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Marshall Retail Group Partners With The Neon Museum To Debut New Retail Space At Harry Reid International Airport

The Neon Museum Store is now open to airport travelers at Harry Reid International Airport
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LAS VEGAS – Marshall Retail Group, a WH Smith Company and one of America’s leading specialty retailers in the airport marketplace, is pleased to announce its newest airport retail space, The Neon Museum Store, is now open inside Concourse C of Harry Reid International Airport. The new store has opened in partnership with The Neon Museum, a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying, and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment.

On Thursday, Dec. 9, Toby Keir, Marshall Retail Group’s newly appointed CEO and Aaron Berger, executive director of The Neon Museum were present for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official grand opening of the store.

“We’re thrilled to be opening The Neon Museum Store here at Harry Reid International Airport,” said Toby Keir, CEO of Marshall Retail Group. “Our focus at Marshall Retail Group is creating unique customer experiences and partnering with the amazing team at The Neon Museum has given us the opportunity to provide Las Vegas visitors with a one-of-a-kind shopping experience celebrating the history and beauty of Las Vegas’ iconic history.”

“It is very exciting that The Neon Museum, home to iconic neon signs of Las Vegas’ past, will now be able to greet people from around the world as soon as they arrive in our great city,” said Aaron Berger, executive director of The Neon Museum. “The Neon Museum showcases the art and history of Las Vegas, and I am excited to partner with the Marshall Retail Group to broaden the opportunities for people to learn about the museum through the unique memorabilia the store offers.”

Capturing the nostalgia of Vegas’ golden years, The Neon Museum Store gives locals and visitors traveling from Harry Reid International Airport the opportunity to take home memorabilia celebrating the city’s rich history as well as unique Las Vegas gifts and vintage Vegas souvenirs.

Guests will discover a carefully curated collection of artworks, photography prints, postcards and books paying tribute to vintage Las Vegas. The store also carries Neon Museum-themed magnets, drinkware, apparel, accessories, and souvenirs. The selection includes products inspired by popular vintage Vegas signs found at The Neon Museum’s Neon Boneyard including Stardust and Ugly Duckling.

The Neon Museum Store is now open daily from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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About Marshall Retail Group

Marshall Retail Group (MRG) is America’s leading specialty retailer in the airport and casino- resort marketplace. For 65 years, MRG has provided clients with a collection of attractive, successful brands in more than 300 standalone stores, 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. For more information visit: marshallretailgroup.com. Like and follow MRG on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

About The Neon Museum

Founded in 1996, The Neon Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying, and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. It has been ranked No. 1 in Las Vegas Weekly’s list of “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” Nevada’s “Best Museum” by MSN, one of the 10 best museums in Las Vegas by USA Today’s 10best.com, “One of the Top 10 Coolest Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do” by Forbes.com, one of the “Top 10 Historic Spots in Las Vegas” by Vegas.com; one of “15 Most Fascinating Museums in the U.S.” by VacationIdea.com; and earns a consistent 4.5 out of 5 rating on TripAdvisor. On its 2.27-acre campus, The Neon Museum has an outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard (“boneyard” is traditionally the name for an area where items no longer in use are stored); the North Gallery, home to the immersive audiovisual experience “Brilliant!” which uses technology to re-illuminate more than 40 non-operational signs; the Boulevard Gallery outdoor exhibit and event space; and its visitors’ center inside the former La Concha Motel lobby. The museum collection also includes nine restored signs installed as public art in downtown Las Vegas. Public education, outreach, research, and arts preservation represent a selection of the museum’s ongoing projects. For more information, including tour schedules and tickets, visit www.neonmuseum.org. Also follow @NeonMuseum on Facebook and Twitter and @theneonmuseumlasvegas on Instagram.

Marshall Retail Group Media Contacts:
Kirvin Doak Communications
marshallretailgrouppr@kirvindoak.com
702.737.3100

The Neon Museum Media Contact:
Amy E. S. Maier
The Warren Group
amy@twgpr.com