Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Saturday 06 February 2016


Jelly Belly Candy Company set for Star Wars themed showcase at IAADFS

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

May the Force be with you: Darth Vader, Yoda and stormtroopers will feature heavily on Jelly Belly Candy Company's offering of novelties at the IAADFS show.

Lindt Swiss Masterpieces range set for pre-launch at Zürich

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

The Swiss Masterpieces collection is being pre-launched this month at Zürich Airport with a promotion that includes tastings and creations by Master Chocolatiers.

Paradies Lagardère unveils speciality concepts at New York JFK’s Terminal 4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/02/16

USA. Paradies Lagardère officially launched its So Chocolate! and The Scoreboard speciality stores at New York JFK International on Tuesday.

Tea Forté extends global travel retail presence; launches tastings

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 02/02/16

The luxury tea brand said it is focusing on making travel retail the "ultimate" retail revenue as it seeks to expand its footprint in the channel globally.

Fazer looks East for travel retail expansion in 2016 and beyond

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/16

FINLAND. Celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2016, Finnish confectioner Fazer is aiming to build on its rich history to create a bright future in travel retail.

Valrhona aims to 'Live Long' through a new CSR programme

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/01/16

The French chocolatier’s latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report extends an invitation to suppliers, customers and distributors to “reinvent” the future together.

Nestlé ITR adopts brand ambassador strategy to increase sales

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/01/16

Using research insights, Nestlé International Travel Retail has reviewed its staff optimisation programme and reported increased in-store shopper engagement.

TFWA adds space for new brands at Singapore show in May

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/01/16

ASIA PACIFIC. TFWA will add further exhibition space to its Asia Pacific event in Singapore, with an increased number of brands expected to take part.

Colourful M&M’s promotion at Dubai Duty Free offers trip to New York

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/16

The latest activation from Mars ITR, in partnership with Dubai Duty Free, offers travellers the chance to win a trip to New York City.

Best in Class: Why data capture spells consumer engagement for Mondelez

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/16

INTERNATIONAL. In the first of our ‘Best in Class’ series, we examine Mondelez’s ‘Shopper Futures’ initiative which uses data capture to engage with consumers.

Leonidas looks ahead to a bright Easter with seasonal novelties

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/16

The Belgian confectioner has launched an eggcellent new collection, comprising ballotins, bright bunny rabbit designs and chocolate eggs, ahead of Easter.

Mondelez WTR delivers first confectionery pop-up at Hamad Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/16

QATAR. Mondelez WTR has teamed up with Qatar Duty Free to create the first-ever confectionery pop-up at Doha Hamad International Airport.

'An interesting twist': Fazer mixes sweet with savoury in new flavour

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/01/16

In response to consumer demand for "something new", the confectioner has created a Salty Toffee Crunch chocolate bar, the ninth flavour in the Karl Fazer line.

Lagardère Travel Retail: Delivering the ‘wow factor’ in Abu Dhabi

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 22/12/15

UAE. Lagardère Travel Retail Chairman and CEO Dag Rasmussen talks to The Moodie Report about the huge travel retail opportunity at the Midfield Terminal.

Butlers Chocolates introduces a Festive Menu at Beirut International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/15

"A great product coupled with effective merchandising" is how Beirut Duty Free describes Butlers Chocolates' Festive Menu range, launched this month.

Paradies Lagardère to open So Chocolate concept at New York JFK T4

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/12/15

USA. The So Chocolate confectionery concept, acclaimed by brands for its execution notably in Singapore, will debut in North America at JFK T4 this week.

Mondelez WTR hails success of Toblerone ‘Sense of Place’ campaign

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/12/15

According to Mondelez WTR, its Toblerone 'Sense of Place' activation helped to achieve a +35% growth in confectionery sales at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Love is in the air: Leonidas reveals romantic Valentine's collection

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/15

Belgian chocolatier Leonidas is sharing the love with its newest collection, which features four romantic gift boxes, ahead of St. Valentine's Day in February.

Neuhaus invites travellers to taste Flavours of the World

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/15

The Belgian chocolatier's latest travel retail exclusive gift box tempts travellers to taste five different flavoured ganaches from around the world.

Ferrero Golden Gallery pralines star in Milan Malpensa promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/15

The latest promotion at Milan Malpensa, which puts Ferrero's luxury pralines in the spotlight, invites passengers to sample chocolates while blindfolded.

The Moodie Interview: The price perception challenge in confectionery

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/15

Nestlé International Travel Retail General Manager Devrim Cöbek outlines his solutions to issues such as poor price perception and ‘promotional pollution’.

Leonidas invites consumers to act on impulse with new confectionery items

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/15

The Belgian chocolatier is tapping into the potential of impulse gifting in travel retail with refreshed packaging, new flavour extensions and a Nougat range.

Moodie Picture Gallery: Shinsegae Duty Free opens in style at Incheon Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/15

SOUTH KOREA. We present a range of images from Shinsegae Duty Free's impressively eclectic new retail offer at the country's main gateway.

Churchill’s Confectionery appoints Jo Willey as Travel Retail Manager

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/11/15

UK. Jo Willey joins family-run Churchill's Confectionery as Travel Retail Manager, replacing Kim Winston who will move to another area of the company.

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.