Increased cigarette prices and a change in distribution channel have helped British American Tobacco Uganda Limited to enjoy record growth in net profit amidst tough tobacco regulation. more


British American Tobacco Kenya is protesting, saying that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Kenya business. more


Exports of tobacco products in 2017 accounted for 42% of Romania’s total exports of food, beverages, and tobacco, and about 6% of total exports of consumer goods. more


British American Tobacco will invest €800 million in its Ploiesti factory over the next five years. more


Despite a weaker pound and a slowing market for tobacco-heating devices in Japan, British American Tobacco (BAT) expects to report “good” earnings growth for the full year. more


Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand) in the Auckland High Court, alleging that BAT is breaching the Commerce Act in the way it ties up retailers. more


British American Tobacco announces committee appointments. more


Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more


From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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