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  1. New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich)

    New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich)

    New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich)

     

    • - Läderach is honing its brand positioning with a refreshed visual identity

    • - Läderach will open a pilot store at the Sihlcity shopping mall in Zurich on February 28

    • - The new store concept will be thoroughly tested for a period of three months

    Bilten, February 28, 2023 – With a sharply honed identity and a new brand image, Läderach is positioning itself more clearly and making itself more relevant for its customers. The goal is to combine premium chocolate with an unmistakable Läderach customer experience. 

     

    The new positioning will strengthen the corporate culture and

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  2. Dominik Winkler becomes Head of Europe & Global Sales Management

    Dominik Winkler becomes Head of Europe & Global Sales Management
    Dominik

    • Experienced retail expert joins from Mammut and becomes member of the Executive Board
    • Previous positions at Bogner, Wolford, Villeroy & Boch and Escada
    • Responsibilities adjusted - Europe, USA and Asia regions report directly to CEO Johannes Läderach

    Bilten, 24 November 2022 – Dominik Winkler (54) will become Head of Europe & Global Sales Management and thus also a member of the Group Management of the renowned chocolate retailer from the canton of Glarus. He takes up his post at the start of the new year and comes from Mammut Sports Group, where he was Head of Retail. He takes over the role in a modified form from René Rechsteiner, who has been heading the Sales Europe division on an interim basis. In this context, responsibilities in the regions and in sales will also be reorganized. In future, those responsible for the Europe, USA and Asia/Franchise regions will report directly to the CEO. The country managers in the European region (Sw

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  3. Läderach affected by cyber attack

    Läderach affected by cyber attack

    Bilten, September 6, 2022 – Swiss chocolatier Läderach became the target of a cyber attack on September 5. Immediately after the attack was detected, the emergency board, which was established for such cases, was commissioned to verify the incident as well as to decide on further measures to contain the problem. The relevant authorities were informed immediately.


    As of today, it can be said that production, logistics and administration in particular are currently affected. On the other hand, all branches in Switzerland and abroad have been able to open regularly, and local sales have not been affected. Online orders via the webshop are still possible, but there may be delays in delivery. The full extent of the impact is subject to further investigation.


    As a precautionary measure, the use of internal work tools and communication channels has been reduced to a necessary minimum. The Emergency Board, together with external IT and forensic experts, is

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  4. BEONDTV covers Läderach North America's 40 store expansion

    BEONDTV covers Läderach North America's 40 store expansion

    Emmy award-winning Carlos Amezcua narrates the story of Läderach and discusses what customers can expect upon a visit to a Läderach store.

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  5. Läderach to Open 40th Retail Store in North America by Mother's Day to Meet Growing Demand for Premium Fresh Chocolate

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  6. Making Something From Nothing: Nathanael

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  7. Läderach Successfully Passes on Leadership to the Next Generation

    Läderach Successfully Passes on Leadership to the Next Generation

    After the operational management of the company was passed on four years ago to the third generation, followed by the transfer of company shares two years later, the Swiss family company Läderach – Chocolatier Suisse completed its long-term generational transition in 2021.


    Ennenda, 22 December 2021 


    The owners elected Johannes Läderach as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Johannes Läderach belongs to the third generation and has sat on the Board of Directors of the company, which is 100% family-owned, since 2018. He will assume his new role on the board in addition to serving as CEO. Elias Läderach, a member of the company’s Executive Board and reigning World Chocolate Master, and David Läderach, who has managed the company’s operations in Germany since the beginning of the year, were also newly elected to the Board of Directors as representatives of the third generation.

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  8. SanDiegoVille: Swiss Chocolate Company Läderach Opens First S

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  9. ARL now: Pentagon City mall adds Swiss chocolate shop Läderach

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  10. NJ.com: Swiss chocolatier Läderach opening store in N.J. mall

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  11. Yahoo! news: At Tampa’s International Plaza, Läderach Swis

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  12. Tampa Bay Times: At Tampa’s International Plaza, Läderach Swi

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  13. The San Diego Union-Tribune: Swiss chocolatier Läderach opens at

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  14. Läderach to open 15 new premium chocolate stores in across California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Texas and Virginia

    Läderach to open 15 new premium chocolate stores in across California, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Texas and Virginia

    Largest Swiss Chocolate Retailer Continues US Retail Expansion to Satisfy Demand of Premium Fresh Chocolate

     

    Läderach – chocolatier suisse has just announced it has signed lease agreements with Simon to open 15 new premium chocolate stores from coast-to-coast starting in

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  15. Läderach opens fresh artisanal Swiss chocolate experience store in Washington DC Union Station

    Läderach opens fresh artisanal Swiss chocolate experience store in Washington DC Union Station

    Largest Swiss Chocolate Retailer Continues US Retail Expansion to Satisfy Premium Chocolate Demand 

     

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, today, Läderach – chocolatier suisse is bringing the joy of fresh chocolate to Washington, DC Union Station with the opening of i

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  16. Läderach opens fresh artisanal Swiss chocolate experience stores in South Florida

    Läderach opens fresh artisanal Swiss chocolate experience stores in South Florida

    Largest Swiss Chocolate Retailer Continues US Retail Expansion to Satisfy Demand of Fresh Premium Chocolate

     

    Läderach – chocolatier suisse announced today the upcoming openings of two premium chocolate stores in Miami’s Aventura Mall (June 15) and Galleria Fort Lauderdale (Jun

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  17. Italy meets Switzerland: enjoy sweet moments with Läderach Tartufi

    Italy meets Switzerland: enjoy sweet moments with Läderach Tartufi

    Elegance, energy and lust for life. The new Tartufi from Läderach will make autumn sweeter – la dolce vita in chocolate form. These elegant mouthfuls are inspired by a Northern Italian classic, inviting you to consciously enjoy the moment whenever you have the chance. Each of the nine varieties stands for a special moment that connoisseurs will be transported to, such

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  18. Long Island Press: Läderach Brings Swiss Chocolate to Long Island’s

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  19. Newsday: Swiss chocolatier Läderach opens 3 Long Island

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  20. Daily Voice: Three New Swiss Chocolate Shops To Open On Lon

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  21. Long Island Business News: Chocolatier opening three Long

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  22. CP: Swiss-based Läderach premium chocolate continues global

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  23. Pure, honest and modern: Läderach reinterprets the chocolate bar

    Pure, honest and modern: Läderach reinterprets the chocolate bar

    It has a narrow shape with grooves, is wrapped by hand with fine paper and tastes as pure and intense of chocolate as a chocolate can taste: The Swiss family business Läderach presents its first chocolate in tablet form. For pure and honest chocolate enjoyment without chichi. The exclusive delicacies in a handy format will be available in three light varieties and three Grand Cru varieties from 11 May 2021 in Läderach

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  24. CP: Switzerland’s Läderach delivers key global growth

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  25. Läderach chocolatier suisse to assume the leases for 34 stores in the United States

    Läderach chocolatier suisse to assume the leases for 34 stores in the United States

    On Valentine’s Day, February 14th 2021 Läderach – chocolatier suisse signed an asset purchase agreement allowing Läderach to assume the leases for 34 GODIVA locations across the United States. As a result of this transfer, Läderach will take over the leases of all of these 34 GODIVA locations. Although the parties have agreed to not disclose any other conditions of the agreement, Läderach will announce the locations of the 34 stores to open by the end of summer 2021, if not sooner. Johannes Läderach, CEO, Läderach Group: “After our successful and encouraging US market entry with four stores in the North East and excellent nationwide e-commerce demand, these new stores are the perfect opportunity to share the joy of fresh chocolate from Switzerland with chocolate lovers from coast to coast.”

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  26. Läderach presents gourmet popcorn for connoisseurs

    Läderach presents gourmet popcorn for connoisseurs

    The crunchy gourmet snack for in between meals

    The Swiss chocolatier Läderach launches a unique trio of delights: crunchy popcorn with the finest chocolate in three tempting flavours. The popcorn convinces in its usual quality with high-quality raw materials, masterly craftsmanship and noticeable freshness. In this fine snack, crispy light caramelised popcorn meets chocolate in the flavours milk, caramel and strawberry. The light delicacies from Läderach will be available worldwide from 15 September 2020 in Läderach chocolate shops and in the online shop.


    The chocolatiers of Läderach are equally renowned for the quality and variety of their chocolate specialities. As one of only a few manufacturers, the family business produces the Swiss chocolate itself from the cocoa bean to the end product, thus guaranteeing exceptional quality

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  27. Läderach completes the generation change

    Läderach completes the generation change

    The third generation is taking over the operational reins at the Läderach family business in Glarus. Johannes Läderach (born 1986), will be appointed CEO of the Läderach Group on 1 March 2018. Ralph Siegl, who has been Managing Director at the Swiss parent company for many years, is leaving the company to pursue a new career. He will continue to support the company in the background in an advisory capacity for a certain period of time.
    “I am looking forward to my new task and am grateful that after seven years in the company, I will be able to continue the wonderful cooperation in the family, with my father and with the management team in a new function,” explains Johannes Läderach. He will be assigned the task of leading the successful and dynamic company into the next phase of development from 1 March 2018. “I would also like to thank Ralph Siegl in particular, who, together with his team, has contributed significantly to the success and development of the ‘Läderach – chocolatier su

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