Business briefing

Advantage BAT in the race to open up US for heated tobacco

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 30th July 2018 || Business briefing |

North America
United States
Heated tobacco
Business briefing
British American Tobacco (BAT) has a chance to steal a march on its Big Tobacco rivals in the heated-tobacco market after the company became the first to receive approval to sell a heat-not-burn device in the US ...

PMI: ‘no ceiling in sight for heated tobacco products’

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 18th May 2018 || Business briefing |

Asia
EU
Europe
Japan
North America
United States
Heated tobacco
Business briefing
PMI expects its reduced-risk portfolio and continued good performance in Asian countries to continue to drive growth and aims to have at least 30% of its shipment volume to consist of new tobacco products by 2025 ...

PMI and Altria report cigarettes down, HnB and vapour up

Written by David Palacios Rubio || 2nd May 2018 || Business briefing |

Asia
Europe
Japan
North America
South Korea
United States
Heated tobacco
Business briefing
While sales of traditional cigarettes continue to decline worldwide, PMI is increasingly relying on its heated-tobacco device IQOS to buoy up its financial results, particularly through sales in Japan and Korea ...

Creativity and controversy – how PMI spreads the word about IQOS

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 23rd April 2018 || Business briefing |

Asia
Canada
Colombia
EU
Europe
France
Japan
Lithuania
North America
Romania
South Korea
UK
Ukraine
United States
Heated tobacco
IQOS
Business briefing
Promotional activity of various kinds, some of it highly creative, has helped PMI expand the global market share for IQOS – but not without a share of...

Vape show reveals mixed feelings on Japan’s market future

Written by TobaccoIntelligence || 16th April 2018 || Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Heated tobacco
Business briefing
Opinions on the future of the Japanese e-cigarette market at the country’s first vape sector tradeshow were mixed, with some optimism despite the continuing ban on nicotine e-liquid and the dramatic success of HnB...