Our Story

Everywhere You Want to Be

Oakwells was formed in 2004 and is a privately held company that wholly owns and operates Newsstands, Specialty Retail and Food & Beverage locations in Airports, Rail Stations, Hotels and Hospitals throughout North America.

What We Provide

Serving the needs of the local commuter and global traveler through our locations in first class hotels, airports and mass transit developments, our merchandise mix is designed and presented to meet the daily needs and impulse sales of today's traveler. Oakwells offers a wide range and diverse product offering including, but not limited to:

Newspapers / Magazines / Books / Travel Guides & Maps

Food / Snacks / Chilled Beverages / Candy & Gum

Greeting Cards, Health & Beauty Items

Coffee Cafe
(not available in all locations)

Souvenir / Gift Items

Our Executive Team

Our management team has over 25 years of retail and food & beverage experience, offering a depth of knowledge and know how on delivering a well built, well merchandised and well operated travel retail and dining experience.

Michael Reilly


Michael is integral in the new business development process. He brings a wealth of knowledge about the travel retail and food & beverage industry to every aspect of the operations. He works towards successful relationships with our landlord partners, with the Oakwells team members, and the community in which we serve.

Maurice Smith

Vice President

Maurice oversees the store design and merchandise layout of each location. His expertise in Food, Beverage and retail allows him to create a specific identify for each location and venue we operate in. In addition, he oversees and guides our buying department keeping current with the changing trends and needs of the world traveler.