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Altria: High Prices Compensate Volume Declines

The consumption of cigarettes lowered by 4% in the USA because of numerous smoking bans, increase of legal smoking age, quit smoking programs and high prices on cigarettes. People today are aware enough about the effects of smoking on their body and more and more of them do refuse from smoking. Food and Drug Administration is main regulator of tobacco … Continue reading Continue reading

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Philip Morris Got “Overweight” Rating at Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley recently released a report in which it restated its overweight rating on shares of Philip Morris International, the leading tobacco manufacturer which produces Marlboro cigarettes. At present they have $92.00 target price on the stock, that is reduced compared to previous target price of $95.00. Philip Morris activates in tobacco industry with substantial free cash flow and high … Continue reading

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Tobacco companies and higher education

Even though smoking tobacco products is banned in public places such as restaurants, bars and public airwaves, it is still accepted by the majority of the country’s colleges. Tobacco companies obviously have focused on higher education connections as one method of getting two key markets: teenagers and blacks. Altria, which is the manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes, the top-selling cigarette brand … Continue reading

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Fight against tobacco branding and smoking

In December 2012, Australia introduced ban on tobacco branding becoming the first country to launch plain cigarette packaging According to its plain-packaging law, all cigarettes are offered for sale in standardised, drab-coloured packs with graphic pictures of tobacco-related illnesses on the front and back. Under its supporters, pictures of rotted lungs and charred teeth are not the pictures Marlboro Man … Continue reading

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The major historical dates of Philip Morris International

The history of a worldwide company can be dated back to Philip Morris’s 1847 launching of a single shop on London’s Bond Street, marketing tobacco and ready-made cigarettes. On Mr. Morris’s death, the company was taken over by his wife Margaret and his brother Leopold. In 1881 the Company went public, Leopold Morris combining with Joseph Grunebaum to create Philip … Continue reading

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Struggle against the Marlboro Knockoffs

Tobacco firms and especially specialists in marketing devote a good deal of time to defend their tobacco brands from any adulteration and knockoffs. Not long ago the most popular and top-selling Marlboro cigarette brand has experienced a case of knockoff in Canada. A progressive tobacco company Imperial Tobacco is the owner of Marlboro brand name in Canada for more than … Continue reading

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Altria seeks to tap wide-ranging tobacco users

Today’s smokers are more open to trying different types of tobacco than smokers of previous generations, and Altria Group Inc is working on new products to entice consumers who want a change from cigarettes, the company said. The company, best-known for its Marlboro cigarettes, also stood by the profit forecast it gave in late January. Altria, whose other products include … Continue reading

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Earnings Preview: Altria Group Inc.

Altria Group Inc., parent of the biggest U.S. cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, is expected to report higher fourth-quarter profit and revenue when it releases its results before the stock market opens Friday. As Americans buy fewer cigarettes amid increasing health concerns and rising tobacco taxes, Altria’s volumes have fallen markedly, but the company has managed to maintain its profit … Continue reading

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Behind Cigarettes’ Brands

Newport Non-Menthol continues to hang in, Marlboro’s promotions will keep building share and Pall Mall’s performance is increasing, according to retailers in the latest UBS-CSP Tobacco Survey. As revealed in last week’s CSP/Tobacco E-News, retailers in the survey, representing 50 chains and nearly 8,000 stores, expect Philip Morris USA‘s Marlboro to take the lead in gaining market share in the … Continue reading

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Tobacco Outlook for 2012

For participants in CSP’s 2011 Outlook Survey, the past year has presented a supreme challenge to grow inside sales even as the national and local economies sputtered and fuel demand slumped. The annual survey, which polled 188 retailers representing thousands of convenience stores on business conditions in the past year and their plans for the next, was conducted in mid-October. … Continue reading

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