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LAS VEGAS – Marshall Retail Group (MRG), America’s leading travel retailer in the airport, casino and resort marketplace will open the newest and most prominent retail space in airport marketplace history at LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Terminal B on June 13, 2020. The unveiling of the 15,000-square-foot The Bowery Bay Shops and 5,000-square-foot The DEAN inside Terminal B at LGA in Queens, NY, caps off another record growth year for MRG.
“New York City is considered to be one of the world’s greatest destinations for shopping, and the new Terminal B is no exception to that,” said Stewart Steeves, chief executive officer of LaGuardia Gateway Partners. “We’re thrilled to partner with Marshall Retail Group for the exceptional retail options that they’ll offer passengers, providing them with the feeling of a true New York City shopping experience.”
The Bowery Bay Shops boasts a world-class, New York-centric shopping experience that connects travelers to an array of iconic brands as well as state-of-the-art immersive experiences that pay homage to the city’s architectural grandeur, cultural diversity, and extraordinary experiences.
Upon entering, passengers will be welcomed with first-of-its-kind shopping for locally-sourced artisan confections, gourmet eats, cutting edge electronics, Made in Queens gifts, local and national beauty brands and more. Notable brands include Artists & Fleas, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Kate Spade New York, Magnolia Bakery, and Strand Book Store – an historic NYC institution carrying over 2.5 million used, new, and rare books.
The open, leading edge aesthetic of The Bowery Bay Shops transforms the space into a series of stunning sensory surprises. Featuring a large-scale digital mural wall, guests can create custom digital portraits with backdrops by renowned 5Pointz graffiti artists including Meres One, Djalouz & Doudoustyleart, Monsieur Plume, Jimmy C, and Dustin Spagnola. Rotating pop-up shops provide unparalleled experiences designed to elevate the customer’s journey and enchant travelers with first-hand access to an extensive assortment of travel-specific products and services.
Inside Terminal B Arrivals and Departures Hall, The DEAN is an unrivaled, fashion-forward mens emporium featuring bespoke products and services designed with the discerning business traveler in mind. Featured brands include Herschel, BOSS, Kiehl’s, LaCoste, Mizzen + Main, Rhone, Shinola, The Art of Shaving, TUMI, Vince Camuto, and more. The DEAN’s unique mix of ready-to-wear, luxury travel essentials, gifts and grooming services creates a relaxing atmosphere for today’s sophisticated traveler in search of savvy travel solutions.
“Guests will receive the ultimate, immersive airport experience by browsing distinctive gifts reflecting the essence of the NY lifestyle,” said Michael C. Wilkins, chief executive officer of Marshall Retail Group. “All aspects have been meticulously curated by our team at Marshall Retail Group to offer an unsurpassed local sense of place to travelers and locals alike.”
In addition to the massive retail spaces inside LGA, Marshall Retail Group also operates The Scoop, a modern, one-stop convenience destination offering an eclectic mix of locally made products, snacks, travel essentials and more, along with an engaging digital news media experience with the LGA traveler in mind. The Scoop is the embodiment of a concept designed to keep pace with digital trends, news and customer expectations while providing a high-quality assortment of products from unique brands.
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 200 standalone stores across the United States, with over half operating inside 20 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