Vino Volo and The Body Shop Named PHL’s Restaurant and Retailer of the Second Quarter 2010-2011

PHILADELPHIA—January 24, 2011—The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Vino Volo and The Body Shop, both in the B/C Connector, as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter for Q2 2010-2011.

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.

Located in Terminal B, B/C and D/E Connectors, Vino Volo is an upscale wine bar and tasting lounge offering a wide variety of wines and sophisticated small plate dishes.

The Body Shop, located in the B/C Connector, is committed to using natural ingredients to enhance beauty with skin care, bath and body, hair, makeup and fragrance products for women and men.

“The managers and staff of these stores represent the highest standards in customer service,” said Anna DiGregorio, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “We’re proud to recognize Vino Volo and The Body Shop as the merchants of the second quarter.”



Vino Volo offers airport passengers a sophisticated retreat from the hectic airport environment with fun and interactive wine tastings and small-plate gourmet food pairings with a packaged “to-go” option. A highly-trained team of Wine Associates helps make wine approachable. The company also has a patented tasting framework to ease customers through the wine discovery process. Vino Volo is redefining service in airports, recently ranking #1 in customer service among over 900 airport stores mystery shopped, and winning the highly coveted airport industry award for “Highest Regard for Customer Service” in both 2007 and 2008. For more information, visit


The Body Shop International is the original ethical cosmetics company, now operating more than 2,500 stores in over 60 markets worldwide. The Body Shop has constantly sought out wonderful natural ingredients from all four corners of the globe to bring you products bursting with effectiveness, to enhance your natural beauty. We strive to use our planet’s resources wisely, searching for outstanding natural materials and ingredients from across the globe to include in our range of products. We continue to lead the way, sourcing sustainable palm oil, introducing 100% recycled packaging, and raising funds and awareness to help prevent the spread of HIV/ AIDS, and continuing to support marginalized communities around the world through our Community Trade program. 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.

Emily Watts
For MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
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Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management