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EQS-News: Hudson Debuts Expansive Shop-In-Shop Experience Store - Evolve by Hudson

08/05/2021 | 11:36am EDT
EQS Group-News: Dufry International AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous 
Hudson Debuts Expansive Shop-In-Shop Experience Store - Evolve by Hudson 
2021-08-05 / 17:35 
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Diverse Selection Of Leading Retail Brands Team Up With Hudson For A Convenience-Driven Concept Designed To Attract And 
Engage Travelers Through One-Stop Shopping 
East Rutherford, N.J., August 5, 2021 - Hudson, a Dufry company and travel experience leader with more than 1,000 
stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks and tourist destinations across North America, today revealed its plans 
for Evolve by Hudson (Evolve), a new shop-in-shop store that will blend a specialty brand experience with the 
accessibility of travel essentials to create an immersive, customer-centric shopping destination. 
By reimagining the convenience and seamless experience of one-stop shopping that is often associated with Hudson 
stores, while incorporating complementary brands from both Hudson's and Dufry's nationally and globally-recognized 
portfolios, Evolve represents the evolution of traditional travel retail, moving towards larger integrated store 
concepts. 
'The strategy we've executed over the years has positioned the Hudson brand as an iconic and trusted anchor of the 
airport experience for travelers and landlords alike. Now, as we're witnessing the dynamic transformation of the retail 
space, we're taking the opportunity to further leverage what makes it successful: convenience and brand recognition,' 
said Brian Quinn, EVP and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Hudson. 'Our new Evolve store will transform larger retail 
footprints, with the existing Hudson convenience model in mind, to curate a multi-brand concept that will allow Hudson 
to continuously innovate for the modern travel retail environment now and into the future.' 
The first Evolve store is set to land at Nashville International Airport (BNA) later this summer, followed by seven 
additional locations including Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS). 
Transforming The In-Store Experience Through Reimagined Store Design & Layout 
Each Evolve store will be designed with a wide-open storefront, a footprint of at least 2,000-square-feet, and 
eye-catching digital signage on the store exterior, providing a unique glimpse into the brand offerings right from the 
concourse. 
Once inside the expansive store, a circular traffic flow will seamlessly guide travelers around the centrally-located 
floor displays and out towards the specialty shop-in-shop walls. Stopping at any of the shop-in-shops along the way, 
travelers will delight to see that the distinguishable identity, style, and design of the brands that they know and 
love have been authentically recreated within Evolve. 
Further amplifying a convenient and effortless shopping experience inside, a variety of different checkout options will 
be available to meet the unique shopping preferences of travelers. In addition to a traditional checkout experience, 
each Evolve store will feature multiple state-of-the-art self-checkout kiosks as well as Hudson's newly-developed 
mobile point of sale (POS) capabilities, which will enable Hudson team members to complete transactions from anywhere 
on the sales floor and spend more time assisting travelers at the brand shop-in-shops. 
Going Places, Together: Celebrating The Power Of Brand Partnerships 
Building on the success of Hudson's first shop-in-shop partnership with Sunglass Hut, as well as its ability to create 
blended store concepts such as Ink by Hudson and Dunkin', Evolve represents Hudson's latest venture into developing 
integrated brand experiences. 
Now, by expanding the number of brands signed on as strategic shop-in-shop partners, Hudson continues to redefine the 
idea of one-stop shopping, creating unparalleled accessibility for travelers and providing new avenues for retail 
partnerships to incrementally grow their brand presence and footprint in flexible, non-traditional concepts. 
"We are thrilled to partner with Hudson, especially given the pent-up demand for travel that will be unleashed in the 
coming months. The Art of Shaving prides itself in having a comprehensive, luxurious, and barber-endorsed lineup of 
skincare products that are made from fine botanical ingredients. Personal health and hygiene are more important now 
than ever and we know grooming plays a critical role in this self-care," said Falguni Desai, CEO and Managing Director, 
The Art of Shaving. 
At The Intersection of Local & Global: Products For Every Traveler On The Go 
Evolve will feature a selection of nationally-recognized and up-and-coming local brands highlighted in seven 
carefully-curated product categories. Designed to inject moments of discovery throughout the entire shopping 
experience, no two Evolve stores will be the same - from the store layout to the product offering. The selection and 
number of brands represented in each store will be specifically tailored to the unique airport destination, with the 
flexibility to quickly interchange brands based upon demand, seasonality, or trend changes. 
To further ensure elevated personalized service is at the center of each traveler's shopping experience, the 
shop-in-shops will be staffed by knowledgeable Hudson team members serving as brand ambassadors, offering product 
demonstrations and backed with deep product expertise and training. 
Sunglasses: 
*    Luxury eyewear from Sunglass Hut, including styles from Oakley and Ray-Ban 
Electronics & Entertainment: 
*    Best-in-class electronics and audio from Brookstone, including Apple, Bang & Olufsen, Beats, Belkin, Bose, Sony, 
Samsung, Wicked, and more 
*    Iconic toys from LEGO(R) and a curated collection of STEM products for children of all ages 
Personal Care & Wellness: 
*    Innovative health and wellness devices from HoMedics, Hyperice, and more 
*    Premium beauty and skincare products from Burt's Bees and The Art Of Shaving 
*    World-renowned cosmetics from brands CoverGirl, L'Oréal, and Sally Hansen 
Luggage & Writing Instruments 
*    Durable and stylish travel bags from Briggs & Riley, Herschel Supply Co., and TUMI 
*    Fine writing instruments and journaling accessories from Caran d'Ache and LAMY 
Accessories & Apparel 
*    Bold and imaginative sock styles from Happy Socks and STANCE 
*    High-quality leather gifts from ROYCE New York 
*    Simplistically-designed underwear and apparel from Bread & Boxers 
Local Goods & Souvenirs 
*    Localized merchandise embodying the spirit and vibrancy of a location, including products from local artists, 
suppliers, and entrepreneurs as well as fan-favorite sports teams 
Travel Essentials & Snacks 
*    Classic travel essentials customary to any Hudson travel convenience store, as well as newly-expanded confection 
offerings and Hudson's proprietary brand line, 'Traveler's Best' 
News Release (PDF) 
About Hudson 
Hudson, a Dufry Company, is a travel experience company turning the world of travel into a world of opportunity by 
being the Traveler's Best Friend in more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks, and tourist 
locations. Our team members care for travelers as friends at our travel convenience, specialty retail, duty free and 
food and beverage destinations. At the intersection of travel and retail, we partner with landlords and vendors, and 
take innovative, commercial approaches to deliver exceptional value. To learn more about how we can make your location 
a travel destination, please visit us at hudsongroup.com or follow our journey on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram. 
Rendering of Evolve by Hudson at Dallas Love Field Airport 
For further information, please contact: 
Media Contact 
Cindi Buckwalter 
communications@hudsongroup.com 
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End of Media Release 
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Language:     English 
Company:      Dufry International AG 
              Brunngässlein 12 
              4010 Basel 
              Switzerland 
Phone:        +41612664444 
E-mail:       Headoffice@dufry.com 
Internet:     www.dufry.com 
ISIN:         CH0023405456 
Listed:       SIX Swiss Exchange 
EQS News ID:  1224491 
 
End of News   EQS Group News Service 
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1224491 2021-08-05

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August 05, 2021 11:35 ET (15:35 GMT)

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