East Rutherford, NJ; May 10, 2004 - The Hudson Group, a 2004 Airport Revenue News Concessions winner, is pleased to announce the recent award of a retail package by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority to provide the travelers at Jackson International Airport with Hudson's signature premier retail operations.
The concepts included in this award are:
Hudson News: the flagship operation of the Hudson Group, well known throughout North America for its incredible selection and display of national, regional and local magazines and newspapers. The additional selections of candy, snacks, travel accessories, health and beauty products and souvenirs make this store a necessary destination.
CUPS Coffee: a supply agreement with Cups Roastery, the popular coffee and pastry operation, brings this successful local brand to the airport. With four other cafes in the area, this familiar name will continue to provide its top-quality menu to the Jackson traveler.
Discover Jackson: a retail store that offers the best the Jackson area has to offer with products that promote local museums and historical icons such as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, The Davis Planetarium, Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi, Tougaloo College, Jackson State University, Vicksburg National Park, Choctaw Indian Reservation, Gail Pittman Studios and Malaco Records.
"The Hudson proposal was the best, hands down", says Dirk B. Vanderleest, Executive Director, Jackson Municipal Airport. "Their design concept, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation and their overall team were superior. We look forward to working with Hudson and its local DBE partner, AJA Management and Technical Services"
"We are honored to have been chosen by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority to bring Hudson's award winning concepts to the Jackson Muncipal Airport as well as introducing CUPS Coffee products to a new, exciting location" says Joseph DiDomizio, Chief Operating Officer, Hudson Group. "We look forward to partnering with the airport to bring the Jackson traveler a retail operation that is able to serve all of their needs."
Hudson Group operates over 400 shops in airports and commuter terminals across the North America.