Retail Award Winner Hudson Group Opens New Shops At Charleston International Airport

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Hudson Group

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Assisting the Charleston
 County Aviation Authority in celebrating the 16th Anniversary of the
 Charleston International Airport, the Hudson Group, a 2001 Airport Retail News
 award winner is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting of their newest retail
 concessions -- Hudson News Euro Cafe, Book Corner, U.S. Open Golf House
 Championship & Museum Store and Discover Charleston at the Charleston
 International Airport, Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday, April 19th at
 10:00 a.m.
     "It is with great pleasure that I officially welcome the Hudson Group to
 the Charleston International Airport", said Mr. D.L. Aydlette, Jr., Chairman
 of the Charleston Aviation Authority. "From their high quality products to the
 sleek new look for their stores, the Hudson Group has shown a keen interest in
 giving our passengers and other customers the best possible service.  We have
 enjoyed working with Hudson's management team and we welcome them as a new
 partner."
     The Hudson Group understands how the composition, expectations and needs
 of today's traveler are evolving.  With this always in mind the Hudson Group
 has created award winning retail concepts that accommodate the desires of the
 both the airports they are located in and the passengers that they service.
 The Hudson Group is fortunate to have been presented the opportunity to
 introduce a selection of their retail shops to the travelers that use and shop
 at the Charleston International Airport.
     Hudson News Euro Cafe, a much admired retail concept of the Hudson Group
 is known for the vast selection of magazines and newspapers offered, starting
 at 700+ titles, guaranteeing that that there is always an abundance of reading
 material for every taste. Combined with the Euro Cafe's coffee and espresso
 hot and cold beverages, locally supplied pastries and sandwiches from
 Charleston's Saffron Bakery along with refreshing and healthy fresh fruit
 drinks and gelato this retail establishment makes for an enjoyable break
 before boarding a flight or while waiting to meet a passenger.
     The Book Corner offers a complete book selection of top sellers, new
 releases and all time favorite books all attractively displayed and
 merchandised to make browsing and selecting easy and efficient.
     The U.S. Open Golf House Championship and Museum Store pays tribute to the
 champions of golf and provides an opportunity to its patrons to remember great
 moments in golf. USGA apparel, golf souvenirs and mementos are offered. Golf
 attire focusing on classic but stylish coordinated ensembles allows the Golf
 House customer to play the most challenging course in confidence and comfort.
 Framed prints of famous courses and home furnishing accessories extends the
 lifestyle of the Golf House customer into the favorite rooms of their home.
     Discover Charleston brings the best items from local cultural
 establishments, artists, area attractions, restaurants and sports teams into
 one location.  Included in this shop are items from the Charleston Museum,
 Gibbs Museum of Art, Middleton Place, Drayton Hall, American Military Museum
 and Patriots Point.  Also included are items from The Citadel, Clemson and the
 University of South Carolina. Sports teams represented in the shop include the
 Charleston River Dogs and the South Carolina Stingrays.  Many local artists
 have been tapped to provide their work to this shop including Ms. Henrietta
 Snype whose selection of Sweetgrass Baskets are highlighted.  Famous
 Charleston restaurants such as Magnolia's, 82 Queen, Poogan's Porch and Sticky
 Fingers have also provided pre-packaged food items for purchase within this
 specialty shop.
     The Hudson Group's premier retail shops are prominently featured
 coast-to-coast in many other top U.S. airports including Baltimore Washington
 International, Houston, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Dallas/Fort Worth,
 Dallas Love Field, Dulles, Greater Rochester, Hartsfield Atlanta, JFK,
 LaGuardia, Lehigh Valley, Logan, Manchester, Newark, Norfolk, Portland
 International (OR), Roanoke Regional and Ronald Reagan Washington National.
 
     For more information, please contact Sonya C. Buckman at 201-939-5050 or
 sbuckman@hudsongroupusa.com.
 
 

SOURCE Hudson Group
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Assisting the Charleston
 County Aviation Authority in celebrating the 16th Anniversary of the
 Charleston International Airport, the Hudson Group, a 2001 Airport Retail News
 award winner is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting of their newest retail
 concessions -- Hudson News Euro Cafe, Book Corner, U.S. Open Golf House
 Championship & Museum Store and Discover Charleston at the Charleston
 International Airport, Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday, April 19th at
 10:00 a.m.
     "It is with great pleasure that I officially welcome the Hudson Group to
 the Charleston International Airport", said Mr. D.L. Aydlette, Jr., Chairman
 of the Charleston Aviation Authority. "From their high quality products to the
 sleek new look for their stores, the Hudson Group has shown a keen interest in
 giving our passengers and other customers the best possible service.  We have
 enjoyed working with Hudson's management team and we welcome them as a new
 partner."
     The Hudson Group understands how the composition, expectations and needs
 of today's traveler are evolving.  With this always in mind the Hudson Group
 has created award winning retail concepts that accommodate the desires of the
 both the airports they are located in and the passengers that they service.
 The Hudson Group is fortunate to have been presented the opportunity to
 introduce a selection of their retail shops to the travelers that use and shop
 at the Charleston International Airport.
     Hudson News Euro Cafe, a much admired retail concept of the Hudson Group
 is known for the vast selection of magazines and newspapers offered, starting
 at 700+ titles, guaranteeing that that there is always an abundance of reading
 material for every taste. Combined with the Euro Cafe's coffee and espresso
 hot and cold beverages, locally supplied pastries and sandwiches from
 Charleston's Saffron Bakery along with refreshing and healthy fresh fruit
 drinks and gelato this retail establishment makes for an enjoyable break
 before boarding a flight or while waiting to meet a passenger.
     The Book Corner offers a complete book selection of top sellers, new
 releases and all time favorite books all attractively displayed and
 merchandised to make browsing and selecting easy and efficient.
     The U.S. Open Golf House Championship and Museum Store pays tribute to the
 champions of golf and provides an opportunity to its patrons to remember great
 moments in golf. USGA apparel, golf souvenirs and mementos are offered. Golf
 attire focusing on classic but stylish coordinated ensembles allows the Golf
 House customer to play the most challenging course in confidence and comfort.
 Framed prints of famous courses and home furnishing accessories extends the
 lifestyle of the Golf House customer into the favorite rooms of their home.
     Discover Charleston brings the best items from local cultural
 establishments, artists, area attractions, restaurants and sports teams into
 one location.  Included in this shop are items from the Charleston Museum,
 Gibbs Museum of Art, Middleton Place, Drayton Hall, American Military Museum
 and Patriots Point.  Also included are items from The Citadel, Clemson and the
 University of South Carolina. Sports teams represented in the shop include the
 Charleston River Dogs and the South Carolina Stingrays.  Many local artists
 have been tapped to provide their work to this shop including Ms. Henrietta
 Snype whose selection of Sweetgrass Baskets are highlighted.  Famous
 Charleston restaurants such as Magnolia's, 82 Queen, Poogan's Porch and Sticky
 Fingers have also provided pre-packaged food items for purchase within this
 specialty shop.
     The Hudson Group's premier retail shops are prominently featured
 coast-to-coast in many other top U.S. airports including Baltimore Washington
 International, Houston, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Dallas/Fort Worth,
 Dallas Love Field, Dulles, Greater Rochester, Hartsfield Atlanta, JFK,
 LaGuardia, Lehigh Valley, Logan, Manchester, Newark, Norfolk, Portland
 International (OR), Roanoke Regional and Ronald Reagan Washington National.
 
     For more information, please contact Sonya C. Buckman at 201-939-5050 or
 sbuckman@hudsongroupusa.com.
 
 SOURCE  Hudson Group