Books Fly Free: Borders Debuts at Philadelphia International Airport
PHILADELPHIA — October 27, 2008
Passengers at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) can pass the time between flights discovering the latest best sellers, now that the airport has opened its first Borders location in the B/C Connector.
Part of PHL’s Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops, Borders offers travelers a wide variety of books, audio books, magazines, gifts and stationery. A second location is planned to open later this year in the airport’s new D/E Connector.
“We’re happy to welcome one of the country’s favorite booksellers and to continue expanding the retail offerings for passengers at PHL,” said Anna DiGregorio, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops.
ABOUT BORDERS GROUP, INC.
Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich., Borders Group, Inc. (NYSE: BGP), is a leading retailer of books, music and movies with more than 28,000 employees. Through its subsidiaries, the company operates more than 1,100 stores primarily under the Borders(R) and Waldenbooks(R) brand names and recently launched Borders.com for online shopping. For more information, visit www.borders.com/aboutus.
ABOUT MARKETPLACE REDWOOD L.P.
MarketPlace Redwood, L.P. is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the development and management of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning food and retail program consists of stores and eateries throughout Terminals A–West through F. The airport features more than 125 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus an average of 30-40 specialty retail units. MarketPlace Redwood, L.P. is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based retail development firm that partners with airports and airlines, and Redwood Advisory, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com.