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British American Tobacco

In recent years, heat-not-burn tobacco products, with the significant advantage of reducing the release of harmful components, have gradually become an important r&d direction for Big Tobacco, leading HNBs’ market share to grow rapidly. more

Features

Ex-smokers and medical associations are threatening legal action to get “too unhealthy” cigarettes that exceed European norms for nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide banned. more

News

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

News

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

News

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

Manufacturing

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

Products

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

News

British American Tobacco recently launched its glo tobacco heating product in Italy, making it the seventh market after Japan, South Korea, Russia, Romania, Canada, and Switzerland. more

Products

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

News

Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. more

Features

British American Tobacco announces committee appointments. more

News

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

Features

British American Tobacco also says it wants revenue from the products, which include e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devices, to rise further. more

News

British American Tobacco has earned the Top Employer Africa seal of recognition, in addition to being certified as a top employer in five countries: South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Kenya, and Nigeria. more

News

Japan Tobacco says it has lost ground to Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco in the heat-not-burn market. more

Products

British American Tobacco says a new Kenyan stamp duty on the cigarette industry is punitive. more

News

British American Tobacco announces plans to expand sales for its Glo tobacco heating device to Tokyo and Osaka from July and roll it out nationwide by year-end. more

Products

For global players like Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco, South Korea is a lucrative market which sits amongst its top five Asia Pacific markets in terms of volume contribution. more

Features

New lab data from British American Tobacco reveals vapor from the iFuse and two standard heating products produced little or no effect on human cells. more

Products


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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