Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Thursday 03 September 2015

CONFECTIONERY AND FINE FOODS

Chocolat Frey books into Cannes with Chocolate Library range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/09/15

The design make-over is in line with the Swiss chocolatier’s upgrading of its portfolio as it renews its focus on travel retail.

Shinsegae Duty Free to relocate flagship Busan store & open Incheon

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/08/15

SOUTH KOREA. Momentous days for Shinsegae Duty Free as it prepares a stunning new location in Busan and begins its new Incheon Airport concessions.

Ferrero Rocher presents travel retail exclusive destination items

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

Travel retail exclusive souvenir boxes decorated with national icons of popular tourist destinations are among new gifting items to be unveiled in Cannes.

Neuhaus celebrates the Chinese Year of the Monkey with new gift box

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

The limited-edition gift box is presented in classic Chinese New Year red and gold colours to symbolise good fortune and wealth.

Starbrook in ship-shape form as it launches novelty range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/08/15

The Cruiser of the Sea tins, featuring artwork by Belgian artist Jaak De Koninck, are designed to evoke the glamour of the early 50's.

Lagardère Travel Retail and Aelia Duty Free celebrate the Summer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/08/15

EUROPE. It's time to ‘Enjoy Summer’ at Aelia Duty Free shops in France (excluding Paris) and Europe, with a a flurry of low prices and multi-buy offers.

Leonidas gets a head start on Christmas with seasonal gift boxes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/15

Five new Leonidas gift boxes will be available for shipment from October. Seasonal designs include an advent calendar and Christmas Cube.

Mars International Travel Retail makes two key appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/08/15

Mars International Travel Retail has named Matt Boulter as Category Director; Arabella (Belle) Smith becomes Corporate Affairs Manager for the Global Retail Business.

Chocs away: Cadbury and World Duty Free land world's first chocolate plane at Birmingham Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/08/15

Announcing take-off for a unique Trinity promotion between Cadbury, World Duty Free and Birmingham Airport.

Lindt marks 170th anniversary with global Swiss Chocolate Festival

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/15

Lindt is kicking off its 170th anniversary with a Swiss Chocolate Festival promotion at Geneva Airport, before rolling out to airports in Zürich, Istanbul and Brazil.

Neuhaus takes a trip down memory lane with new History Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/15

Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus is celebrating the heritage of the brand with the launch of its new History Collection. It will be ready for shipment from September.

Al Nassma premium chocolate ranges make Harrods debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/15

UAE camel milk chocolate brand Al Nassma last month signed a deal with UK department store Harrods to stock some of its premium chocolate ranges.

Mondelez WTR unveils new retailer-focused structure

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/08/15

Jaya Singh becomes Head of Global Accounts and Thomas Bodenmann Head of Regions as the confectionery giant responds to a changing sector landscape.

Perfetti Van Melle appoints new Global Travel Retail Export Director

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/07/15

Confectionery company Perfetti Van Melle has named Michiel Havermans as Export Director North, West, Central, Eastern Europe & Global Travel Retail.

Perfetti appoints new Area Manager for Asia Pacific region

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/07/15

Confectionery company Perfetti Van Melle has bolstered its travel retail team with the appointment of Estee Teo as Area Manager Asia Pacific.

Aer Rianta International opens Auckland Pier A Departures store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/07/15

NEW ZEALAND. Aer Rianta International has brought an open design style to its Pier A Departures store at Auckland Airport, which it opened on Monday.

Budapest Airport lauds Trinity success and hails tender interest

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/07/15

HUNGARY. Budapest Airport has been a vocal proponent of the Trinity partnership concept, backing an ambitious campaign three years in a row.

Mondelez World Travel Retail opens Americas webinar registration

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

The free webinar, conducted in Spanish, will provide airports and retailers in the Americas with insights to unlock confectionery's potential in travel retail.

Rating the retailers: The Moodie Report ‘Dreamstore’ 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/07/15

INTERNATIONAL. How did the world’s leading brand owners rate the world’s leading travel retailers, airport by airport and category by category?

Dubai Duty Free hosts month-long promotion for Duc d’O chocolates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/06/15

Dubai Duty Free and Duc d’O Belgian chocolates have just concluded a month-long promotion with a prize draw offering a trip for two to Belgium.

Ferrero makes £112 million swoop for UK confectionery group Thorntons

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/06/15

Italian confectionery group Ferrero looks set to acquire the entire share capital of UK chocolate manufacturer Thorntons for £111.9 million.

Goldkenn adds new design to its Swiss Gold chocolate range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/15

Packaging for the Swiss confectionery brand's Gold chocolate bar range features new visuals and highlights its partnership with a cocoa plantation in Ecuador.

Valrhona revamps travel retail offer; partners with Christian Lacroix

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/06/15

The Valrhona brand is being joined in travel retail by Weiss, Mademoiselle de Margaux and Villars, as the company aims to expand its global business in the channel.

Fazer targets Middle East with Dubai Duty Free promotion for Geisha

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/15

DUBAI. Fazer has partnered with Dubai Duty Free to promote its Geisha chocolate brand through a sampling activation and contest offering a trip for two to Finland.

Heinemann’s Arctic Adventure campaign doubles sales for partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/06/15

NORWAY. Gebr Heinemann's Arctic Adventure campaign, which ran in February and March at Norway’s airports, doubled sales for partner brands in the period.

Neuhaus celebrates 100th anniversary of the ballotin at Schiphol Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/06/15

NETHERLANDS. Neuhaus has launched an exclusive activation at Schiphol Airport to celebrate the invention of the ballotin by Jean Neuhaus’ wife, Louise Agostini.

Hershey launches Reese's sampling campaign at Heathrow Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Hershey World Travel Retail, with the help of Blackjack Promotions, is offering passengers the chance to sample Reese's products at Heathrow Airport stores.

Lindt and Masi partner in Gebr Heinemann cross-category promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

Leading chocolatier Lindt and wine producer Masi Agricola are to partner on an innovative cross-category promotion at Gebr Heinemann stores later this year.

Unilever extends travel retail product portfolio with ice-cream brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/06/15

In addition to Toni & Guy haircare novelties, Unilever presented its new ice-cream initiatives at last month’s TFWA Tax Free Asia Pacific event.

Paramount Farms and Roll Global become officially Wonderful

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/06/15

USA. Roll Global has changed its name to The Wonderful Company. Operating unit Paramount Farms has been renamed Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds.

World Duty Free Group launches Karl Fazer Salty Popcorn chocolate

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/15

Finnish confectionery group Fazer reports positive feedback for its new Salty Popcorn chocolate, following samplings run by World Duty Free Group at Helsinki Airport.

Neuhaus poised to launch travel retail exclusive Indulge Collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/15

Chocolatier Neuhaus is bolstering its self-indulgence offer with a new travel retail exclusive range, The Indulge Collection, which will be on-shelf from August.

The Design Solution hails Candy Cloud confectionery concept at Dublin T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/05/15

IRELAND. The Design Solution has hailed the opening of ARI's Candy Cloud confectionery concept at Dublin Airport T1, for which it led the interior design.

Butlers Chocolates to introduce new dessert-inspired collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

Comprising eight recipes inspired by classic desserts such as lemon parfait and panna cotta, The Dessert Menu will roll out exclusively with Dubai Duty Free in June.

LS travel retail rolls out new shop concept in Warsaw Frédéric Chopin Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/05/15

POLAND. On 1 May LS travel retail opened three new ‘next-generation’ Aelia Duty Free stores in the new terminal one at Warsaw’s Frédéric Chopin Airport. These comprise an 800sq m fragrances and cosmetics boutique, a 500sq m store for liquor, tobacco, fine food and confectionery, and a multi-category arrivals store.

Choco-Diffusion SA Group completes acquisition of La Semeuse

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/05/15

Goldkenn brand owner Choco-Diffusion SA Group has acquired La Semeuse SA, a Swiss coffee company with a history that dates back to more than 115 years.

The Moodie Report: A message to our valued industry partners

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. As The Moodie Report changes ownership, we carry an important message about invoicing and payment to our industry partners.

Saudi Duty Free Fabulous Dates Festival generates strong sales surge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/05/15

SAUDI ARABIA. A major campaign showcasing Saudi Arabia’s dates industry, including special consumer offers, generated a +33% surge in sales.

LS travel retail opens next generation So Chocolate store at Changi T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/05/15

SINGAPORE. LS travel retail has opened its latest multi-brand confectionery concept So Chocolate at Changi Airport T2, described as an “evolution” of its approach to confectionery retailing.

Mondelez WTR set to launch Oreo Cookie Case at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/05/15

Mondelez World Travel Retail (WTR) is highlighting several novelties at this week's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition, including a collectible Oreo Cookie Case.

Butlers Chocolates to unveil new confectionery selection in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

Butlers Chocolates has created a new contemporary chocolate range, a new limited-edition chocolate assortment and a new selection of souvenir bars.

Leonidas to highlight revamped Speciality Selection Cubes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

Belgian chocolate company Leonidas will be spotlighting updated packaging designs for its trio of Speciality Selection Cubes at TFWA Asia Pacific next week.

Live and online: The Moodie Report Print Edition May 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/15

INTERNATIONAL. Welcome to the digital, iPad-compatible version of The Moodie Report Print Edition for May 2015, available in full – editorial and advertising.

Traveller's Trove spotlights new confectionery and Cognac brands

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/04/15

Traveller's Trove will be returning to the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next month where it will present its Biscuiterie Desobry, Bruyerre and Léopold Raffin brands.

Favarger to make TFWA Asia Pacific debut with new praline range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/15

The Swiss chocolatier is introducing the new line of pralines, with a shelf life of ten months, as it focuses on growth in travel retail and Asian domestic markets.

Mondelez and Heinemann launch farmers market themed activation

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/04/15

To promote the new Toblerone Crushed Corn, Mondelez WTR has partnered Heinemann in an exclusive roadshow at Frankfurt, Oslo and Copenhagen airports.

Mars maintains push behind sugar confectionery at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/04/15

Mars ITR will launch new presentations for its Skittles and Extra brands as it continues to build on the potential of the sugar confectionery category in travel retail.

Arnott’s celebrates 150th year with Ford display at Melbourne Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/15

One of a historic fleet of cars used by Arnott’s Biscuits since the late 1800s, the restored Ford Model T display also marks the launch of new Tim Tam flavours.

Hershey taps gifting and snacking opportunity in Asian travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Supported by new research on the Asian confectionery buyer, Hershey will launch Hershey's Kisses Deluxe and Brookside Crunchy Clusters at the TFWA Asia Pacific.

Neuhaus gets a head start on the festive season with new collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/04/15

Available from September, the Christmas collection comes in festive colours of red, green and gold and includes a new travel retail exclusive and an advent calendar.