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Calling all Travelers: Philadelphia International Airport Welcomes BlackBerry Store


Philadelphia, PA May 3, 2010

PHILADELPHIA — April 30, 2010 — Wireless Giant along with airport retailer InMotion Entertainment unveiled Philadelphia International Airport’s BlackBerry store on April 30 in the B/C Connector.

The new BlackBerry store is the fourth airport location of its kind in the country and will feature smartphones from ATT, Sprint and T-Mobile as well as BlackBerry accessories. Phones can be purchased and activated for use with BlackBerry Internet Service and BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

On-site support services for BlackBerry users and IT administrators of organizations of all sizes will also be available. 

 “Anyone who has had phone troubles while traveling can appreciate the convenience of having a BlackBerry store at the airport,” said Clarence LeJeune, President of the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “BlackBerry will be a great new addition to our retail mix, and is just one of several new shopping and dining options debuting in the coming months.”


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. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/phlfoodandshops and become a fan on Facebook.

ABOUT WIRELESS GIANT
Founded in 1996, Wireless Giant is an innovative wireless technology retailer specializing in cellular products, accessories and services. Based in Madison Heights, Michigan, the company maintains relationships with leading wireless service carriers and vendors. For more information visit www.wirelessgiant.com.

ABOUT INMOTION ENTERTAINMENT
InMotion Entertainment is the largest retailer of consumer entertainment products, including portable electronics, accessories, DVD's, CD's, games, and video rental services in the U.S. airport market, with over 55 locations in more than 30 airports across the country. InMotion was founded in 1999 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida. The company has embarked on an aggressive remodeling and expansion program the past two years and will continue expansion of new store development for the foreseeable future.


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