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Marlboro Cigarette Development

Manufactured by Philip Morris International and Philip Morris USA, Marlboro cigarette brand is still one of the most famous  and preferred brand all over the world. For a long time, appealing magazine and billboard ads help boost the brand’s popularity. Its biggest producing plant is located in the City of Richmond in Virginia. The name of brand was taken from … Continue reading Continue reading

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Philip Morris Enters Capsule Market

The tobacco company announces launch of Marlboro Black NXT, company’s first regular-to-menthol cigarette. It appears that RJ Reynolds’s Camel Crush cigarettes, which were developed and introduced to U.S. tobacco market only 4 years ago, but gained a more than astonishing success already, have a rival in the emerging capsule market: recently Philip Morris USA made an announcement about its soon-to-be-distributed Marlboro … Continue reading

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Cigarette Prices Increasing 6 Cents per Pack

Tobacco companies such as Altria Group Inc. and Reynolds American Inc. are going to increase the prices of cigarettes by a six-cent per-pack. However, a cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has not followed this move, the Wall Street Journal informed. Philip Morris USA, the property of Altria and maker of Marlboro and L&M cigarettes, will bring its cigarette price increase into … Continue reading

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Marketing war brewing between Pall Mall and competitors

The remarkable sales surge of Pall Mall over the past three years has gotten the attention of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.‘s main competitor. Bonnie Herzog, a Wells Fargo Securities analyst, said in a report last week that the rivalry between Pall Mall and fellow discount brand Marlboro Special Blends — made by Philip Morris USA — has the potential to … Continue reading

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PM USA comes out on top in first federal Engle case

A federal jury in Duval County yesterday decided in favor of Philip Morris USA and another tobacco company in the first federal Engle case to go to trial. After deliberating for less than an hour, the jury determined that smoking was not the medical cause of the injury, according to a note posted on the Altria and PM USA websites. … 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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Stories of counterfeit cigarette brands make the rounds again

Questions continue to come into Samoa News about the type and quality of cigarettes being sold on island with some people suggesting certain brands are causing headaches and nausea, while others are claiming the more outrageous— that they are ‘counterfeit’ brands brought in by Asian merchants. In particular, the Benson & Hedges brand of ‘Benson Light’ is pointed to as … Continue reading

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