PHL Food & Shops welcomes the expansion of retail options for passengers.
PHILADELPHIA — Shopping options at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) continue to grow for travelers as PHL Food & Shops welcomes the latest additions, Evolve by Hudson and Carry On. These retail offerings are now available to passengers and add to PHL Food & Shops’ notable roster of more than 176 eateries, shops and services.
Blending the accessibility of travel convenience with a specialty retail experience, Evolve by Hudson is a one-stop shop tailored to the local market. With branded shops inside, Evolve at PHL has an assortment of travel essentials including snacks, beverages and HBC products in addition to luggage from Herschel Supply Co., writing instruments from Caran d’Ache and LAMY, apparel from Happy Socks, and furry friends from Build-A-Bear Workshop.
Evolve offers local and regional products for passengers in apparel, food, gifts, souvenirs and sports, including items like Philly Jerk vegan snacks and Aurora Grace confections. Self-checkout and a mobile point-of-sale system are also available for a quick checkout for busy travelers.
“It’s exciting to see the retail options continue to grow for passengers at PHL,” said Mel Hannah, Vice President and General Manager of MarketPlace PHL. “Both Evolve and Carry On provide guests with accessibility to products for any travel need or to serve as a gift for a loved one awaiting them at their destination.”
Carry On offers innovative products for passengers in categories like audio, luggage, travel accessories and wellness. Leading brands with items available for purchase include Beats, Bose, HoMedics, Hyperice, Samsonite, Thule and more.
“Evolve and Carry On were designed with the traveler in mind. Both stores provide a best-in-class assortment of products, and Evolve offers a variety of convenient and frictionless payment options so travelers never have to wait to check out,” said Brian Quinn, EVP and Deputy CEO of Hudson. “We thank Marketplace PHL and the entire airport management team for their partnership and look forward to delivering a customer-centric shopping experience through these new stores for years to come.”
The two new stores are operated under a joint venture agreement with Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Partners. Airport Services Group LLC is partnering with Carry On, while Jack Duggan’s Inc. is partnering with Evolve.
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