North American travel retailer Hudson Group on Tuesday announced it won new business at Indianapolis International Airport, bringing exciting national brands and one-of-a-kind retail concepts to the Hoosier state.
According to a press release, the 10-year contract, which is part of the airport’s concessions refresh program, includes nine stores and nearly 9,000 incremental square feet to serve the nearly 9 million people that flow through the airport each year.
“Hudson Group is dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences to our passengers, and with the Indianapolis International Airport’s recent top honors as best airport in North America, we knew that only the most unique and distinguished concepts would make the cut,” said Roger Fordyce, chief executive officer of East Rutherford-based Hudson Group. “We are pleased to partner with the Indianapolis Airport Authority to offer our customers a dynamic mix of excitement and world class customer service, while delivering an authentic sense of place that is truly Indiana.”
Hudson Group’s new store concepts for Indianapolis include Hoosier Crossing, a travel essentials and convenience store; Hudson, North America’s largest travel essentials brand, with offerings ranging from books, magazines, snacks and beverages, to travel and convenience necessities, tasteful local souvenirs and electronics; and Pitstop by Hudson, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway-inspired travel convenience concept.
Other stores Hudson Group plans for Indianapolis include specialty retail stores such as FAO Schwarz, Ink, Tech on the Go, Tumi and Vineyard Vines.