British American Tobacco (BAT) Zimbabwe volumes during the year to December 2013 dropped about 17 % to 1,301 billion sticks manufactured in the previous year because of a decrease in the market size. This comes after the 30 % price boost taken on affordable segment in December 2012 in opposition to a 50 % excise raise to around US$15 per mille, the company’s finance leader Mr. Peter Doona stated analysts several days ago. Read more
“Style X-Slims inspired by urban culture and the trend characteristic of large cities, and that is why we have decided to issue two new proposals in the 25 largest cities of Russia,” – said Jan Billinghem, advertising manager for the average price of stamps segment Philip Morris Seylz end Marketing “. Read more
Marlboro Night Fusion Limited Edition
Although a worldwide market leader in the tobacco industry, Marlboro has seen a decline in Belgium and The Netherlands among young adult smokers who perceive the brand as traditional, mainstream and distant. In order to re-engage this group of consumers, who are known to be opinion leaders, stylish, brand sensitive and looking for modern and innovative brands, Marlboro decided to launch a long term limited edition. Read more
Philip Morris ČR a.s., an affiliate of Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI), is the leading producer and marketer of tobacco products in the Czech Republic and is listed on the Prague Stock Exchange. Our portfolio consists of popular international and local cigarette brands such as Marlboro, L&M, Red & White, Philip Morris, Petra and Sparta. Read more
The Belmont brand is widespread throughout the world, being manufactured by various companies in numerous markets. It is especially popular in South and Central America. Read more
Rothmans International plc was a British tobacco manufacturer. Its brands included Rothmans, Players and Dunhill. Its business was strongest in Europe, and it specialised in premium brands. Read more
Labor has received payments from the controversial tobacco giant Philip Morris and an industry pressure group lobbying against plain packaging for cigarettes.
Philip Morris has hired a prominent stall in the exhibition hall at the annual Labour Party conference in Brighton, the cost is run to several thousand pounds.
Labor agreed to sell exhibition space for the two organizations, despite vehemently criticized the Tories for their alleged links with the tobacco industry. Read more
Russia’s media watchdog has threatened to block Facebook in Russia if an investigation confirms social media company’s ads for smoking mixtures.
The country’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Communications has warned that it is ready to block the social media site if it finds evidence those smoking blends ads did indeed appear on the site. Read more