Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 10 October 2015


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.

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.