Atlanta Airport Opens SPANX Shapewear Store

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ATLANTA (AP) - Popular body shaping products created by an Atlanta-based entrepreneur are now being sold in Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

SPANX, founded by Sara Blakely, are a collection of over 200 men's and women's body slimming products. The brand opened its fourth retail store Thursday in Concourse E, the airport's international terminal.

Blakely's products are sold in over 40 countries. Forbes Magazine this year named her as the world's youngest self-made female billionaire. Blakely is also noted as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.

SPANX, headquartered in Atlanta, operates other retail stores at malls in McLean, Va., King of Prussia, Pa., and Paramus, N.J.

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