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[Australia] ACCC proposes to deny authorisation for tobacco companies

has issued a draft determination proposing to deny authorisation to British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, and Philip Morris (the tobacco companies) to jointly stop supply to retailers or wholesalers they believe are supplying illicit tobacco.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (au)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:24

[UK] Could British American Tobacco plc or Imperial Brands plc dominate a new $45bn cannabis industry?

If the deal goes ahead, both Imperial and British American would have the existing infrastructure and scale to dominate the US industry. The companies even have transferable vaping technology from e-cigs.
Motley Fool UK
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

[UK] Job cuts threat at Imperial Tobacco's Bristol HQ

Up to 100 jobs could be cut at Imperial Tobacco's head quarters in Bristol, the company has confirmed The firm, which produces cigarette brands including JPS and Gauloises, said the "structural changes" were part of a "new phase of cost optimisation".
BBC Online
added Dec 1, 2016 05:31

Britain's Imperial Brands to shut Russian tobacco factory

will shut one of its two Russian factories in January, it said on Tuesday, citing increased taxes and the impact of changes to sales regulations. The closure also comes as the company accelerates a cost-cutting drive in an increasingly competitive indust
added Nov 29, 2016 21:45

[UK] 'Ignore City’s takeover smoke signals’ ($$)

The boss of Imperial Brands shrugged off City expectations that her company would be the tobacco industry’s next big consolidation play yesterday, insisting that doing deals was “not a focus of our strategy”. Alison Cooper, chief executive of the maker
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:57

[UK] Imperial Brands tobacco boss says it can stand alone with cost cuts

Imperial Brands chief Alison Cooper today shrugged off talk the smoking firm will be broken up or taken over in the wake of its arch-rival unveiling a mega-merger. Three weeks ago BAT unveiled a $47 billion (£38 billion) bid to buy Reynolds American. Cit
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:56

[UK] Imperial Brands raises dividend by 10% for eighth year in a row despite sharp fall in profits

The figures came as arch rival British American Tobacco announced plans to test a new electronic cigarette in Japan that heats rather than burns tobacco. The 'glo' device, which heats tobacco enough to create an inhalable vapour which BAT claims is far c
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 12:55

Imperial Brands announces new investment as profits rise

announced a new wave of investment of 300 million pounds ($372 million) that will be funded by new cost savings. The company is targeting an additional 300 million pounds of annual savings by 2020, at a cost of 750 million pounds.
added Nov 8, 2016 23:14

BRIEF-Imperial brands exec says not planning to launch tobacco heating product but keeping an eye on developments

* Imperial brands ceo says aims to reduce brand portfolio to about 125 brands, down from 184 now * Imperial brands exec says not planning to launch tobacco heating product but keeping an eye on developments Source text for Eikon: Further company coverag
added Nov 8, 2016 23:13

Fitch: Imperial Brands Cash Flow Allocation Underpins Ratings

underpins its priorities and our view that Imperial intends to protect its credit profile while navigating through changes in consumer behaviour, foreign exchange volatility and the regulatory environment. The company said it plans to spend GBP750m over t
added Nov 8, 2016 23:11
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