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Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

A final vote by the commission could come as soon as this week, people familiar with the review said. The FTC is made up of three Democrats and two Republicans. A majority has to agree on a course of action. FTC staffers have spent months examining Reyn
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:34
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FTC Releases Reports on 2012 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures

Cigarette Sales Declined, Smokeless Tobacco Sales Increased From 2011 Levels
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2012 (PDF)

Table 1A shows that the total amount of smokeless tobacco sold by manufacturers to wholesalers and retailers rose from 122.74 million pounds in 2011 to 125.50 million pounds in 2012. Sales revenues received by the manufacturers from wholesalers and ret
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Cigarette Report for 2012 (PDF)

The total number of cigarettes reported sold by the major manufacturers decreased by 5.9 billion units (2.2 percent) from 2011 to 2012. Advertising and promotional expenditures increased during that same period, rising from $8.366 billion to $9.168 bil
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:18
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While FDA’s Proposed e-Cigarette Rule is Pending, FTC Mulls Enforcement Action

Ahead of finalizing FDA’s tobacco products “deeming” rule, the FTC considers taking enforcement action against e-cigarette firms for violative advertising, marketing, and sales practices.
National Law Review
added Mar 25, 2015 18:47
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FTC Turns Up Scrutiny on Reynolds-Lorillard Deal With Questions on Imperial

Antitrust enforcers are asking detailed questions about business plans and leadership of a third company scheduled to play a key role in Reynolds American Inc.’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc., underscoring the agency’s wariness
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:33
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[UK, USA] FTC Ups Scrutiny Of $27.4B Reynolds-Lorillard Merger ($$)

to determine whether...Imperial Tobacco...would be able to sufficiently compete in the U.S....proposed deal is still subject to potentially intense antitrust scrutiny as it consolidates most of the U.S. tobacco market in two major competitors with Altria
Law360
added Mar 15, 2015 00:21
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Reynolds Plays The Waiting Game With The FTC

Reynolds American can trade up to $84 even if the merger is struck down by the FTC. The stock will decline if that happens, but I feel that would be a buying opportunity. If the merger is approved then I believe that this stock must be owned in everyone's
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 19, 2015 12:35
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American cites expenses for decline in net income

pension, merger and legal charges cut its net income nearly in half to $144 million. Diluted earnings were 28 cents a share, down from 54 cents a year ago. When excluding the charges, Reynolds had net income of $466 million, up 12 percent. Diluted earn
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2015 17:22
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[North Carolina] Here's what Reynolds American's CEO said today about the Lorillard merger

remains "confident" that its $27 billion merger with Greensboro-based rival Lorillard Inc. will close in the first half of this year. CEO Susan Cameron said in an earnings announcement that the Winston-Salem-based company has complied with the Federal Tr
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Feb 10, 2015 17:10
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