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Hudson Group Awarded Ten-Year Agreement at Boston Logan International Airport, Reinforcing its 20+ Year Partnership


Hudson Group (NYSE:HUD), a leader in North American travel retail, has
been awarded a ten-year agreement at Boston Logan International Airport
by Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and MarketPlace Logan LLC.
The joint-venture agreement covers nearly 40 stores and over 34,000
square feet of retail space across Terminals A, B, C, and E. Brands
represented in the contract include Hudson, Ink by Hudson, Tech on the
Go, 5th & Sunset, M∙A∙C, Tumi, Vineyard Vines, and Dunkin'
Donuts – a concept Hudson Group will continue to expand throughout 2018.

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This contract strengthens Hudson Group's presence in the Boston market
where the company already operates retail concessions in Terminals B, C
and E, and the addition of these stores to the Company's portfolio will
expand Hudson's total footprint at Boston Logan by an additional 9,000
square feet in the next two years, a 36% increase of our current

"We are excited to grow our existing footprint at Boston Logan
International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the Northeast,"
said Joseph DiDomizio, president and chief executive officer of Hudson
Group. "Our superior operational expertise, combined with our
longstanding partnerships with both Massport and MarketPlace,
underscores our commitment to enhance the traveler shopping experience
with great retail and quick-service food and beverage concepts
throughout North America."

Hudson Group has worked with Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
since 1994 as an operator at Boston Logan International Airport, and
MarketPlace Development at various locations since 2001.

Additional details on Hudson Group's retail concepts include:

Travel Essentials

  • Hudson: Hudson is the nation's largest travel essentials
    and convenience brand designed with customer ease at its core. Divided
    into four major categories and color-coded for ease of navigation,
    Hudson delivers the lifestyle shopping experience preferred by today's
    traveler. Inspired by the iconic Hudson News brand, store offerings
    range from books, magazines, snacks and beverages, to travel and
    convenience necessities, tasteful local souvenirs and electronics.

Specialty Retail

  • Ink by Hudson: A new contemporary bookstore built around a core
    offering of books, Ink by Hudson serves as a cultural hub to the
    airport community and features a curated assortment of bestsellers,
    small press titles, classics, prizewinners, local favorites, and a
    unique selection of toys, stationery, fashion, artwork, travel
    essentials and indulgences.
  • Tech on the Go: Passengers will find everything to fulfill
    their tech-related needs and desires in Tech on the Go. Featuring
    leading brand names, Belkin, House of Marley, Wicked, Monster, Mophie,
    and so many more, Tech on the Go is a visual and auditory experiential
    journey that will satisfy both the technophile and the tech-novice.
  • 5th & Sunset: Hudson Group's
    proprietary sunglasses and accessories store where customers will find
    a terrific range of pricing options and leading name brands, from
    high-end fashion--Prada, Bulgari, and Kate Spade—to performance
    sports—Maui Jim, Oakley, and more.
  • M∙A∙C: A beauty brand that has become the world's leading
    professional makeup authority. With strong pigmentations and products
    suited for everyday wear, M∙A∙C offers an individualized merchandise
    mix and category breadth that appeals to all ages, complexions, and
    skin types.
  • Tumi: The world's leading international business, accessory,
    and travel lifestyle brand. From overnight escapes to epic journeys,
    Tumi has just the bag or travel accessory to fit the leisure or
    business traveler.
  • Vineyard Vines: Classic, yet contemporary, Vineyard Vines
    offers an excellent selection of apparel and accessories for men and
    women. From day to evening, Vineyard Vines has something for all the
    special occasions and everything in between.

Food & Beverage

  • Dunkin Donuts: Founded in 1950, the iconic Dunkin' Donuts
    eatery is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and
    baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts earned the No. 1 ranking for customer
    loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 10 years running in
    the U.S.

About Hudson Group

Hudson Group (NYSE:HUD), a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel
retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel
experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental
United States and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson,
Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands and operates over 1,000
duty-paid and duty-free stores in 88 locations, including airports,
commuter terminals, hotels and some of the most visited landmarks and
tourist destinations in the world. Our wide range of store concepts
include travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free
shops, branded specialty stores, electronics stores, and quick-service
food and beverage outlets. For more information, visit

About HG Logan Retailers Joint Venture Partnership

HG Logan Retailers JV is a partnership between Hudson Group, one of the
largest travel retailers in North America, and the certified Airport
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (ACDBE) companies: Branded
Works, Inc., Kellee Communications Group, Inc., The Nia Corporation, and
Saxon Ventures, LLC. The ACDBE program is administered by the FAA, state
and local ACDBE certifying agencies and individual airports, and it is
designed to help ensure that woman and minority owned companies can
compete for airport concession opportunities.

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