Hudson Group Announces Partnership with Joe & The Juice To Open Two Locations at Vancouver International Airport
East Rutherford, N.J, May 3, 2019 – Hudson Group (NYSE: HUD), a leader in North American travel retail, today announced a partnership with Joe & The Juice, a Scandinavian juice phenomenon, to open two locations at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) as part of the Company's accelerated food and beverage expansion.
Hudson Group will license and operate Joe & the Juice at the two new locations, which are expected to open in summer and fall 2019 in the Domestic Terminal and Transborder Terminal Buildings, respectively. Joe & The Juice will serve signature organic coffee, fresh fruit and vegetable juices and made-to-order sandwiches.
“As a leading travel retailer with a vast portfolio of brands and concepts and unapparelled knowledge of airport operations, Hudson Group is an ideal partner to help expand our airport presence,” said Valdemar Halbye, Head of U.S. Retail, Joe & The Juice. “We’re excited to leverage Hudson Group’s prime locations at Vancouver International Airport to fuel travelers with our high-quality, natural and organic prepared juices, shakes, coffees and sandwiches.”
“At YVR, we strive to offer compelling concepts that appeal to our diverse group of travelers. We are thrilled to work with Hudson Group to deliver on our commitment to provide outstanding customer experiences,” said Scott Norris, Vice President, Commercial Development, Vancouver Airport Authority. “With the recent opening of North America’s first duty free Moncler boutique and the announcement that the award-winning Joe and The Juice will be arriving soon, our travelers have even more reason to arrive early and enjoy our airport.”
“Expanding our food & beverage offering is a key driver of growth for our company as we have seen continued demand for healthy quick-serve options from passengers while on the road,” said Roger Fordyce, Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Group. “We’re pleased to partner with Joe & The Juice to bring their quality health products and unique, modern vibe to travelers at Vancouver International Airport.”