In its August 2014 issue, Tobacco Reporter evaluates the impact on the U.S. market of the recent three-way deal between Reynolds American, Lorillard and Imperial Tobacco. As it turns out, the arrangement is more than simply the latest chapter in the tobacco industry’s long history of consolidation; rather, it is a reflection of the rapidly changing market for tobacco-related products. Tobacco Reporter also reports from two recent conferences on e-cigarettes and nicotine.
The three-way deal between Reynolds, Lorillard and Imperial shakes up the U.S. cigarette landscape.
At separate conferences in Nice and Warsaw, experts discussed the promise and pitfalls of vapor and other tobacco-related products.
ON THE DOCKET
The scope of tobacco-related litigation extends far beyond its most headline-grabbing variant.
OLD SCHOOL, MODERN MARKET
A traditional Arabic tobacco, dokha is making a global comeback.
SECRET TO SUCCESS
How one adhesives supplier supports its customers in a growing but challenging region
RAISING THE FLAG
Celebrating 30 years of service to the American market, Delfortgroup prepares to host the 68th Tobacco Science Research Conference in its adopted U.S. hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.
RYO ON THE RISE
How filter products can help drive future innovation and growth within the RYO segment
Manufacturing in Indonesia and China, The Rolling Paper Co. combines the best of both worlds.
Tabacalera Perdomo has always been about family, and now the fourth generation is beginning to take an active role in the company.
DEFENSE IN DEPTH
Creating industrial security by recognizing hazards and minimizing risks
FROM THE SOURCE
Who’s who among leaf-tobacco merchants
KINGS OF WRAP
Who’s who among cigarette-paper suppliers
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