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Lorillard Reported Cigarette Volumes Drop

On July 30 Lorillard presented report on its second-quarter 2014 results, which reflects earnings increase by 3.7% from the prior-year quarter and sales increase. Reduction of outstanding share count resulted in earnings growth. Due to low e-cigarettes sales, in the report there was no Zacks Consensus Estimate of 88 cents by 4.5%. The report showed a reduction by 0.3% in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Latest Data on Philip Morris Earnings

Philip Morris International investors recently faced particular difficulties due to difficult situation on global tobacco industry. Entering the recent quarter, investors got anxious when Philip Morris reduced its profit forecast for the full year. Company told that the major causes for it are currency upswings and cigarette volumes drop which resulted in factory closures. In July the company’s report helped … Continue reading

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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

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Philip Morris Presented Its Latest Report

At the beginning of this week Philip Morris International Inc. the leading tobacco company, announced about its profit rise by 5%. Respresentatives of the company say that higher prices helped to equalize drop in the number of cigarettes it sold. In the quarter that ended on September 30, the manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes and many other cigarette brands reported an … Continue reading

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Victory for Tobacco Industry in EU

In Ireland health campaigning groups said they are disappointed with the latest EU parliament failure to adopt more severe anti-smoking measures. This means a victory for tobacco industry. Members of the European Parliament declined a proposal to classify e-cigarettes as medicinal products. This re-classification could result in tighter regulation of e-cigarettes. The European Parliament voted for ban of flavoured cigarettes … 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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World No Tobacco Day 2012

The World Health Organization (WHO) selects “tobacco industry interference” as the theme of the next World No Tobacco Day, which will take place on Thursday, 31 May 2012. The campaign will focus on the need to expose and counter the tobacco industry’s brazen and increasingly aggressive attempts to undermine the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) because of … Continue reading

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Philip Morris International Inc.: Today’s Featured Tobacco Winner

The tobacco industry closed the day down 0.3%. Alliance One International Inc ( AOI ) were all winners today within the tobacco industry with Philip Morris International Inc ( PM ) being today’s featured tobacco winner. Philip Morris International Inc rose $1.01 (1.6%) to $66.31 on average volume. Throughout the day, 7.9 million shares of Philip Morris International Inc exchanged … Continue reading

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A brief history of tobacco branding

– In the 20th century, the imagery of big tobacco permeated the public consciousness. Lucky Strike white packets, first sold in 1942, were designed by Raymond Loewy, the man behind the Coca-Cola logo, and are still remembered as milestone in modern design. – Advertisers focused their efforts on the glamour of the cigarette, with celebrity endorsements and slogans that said, … Continue reading

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Tobacco Companies Look to Innovation to Boost Sales

Capsule filter technology and packaging NPDs For BAT, innovation is currently focused on capsule filter technology and packaging to offer improved freshness. By the end of 2010, capsules have been rolled out in about half of BAT’s main markets while the ‘Reloc’ resealable pack was used in all the main Dunhill markets. Cigarettes with capsule technology allow smokers to change … Continue reading

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