Hudson Joint Venture Wins Bid for Concessions Space in DFW

May 18, 2011, 05:00 ET from Hudson Group

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HG Regali DFW JV, a joint venture composed of Hudson Group and Regali, Inc. a local ACDBE operator, was selected by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for Package RTL01, in DFW's recent Request for Proposals solicitation.


In space RTL01-29D, the team proposed a 2,157 sq. ft. combination store consisting of Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers and Dunkin' Donuts.

Anchoring the space is Hudson News, the dynamic newsstand brand now serving millions of travelers daily in airports and transit terminals across North America and around the world. Sharing the space is Hudson Booksellers, Hudson's successful proprietary travel bookstore brand and Dunkin' Donuts, America's Favorite Coffee, which has been providing high quality coffee and quality baked goods since 1950.

For the specialty retail component of the package, the team proposed in an adjacent space a 1,066 sq. ft. Juicy Couture specialty retail shop. Juicy Couture is the source for trendy women's apparel, handbags, jewelry, accessories and fragrance.  

Noted Joe DiDomizio, President & CEO of Hudson Group: "Hudson is delighted with this award. We have been part of the DFW concessions program for 16 years, and consider it to be one of the most professionally run and customer-centric airports in the country."

Renee Dutia, President of Regali, Inc., added: "This is Regali's first retail concessions project at DFW, and we are looking forward to the experience. We chose to partner with Hudson Group because of its credentials as the most successful international travel retailer in the world."  

About Hudson Group: Hudson Group, the largest duty-paid travel retailer in North America, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international duty-free travel retailer Dufry AG (DUFN) of Basel, Switzerland. The company operates some 600 Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, cafes and premier specialty retail shops in 70 airports and transportation terminals in the United States and Canada, and additional newsstands in 11 more countries around the world. The combined Dufry/Hudson entity oversees over 1,100 stores in 41 countries and 148 airports and terminals.

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