NEW ORLEANS, LA (March 15, 2017) – Marshall Retail Group (MRG), America’s leading specialty retailer in the casino and airport marketplace, won the award for Best Specialty Retail Brand Operator from Airport Revenue News (ARN). MRG is proud to be recognized with this prestigious award.
At the culmination of the 13th Annual ARN 2017 Revenue Conference & Exhibition, which took place March 13 through 15 at Hyatt Regency New Orleans, ARN revealed concessionaire winners during the Awards Gala. The “Best Concessions Poll” recognizes the excellent work of airports and operators in the areas of food, retail, passenger services and design. Among the list of winners, Marshall Retail Group was named Best Specialty Retail Brand Operator in the Small Retailer Division. These retailers successfully take retail brands that have traditionally operated on the street or have taken recognizable brand products and translate them into an airport store.
“On behalf of the 1,100 plus MRG Associates, we want to express our sincere appreciation and thanks to The Airport Concession teams that recognized Marshall Retail Group as the Best Specialty Retail Brand Operator of 2017. To even be considered for the Award is a testament to all the hard working teams from every department at MRG,” said David Charles, President and COO of Marshall Retail Group. “This award is shared by all the incredible employees of MRG, along with our clients and business partners who have collaborated with us to achieve our Vision: To be the industry leader in the specialty retail arena by delivering a quality product and excellent value for our customers in an inviting environment with outstanding service and innovative merchandise.”
Considered the gold standard within the community, the ARN Awards have been around for nearly two decades. The awards process included several rounds of nominations and votes by key members of the industry that began in July 2016. Winners were revealed on March 15, 2017 during the ARN Award Show on the final night of the ARN Revenue Conference & Exhibition.
Marshall Retail Group is America’s largest independent, specialty retailer in the casino-resort and airport marketplace. For over 60 years, MRG has been providing its clients with a portfolio of attractive and memorable brands that are well-positioned to cater to hotel guests, visitors and local residents. The company operates more than 160 stores, in major casino-resort hotels and airports across the United States and Canada.