TORONTO, CANADA, 2014-9-24— /EPR Retail News/ — LS travel retail North America is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a new sports store in Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Scheduled to open next month, The Scoreboard will be located post-security in Terminal 1 Domestic, and will provide travelers with the best in Toronto sports memorabilia.
The Scoreboard will be an exciting addition to Canada’s largest airport, introducing Toronto Pearson’s passengers to a local, flexible, dynamic sports store that entices both the die-hard fan as well as the out-of-town traveler looking for an authentic piece of Toronto.
“We couldn’t be happier to bring The Scoreboard to Toronto Pearson International Airport, a valued and long-time partner of ours”, said Vadim Motlik, Chief Development Officer at LS travel retail. “Sports are an exciting and vital part of Toronto, and The Scoreboard will bring the passion to Toronto Pearson travelers firsthand, with authentic merchandise from major sporting events throughout the year.”
In addition to officially licensed products from Toronto’s Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Raptors, Argonauts and more, The Scoreboard will provide products related to the moment’s hottest sports trends, thanks to a flexible section dedicated to the most popular sporting events. From the 2015 PanAm Games and the Honda Indy, to the 2016 Summer Olympics and all the activities coming from professional sports, Toronto Pearson’s passengers will enjoy popular, quality sports gear and souvenirs all year round.
“We are excited to welcome The Scoreboard to Terminal 1. Our passengers asked for official sports merchandise and we are pleased to deliver”, said Scott Collier, Vice President of Customer and Terminal Services for the GTAA. “Our local sports teams are a big draw for visitors to Toronto and being able to take home a reminder of the big game is just another way Toronto Pearson, in partnership with LS travel retail, is creating a memorable retail experience.”
With over 36 million passengers traveling through the Airport each year, Toronto Pearson is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, and a major North American global gateway.