Brooks Brothers and Chickie’s & Pete’s Named PHL’s Retailer and Restaurant of the First Quarter 2011-2012


PHILADELPHIA—October 17, 2011—The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Brooks Brothers (B/C Connector) and Chickie’s & Pete’s (International Terminal A West) as its Retailer and Restaurant of the Quarter for Q1 2011-2012.

The Philadelphia Marketplace’s Cutting EDGE! Program (Excellence Drives Great Experiences) was designed to motivate and reward merchants. Each merchant can earn EDGE! points for exceeding expectations through great customer service and participation in marketing programs. At the end of each quarter, the food and retail merchant with the most points are named “Merchant of the Quarter” respectively.

Brooks Brothers, located in the B/C Connector, offers timeless classics and sound style advice for men and women in search of high-quality apparel.

Located in International Terminal A West, as well as Concourses C and E, Chickie’s & Pete’s is a Philadelphia favorite, serving its renowned crab fries and signature seafood dishes.

“As past Merchant of the Quarter winners, both Brooks Brothers and Chickie’s & Pete’s have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to customer service,” said Anna DiGregorio, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “Congratulations to everyone at both locations and thank you for your continued hard work.”



The first Chickie’s & Pete’s was opened in 1977, in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia by Peter Sr. and his wife Henrietta. Peter and Henrietta’s son, Pete, began experimenting with seafood recipes and the Famous Crab Fries were born, making Chickie’s & Pete’s the most popular bar around. Chickie’s & Pete’s has grown to include six locations in the tri-state area. For more information, visit


Brooks Brothers was founded in 1818 by Henry Sands Brooks as the first ready-to-wear fashion emporium in the United States. The brand has upheld the same tradition of apparel for two centuries as a fashion institution that has shaped the American style of dress through innovation, fine quality, personal service and exceptional value. Today, Brooks Brothers has factory stores, retail stores and airport shops in over 200 locations across the United States and 70 international locations. For more information visit,


MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the manager of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning food and retail program consists of stores and eateries throughout all seven terminals at Philadelphia International Airport. The airport features more than 160 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus more than 30 specialty retail units. MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the local management company for MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based retail development firm that partners with airports and airlines to develop, lease, and manage airport retail programs. MarketPlace is an affiliate of New England Development, a full-service development company based in Newton, Massachusetts. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter at and become a fan on Facebook.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Photo of Terry Haile, Brooks Brothers (L), and Peter Kelley, Chickie’s & Pete’s (R), is attached to this email.

Emily Watts
For MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
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Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management