French firm acquires major U.S. airport concessionnaire

French firm acquires major U.S. airport concessionnaire

Lagardère Travel Retail swallows Atlanta-based Paradies to create entity that will operate retail and dining outlets at nearly a hundred North American airports.

Atlanta-based airport concessionnaire Paradies is being acquired by Lagardère Travel Retail, a French travel retail firm that operates in 150 airports across 30 countries.

Paradies operates more than 550 retail and dining locations in over 76 markets across North America. It has partnerships with brands such as Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, CNBC News, Univision, PGA Tour Shops, Brooks Brothers and Pandora and operates proprietary brands like eSavvy, Say Si Bon!, KidZoo an

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