Posted: Dec 10, 2003, 4:19 AM
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Stinson Beach, CA
The 10 US Airports With the Highest Sales Volume(2002), Excluding Duty Free"
Includes souvenir shops, stores, restaurants, services, gift shops(excludes Duty Free)
1) ATLANTA HARTSFIELD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 sales: $184.6 million
Boarding passengers: 38 million
Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport is a well-organized facility with an underground transit mall. The Body Shop, Silverworks, Sunglass Hut, Wilson's Leather, Erwin Pearle, the Museum Company and Brookstone are among the 200 concessions.
2) LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 sales: $174.2 million
Boarding passengers: 30.9 million
MAC and L'Oreal will join The Body Shop, Via Voyage sunglass shop, Brookstone, Sunglass Hut, Watch Station, W.H. Smith and Spirit of the Red Horse, which sells American Indian-themed jewelry and gifts.
3) CHICAGO O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $161.5 million
Boarding passengers: 33.3 million
One of the nation's busiest airports, O'Hare's retail mix includes
Brookstone, Backrub Hub, The Field Museum Store, Landau Jewelers, Sunglass Hut, Watch Station and Wilson's Leather.
4) JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $139.7 million
Boarding passengers: 14.6 million
Terminal One's international travelers have lots of disposable income. They can spent it at shops such as Clinique/Estee Lauder, Coach, Ferragamo, Hermes and Bulgari and restaurants like Anton's Bistro Cafe, Brooklyn Beer Garden and Nappa Valley Grill.
5) DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $126.9 million
Boarding passengers: 28.8 million
Texas-themed souvenir shops and southern-style eateries join shops such as Brighton Leather and Silver, Landau Jewelry, Laptop Lane, Sunglass Cache, Lone Star Emporium, Fossil, Brooks Brothers and Wilson's Leather.
6) SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $119.1 million
Boarding passengers: 17 million
Airport retailers like the Discovery Channel Store, Mont Blanc, Sephora, Sunset Shades, Louis Vuitton, The Body Shop and Wilson's Leather get a shot of local flavor from the San Francisco Museum of Art Store, The Crab Pot, Tomokazu, Allegro Restaurant and Willow Street Woodfired Pizza.
7) LAS VEGAS MCCARRAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $116.2 million
Boarding passengers: 17.5 million
Coming soon are Brighton Leather and Silver, one of the first L'Oreal airport stores and Marshall Rousso, a local clothier. Sunglass Hut, the Body Shop, the Museum Company, Perfumania and Kid's Wear and Toys, have to compete with the slots, which ring up $30 million a year.
8 ) MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $111.7 million
Boarding passengers: 16.5 million
Miami is upgrading its retail operations with 37 new stores in 39,000 square feet of space. Management said it's going after high-end jewelry and designer labels. Opening in October is Brasif, a store selling leather clothing and fine soaps and scents.
9) NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $111.1 million
Boarding passengers: 15.2 million
Offerings at Newark Liberty include Kenneth Cole, DKNY, Brookstone, Johnston & Murphy, Travel 2000 luggage, L'Occitane, Occhiali da Sole sunglasses and Landau Jewelry. Gallagher's Steak House is opening next month.
10) DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
2002 Sales: $105.1 million
Boarding passengers: 18 million
The airport's eclectic mix of retailers includes Bikekulture, The Body Shop, Discovery Channel Store, Tie Rack, Sunglass Hut, Sunshades, Susan Vale Sweaters, Toy Chest, Time Zone and the Colorado Collection, which does a $3 million a year business in jewelry made by local artisans.
SOURCE: AIRPORT REVENUE NEWS, WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.
Last edited by dimondpark; Dec 10, 2003 at 4:54 AM.