The Category of the Future: Mondelēz International WTR talks evolved vision in celebration of a decade of confectionery growth

Mondelēz International World Travel Retail (WTR) revealed a renewed category vision during TFWA Cannes, which is focused on driving greater penetration and accelerated conversion to deliver confectionery growth. The vision is built on three keys areas: a winning portfolio, to address growing need states and changing shopper preferences; elevating category awareness, through more physical and […]

Nestlé reports that travel retailers laud ‘Food category’ ambition

Nestlé’s ambition to build food into the #1 category in travel retail received an extremely positive response from customers at this month’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. Nestlé presented its detailed strategy for unlocking the potential of food to retail partners at the Cannes show, highlighting key learnings from an in-depth research study commissioned through […]

Halloween Blossom launches in Puerto Iguazu with London Supply

Spanish fragrance house Perfumes y Diseño continues to give Halloween its own unique interpretation. Its newest holiday-inspired fragrance, Halloween Blossom, filled London Supply’s Puerto Iguazú duty free store with “a magical explosion of flowers” during the whole month of October, reported the company. Travelers were able to discover the new scent by visiting the appealing […]

Toblerone Andes reforestation project expands sustainability; project helps lead to category recovery

Since last October, Mondelez World Travel Retail has collaborated with non-profit organization One Tree Planted to help fund the reforestation of the Andes Mountains in South America through Toblerone sales. The company says that the project empowers traveling consumers in making more sustainable choices when they shop. In particular, Mondelez WTR and Dubai Duty Free […]

Godiva launches global marketing campaign “Godiva is Chocolate” to communicate wider availability of the premium brand

Godiva has announced the launch of GODIVA Is Chocolate, a marketing campaign celebrating Godiva’s growth beyond its strong gifting roots, as it expands its availability “into the chocolate aisle.” With nearly 100 years of history and a rich Belgian heritage, the iconic brand is renowned for the highest possible quality in its premium products, ingredients, […]

Martin Lovatt & Lenny DiCristofano: creating a travel retail agency with a true global footprint

Not many agencies in the travel retail channel are able to offer a true global footprint, especially for accessories brands. But a joint venture between U.S.-based Lenny DiCristofano of worldclassbrands and UK-based Martin Lovatt of Magnify Brands does just that. “Martin and I have been working together for seven years. While we have retained our […]

Duty Free Dynamics and Simextra Group join forces to open a LEGO airport store in South America

Duty Free Dynamics (DFD) and Simextra Group have partnered to bring one of the first stores fully dedicated to LEGO in South America to life at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana. The new store is located in the airport’s departure hall. DFD continues to develop its reputation for building worldwide brands’ in the […]

Little Switzerland’s ethically-sourced lab-grown Engrace Diamonds shine on land and sea

One on One with Hal Tayler, CEO of Little Switzerland With about one-seventh of the environmental impact and produced with 85 percent less water* compared to traditional diamond mining, Engrace Diamonds by Little Switzerland creates sustainable, ethically-sourced genuine diamond rings, bracelets, earrings and pendants. Starting this September, curated collections of the lab-grown diamonds premiered onboard […]