US travel retailer Hudson Group has received a ten-year contract to open and operate new retail concepts at Indianapolis International Airport (IND).
Under the contract, the company will open nine stores to serve approximately nine million passengers at the airport a year.
Hudson Group CEO Roger Fordyce said: “Hudson Group is dedicated to delivering exceptional experiences to our passengers, and with the Indianapolis International Airport’s recent top honours as best airport in North America, we knew that only the most unique and distinguished concepts would make the cut.
“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.”
The company will introduce a range of travel convenience, luxury retail and specialty brands such as FAO Schwarz, Hudson, Ink, Tech on the Go, Tumi, and Vineyard Vines, along with new tailored local concepts such as Hoosier Crossing and Pitstop by Hudson.
Hoosier Crossing is a travel essentials and convenience store that offers various products across four primary categories, which are media, essentials, marketplace, and destination.
Hudson store provides a range of books, magazines, snacks and beverages, travel and convenience products, local souvenirs and electronics.
Pitstop by Hudson is travel convenience concept designed to deliver essentials and treats, along with Hudson Group’s Traveler’s Best grab-and-go food products.
FAO Schwarz is a toy store that offers a range of signature toys and items along with own-branded treats and sweets.
Ink is a new contemporary bookstore that features an assortment of bestsellers, small press titles, toys, stationery, fashion, artwork, and travel essentials. Vineyard Vines provides an array of clothing and accessories for men and women.