Hudson Group Debuts First-Ever M∙A∙C Lips Studio in the Americas at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
East Rutherford, NJ – April 20, 2018 – Hudson Group (NYSE: HUD), a leader in North American travel retail, in partnership with M∙A∙C Cosmetics announces the grand opening of the first ever M∙A∙C Lips Studio pop-up in the Americas at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in the C Concourse of Terminal 1. Working with the City of Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), the owner and operator of O'Hare, Robinson Hill Hospitality Group, LLC, B.T. II, Inc., and Corliss Stone-Littles, LLC., the new space is an example of the evolving consumer demand for pop up experiences in travel retail – leading to discovery and excitement for passengers.
The 100-sq-ft. location, adorned with colour and product variety unique to M∙A∙C, will include over 250 SKUs across all lip categories including lipstick, lip liners, lip gloss and lip care. M∙A∙C artists will also offer travelers complimentary lip demos and application tips for the perfect finishing touch on-the-go.
"Hudson Group is excited to work with the Chicago Department of Aviation at O’Hare International Airport to deliver flexible, stand-out experiences for travelers," said Michael Mullaney, executive vice president of corporate strategy and development at Hudson Group. "Many people discover new brands when they are traveling, and M∙A∙C Lips will offer quick-stop shopping environment for the beauty-conscious traveler."
"We are pleased that Hudson Group chose O’Hare as the venue for its first M∙A∙C Lips Studio pop-up," said CDA Deputy Commissioner of Concessions Juan Manzano. "This internationally-known makeup brand will be well-received by travelers looking for a gift or even a quick makeover!"