Brookstone has opened a third location at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, thereby providing more opportunities for travelers to make their last minute purchases before getting on the plane.
First opened in 1973 in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Brookstone is a chain of retail stores that sells a wide variety of products. The company’s stores are typically found in malls, high-traffic areas of cities and airports. Products sold by the company include iPads and tablet accessories, alarm clocks, smartwatches, blankets, pillows, massage chairs and other lifestyle items.
After filing for bankruptcy in April of 2014, the company was purchased by the Chinese investment firm Sailing Capital in June 2014 for more than $173 million. The company emerged from bankruptcy the following month with an improved capital structure and a restructured balance sheet. Since that time, it has been working on growing the brand throughout the United States as well as in other countries, particularly British and Chinese companies.
As part of its new growth strategy, Brookstone opened a new 1,100 square foot store on June 5 in Terminal A of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The company also has locations in terminals D and E. Products that are being offered in the new Terminal A store include travel pillows, blankets, luggage, global power adapters, noise-canceling headphones and converters.
The company also has six other locations in North Texas. The locations outside of the airport offer additional products, such as sports memorabilia, electronics, outdoor furniture, home furnishings, holiday décor, pet supplies, games, toys and fitness equipment.
Adding another store to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport makes sense considering the airport offers flights to more than 200 destinations and sees millions of travelers every day. Bosting a total area of 30 square miles, the airport is the largest airport in Texas and the second largest in the country. It is also the largest hub for American Airlines, which is also headquartered near to the airport.
As such, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the third busiest airport in the country in terms of aircraft movements and the ninth busiest airport in the world in terms of passenger traffic. In terms of international travel, it is the tenth busiest international gateway in the United States and the second busiest in the state.
Due to its convenient location, which is approximately halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth, the airport is sprawled across potions of Dallas and Tarrant counties. It is also included in portions of the cities of Coppell, Euless, Grapevine and Irving. As such, the airport has its own Zip Code and city designation with the United States Postal Service. The airport also has its own fire protection, police and emergency medical services.
In short, the Dallas/Fort Worth region has much to offer to those who live here as well as to those who visit. If you are interested in learning more about the area, including exploring North Texas real estate opportunities, contact our team of knowledgeable real estate agents today.