwarz opens first-ever airport store at JFK T4

DFS Group has welcomed FAO Schwarz’s first-ever travel retail store at New York’s JF Kennedy International Airport, Terminal 4, where the 300 sqf pop-up shop will be open for the Holidays through December 31, 2017. The pop-up shop embodies the nostalgic playful personality of FAO Schwarz, with its whimsical aesthetic and assortment of one-of-a-kind toys and […]

Flor de Caña volcano activation impacts millions at MIA

Flor de Caña stopped traffic at Miami International Airport this summer with an elegant, disruptive, 10-feet high display inspired by the San Cristobal Volcano in Nicaragua, the birthplace of Flor de Caña rums. The activation, which ran from July through Sept. 8, incorporated large screens that created an incredible visual mosaic showing lava, volcano explosions […]

Concessions International: Staying relevant for 35 years

Concessions International, LLC, is a dynamic food and beverage operator with business in airports in Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Miami, Seattle, St. Thomas, USVI, and Washington, DC. The family and minority-owned entity has been in business since 1979, with a storied history that reflects much of the past 35 years in airport development in the U.S. […]

Morgan Group Ventures: The strategic edge of being different

Headquartered in Washington DC, Morgan Group Ventures opened its first airport retail operation, Pen & Prose Boutique, as a kiosk at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in 1996. Founder and owner Mary Morgan entered the airport arena initially as a consultant for the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA), but after five years of management […]

DFASS wins Charlotte, N.C. retail contract

DFASS has been awarded the duty free concession at North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas International Airport, reports The Moodie Report. The six-year contract is expected to start in mid-September and covers a 1,200sq ft duty free/duty paid shop in the D Concourse that will be renovated in the first quarter of 2018. DFASS currently operates a […]

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