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[Asia] Japan Tobacco Said to Approach Buyers for Drink Vending Business

Japan Tobacco Inc. is exploring a sale of its beverage vending-machine business that could fetch as much as 100 billion yen ($830 million), people familiar with the matter said. Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker has approached potential buyers includ
Bloomberg News
added Apr 14, 2015 03:39

[Asia, Japan] Cigarette sales hit new low in FY2014

Cigarette sales in Japan in fiscal 2014, which ended in March, dropped to the lowest level since such statistics began in fiscal 1990, according to an industry group.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 13, 2015 15:02

[Asia, Japan] Guy supposedly finds himself sneaking a smoke at work on Google Street View

the Google Street View car might out you to your employer, as a Japanese Netizen apparently found out recently. Here’s a Tweet from Japanese user @boku_jet, explaining how he came across an image of himself through a quick Google search:
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 13, 2015 14:40

[Japan] Canine help you? Tourists from around the world flock to Tokyo tobacco shop where they are served by a cigarette-selling dog

A nondescript tobacco shop in a Tokyo neighbourhood has become an unlikely tourist attraction thanks to a four-legged shopkeeper who has become an online sensation. With millions of video views on the internet Shiba the dog uses his nose and paw to open
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 19:06

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Olympic antismoking efforts in Japan run into resistance

However, one policy area is proving particularly problematic for the governor - smoking...Tokyo-to Tobacco Shogyo Kyodo Kumiai Rengokai, which represents tobacco retailers in the capital, said the situation should be dealt with by "improving people's man
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:17

Japan Tobacco’s Vending Machines Seen as Prize: Real M&A

The ultimate prize up for grabs as Japan Tobacco Inc. quits the drinks business could be its humble vending machines. Asia’s largest listed cigarette maker last week said it will stop making canned coffee and flavored water and it’s weighing options for t
Bloomberg News
added Feb 10, 2015 22:13

Update: Japan Tobacco's Fiscal Year 2014 Results

If I were living in Japan and personally used Yen as my functional currency I probably would buy the stock since it is well positioned to benefit from Yen depreciation. Since that is not the case I will pass up on JT as an investment
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 6, 2015 11:58

[Asia] CORRECTED-TABLE-Japan Tobacco -2014 group results (IFRS)

added Feb 5, 2015 10:01

[Asia] Japan Tobacco announces share buyback, shuns investor call for more

added Feb 5, 2015 09:59

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to Exit Drinks Business as Market Matures

will exit the drinks business that it has built in the past 26 years, as an “increasingly challenging” operating environment in Japan makes it difficult for the unit to turn a profit.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 4, 2015 14:29
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