Wrigley reportedly is removing Tribal DDB, Digitas and Agency.com as digital agencies of record for the confectioner's various candy and gum brands. Instead, the company is looking to shops including Big Spaceship, Firstborn and EVB to work with its internal branding teams on digital strategy, according to this article. A Wrigley memo spelled out the plan, saying, "The multi-agency roster creates the best opportunity to drive innovation, value and breakthrough execution."
Caribou Coffee this week will start to use real chocolate in its mochas, lattes, hot chocolates and other beverages. Staffers will steam chunks of white, milk or dark Guittard chocolate into milk when making the drinks.
ChoCo'a Boutique in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is reopening behind the Mall of the Emirates. It also is launching a new collection of dark chocolates, Java Single Origin Chocolates, in several flavors.
Lisa Gardin joined ChoCo'a, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, as the company's head chocolatier. Gardin previously held roles at Chocolate Arts in Vancouver, Canada, and Decadence du Chocolat in Tokyo.