PHILADELPHIA — Oct. 25, 2019 — MarketPlace PHL at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) recently named Vino Volo, located in the D/E Connector, and MAC Cosmetics, located in Concourse A-West, as the respective restaurant and retail merchants of the 2019-2020 first quarter.

The Merchants of the Quarter are determined through the Cutting EDGE! (Excellence Drives Great Experiences) Program, which is in place to motivate and reward merchants throughout the year. Merchants earn EDGE points by delivering superb customer service and by participating in airport marketing programs. The merchants with the most points at the end of each quarter are named Merchants of the Quarter.

Accepting the trophy for Vino Volo, D/E Connector, is Julianna Spears (center). Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL (left) and Megan O’Connell, Marketing and Customer Service Manager of MarketPlace PHL (right).

Vino Volo, with locations in the B/C and D/E Connectors, offers passengers a sophisticated retreat from the hectic airport environment with fun and interactive wine tastings and small-plate gourmet food pairings. Vino Volo believes great wine should be made simple, and explored in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. The company hand selects wines from around the world, and maps them on a simple yet effective taste graph, to ease customers through the wine discovery process.

Accepting the trophy for MAC Cosmetics, Concourse A-West, is Gary Pospiech (center). Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL (left) and Megan O’Connell, Marketing and Customer Service Manager of MarketPlace PHL (right).

MAC Cosmetics, with locations in the B/C Connector and Concourse A-West, is the world’s leading professional makeup authority because of its unrivalled expertise in cosmetics. MAC, which is short for Makeup Art Cosmetics, celebrates diversity and individuality and is a proud community of professional makeup artists working together to bring its vision to life. MAC Cosmetics delivers superior quality products and services and provides a challenging and fun work environment for all employees.

“We’re very pleased to announce Vino Volo (D/E Connector) and MAC Cosmetics (Concourse A-West) as Merchants of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2019-2020,” said Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL. “Both consistently aim high and deliver excellent service to our passengers.”

For more information about MarketPlace PHL and its award-winning customer service program, please visit



MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail programs throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning program offers more than 170+ shops, restaurants and

services. The MarketPlace PHL portfolio features local Philly favorites, as well as regional and national brands. MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based airport retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit

Meghan Beck
For MarketPlace PHL
267-932-8760, ext. 312

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