Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 28 November 2015


When chocolate meets wine: Frankfurt promotion offers new tastes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/15

GERMANY. Gebr. Heinemann joins forces with Lindt & Sprüngli and Masi Agricola for activation featuring live tastings in an intimate bar setting.

Hershey World Travel Retail introduces 'healthier' confectionery snacks

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/11/15

Healthier snacking: Hershey World Travel Retail is targeting the snacking segment with dark chocolate and cranberry flavoured novelties from Brookside and Reese’s.

Al Nassma Chocolate makes Indian travel retail debut at Kempegowda

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

Al Nassma Chocolate has extended its global travel retail presence by making its debut with Nuance at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

Oreo shows its character in engaging Dubai Duty Free debut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/15

A giant-sized Orio mascot, travel-themed visuals and alluring merchandising were all part of the ambitious launch of the Mondelez WTR biscuit brand.

Kreol Travel Retail named as distribution partner for Sölen

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/15

Turkish confectionery brand Sölen has named Kreol Travel Retail as its travel retail distribution partner for selected GCC countries and the Indian subcontinent.

Ferrero brings cosy Christmas promotion to Kuala Lumpur Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/11/15

Ferrero Travel Market's latest promotion at Kuala Lumpur Airport offers consumers who purchase Raffaello pralines the chance to snuggle up with a blanket.

Lagardère Travel Retail unveils 'Quintessentially Tasmanian' store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

AUSTRALIA. "The store is designed to stand proudly as the heart of Tasmania, and its offer will be new and innovative," says Development Director Paul Ryan.

Mars ITR steps up plans for Galaxy relaunch in global travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

Following the introduction of new products at last month’s TFWA World Exhibition, Galaxy will be spotlighted at this month’s MEADFA Conference in Jordan.

Picture Gallery: Grupo Wisa celebrates 'unique opportunity' at Melancia mall

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/11/15

URUGUAY. We bring you the first photos from Grupo Wisa’s newly opened La Riviera store in the Melancia mall on the Uruguay-Brazil border.

Nestlé International Travel Retail reveals new products and packaging for 2016

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/15

Nestlé International Travel Retail introduces new travel retail packaging for key products as it faces up to the challenge of engaging the traveller amid a difficult trading climate.

Nestlé ITR reveals latest phase of Perfect Store initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/15

Nestlé International Travel Retail has launched the latest phase of its Perfect Store initiative, titled The Perfect Journey, using technology to gain shopper insights.

It's steep time: Tea Forté highlights its newest tea innovations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

Chocolate tea, a travel retail exclusive line and a tea on wheels concept join Tea Forté's rapidly expanding portfolio, with travel retail a "clear focus" for the brand.

Ritter Sport sets eyes on travel retail growth with exclusive items

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/15

Travel retail push: Ritter Sport has extended its range of channel exclusive lines as it aims for a “significant share” of the confectionery category by 2018.

Lindt aims to build confectionery footfall with travel retail showcase

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/11/15

"When you can smell, see, touch and taste the product, it is possible to engage people better," says premium chocolate company Lindt of its activity in the channel.

Anthon Berg revamps and extends established travel retail favourites

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/10/15

Anthon Berg brought a fruity feel to last week's TFWA World Exhibition where it unveiled a new Blueberry in Vodka flavour and extended its Sweet Moments line.

Mondelez bites into biscuit category with Chips Ahoy! and Oreo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/10/15

Taking the biscuit: Mondelez WTR is introducing popular cookie brand Chips Ahoy! to travel retail and is adding two new items to its Oreo product offer.

Recipe for success: Goldkenn unveils revamped flavours and packaging

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/10/15

Sweet like chocolate: Goldkenn's Chocolate Mini's range, comprising contemporary packaging and four new flavours, will be on-shelf from February next year.

Mademoiselle de Margaux introduces limited edition Sarments du Médoc

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

The brand is to introduce a new dark chocolate mango and Sichuan pepper flavour, which is included in the Valrhona portfolio for TFWA World Exhibition.

The Hershey Company puts the focus on Nordic cruise & ferries

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/10/15

Findings from a joint study with Counter Intelligence Retail highlight the importance of the cruise & ferry market and will be shared at TFWA World Exhibition.

What the Storck brought: Exclusives launched for Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/10/15

Innovation aplenty featuring two travel retail exclusives as Storck aims to underline its commitment to the travel retail channel in Cannes.

Mars focuses on blockbuster brands at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/10/15

Mars International Travel Retail says it will focus on "blockbuster brands, converting light buyers and triggering emotional responses" as it develops its strategy.

Haribo extends gifting range with two travel exclusive products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/15

A box of 35 Mini Goldbears and a ‘Twist ‘n’ Stick’ selection of Haribo sweets will be introduced at next week’s TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Lindt & Sprüngli launch two travel retail exclusive Lindor tubes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/15

An orange limited edition 400g tube offers new flavours, cappuccino and almond, while a new Flavour of the Year tube contains Lindt’s most popular truffles.

Say it with chocolate: Mondelez gets personal and goes exclusive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/10/15

Cadbury Dairy Milk Daim combines two of confectionery's most powerful brands while the 850g Giant Tablet is the world’s largest Cadbury Dairy bar.

Anna Szentivanyi leaves Mondelez WTR; Category Planning team created

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/10/15

Mondelez World Travel Retail's highly respected Manager Category & Customer Development Anna Szentivanyi moves to a new senior role in the group.

Mars ITR reveal big ambitions for Galaxy brand in global travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/15

Mars ITR aims to ramp up the travel retail presence of its Galaxy brand as it launches the latest phase in its confectionery category strategy at Cannes.

Valrhona dresses travel retail favourites for Chinese New Year

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/10/15

To mark the 2016 Chinese New Year, Valrhona Chocolates has presented two of its best-selling lines in Year of the Monkey gift packs.

Duc d’O introduces new packaging for its artisanal truffles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/10/15

The Belgian chocolatier's new packaging has been designed to include larger images and colour coding to provide easier product differentiation for customers.

Godiva extends its travel exclusive Coeur Iconique range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

The limited-edition Coeur Iconique Travel Exclusive 2016 collection, available from January 2016, will be highlighted at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Perfetti Van Melle reviews target strategy for travel retail in 2016

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

M!nd-set research showed that own-use purchases in confectionery have been underestimated and products aimed at young adults are lacking.

Villars underlines its Swiss heritage as it revamps its image

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/10/15

Villars Maître Chocolatier will present updated packaging and new products at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Mondelez WTR launches travel retail exclusive Milka lines at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

Mondelez World Travel Retail will show two new travel retail exclusive products, Milka LU and Milka Milk Can Money Box, at TFWA World Exhibition this month.

Nestlé International Travel Retail reveals super-premium offer with Cailler

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/09/15

Nestlé International Travel Retail introduces super-premium line Cailler, as one of the great Swiss chocolate names makes its debut at selected airports.

Haribo to launch resealable travel exclusive pouches in Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

Haribo will introduce resealable pouch packaging for its Goldbears, Happy Cola, Starmix and Air Parade brands at next month’s TFWA World Exhibition.

Kansai Airport to debut Swatch Group’s Hour Passion boutique

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

JAPAN. Opening Japan’s first Hour Passion watch boutique this week caps off a series of Terminal 1 retail additions for Kansai Airport.

Leonidas introduces chocolate pearls range at TFWA World Exhibition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/09/15

The Belgian chocolatier extends its gift box collection with a travel retail exclusive box of chocolate pearls, which it will show at Cannes next month.

Lindt focuses on souvenir gifting with new Travel Edition

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/09/15

The travel retail exclusive range builds on the success of other gifting lines from Lindt and will be spotlighted at next month's Cannes show.

Mondelez launches two Toblerone travel retail exclusives

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/09/15

Toblerone Crispy Coconut and Toblerone Tiny Mix Box set to strengthen the brand's leadership of the 'trusted gift' segment in travel retail.

Hershey’s World Travel Retail becomes part of The Hershey Experience

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/15

Hershey’s World Travel Retail team is now part of The Hershey Experience organisation, led by Vice President Suzanne Jones, following a restructure.

Valrhona unveils revamped packaging for Grands Crus chocolate squares

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/09/15

Upgraded gift box packaging highlights the gourmet features of the chocolates and includes a colour code system to clearly indicate the flavours offered.

Butlers Chocolates makes time for cocktails at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/09/15

Gin Martini and Passionfruit Margarita are two of the flavours in a new range of cocktail-inspired chocolates Butlers will display at the TFWA World Exhibition.

Airmall USA hits a sweet spot with new Cleveland candy offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/09/15

USA. Giant lollipops, candy bars, jelly bellies and Malley’s Chocolates are all on offer at the airport’s new Natalie’s Candy Jar confectionery store.

Ferrero introduces larger travel retail exclusive Kinder share packs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/09/15

Three new pouches of Kinder treats will be launched by Ferrero Travel Market at next month’s TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Mondelez comes first in annual report ranking industry's top suppliers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/09/15

SWITZERLAND. Confectionery manufacturer tops the 2015 Advantage Report for the second year running, achieving a higher score than in 2014.

Chocolat Frey to withdraw from travel retail market by year-end

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/15

SWITZERLAND. Chocolatier says unfavourable exchange rates and the increased cost of raw materials had made it impossible to be successful in the channel.

Lindt to showcase the art of Swiss praline making at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/09/15

Lindt will display its Swiss Masterpieces collection as it offers live chocolate making demonstrations during the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes next month.

Godiva appoints Matthew Hodges as General Manager of Global Travel Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/09/15

From a premium spirits and Champagne house to one of the world's leading confectionery brands. Rémy Cointreau's Matthew Hodges takes over Godiva role from Christoph Neusser.

Mars pledges to unlock the confectionery opportunity at Cannes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

Mars International Travel Retail will outline its ‘Laws of Growth’ concept at Cannes as it pledges to address missed opportunities to build sales in the confectionery category.

Nestlé International Travel Retail leads Trinity campaign at Changi T3

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/09/15

SINGAPORE. A Trinity partnership with Focus Network Agencies and Changi Airport Group brings the beach to Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 3.

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.