Chris van Ryswyck on the rising phenomenom of `Gate Huggers' at airports

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US airports are boosting retail in boarding areas to appease ‘gate huggers’ – passengers who tend to stick near their boarding gates rather than spend valuable time in duty-free areas. JOE BAKER considers the causes behind this trend and whether airports in other countries should follow the US’ lead and interviews Chris van Ryswyck of Pragma.

http://airport.h5mag.com/air_nov18/gate_huggers_should_airports_look_to_deploy_more_retail_at_boarding_areas