Paradies Lagardère’s Remembrance Day initiative raised more than $16,000 CAD for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund

ATLANTA, 2018-Jan-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, donated a portion of the sales from the stores in its 13 airports throughout Canada to honor veterans for Remembrance Day, November 11. The company raised more than $16,000 CAD ($13,000 USD) from November 10 through November 11, which will go to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund.

Paradies Lagardère’s customers overwhelmingly supported the initiative; there was a 10 percent increase in transactions during the two-day program over last year during the same time frame.

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“Paradies Lagardère is thrilled with the results for the Remembrance Day initiative,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère. “It’s not only important to us to give back to the community, but we always seek ways to say thank you to service men and women and veterans throughout North America for their sacrifice. We’re proud of this program, along with our Treat Our Troops initiatives in the U.S.”

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The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest veteran support and community service organization. More than 300,000 members in 1,400 branches across Canada make a difference in the lives of veterans and their families, provide essential services within our communities, and remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Through donations to the Poppy Trust Fund, the Royal Canadian Legion provides financial assistance and support to veterans, including Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families. The Poppy Trust Fund supports food and heating costs, clothing, prescription medication, medical appliances and equipment, essential home repairs, and emergency shelter. Learn more by visiting http://www.legion.ca.

Paradies Lagardère specializes in three key airport concessions areas: Food and Beverage, Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail. Within Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail, we offer a diverse mix of categories including fashion, luxury, electronics, convenience, sports, luggage, jewelry, and souvenirs. We also deliver high-end restaurants, quick-serve and casual restaurants, and quality bars, including local, national and international brands that provide travelers delicious dining options. Paradies Lagardère was recently recognized for excellence in specialty retail, earning ARN Awards for Best Specialty Retail Brand Operator for its Brooks Brothers concept, and Best Airport Retail Store Design for Dylan’s Candy Bar at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Paradies Lagardère delivers the very best solutions – a favorite local concept or a highly-desirable international brand – that exceeds expectations for our airport partners and travelers.

Contact:

Nicole V. Linton

Marketing Communications Manager
P: 404 494 3419
M: 470 455 1843
mail to:nicole.linton@paradies-na.com

Source: Paradies Lagardère

Paradies Lagardère to donate part of its sales from November 10-11 in its stores in Canadian airports to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund

More than 80 stores in 13 Canadian airports will participate

ATLANTA, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, is partnering with several airports throughout Canada to honor veterans that have served their country on Remembrance Day, November 11.

Paradies Lagardère will donate a percentage of its sales achieved Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11, in its retail and food and beverage stores to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund. Through donations to the Poppy Trust Fund, the Royal Canadian Legion provides financial assistance and support to veterans, including Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families. The Poppy Trust Fund supports food and heating costs, clothing, prescription medication, medical appliances and equipment, essential home repairs, and emergency shelter.

Participating airports:

Calgary International Airport Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
Edmonton International Airport St. John’s International Airport
Greater Moncton International Airport Toronto Pearson International Airport
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Vancouver International Airport
Ottawa International Airport Victoria International Airport
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Regina International Airport

Several participating stores include: iStore, Brooks Brothers, PGA TOUR Shops, and RELAY.

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“Paradies Lagardère is committed to providing support to military personnel in both the U.S. and Canada,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère. “In 2016, we launched this initiative and raised more than $15,000, which was donated to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund. We’re excited to do this again this year. The Remembrance Day initiative in our Canadian airports, and our ongoing Treat Our Troops and Feed Our Troops programs in our U.S. airports, are just small tokens of appreciation for the service and sacrifice those in the military make.”

Additional details:

The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest veteran support and community service organization. More than 300,000 members in 1,400 branches across Canada make a difference in the lives of veterans and their families, provide essential services within its communities, and remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. Learn more by visiting http://www.legion.ca/.

Treat Our Troops is a national program that facilitates customer donations in many of the U.S. airports in which Paradies Lagardère operates stores. Shoppers are given the opportunity to purchase a wide variety of useful items such as snacks, beverages, toiletries, reading materials, and electronics purchase items, which are then placed in a collection box. Working in conjunction with airports and the United Service Organization (USO), Paradies Lagardère coordinates packaging and delivery of these donations to USO offices across the country. In 2016, the program resulted in donations of more than 1.2 million products to military men and women worldwide.

Paradies Lagardère also offers free meals to U.S. military personnel through its Food and Beverage Division’s Treat Our Troops program. Between Memorial Day and Independence Day, Paradies Lagardère invites active or retired military to receive this special form of gratitude from its customers in participating airport restaurants within the U.S.

Learn more about these and other initiatives by visiting http://paradieslagardere.com/.

Source: Paradies Lagardère

Paradies Lagardère Remembrance Day initiative raised more than $14,000 for the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund

Strong customer support for veterans in airport stores throughout Canada

ATLANTA, 2016-Dec-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the travel retail and restaurateur leader in North America, donated a portion of the sales from the stores in its 13 airports throughout Canada to honor veterans for Remembrance Day, November 11. The company raised more than $14,000 ($15,000 CAD) from November 10 through November 11, which will go to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Trust Fund.

Paradies Lagardère’s customers overwhelmingly supported the initiative; there was a 23 percent increase in transactions during the two-day program over last year during the same time frame.

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“Paradies Lagardère is thrilled with the results for the Remembrance Day initiative,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, Paradies Lagardère. “It’s not only important to us to give back to the community, but we always seek ways to say thank you to service men and women and veterans throughout North America for their sacrifice. We’re proud of this program, along with our Treat Our Troops and Feed Our Troops programs in the U.S., and participation in the Leave No Veteran Behind Opportunity Fair.”

Additional details:

The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada’s largest veteran support and community service organization. More than 300,000 members in 1,400 branches across Canada make a difference in the lives of veterans and their families, provide essential services within our communities, and remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Through donations to the Poppy Trust Fund, the Royal Canadian Legion provides financial assistance and support to veterans, including Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families. The Poppy Trust Fund supports food and heating costs, clothing, prescription medication, medical appliances and equipment, essential home repairs, and emergency shelter. Learn more by visiting http://www.legion.ca.

Paradies Lagardère specializes in three key airport concessions areas: Food and Beverage, Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail. Within Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail, we offer a diverse mix of categories including fashion, luxury, electronics, convenience, sports, luggage, jewelry, and souvenirs.

We also deliver high-end restaurants, quick-serve and casual restaurants, and quality bars, including local, national and international brands that provide travelers delicious dining options.

Paradies Lagardère delivers the very best solutions – a favorite local concept or a highly-desirable international brand – that exceeds expectations for our airport partners and travelers.

Contact:

Nicole V. Linton
Marketing Communications Manager
P: 404 494 3419
M: 470 455 1843

Source: Paradies Lagardère