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ARRA Pushes For Pricing Policy Waivers

ARRA Pushes For Pricing Policy Waivers

…is threatened by the combination of cost inflation and restrictive pricing,” ARRA said in a web article. ARRA pointed to cost inflation for restaurateurs and retailers that is in some cases exceeding consumer price inflation and nipping into double digits. “With cost of goods as a percentage of sales ranging…

Concessionaires Laud Benefits of Collaboration, Progressive Thinking

Concessionaires Laud Benefits of Collaboration, Progressive Thinking

The Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA) this week held a forum for its members that featured a conversation between two airport concessions key players: retailer Paradies Lagardère, represented by President and CEO Gregg Paradies; and restaurateur SSP America, represented by CEO Michael Svagdis. Moderated by ARRA Executive Director Andy…

Hudson’s Quinn To Chair ARRA Board

Hudson’s Quinn To Chair ARRA Board

Brian Quinn, executive vice president and deputy chief executive officer for Hudson, has been elected the new board chair of the Airport Restaurant & Retail Association (ARRA). He succeeds Patrick Murray, deputy chief executive officer of SSP America, who will now serve as immediate past chair for ARRA. “We’re thrilled…

SSP Promotes Murray; Eyes Central, South American Expansion

SSP Promotes Murray; Eyes Central, South American Expansion

…Association (ARRA) in late 2019 and led, in conjunction with other industry leaders, the organization during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am so grateful to Michael Svagdis and everyone at SSP Group,” Murray said. “I have so many people from around our channel to thank for all the support they have…

More Turbulent Skies Forecast For 2022

More Turbulent Skies Forecast For 2022

…& Revival” call hosted by the Airport Restaurant and Retail Association (ARRA) in 2021. During his second visit to the call this year, he pointed out that despite solid resurgence at many airports, the pandemic still continues wreaking havoc. That will likely continue keeping some people out of the office…