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Reynolds American Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Last Friday, on August 2, tobacco company Reynolds American Inc. celebrated its 10th anniversary of company’s creation. Reynolds American finished its $4.4 billion purchase of Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. on July 30, 2004. This has arised discussions about the benefits of this purchase for the future of company. In order to finish the deal successfully, the directors of Reynolds … Continue reading Continue reading

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Nicotine is Good for You

Last week David O’Reilly, who is senior molecular biologist, said that nicotine, is good for you, which means that smoking is good for you. The statement comes from scientific adviser to the tobacco industry after scientists from New York University recently warned that electronic cigarettes users may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular tobacco smokers. It was estimated … Continue reading

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Emerging markets boost British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco intends to gain good earnings growth this year contrary to the strong pound holding back its performance at the half-year after the tobacco company gained from price increases and strong developing markets. The world’s No.2 cigarette maker, which produces Kent, Dunhill, Lucky Strike and Pall Mall cigarettes, reported that earnings increased 7 % in the first half … Continue reading

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British American Tobacco launches Vogue Perle Capsule

British American Tobacco (UK) is introducing changes in Vogue cigarettes category launching Vogue Perle Capsule –the first demi-slim capsule cigarette in the world. Such cigarettes are considered to hit the UK market. BAT has launched Vogue Perle on May 2011 and just three months later, Vogue Perle showed the rates that exceed expectations and sales predictions. In August, Vogue Perle … Continue reading

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BAT launches budget Tobacco brand in Australia row

British American Tobacco Australia said on Thursday it was launching a budget cigarette brand, the latest salvo in a row with the government, which in turn accused the company of targeting teenagers. BAT, which is spearheading a legal challenge to Australia‘s plan to introduce mandatory plain packaging for cigarettes, said it was forced into the move to win back market … Continue reading

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JTI and BAT rolling outtwo-in-one cigarettes: Silk Cut Choice and Lucky Strike Click & Roll

Next month, both Japan Tobacco International and British American Tobacco will launch a new kind of cigarette that changes from regular to menthol at the smoker’s whim. JTI is launching Silk Cut Choice, while BAT is coming out with Lucky Strike Click&Roll. Both are pitched at the premium end of the market, will be available in King Size 20s and … Continue reading

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BAT posts US$2m profit

BRITISH American Tobacco Zimbabwe has posted a US$2 million profit for the interim period ended June 30, 2011 on the back of the improving economic environment. During the period, turnover for the group increased 88 percent to US$17,5 million resulting in an operating profit of US$2,7 million up from US$367 000 recorded in the prior year. In a statement accompanying … Continue reading

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