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2014-07-11 08:24:26

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to United Kingdom disclosure obligations, today Imperial Tobacco PLC issued an announcement describing certain discussions among Imperial, Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard, Inc. Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) confirms that it is in discussions with Lorillard regarding a possible acquisition of Lorillard. The discussions are consistent with RAI's strategy of considering a variety of options to enhance shareholder value....

2014-06-18 23:13:29

Motivated by Growth, Artificial Intelligence Company Makes a Move Durham, NC (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 In need of additional space after doubling in size, Automated Insights (Ai), an artificial intelligence company, is settling in to a new office at American Tobacco Campus overlooking the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The move exemplifies Durham’s magnetism for technology companies after urban revitalization turned tobacco warehouses into vibrant spaces for dining, working, and living. The...

2014-06-17 08:31:49

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gamucci Corporation Ltd today announced the creation of a new Scientific Products Division and the appointment of Adrian Marshall as Divisional CEO. It has been established to set the benchmark for innovation and quality in the electronic cigarette industry and to ensure Gamucci products meet future regulatory requirements. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140617/693125 ) Adrian has a strong background and...

2014-02-27 04:21:03

LONDON, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strong emerging market performance and solid pricing have contributed to a good set of 2013 full year results for BAT according to CEO Nicandro Durante, despite currency headwinds and industry volume declines - adding his optimism that BAT will continue to outperform the markets in the year ahead. The tobacco company posted a 7% increase in operating profits and EPS growth of 10%, at constant exchange rates. FD Ben Stevens added...

2014-02-25 12:28:44

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Tobacco in the United Kingdom, Euromonitor International Overall value sales of tobacco increased above inflation, supported by rising prices and rising taxes, although volume sales remained static. Sales continued to be hit by the smoking ban and higher prices, as well as the ongoing economic uncertainty. The taxation situation continued to frustrate a number of manufacturers, as the...

2014-01-10 16:21:21

Statement of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and National African American Tobacco Prevention Network WASHINGTON, Jan.10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marks the 50(th) anniversary of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, the major cigarette companies are nearing the day when they must finally come clean to the American people and end...

2013-09-07 23:00:52

Transparency Market Research adds new "Tobacco Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse Report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/tobacco-product-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 The tobacco is utilized in manufacturing of cigar, cigarettes, smoking and chewing tobacco. It is also used in manufacturing ‘snuff’ and ‘bidis’. The...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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