Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Sunday 26 April 2015

CONFECTIONERY AND FINE FOODS

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.

Godiva debuts Christmas and Chinese New Year collections in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/15

The Belgian chocolatier will showcase its latest innovations - including the 2015 Christmas and 2016 Chinese New Year collections - at TFWA Asia Pacific in May.

Guylian launches new Green Tea flavour for Sea Horse chocolates

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/04/15

Guylian unveiled its new Green Tea Sea Horse Chocolates at last month's IAADFS show as it picks up two awards for its Crunchy Biscuit flavour and CSR efforts.

Mondelez targets share segment with Toblerone Tiny Mono-flavour Bags

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/04/15

Building on the success of Toblerone Tiny Mixed Bag, Mondelez WTR has launched a new travel retail exclusive range focusing on the individual Toblerone Tiny flavours.

Sustainable profitability remains top priority for retailers and suppliers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/04/15

CANADA. The Advantage Group International has unveiled findings from the 2014 Advantage Report – Travel Retail, identifying key retailer/supplier priorities.

Cadbury and Blackjack Promotions join forces in London airport activations

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Cadbury's ‘Say it with Chocolate’ promotions at Stansted Airport and Heathrow T5 will include sampling and the opportunity to personalise gift packs.

Neuhaus celebrates Belgian heritage with launch of new Smurfs gift box

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

The Belgian chocolatier continues to pay tribute to icons of Belgium with the second Smurfs gift collection, which was presented at last month's IAADFS show in Orlando.

Perfetti Van Melle highlights regional favourites at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Perfetti Van Melle will introduce new lines for Chupa Chups and Mentos and focus on impulse purchasing during next month’s TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Ritter Sport extends travel retail offer with new launch for Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/04/15

Ritter Sport will be highlighting its travel retail exclusive line, including the new 65g Tower, at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition in Singapore.

Hawaiian Host poised to present fresh product offer in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/04/15

Hawaiian Host will be showcasing its new Tropical Fruit Bites at TFWA Asia Pacific as well as products from newly acquired Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp.

Amarula partners with Goldkenn to launch charity chocolate bar

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Distell-owned Amarula has partnered with Goldkenn to produce a chocolate bar filled with the popular liqueur. All proceeds from sales will go to the Amarula Trust.

Lindt focuses on gifting and travel retail exclusives in Singapore

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Aiming to increase brand awareness in Asian travel retail, Lindt will debut new POS material as part of a strong presence at next month's TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition.

Mars ITR strengthens global team with new appointments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Mars International Travel Retail has expanded its global team with the creation of five new positions to ensure better global coverage for the business.

Tea Forté extends range, reveals travel retail ambitions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/04/15

Tea Forté presented its new 23-carat gold plated tea infuser and Lotus tea collection at last month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas in Orlando.

Nestlé takes on Asia Pacific travel retail with new Kit Kat products

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/04/15

Nestlé ITR will highlight its recently launched Kit Kat Travel Break Sharing Bags and new promotions at the TFWA Asia Pacific exhibition next month.

Aelia, Dufry and Relay France capture key retail concessions at Nice Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/04/15

FRANCE. Aelia has captured the eight-year duty free contract at Nice Airport, with Dufry and Relay France awarded the gastronomy and ‘chic souvenirs’ concessions.

Gebr Heinemann acquires 60% stake in Schiphol Airport Retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/03/15

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group sells a 60% stake in Schiphol Airport Retail to Gebr Heinemann, forging a joint venture at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Dubai Duty Free hosts exclusive pre-launch of Lindor Fashion range

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

The pre-launch promotion will run on all three concourses of Dubai International throughout the month of March, before rolling out in other locations in April.

Restaurant brand itsu in high-profile digital campaign at Stansted Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/15

UK. Eye Airports has partnered with restaurant brand itsu to create a digital campaign around the launch of a new dining offer at London Stansted Airport.

Haribo bolsters sales team as it gears up for IAADFS show in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/03/15

The German sugar confectionery company has announced several new appointments as it prepares for Orlando, starting with Manuel Coronilla as Sales Director.

Hawaiian Host finalises acquisition of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/03/15

Hawaiian Host has finalised the purchase of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation from The Hershey Company, and both will continue as distinct, separate brands.

ARI unveils stunning Dublin Airport Terminal 1 walk-through store

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

IRELAND. Aer Rianta International has unveiled a high-quality new walk-through retail environment at Dublin Airport T1, following an €8 million investment.

Lindt unveils ambitious plans for US market as it prepares for Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

With an aim to become the leading player in the American premium chocolate duty free sector, Lindt will present its travel retail exclusive portfolio in Orlando this month.

Wonderful Pistachios creates new travel retail merchandising units

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/15

New units, said to create a stronger in-store presence with a smaller floor footprint, will be showcased at this month’s IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

The Moodie Report Interview: DFS Group's sharp new look at JFK T4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/03/15

USA. DFS North America Managing Director Polly Nelson talks about the retailer's duty free operation at New York JFK T4, following a major investment.

Lindt of Switzerland brings back a classic favourite to Easter lineup

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/03/15

Lindt's iconic Gold Bunny - introduced in 1952 - leads the Swiss chocolatier’s Easter promotions of chocolates and gift packs which include lines exclusive to travel retail.

Mumbai Duty Free celebrates first anniversary at Mumbai Airport T2

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

INDIA. The DFS-Flemingo joint venture is celebrating its first year of operation at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport T2 with a host of promotional activities.

World Duty Free Group voted winner of Delighting Travelers Award 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/02/15

World Duty Free Group’s Barcelona–El Prat Airport case study has been voted the winner of Mondelez World Travel Retail’s inaugural Delighting Travelers award.

New Lindt research offers insights into premium confectionery category

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/02/15

Insights from the Lindt study include the profile of the premium confectionery shopper and what sets him/her apart from those who choose mass-market brands.

Amy Wilson to lead Hershey’s travel retail expansion in Europe

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/15

The Hershey Company has promoted Amy Wilson to Team Lead Europe and Strategy for World Travel Retail, responsible for driving travel retail growth in Europe.

Godiva to showcase three new collections at IAADFS show in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/15

The new launches will be supported by a programme of activations this year, with a special focus on developing Godiva’s Latin America and cruise line businesses.

Hawaiian Host set to present new packaging designs at IAADFS show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/15

Hawaiian Host will introduce new packaging for its America Vacation Box and a revamp of its Jewel line – now renamed 'Classic Collection' – in Orlando next month.

Moodie Jobs: Perfetti Van Melle seeks Area Manager Travel Retail Asia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/02/15

Perfetti Van Melle is seeking an Area Manager Travel Retail Asia via Moodie Jobs, the travel retail channel's fast-growing recruitment service.

Abu Dhabi Duty Free breaks billion Dirham barrier with +10.5% revenue rise

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/02/15

UAE. Beauty up strongly (40,000 litres of fragrance sold), overall sales up by +10.5%. 2014 was a banner year for Abu Dhabi Airport Duty Free.

Alfa Brands to launch new Jelly Belly Candy Company items at IAADFS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

Jelly Belly Candy Company is set to unveil new items for travel retail in the Americas, including additions to its Star Wars and BeanBoozled collections.

Lindt and Heinemann partner Federer for Frankfurt Airport promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/02/15

The tennis star will feature in a new promotion for the Swiss chocolatier that takes place this month in three Heinemann Duty Free outlets at Frankfurt Airport.

Godiva announces partnership with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

Godiva has named Caroline Wozniacki – former world number one on the WTA Tour and two-time US Open Finalist – as its first-ever global celebrity ambassador.

Unlocking confectionery’s potential: Mondelez hosts inaugural webinar

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/02/15

In a fresh industry initiative, Mondelez World Travel Retail today hosted its first Delighting Travelers Webinar, highlighting the size of the confectionery opportunity.

Mars and Duty Free Americas open M&M's store at JFK Terminal 7

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/15

Mars International Travel Retail and Duty Free Americas have partnered to open an M&M's store at New York JFK T7 - the ninth such store in travel retail.

Choc Stop and Ferrero Rocher celebrate Chinese New Year at KLIA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

Choc Stop International is ushering in the Chinese New Year with a promotion for Ferrero Rocher at its 2,500sq ft Satellite store at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

Mars ITR targets Americas growth with new products and promotions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

Mars International Travel Retail will introduce several novelties and outline its travel retail category strategy at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Mondelez WTR unveils line-up of case studies for first-ever webinar

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

The inaugural Delighting Travelers webinar next week will feature case studies from travel retailers in Amsterdam, Bangkok, Barcelona, Delhi, Paris, and Sao Paolo.

Ritter Sport to present new additions to travel retail range in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/02/15

Ritter Sport will showcase its travel retail exclusive line, including the new Choco Cubes Tin and 65g Tower, at next month's IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Hershey to launch America-themed destination tins in Orlando

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

The Hershey Company has extended its gifting and snacking range with new travel retail exclusive American destination tins and stand-up pouches for Orlando.

Neuhaus honours Belgian artist René Magritte with new gift boxes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/02/15

Marking the 50th anniversary of René Magritte's death, the new tin and cardboard boxes will be available in domestic and travel retail markets in May.

Mondelez World Travel Retail signs up as Platinum Sponsor of Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/02/15

INTERNATIONAL. Mondelez World Travel Retail has signed up as a Platinum Partner for the Trinity Forum 2015, which takes place on 16-18 September in Hong Kong.

Anthon Berg celebrates Chinese New Year with Quilt collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/15

Danish chocolate company Anthony Berg is celebrating the Year of the Goat with a limited-edition Quilt range, featuring chocolate-bottled liqueurs and cocktails.

Nestlé takes on the Americas with Kit Kat and new-look Nestlé SWISS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/15

Despite a challenging 2014 in the Americas, Nestlé ITR remains optimistic in delivering category growth in the region with its Nestlé SWISS and Kit Kat brands.