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Imperial Tobacco Group Received Neutral Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co

StockRatingsNetwork wrote that recently JPMorgan Chase & Co. made their report in which they gave one more time neutral rating on shares of Imperial Tobacco Group. At the moment Imperial Tobacco Group has a GBX 3,067 ($46.32) price target on the stock. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC is a tobacco company based in Bristol, United Kingdom. It produces such cigarette brands … Continue reading Continue reading

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Tobacco giants tell Whitehall to hand over its secret minutes

The tobacco industry is targeting the Department of Health to extract information about meetings between government officials and researchers who are investigating the public-health implications of new smoking policies. One leading tobacco company has asked for – and been given access to – the minutes of a confidential meeting between health department officials, cancer experts and foreign government officials – … Continue reading

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Imperial Tobacco helps independents fight back against the illicit trade

From 1 September, Imperial Tobacco’s new JPS Tobacco (specially developed for adult smokers to create their own JPS cigarettes using a ‘cigarette making’ kit) will be available to all UK retailers. Martin Goodall, Imperial Tobacco’s head of sales, said: “Independent retailers are vitally important to both the UK tobacco market and Imperial Tobacco and we are hugely committed to building … Continue reading

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Spanish price war drags on Imperial Tobacco

Spain’s tobacco price war is continuing to drag down profits at Imperial Tobacco, in spite of the cigarette manufacturer winding back forecasts of the impact from intense competition. In June, Imperial, which owns the Davidoff, West and Gauloises brands, warned that full-year adjusted operating profits in the region could be as much as £110m ($180m) lower than previously forecast. But … Continue reading

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Imperial Tobacco, British Land rise in London

After a flat start, the FTSE 100 index rose 0.3% to push past the key 6,000 mark at 6,007.80 in late morning trading. The index gained 0.7% on Friday, its sixth positive session, and longest winning streak since the six days ended March 30. Action for London was muted because of the July 4 Independence Day holiday in the U.S., … Continue reading

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Spanish cigarette price war burns £100m hole in Imperial profits

Cash-strapped Spanish smokers have cut back – sparking fierce price competition among manufacturers Imperial Tobacco is facing a £100m profits hit as a result of a cigarette price war, tax increases and a smoking ban in Spain. Imperial, which is the world’s fourth-largest tobacco company and the market leader in Spain, warned on Monday that a slump in cigarette purchases … Continue reading

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Imperial Tobacco Sees Profit Impact From Spain Price Cuts

(RTTNews) – Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (ITYBY.PK: News ,IMT.L: News ) Monday said it expects adjusted operating profits from Spain for the financial year ending September 30 to decline from its previous projections due mainly to price moves in the country. The company sees a 110 million pounds ($178.63 million) reduction in adjusted operating profits from Spain, which includes 40 … Continue reading

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IMPERIAL TOBACCO (JPS)

Imperial Tobacco was formed in 1901 when a group of British cigarette manufacturers decided to link up to stop James Buchanan of the American Tobacco company from taking over the British tobacco industry. As a result in 1902 American Tobacco and Imperial agreed that each would control its own market area and that together they would establish a third tobacco … Continue reading

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Tobacco manufacturers target major music festivals to reach young audience

Tobacco companies are using increasingly sophisticated marketing techniques to circumvent the law and promote their brands to young people, according to health experts. Cigarette advertising is banned in the EU, but wily tobacco giants are increasingly targeting young people through social networking sites such as Facebook and at major music festivals to create a “buzz” around their products. A survey … Continue reading

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Gauloises Cigarettes

Gauloises is a brand of cigarette of French manufacture. It is produced by the company Imperial Tobacco following their acquisition of Altadis in January 2008. Traditional Gauloises were short, wide, unfiltered and made with dark tobaccos from Syria and Turkey which gave off a strong and distinctive smell. Gauloises cigarettes first appeared in 1910. The brand is most famous for … Continue reading

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