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[Japan] The Next C-store Tobacco Competitor: Manufacturers?

Japan as an area retailers should be watching. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Philip Morris International (PMI) are both opening standalone stores there as they introduce their new heat-not-burn products, which have been growing significantly — esp
Convenience Store News
added Apr 2, 2017 01:56
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[UK] Tobacco giants close to rescue deal for troubled Palmer and Harvey

are nearing a deal to shore up the finances of Palmer and Harvey (P&H), the cash-and-carry group that is a crucial part of Tesco's UK supply chain. Sky News has learnt that Imperial Brands and Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which between them own br
Sky News (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco still addicted to crumbling cigarette strategy

While Japan Tobacco's flagship cigarette business is struggling, its once-moribund pharmaceutical segment is realizing new success. But drugs only account for 3% of group profits, and there is apparently little momentum to enlarge that proportion.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:09
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Japan Tobacco’s Challenges Build Case for a Return to Dealmaking

The Tokyo-based company’s domestic market is shrinking as hundreds of thousands of smokers switch to Philip Morris’s cigarette alternative iQOS. The introduction of plain packaging in the U.K. and record cigarette tax hikes in Russia are weighing on grow
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2017 10:44
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[UK] FMCG Brands Under Attack

International Food & Drink Event, London ExCel... “JTI has been on the front line fighting bad regulation for several years, and as regulators look to hit food and drinks companies with the same punitive taxes, pictorial health warnings and even ‘plain’ p
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:39
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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

It is unclear how stringent the restrictions will be given the staunch resistance from those in the restaurant and hotel industries who cater to smokers, as well as the country’s powerful tobacco lobby. The original proposal envisioned a ban on all ind
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:13
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[UK] Tobacco giants in talks with cash-and-carry ($$)

Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are considering the move, which would bolster P&H’s balance sheet amid unease among lenders about the planned £3.9 billion tie-up between Tesco and Booker, Britain’s biggest food and drink wholesaler.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:03
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[UK] Tobacco Giants Smoke Out Rescue Deal For Cash-And-Carry Giant P&H

Sky News has learnt that Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which owns Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, and L&B's parent, Imperial Brands, are examining whether to pump tens of millions of pounds into P&H in return for an equity stake.
Juice 107.2 (Brighton, uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:57
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