Dylan’s Candy Bar opens at John F. Kennedy International Airport

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.

Contact:

Nicole V. Linton
Marketing Communications Manager
P: 404 494 3419
M: 470 455 1843
mailto: nicole.linton@paradies-na.com

Source: Paradies Lagardère

Paradies Lagardère brings PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Queens, New York, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – home to more than 20 million annual passengers –  announced today (February 15, 2017) the opening of three new offerings for travelers – PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections – in one expansive, elegant walk through retail space. The 4,000-square-foot store, operated by Paradies Lagardère, boasts both fashion and accessories to make for a pleasant and relaxed shopping experience.

PANDORA offers the brand’s iconic, hand-finished and contemporary jewelry made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Products include a wide selection of bracelets, necklaces earrings, rings and more. Brooks Brothers, the country’s oldest clothing retailer, gives travelers a variety of men’s, women’s and kids clothing from which to choose. The multi-brand designer boutique, CORSA Collections, offers a variety of upscale branded accessories, including Kate Spade, Lolë, Tory Burch, Calvin Klein, and more.

“We are pleased to welcome Pandora, Brooks Brothers and Corsa Collections to our unparalleled selection of commercial and retail offerings,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, President & CEO of JFKIAT, LLC., the company that operates Terminal 4. “The addition of these stores will fit nicely with our existing retail space in order to create a truly superior passenger experience.”

“We’re thrilled and appreciative to grow our partnership with Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and debut PANDORA, Brooks Brothers and CORSA Collections,” said Gregg Paradies, President and CEO of Paradies Lagardère. “Terminal 4 is truly a world class terminal and we believe that our brands are a nice complement to the overall concessions program”.

The new retail offerings join Terminal 4’s expansive retail lounge – with more than 122,200 square feet devoted to shopping and dining features 49 retail shops and 28 restaurants. The terminal offers an unparalleled shopping experience for travelers with a wide range of retail options from chic, upscale boutiques, to convenience stores, electronics, accessories and gifts. Other representative brands include: Coach, Guess, Hugo Boss, Kiehl’s, Michael Kors, Swarovski, Thomas Pink, Victoria’s Secret, Hudson News, XpresSpa and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store. Restaurants include The Palm, Danny Meyer’s Blue Smoke and Shake Shack, Uptown Brasserie by Marcus Samuelsson and innovative, original food and beverage concepts line the terminal’s retail lounge.

Contact:

Nicole V. Linton
Marketing Communications Manager
P: 404 494 3419
M: 470 455 1843
Email: nicole.linton@paradies-na.com

Source: Paradies Lagardère

Paradies Lagardère opens So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4

NEW YORK CITY, 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, a major specialty retail operator, has just celebrated the launch of two new retail concepts at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4; New York’s premiere travel gateway, with 19.5 million annual travelers. The new shops, So Chocolate! (exclusive confectionary brand) and The Scoreboard (sports apparel) were officially introduced during a ribbon cutting ceremony on February 2, 2016.

The two highly-successful proprietary brands are a first for a U.S. airport. So Chocolate! pays tribute to a product that remains the most purchased confectionary item in international travel retailing, complementing the existing mix of extraordinary food and beverage establishments in Terminal 4. Conveniently located in the east retail lounge of Terminal 4, the 1,250-square-foot store offers a wide assortment of candies and sweets that cater equally to children and adults of all ages.

The Scoreboard offers sports fans and out-of-town travelers an array of authentic apparel, accessories and trinkets from all major U.S. professional sport leagues. The store includes an assortment of Giants, Jets, Yankees, Mets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils, Nets, Knicks, NY Red Bulls and New York City Football Club merchandise, as well as products related to the moment’s hottest sports trends.

Already operating numerous stores in the terminal, including the high-end Longchamp, Hugo Boss, Guess, and Swarovski boutiques, Paradies Lagardère recently added these two international brands to Terminal 4’s new concession program.

“Both So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard will resonate with travelers visiting the airport, and complement our existing brands. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Terminal 4 and introducing exciting new brands to Terminal 4 travelers for many years to come”, said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO at Paradies Lagardère.”

Paradies Lagardère’s newest store in Terminal 4, The Fashion Place, is due to open in May. This 3,000 square foot shop-in-shop, the first of its kind in North America, will provide customers with a wide assortment of fashion apparel and accessories.

“Terminal 4 strives to create a superior passenger experience for travelers, and – as such – our terminal features an unparalleled selection of commercial and retail offerings,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, president and CEO of JFKIAT – the management company operating Terminal 4. “We are grateful for Paradies Lagardère’s continuous partnership and efforts to bring the best and most well-recognized international brands to our terminal.”

Terminal 4 at JFK is one of the largest and most active air terminals in the country and a major North American global gateway. This freshly-redeveloped terminal with Paradies Lagardère’s unique combination of local and international brands, coupled with outstanding customer service, ensures every Terminal 4 passenger has the most pleasant travel experience of any airport terminal in New York City.

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Paradies Lagardère opens So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4

Paradies Lagardère opens So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4

JFK Airport’s Terminal 4 expanded its food and beverage program in 2015 with eight new restaurants managed by SSP America

LONDON, 2016-1-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — To keep up with changing customer tastes, JFKIAT – the management company which operates Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – has made significant upgrades to its food and beverage program in 2015. Eight new restaurants came to the terminal this past year, all managed by SSP America, the exclusive food and beverage purveyor of Terminal 4.

The wide variety of offerings include everything from “grab-and-go” sandwiches and snacks to coffee shops, popular branded eateries and top-rated, full-service restaurants and bars, all catering to a diverse passenger mix reflective of New York City.

“Terminal 4 makes every effort to provide the best travel experience by offering a unique variety of some of the best food and beverage establishments,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, President and CEO of JFKIAT. “We are grateful to work with SSP America and their food and beverage partners, who offer the best names and products in the world right here at JFK’s Terminal 4.”

“SSP America understands that Terminal 4’s passenger base anticipates quality and a taste of home, and our team is proud to deliver on that expectation,” said Michael Svagdis, President and CEO of SSP America. “We are excited to continue our partnership with JFKIAT to further expand the incredible portfolio of food and beverage establishments in the terminal.”

Among those who joined Terminal 4 are:

• Bento Sushi, Manhattan’s number one pick for high-quality grab-and-go sushi and Japanese entrees, offering everything from the traditional California Roll to full meal solutions like Donburi Rice Bowls and Bento Boxes.

• Camden Food Express, the “En-route Sandwich Retailer of the Year,” serves up a selection of healthy choices ranging from a Hummus Crunch Vegetable Wrap to the gluten-free brownie.

• Canal St. Noodle House, a quintessential Southeast Asian market created exclusively for Terminal 4, offers customized noodle bowls and Vietnamese-style sandwiches made from fresh ingredients daily. Travelers can choose from chicken, duck or tofu, and top their order with a selection of globally appealing vegetables including bok choy, edamame and Thai basil.

• Dunkin Donuts Express provides a wide variety of traveler’s favorite hot and iced coffees and baked goods.

• Flatiron Coffee, a contemporary coffee shop located in the retail lounge that features an assortment of coffee choices sourced locally from Irving Farms and pastries provided by Eli Zabar, New York’s First Family of Food member and a true artisanal bakery. The baked goods make for a stunning visual presentation and customers can purchase croissants, donuts, freshly baked sourdough-based breads, rolls, bagels, crisps and thins.

• Jamba Juice offers better-for-you food and beverages, including great tasting fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices, energy bowls, oatmeal, sandwiches, and a variety of baked goods and snacks.

• Pizza Vino, a modern pizzeria that features fresh out-of-the-oven artisanal pizzas and a hand-picked, premium wine selection, reopened this year after undergoing an expansion which included the addition of a full-service bar.

• Urban Crave is home to authentic street cuisine served in a storefront featuring vintage decor complete with warehouse bricks, beautifully reclaimed hardwood floors and a kitchen centered below a copper grill hood.

In 2016, JFKIAT and SSP America will continue to work together to create an unparalleled selection of offerings in Terminal 4 and will bring even more food and beverage options to the terminal. NY Street Foods, among others, are set to open later this year.

If you have a press enquiry, please call Clare Williams at Templemere Public Relations on +44 (0) 1483 243 546 or press.office@ssp-intl.com

SOURCE: SSP Group plc