Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 18 April 2014


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.

Changi Airport calls major confectionery tender across all terminals

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

SINGAPORE Changi Airport has long offered some of the best confectionery stores in travel retail. Now a number of key contracts are up for grabs again.

Tea Forté builds travel retail presence with International Shoppes

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/03/14

The luxury tea company, which exhibited for the first time at this month's IAADFS show in Orlando, has secured listings with retailer International Shoppes.

Chocolat Frey expands travel retail team as Jacques Isler retires

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

Two new members will help to develop Chocolat Frey's Middle East and Americas markets, as Export Manager Travel Retail Jacques Isler retires at the end of May.

Ricola travel retail range to focus on gifting, sharing and treating

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

The Swiss herb drop maker will introduce new gift, taster and family packs to be sold exclusively in the channel from the beginning of next month.

Traveller’s Trove to debut range of brands at TFWA Asia Pacific

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/03/14

Increasing its focus on Asia Pacific, Belgian based agency and distributor Traveller’s Trove will showcase at least three products that are new to duty free.

Mars presents new innovations at Duty Free Show of the Americas

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/03/14

Mars ITR unveiled novelties from Celebrations and Maltesers at last week's Duty Free Show of the Americas, targeting the family and informal gifting sectors.

Neuhaus adds new touches to Carré chocolate assortments

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/03/14

The Belgian chocolatier has refreshed its Carré assortment of chocolates to deliver a stronger cocoa taste, presented in a brown gift box with silver finishing.

Mondelez appoints Anapaula Gosling Saad to Americas travel retail team

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 14/03/14

Gosling Saad brings more than 10 years’ experience to her role as Americas Regional Customer Marketing Manager at the global confectionery company.

Dubai Duty Free hosts launch of Lindor Spring Flavour Festival

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/14

Dubai Duty Free has launched the limited edition Lindor Spring Flavour Festival from chocolatier Lindt 15 days ahead of other travel retailers.

HMSHost brings Be Free Village gluten-free snacks to Boise Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/03/14

USA. Start-up Be Free Village, winner of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce’s 2012 b|launched programme, has expanded into Boise Airport with HMSHost.

Lindt outlines travel retail strategy and new products at Americas show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/03/14

The Swiss chocolatier has revealed plans for the Americas, including a partnership with American Caribbean Gateway and several new product offerings.

Ferrero Travel Market targets growth in North and South America

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/03/14

The confectionery specialist has strengthened its Americas sales team in a renewed drive for growth, noting that the region holds big travel retail potential.

Duc d’O eyes Americas for its signature flaked truffles

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

The Belgian chocolatier aims to grow its presence in Americas travel retail, and plans to launch its Untamed Delicacy brand at its debut IAADFS show in Orlando.

Guylian set to introduce new flavours and designs at IAADFS show

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/03/14

The Belgian chocolatier will present new tastes and designs for its Seahorse and Opus lines, as well as updated packaging, during next week's IAADFS show.

Godiva gets expressive with new collection of chocolate messages

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/02/14

Godiva will introduce Messages Tout Chocolat, a new collection featuring the words ‘Zen’, ‘Luck’, ‘Love’ and ‘Joy’, at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas.

Mondelez develops ‘next generation’ merchandising with Dufry in São Paulo

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/02/14

As part of an upgrade of Dufry’s São Paulo Guarulhos Arrivals store, Mondelez World Travel Retail has deployed new Toblerone and Milka merchandising units.

Choc Stop International sees sales spike with Hawaiian Host promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

The Malaysian confectionery retailer reports “high incremental sales” from a recent Hawaiian Host promotion at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

CTC-ARI sees sales uplift with week-long Valentine’s promotion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/02/14

CYPRUS. Sales of confectionery, wines and Champagnes at Cyprus Airports Duty Free Shops were boosted by a Valentine’s promotion at Larnaca International Airport.

Chocolat Frey adds Crunchy Caramel to travel retail portfolio

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/02/14

Chocolat Frey launches a new variety to its range of 300g Swiss Premium bars, which will be available in travel retail outlets where the brand is sold.

Mondelez launches new-look Oreo merchandising displays in Asia

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/02/14

Mondelez World Travel Retail’s new Oreos travel retail merchandising range debuts with FNA's The Cocoa Trees in Singapore and King Power Thailand in Bangkok.

Wonderful Pistachios cracks the Super Bowl with Stephan Colbert

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/02/14

Wonderful Pistachios is predicting a significant sales jump after its well received two-part Super Bowl commercial, starring Comedy Central’s Stephan Colbert.

Wonderful Pistachios set to return to Orlando with new merchandising units

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/02/14

Paramount Farms is set to showcase its Wonderful Pistachios brand for a second time at the IAADFS Duty Free Show of the Americas in March.

Auckland Airport to launch duty free RFP in July; Lucy Thomas to lead tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 31/01/14

NEW ZEALAND. Auckland Airport, the country’s biggest gateway and the second-busiest airport in Australasia, is to put its duty free business out to tender in July.

Schiphol set to complete striking Lounge 1 retail investment

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/01/14

NETHERLANDS. Schiphol Group is close to completing a deeply ambitious multi-million Euro renovation of Lounge 1 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

'Family Spirit' Series: Can Steven Goldstein strike gold a second time?

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/01/14

Continuing our Family Spirit series, we profile one of the great pioneers of duty free, Steven Goldstein, and examine his latest entreprenuerial brainwave.

The Jelly Bean Factory strikes global agreement with ARI

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 27/01/14

IRELAND. A new agreement with Aer Rianta International furthers The Jelly Bean Factory’s travel retail distribution, in partnership with Global Travel Retail Sales.

FNA Group captures latest Changi confectionery concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 24/01/14

SINGAPORE. Focus Network Agencies has captured the contract for two branded confectionery stores, Cocoa & Co and M&M's, at Singapore Changi Airport T1.

Mondelez and World Duty Free tie-up boosts Gatwick passenger footfall

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/01/14

A seasonal promotion at Gatwick Airport saw footfall increase at World Duty Free Group’s store, aided by interactive elements and offers.

ARI Ireland plots major commercial redevelopment at Dublin T1

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

IRELAND. ARI Ireland is planning an ambitious redevelopment of retail and food & beverage space at Dublin Airport Terminal 1 this year.

MSX lists Churchill's Confectionery with International Diplomatic Supplies

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/14

At the same time, Macintyre Scott Xtra (MSX) has announced a two-year deal with Stock International in a move into the UK domestic distribution market.

John Hoover retires from DFS; Brooke Supernaw takes liquor & tobacco role

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/01/14

HONG KONG. The much-respected John Hoover will retire from DFS after 16 years of outstanding service. Brooke Supernaw assumes the lead role on liquor & tobacco.

Kreol Travel Retail launches new Duc d’O range in Dubai Duty Free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/01/14

Kreol Travel Retail, in partnership with Beyond Brands, has launched Belgian chocolatier Duc d’O’s new Untamed Delicacy range in Dubai Duty Free.

Mondelez WTR launches new travel retail exclusive initiative

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/13

New channel communication features visuals and movies that can be tailored for timely and location-specific campaigns to engage with travellers.

Sweet Garden LLC establishes subsidiary dedicated to travel retail

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/13

The Dubai-based group company of Aal Mir Holding has created Sweet Garden Travel Retail in a bid to drive its duty free confectionery business in the Middle East.

Mademoiselle de Margaux boosts gourmet gift offer at Sydney Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

The French chocolatier’s Mademoiselle de Margaux and Revillon brands are now available at Sydney Airport T1’s new A Little Something gourmet gift store.

Villars Maître Chocolatier opens pop-up store at Geneva Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/13

Villars Maître Chocolatier has opened a Christmas pop-up store at Geneva Airport with the theme ‘Experience the Authentic Taste of Christmas in Switzerland’.

Cinco Jotas launches renewed range and image in Spanish duty free

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/13

A renewed product range has been launched for Cinco Jotas Pure Iberian Bellota Ham, backed by the new brand slogan: “Spain’s National Treasure”.

Nestlé maintains shopper-centric approach with 2014 product novelties

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/12/13

Nestlé’s Perfect Store category initiative and product innovation continue to underpin its strategy to drive the confectionery category in travel retail.

Lindt Swiss Master Chocolatiers add theatre and artisanry to Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 04/12/13

SWITZERLAND. For two weekends in November, passengers at Zürich Airport saw Lindt chocolate makers create masterpieces of chocolate artisanry.

Airest Collezioni brings Bottega dei Sapori to Pittsburgh International

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 03/12/13

USA. Bottega dei Sapori, a new restaurant and speciality food store, opened on 2 December at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Center Core.

Mondelez promotion increases Toblerone sales at Schiphol

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/11/13

NETHERLANDS. The ‘Out of the Blue’ campaign drove Toblerone sales up by +133% during a summer promotion with Schiphol Airport Retail.

Mondelez World Travel Retail becomes a Platinum Partner of The Trinity Forum

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/11/13

THAILAND/INTERNATIONAL. Mondelez World Travel Retail has signed as a Platinum Partner of The Trinity Forum, the world’s leading airport commercial revenues conference.

Changi Airport awards speciality retail and pharmacy concessions

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 28/11/13

SINGAPORE. Tumi (Luxury Ventures Singapore), TWG Tea Company and Watson are the winners in the latest tenders at Changi Airport.

Delhi Duty Free and Lindt unveil Maître Chocolatiers concept

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/13

INDIA. The new counter at Delhi Indira Ghandi International Airport showcases the art of chocolcate making with a design inspired by melting chocolate.

Godiva appoints Christoph Neusser as Head of Global Travel Retail division

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/13

The well-regarded, ex-Gebr Heinemann executive Christoph Neusser has assumed the role of General Manager Global Travel Retail for the Belgian chocolatier.