Dylan Lauren’s boutique candy shop joins T4’s retail options
Queens, New York, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – home to more than 21 million annual passengers – recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Dylan’s Candy Bar, the newest addition to the terminal’s retail space. The shop, operated by Paradies Lagardère, merges the worlds of art, fashion and pop culture with candy, offering a sweet stop for Terminal 4 travelers.
Dylan’s Candy Bar, with locations in Manhattan, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago, is the world’s largest confectionary and lifestyle brand. Founded in 2001 by Dylan Lauren, Dylan’s Candy Bar provides customers a unique experience by offering more than 7,000 confections and candy-related gifts from around the world including novelty items, American classics, imported specialties, and Dylan’s Candy Bar private-label products.
“Terminal 4 is constantly striving to enhance the traveler experience, and our retail offerings are an essential component,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, President and CEO of JFKIAT, LLC., the company which operates Terminal 4. “Dylan’s Candy Bar is a welcome addition to our mix of shops, and we are grateful for our partnership with Paradies Lagardère, which continuously brings outstanding retailers to the terminal.”
“We’re thrilled and appreciative to grow our partnership with Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and introduce Dylan’s Candy Bar, an iconic New York brand, to Terminal 4,” said Gregg Paradies, President and CEO of Paradies Lagardère. “Passengers will smile at the opportunity to ‘find their sweets’ – a favorite classic candy or a new treat to enjoy – in a fun and inviting space, while enjoying a memorable retail experience.”
Dylan Lauren, who created Dylan’s Candy Bar in 2001, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. “Expanding the Dylan’s Candy Bar brand in major city’s airports is an important pillar in our growth strategy. I’m proud to be opening our second store in JFK and the largest of airport stores in my own backyard, NYC,” said Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar.
Dylan’s Candy Bar joins more than 45 retail offerings at Terminal 4. Other brands include: Brooks Brothers, Pandora, Swarovski, Victoria’s Secret, Coach, Tumi, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store.
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Source: Paradies Lagardère