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Sweet Flights Named Philadelphia Marketplace Merchant of the Third Quarter


PHILADELPHIA — April 21, 2009

The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Sweet Flights as its merchant of the quarter for Q3 2008-2009.

The Philadelphia Marketplace’s EDGE! program (Excellence Drives Great Experiences) was designed to motivate and reward merchants. Each merchant can earn EDGE! points for exceeding expectations through great customer service. At the end of each quarter, the merchant with the most points is named “merchant of the quarter.”

Located in Concourse C, Sweet Flights satisfies passengers’ cravings with sweet treats sold by the pound. The store carries a wide variety of candy and snack foods, from gummy candies to European gourmet chocolates to pretzels.

"Sweet Flights goes above and beyond to treat each customer as a welcomed guest,” said Anna DiGregorio, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “We’re proud to recognize them as the merchant of the third quarter.”

ABOUT SWEET FLIGHTS

Sweet Flights is a unique candy and gift store offering customers a variety of high-quality bulk candies and snack foods in a fun and creative atmosphere. Visit Sweet Flights in Concourse C at Philadelphia International Airport.

ABOUT MARKETPLACE PHILADELPHIA MANAGEMENT LLC

MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the manager of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning food and retail program consists of stores and eateries throughout all 7 terminals at Philadelphia International Airport. The airport features more than 160 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus over 30 specialty retail units. MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the local management company for MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based retail development firm that partners with airports and airlines to develop, lease, and manage airport retail programs. MarketPlace is an affiliate of New England Development a full service development company based in Newton, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com.