Dylan Lauren’s boutique candy shop joins T4’s retail options
Queens, New York –Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport – home to more than
21 million annual passengers – recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Dylan’s Candy Bar, the newest
addition to the terminal’s retail space. The shop, operated by Paradies Lagardère, merges the worlds of art,
fashion and pop culture with candy, offering a sweet stop for Terminal 4 travelers.
Dylan’s Candy Bar, with locations in Manhattan, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago, is the world’s largest
confectionary and lifestyle brand. Founded in 2001 by Dylan Lauren, Dylan’s Candy Bar provides customers a
unique experience by offering more than 7,000 confections and candy-related gifts from around the world
including novelty items, American classics, imported specialties, and Dylan’s Candy Bar private-label products.
“Terminal 4 is constantly striving to enhance the traveler experience, and our retail offerings are an essential
component,” said Gert-Jan de Graaff, President and CEO of JFKIAT, LLC., the company which operates
Terminal 4. “Dylan’s Candy Bar is a welcome addition to our mix of shops, and we are grateful for our
partnership with Paradies Lagardère, which continuously brings outstanding retailers to the terminal.”
“We’re thrilled and appreciative to grow our partnership with Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International
Airport, and introduce Dylan’s Candy Bar, an iconic New York brand, to Terminal 4,” said Gregg Paradies,
President and CEO of Paradies Lagardère. “Passengers will smile at the opportunity to ‘find their sweets’ – a
favorite classic candy or a new treat to enjoy – in a fun and inviting space, while enjoying a memorable retail
Dylan Lauren, who created Dylan’s Candy Bar in 2001, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony. “Expanding the
Dylan’s Candy Bar brand in major city’s airports is an important pillar in our growth strategy. I’m proud to be
opening our second store in JFK and the largest of airport stores in my own backyard, NYC,” said Dylan
Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar.
Dylan’s Candy Bar joins more than 45 retail offerings at Terminal 4. Other brands include: Brooks Brothers,
Pandora, Swarovski, Victoria’s Secret, Coach, Tumi, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store.