Category: Corporate

Cigarette sales falling

Cigarette sales falling

| June 15, 2018

Despite the apparent slowdown in demand for heat-not-burn products in Japan, domestic sales of Japan Tobacco’s traditional cigarettes are still falling freely.

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Price increase in Japan

Price increase in Japan

| June 13, 2018

A manufacturer price-increase on cigarettes will be ushered in along with a tax rise in Japan later this year.

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BAT investing in glo

BAT investing in glo

| June 12, 2018

British American Tobacco is looking to generate more than £5 billion from the sale of new generation products by 2022.

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World No Smoking Days

World No Smoking Days

| May 30, 2018

Philip Morris International is going out on a limb to make the case for smoke-free alternatives to combustible cigarettes. Its ideas must be taken seriously.

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AOI to present results

AOI to present results

| May 30, 2018

Alliance One International is due to host a results conference call in June, and an investor day in September.

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ITM an industry powerhouse

ITM an industry powerhouse

| May 25, 2018

In the land of windmills, power can be generated easily using existing technologies, some of which are extremely old. Storing that power for future use is another matter.

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Imperial – a better offer

Imperial – a better offer

| May 24, 2018

A new report sets out Imperial Brands’ position on next generation products; or as it describes such products – something better.

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Universal presents results

Universal presents results

| May 24, 2018

Universal Corporation expects to make higher volume sales from the next tobacco-crop cycle, given that the global market remains stable.

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Altria Group restructures

Altria Group restructures

| May 23, 2018

A restructuring seems set to mark an historic break between Altria’s traditional tobacco products – its past and present – and its new-generation products – its present and future.

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JT on sustainability

JT on sustainability

| May 23, 2018

The Japan Tobacco Group is said to have made considerable progress across a wide range of measures that together make up its sustainability program.

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Expanding cannabis

Expanding cannabis

| May 22, 2018

An indirect subsidiary of Alliance One International is gearing up to satisfy expected increases in demand for medicinal and recreational cannabis in Canada.

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BAT widens horizons

BAT widens horizons

| May 22, 2018

British American Tobacco has invested in a Chinese company that seeks to help early-stage technology firms develop products that could subsequently be sold to larger companies.

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Universal results webcast

Universal results webcast

| May 21, 2018

Candace C. Formacek, vice president and treasurer at Universal Corporation, will host a results webcast on May 23.

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Fast-changing climate at JT

Fast-changing climate at JT

| May 21, 2018

After achieving its greenhouse gas emissions reduction-target three years ahead of schedule, Japan Tobacco has committed to continuing to develop its Long-Term Environment Plan.

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Cigarette sales fall

Cigarette sales fall

| May 18, 2018

Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic cigarette volume and domestic cigarette revenue during April were each down by about 13 percent on those of April 2017.

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New Altria CEO takes over

New Altria CEO takes over

| May 18, 2018

In a move signaled earlier this year, Howard Willard has succeeded Marty Barrington as Altria’s chairman and CEO.

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Smoke-free sustainability

Smoke-free sustainability

| May 16, 2018

Reducing the environmental footprint of the manufacturing process of smoke-free products is essential, Philip Morris International said yesterday in launching its third sustainability report.

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Seeking tax stability

Seeking tax stability

| May 14, 2018

A tobacco manufacturer operating in Kenya has made a plea for what is on the wish list of companies worldwide: a stable tax regime that delivers a predictable operating environment.

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Altria to webcast meeting

Altria to webcast meeting

| May 11, 2018

The Annual Meeting of Altria’s shareholders is scheduled to be webcast next week.

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Business heating up

Business heating up

| May 9, 2018

In announcing its first-half results, Imperial Brands said it was continuing to develop its ‘pipeline of proprietary innovations’, including those in the heated tobacco sector.

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