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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: R.J. Reynolds' funeral brought city to a standstill

He was 68 and had been sick for a year. But the death of R.J. Reynolds 70 years ago, on July 29, 1918, was still a blow to Winston-Salem.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 8, 2017 15:19
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[North Carolina] Reynolds ends public corporate life with 15 percent jump in quarterly profit

Reynolds American Inc. finished its final full quarter as an independent corporation with a 15.4 percent increase in second-quarter net income to $919 million. British American Tobacco Plc completed July 25 the purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:08
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Worth the wait

Reynolds and Winston-Salem grew up together. The city has, during the past few decades, expanded, diversified and strengthened its corporate base and its cultural identity. It has changed to meet the future. Reynolds has as well. The merger is the lates
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 3, 2017 15:11
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[North Carolina] Gene mutations may play role in blacks' higher cancer death rates

Gene mutations may play a pivotal role in why African-Americans are more likely to die from smoking-related cancers than whites, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers said Monday....Researchers found the black patients had an increased mutation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 7, 2017 13:31
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[North Carolina] FDA focus on menthol flavoring, low nicotine levels rattles investors

Menthol’s popularity with smokers led Reynolds American Inc. to spend $29.25 billion in June 2015 to acquire Newport from Lorillard Inc. Reynolds, now fully owned by British American Tobacco PLC, holds 56 percent of the U.S. menthol cigarette market shar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2017 19:47
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[North Carolina] Facebook: Reynolds American sale

We asked our Facebook audience how they feel now that the purchase of Reynolds American is complete. Here is what two of them had to say: “Sad for our city and history.” — Michael Sherwood-Peatross “I feel sad, too. I went to work for RJR in 1955 when
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 20:01
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American now entirely owned by British American Tobacco

With the $54.5 billion sale of Reynolds American, the city will lose one of its three Fortune 500 companies.... “This is a transformational deal,” BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante said in a statement. “We will take the best of the best from both busin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:13
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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[North Carolina] BAT names Reynolds representatives to its board as sale closing looms

BAT announced the three independent Reynolds directors who will join the BAT board: Lionel Nowell III, Reynolds’ lead independent director who has been on the Reynolds board since 2007; Holly Koeppel, a board member since 2008; and Luc Jobin, a board mem
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:15
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[North Carolina] Northwest Almanac: Matchmaker helped move factories to suburbs

This story originally ran in the Winston-Salem Journal on Dec. 12, 1999. / When D.D. Bean and Sons decided to build a match factory in Forsyth County in 1959, there was a certain logic to the company’s decision. After all, Winston-Salem was the cigaret
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 25, 2017 13:59
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