Philadelphia Marketplace celebrates the opening of four new stores

5th and Sunset Ribbon Cutting at PHL airport
A photo of the 5th & Sunset (D/E Connector) ribbon cutting is embedded in this release. Featured from left to right are Hudson Group Senior Vice President Chuck Shambarger, Retail Operator Kenneth Adams, Hudson Group Store Associate, Serkalem Beye, Hudson Group Operations Manager Asimena Patsaros, Hudson Group General Manager Lauren Rago, Philadelphia Marketplace VP and General Manager Mel Hannah, Hudson Group Assistant General Manager Sam Murray, Retail Operator Erin Zwiercan, Hudson Group Partner Operations Manager Fatima Bouhlaj, Hudson Group HR Manager Leslie Hatton, and PHL Chief Revenue Officer Jim Tyrell.

PHILADELPHIA May 30, 2019 — MarketPlace PHL, the management company responsible for the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), hosted ribbon cutting ceremonies for Coach and PHL Sports, located in the B/C Connector and Vera Bradley and 5th and Sunset, located in the D/E Connector on Friday, May 10.

Coach (B/C Connector) – A pioneer of handbags, leather goods and accessories within the accessible luxury space, Coach has been offering its superior craftsmanship for decades and continues to grow in popularity due to its classic, timeless style.

PHL Sports (B/C Connector) – Travelers looking for local team athletic apparel will win big at PHL Sports. The shop offers merchandise customized to meet the needs of every type of Philadelphia sports enthusiast. Product offerings include: apparel, jerseys, accessories, drinkware, commemorative memorabilia, toys and gifts.

Vera Bradley (D/E Connector) – An innovative accessory brand specializing in bags, luggage, fragrance and unique gift items, Vera Bradley brings its bold prints and bright styles to the airport. Hot new patterns for summer have arrived.

5th & Sunset (D/E Connector) – A sleek and modern eyewear retail store offering a wide variety of functional and fashionable sunglasses and accessories for men and women, 5th & Sunset’s merchandise ranges from high-fashion brands to performance and sport brands — complementing every style and budget.

“We’re very excited to be expanding our retail offering,” said Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL. “Having a variety of shopping options is important to us because we continually strive to please our passengers.”

Philadelphia Marketplace offers merchants premium opportunities to better service their customers with more than 183,000 square feet of dedicated concession space and a robust roster of high-quality retailers, including luxury name brands and high-end dining.

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