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LAS VEGAS – Marshall Retail Group (MRG), America’s leading travel retailerin the airport, casino and resort marketplace, announces the opening of DepARTures, an all-new, art-immersed retail store on July 1, 2020 at San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) Harvey Milk Terminal 1.
“Marshall Retail Group delivers a distinctive airport experience in an authentic environment that echoes San Francisco’s dynamic spirit,” said Michael C. Wilkins, chief executive officer of Marshall Retail Group. “DepARTure’s engaging store design creates a unique retail experience for travelers, reflecting not only the airport’s aesthetic, but also the heartbeat of the City by the Bay.”
Developed exclusively for SFO passengers, DepARTures replicates the character and mood of the local art community by blending artisan merchandise sourced from San Francisco neighborhoods with newsstand necessities and new technology to celebrate the modern romance of travel.
Featuring a thoughtful selection of travel-friendly gifts and essentials, visitors and locals alike will have the luxury of shopping for branded and licensed merchandise from San Francisco sports teams, as well as electronic accessories, popular snacks, souvenirs, and locally-sourced artisan confections from Woodhouse Chocolates, Bakeology Cookie Bites, Siren Snacks Protein Bites and more.
Additionally, SFO travelers will be inspired by artist Amy Foster’s evocative depictions of local San Francisco cityscapes. Paying homage to the city’s thriving art scene and entrepreneurial spirit, DepARTures allows visitors the opportunity to experience the city firsthand further enhancing the traveler’s shopping experience.
About Marshall Retail Group
Marshall Retail Group (MRG) is America’s leading travel retailer in the airport, casino and resort marketplace. For 65 years, MRG has provided clients with a collection of attractive, successful brands in more than 300 standalone stores across the United States, with over half operating inside 46 airports nationwide. MRG prides itself on ‘creating unique experiences’ for customers by developing distinctive retail store concepts that feature and highlight the local culture, community and lifestyle of the cities in which they are located. MRG, along with the largest electronics-based retailer in the nation, InMotion, are now wholly owned subsidiaries of WH Smith, the leading global retailer in news, books and convenience for the world’s traveling customer.
Kirvin Doak Communications