Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 23 August 2014


Minted in England set for travel retail debut with new chocolate collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/08/14

British chocolate company Minted in England, founded in 2013, will enter the travel retail channel this autumn with its new range of mint chocolate creams.

Heinemann enters Indonesian travel retail with new Surabaya stores

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/08/14

INDONESIA. Heinemann Asia Pacific opens two new stores - Surabaya Duty Free and Bon Bon Voyage - with Plaza Bali at Juanda International Airport.

Gebr Heinemann partners with Chocolat Frey for exclusive launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/08/14

Gebr Heinemann is partnering exclusively with Swiss chocolate brand Chocolat Frey to promote the company's new personalised Message for You pralines.

Chocolat Frey launches travel retail exclusive personalised chocolates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/08/14

Chocolat Frey's new travel retail exclusive range of personalised pralines, Message for You, will be presented at the TFWA World Exhibition in Cannes.

Focus Network Agencies and Lagardère Services triumph in Changi confectionery tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/08/14

SINGAPORE. Success for Focus Network Agencies and LS travel retail in key Changi bid; disappointment for King Power (HK), Lotte, Nuance-Watson and Heinemann.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport unveils new seasonal additions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/08/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA) has further updated its shops and services at Nice Airport, for the peak summer season.

Dreamstore 2014: How the brands rate the world's top travel retailers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

INTERNATIONAL. DFS, Nuance, Dubai Duty Free, King Power (Thailand) and Schiphol Airport Retail earned the major plaudits in this year's 'Dreamstore' survey conducted by The Moodie Report.

Duc d’O and Choc Stop push sales at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/08/14

A high profile promotion for Duc d’O at the Choc Shop outlet at Kuala Lumpur International Airport has resulted in an anticipated +300% increase in sales.

Mondelez completes major overhaul of distribution and supply chain

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/07/14

Mondelez WTR has completed the 14-month consolidation of its distribution centres in Europe, offering retail partners “a step change” in supply chain efficiency.

Nestlé Kit Kat promotion boosts sales at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/07/14

The Branded Headphones activation is part of Nestlé International Travel Retail’s global summer campaign in selected airports in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Mars ITR launches colourful M&M's Watch promotion for summer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/07/14

The new summer promotion, supported by a US$1,000 prize incentive for shop floor staff, features a colourful M&M's watch as a GWP offer for customers.

Lindt debuts new ‘pick and mix’ concept at Hamad International Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/07/14

Lindt has opened its first ‘pick and mix’ shop-in-shop in Middle Eastern travel retail at Hamad International Airport, in partnership with Qatar Duty Free.

Mars, LS travel retail and Aéroports de Paris hail ‘Trinity partnership’

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/07/14

FRANCE. Mars International Travel Retail, LS travel retail and AdP officially opened the “next generation” M&M’s concept store at Paris CDG Terminal 2A on Friday.

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport revamps summer shops and services

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/07/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur has installed new pop-up shops, joined forces with Navibag and created a Nice Access Fast Track pass.

Mondelez drives confectionery footfall at Frankfurt Airport with Toblerone

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/07/14

Mondelez WTR has reported increased spend and footfall through an interactive Toblerone promotion in partnership with Heinemann Duty Free at Frankfurt Airport.

Al Nassma moves into new markets with Gebr Heinemann tie-up

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/06/14

UAE-based camel milk chocolate brand Al Nassma is expanding its presence at duty free outlets worldwide through a new partnership with Gebr Heinemann.

Heinemann Duty Free opens striking walk-through store at Vienna Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/06/14

AUSTRIA. Gebr Heinemann has opened what it says is Austria’s biggest duty free shop in the airside Plaza at Vienna Airport after a major refurbishment.

Kreol Travel Retail launches Sweets of Oman brand at Saudi Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/06/14

Sweets of Oman’s Chiko confectionery brand, sold in over 40 countries, is now available at Saudi Duty Free at Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport.

Angry Birds take flight with Heinemann Duty Free Oslo and Fazer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/06/14

NORWAY. Tweets and retweets as a highly successful Angry Birds promotion is repeated for the third consecutive summer by Fazer and Heinemann Duty Free Oslo.

Japanese airport retailers assess downtown tax free regulations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

JAPAN. Japanese airport retailers have reacted cautiously to new government legislation designed to double the number of downtown tax-free stores in the country.

Nuance reveals vibrant retail environment at Toronto Airport T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/06/14

CANADA. Nuance has unveiled one of the most striking new airport retail environments in North America, at Toronto International Airport Terminal 1.

Butlers Chocolates partners Dubai Duty Free in limited edition launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/06/14

Butlers Fruit Truffles, the first of a new range of chocolate boxes from the Irish chocolatier, will be available exclusively at Dubai Duty Free outlets in July 2014.

Dubai Duty Free spotlights Lindt Caramel Tube in exclusive launch

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/06/14

Dubai Duty Free is the first travel retailer in the world to launch Lindt's 250g Lindor Caramel Tube, now available exclusively at its duty free stores until 31 December.

Fauchon takes a journey through the Fruit Fiction galaxy this summer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/06/14

Featuring a galaxy theme and fresh, tangy flavours, Fauchon’s Fruit Fiction collection includes chocolates, tea, biscuits, jelly, fruit pastes and a new macaron flavour.

Dufry CEO hails Nuance acquisition as a global powerhouse is born

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

INTERNATIONAL. Dufry CEO Julián Díaz talks about the impact of the Nuance acquisition, the integration plan and the company's ambitions for category growth.

Fauchon macarons pop up in Frankfurt with Heinemann Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

Travellers can purchase products from the French luxury food brand, including macarons from a Fauchon pop-up counter, until the end of June.

Mars International Travel Retail brings M&M's concept store to Paris-CDG

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/06/14

The confectionery company partnered with LS travel retail and Aéroports de Paris to launch its eighth M&M's Travel Retail store, featuring the M&M's characters.

Storck Travel Retail underlines travel retail commitment with new launches

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/06/14

Storck Travel Retail has expanded its product range with the new Werther’s Original Creamy Filling and Toffifee Family Fun Pack, both exclusive to travel retail.

Nice Airport unveils new boutiques in Business Aviation Terminal

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/06/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur today unveiled a trio of upscale new shops, operated by Aelia and Dufry, at Nice Airport’s Business Aviation Terminal.

Mondelez and WDFG promotion drives Toblerone sales up +50% in Madrid

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/05/14

The Toblerone pop-up at Madrid Barajas Airport Terminal 4 has driven up sales of the brand and the overall confectionery category.

Lindt embraces its inner diva with launch of new truffle collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/05/14

The new Lindt Diva range, which was shown at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition last week, comprises gold-dusted truffle pralines with fillings in four variants.

Delhi Duty Free launches luxury car draw for international travellers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/05/14

INDIA. The retailer is giving away a BMW X1 every month along with Delhi Daredevils cricket team merchandise to winning ticket holders as part of a year-long promotion.

Ferrero appoints Sebastien Deflandre to head travel retail marketing

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/05/14

Deflandre reports to Ferrero Travel Market General Manager François Godin and replaces Alberto Donnini, who has moved on to a more senior role.

Butlers builds on Irish whiskey chocolate range with new assortment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/05/14

The Irish chocolatier will launch three new collections at next week's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition, including a travel retail exclusive 190g Irish whiskey assortment.

Mondelez focuses on tablet segment with Cadbury Marvellous Creations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/14

Mondelez World Travel Retail will debut Cadbury Marvellous Creations alongside an updated Cadbury tablet range and a new Milka/Oreo tablet in Singapore.

World Duty Free expands luxury chocolate portfolio with Black River

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/05/14

Black River Chocolate, touted as Jamaica’s first single origin luxury chocolate, is now available at Norman Manley and Sangster international airports in Jamaica.

Wonderful Pistachios demonstrates healthy appetite for success

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/05/14

The Moodie Report's Rebecca Mann takes a trip to Los Angeles to discover why the travel retail industry is going nuts for Wonderful Pistachios.

Nestlé set to develop beverages in travel retail with Nescafé drive

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/05/14

Nestlé International Travel Retail is aiming to build on the status of the world’s biggest selling coffee brand – Nescafé – to grow a new category of beverages in travel retail.

Villars unveils new packaging and brand image ahead of Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/05/14

The Swiss chocolatier is targeting expansion in travel retail with new products and revamped packaging, to be presented at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition.

Lindt greets arriving passengers at Zürich Airport with campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

The Swiss chocolate and confectionery company launched a campaign in partnership with The Nuance Group to promote its newest range of chocolates.

Nuance reveals impressive retail offer at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

RUSSIA. Nuance has unveiled its new duty free and speciality stores in 3,200sq m of space at St. Petersburg Pulkovo Airport. UPDATED with videos and podcast.

Rausch updates single origin chocolate range with new packaging

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/04/14

The modern new design, which features more precise labelling to reflect the plantation source, will be presented at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore.

Godiva to up travel retail investment as Asia Pacific grows by double digits

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

The Belgian chocolatier said the Asia Pacific region experienced double-digit growth last year as it announces plans for further investment in travel retail.

Neuhaus adds variety to product range with updated assortments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/04/14

The Belgian chocolatier has refreshed its existing product range with a wider assortment of its bestselling chocolates, available from 1 June.

Singapore state investment company backs Focus Network Agencies

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/04/14

SINGAPORE. A Temasek subsidiary has invested an undisclosed sum in the owner of The Cocoa Trees confectionery stores, citing strong growth in travel retail.

LS travel retail launches Aelia Duty Free and Link at Adelaide Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/14

AUSTRALIA. LS travel retail Pacific launched Aelia Duty Free and Link in the Australian market with an official opening at Adelaide Airport on 16 April.

Mars targets Singapore show with new launches as regional sales surge

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/14

Mars International Travel Retail will return to TFWA Asia Pacific in Singapore armed with category-exclusive ranges, including the M&M's Watch M Collection.

Duc d’O introduces new taste and improved luxury bag for its truffles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/04/14

The Belgian chocolatier returns to TFWA Asia Pacific aiming to strengthen its market position through pack changes and an addition to its Intense Collection.

Chicago O'Hare & Westfield reveal transformed T5 retail and F&B offer

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/04/14

USA. Chicago O’Hare Airport’s new-look T5 includes a 10,000sq ft Dufry walk-through duty free store and a much improved food & beverage offer.

Nestlé boosts travel retail beverages presence with Nescafé sharing packs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/03/14

Nestlé International Travel Retail is strengthening its presence in the beverages category by introducing three new Nescafé sharing bags in the channel.