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Imperial Brands stemmed the decline in cigarette sales volumes in the second half of this year by focusing on key brands and controlling price hikes. more

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As the new generation of Chinese consumers born in the 1990s emerges as a leading force of consumption in China, an important marketing focus for brands is on how to win favor from this group. more

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China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial Co., Ltd. – operator of the tobacco industry in east China’s Jiangxi Province – strives to make its leading cigarette brand, Jinsheng, more competitive by significantly improving appearance, flavor and marketability. more

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Cigarette marketing methods in China are undergoing a “reverse transformation” to a pattern of "promotion from the consumption, retail, and commercial sectors to the manufacturing sector." more

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The Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation has embarked on a rebranding mission that has made the tobacco industry aware of its new identity. more

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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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