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[North Carolina] Reynolds' strategy: Transform an industry

"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16

[North Carolina] CLARK: Global markets, not NC economy, drove tobacco deal

As for employment, here in Greensboro we are hoping that Imperial maintains all 2,900 Lorillard jobs for the long run. But it has cigarette and cigar manufacturing facilities and tobacco processing operations all over the world. In a global marketplace,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 18, 2014 18:02

[North Carolina] VIDEO: Imperial Tobacco Group builds presence in US

Those assets include Reynolds’ cigarette brands Kool, Salem and Winston as well as Lorillard’s e-cigarette, blu. Imperial also is acquiring Lorillard’s plant in Greensboro. “This is a great opportunity to transform our U.S. business and secure a signific
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 17:47

[North Carolina] Reynolds, Lorillard deal may shed light on British American Tobacco plans

Cameron on Tuesday discussed the other major shadow hanging over Reynolds: Whether its top shareholder, British American Tobacco Ltd., would expand its stake beyond 42 percent to become majority owner. A 10-year moratorium on BAT buying Reynolds stock end
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2014 15:52
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Kiwanis Club votes for health at fairgrounds

Many businesses and venues now ban tobacco products, but it remains significant when the list grows. The Lexington Kiwanis Club, which owns the Davidson County Fairgrounds, has decided to prohibit all tobacco products at the facility. This affects all eve
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jul 18, 2014 01:14

[North Carolina] Club bans use of tobacco at fairgrounds, parking lots

In an effort to provide a more healthy, family-friendly environment, the 2014 Davidson County Agricultural Fair will be tobacco free, said fair manager Vinnon Williams of the Lexington Kiwanis Club. This year's fair will be held from Sept. 15-20 and wi
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jul 16, 2014 18:48

[North Carolina] Tobacco town breathes a sigh of relief

Winston and Salem cigarettes will no longer be produced in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, if Reynolds American's $27.4bn bid for Lorillard goes through. But the news came as a relief to the city, which had been braced for worse news.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 08:44

[North Carolina] Lorillard deal keeps Greensboro ahead of pack

Greensboro leaders breathed a tad easier Tuesday after learning there’s a chance the massive sale of Lorillard might keep many of the tobacco company’s 2,900 jobs intact, including cigarette-making, product research, sales and management functions. As pa
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 16, 2014 08:43

[North Carolina] Lorillard chief: Most jobs will stay

Lorillard’s announced purchase today by Reynolds American, Inc. will have little immediate effect on the local company’s Greensboro workers and should end up being a positive thing for them and the entire community, Lorillard chairman Murray Kessler sai
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 15, 2014 17:14

[North Carolina] Reynolds could move closer to union

could have the ripple effect of moving Reynolds closer to union representation for its production and maintenance workers. Although Reynolds workers are not represented by a union, more than 1,000 Lorillard production employees are represented by the Bake
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 15, 2014 14:33
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