All Tobacco articles – Page 3

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    Imperial Tobacco launches combi pouch format for Riverstone

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Imperial Tobacco is claiming an industry first as it has launched a new combi pouch format for Riverstone, saying it is the first combi pouch to hit the UK market. The Riverstone Combi Pouch has an RRP of £11.00 and contains 30g of easy-to-roll tobacco and 60 papers and ...

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    JTI introduces range of tobacco-free nicotine pouches

    2019-09-04T00:00:00Z

    Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has announced it will be introducing its range of tobacco-free nicotine pouches, Nordic Spirit, to all channels including independent and convenience retailers and wholesalers following its UK launch on the product’s website earlier this year. To celebrate the distribution drive, JTI will be offering a ...

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    Vapouriz Retail Solutions introduces vaping displays

    2019-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Vapouriz Retail Solutions has introduced two new, high-impact units intended to allow retailers to create a compact, eye-catching and profitable vape category in any size of store. The FSDU and Gantry units hold e-liquids, kits and accessories and have the option of stocking CBD e-liquids too. The Vapouriz FSDU is ...

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    blu extends portfolio with launch of new starter pack

    2019-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Vaping brand blu has announced it is extending its myblu portfolio with the launch of a new starter pack featuring its Intense Liquidpods to help more smokers make the switch to vaping. Rolling out into stores now, the new myblu Intense Starter Kit will include the pod-mod vape device ...

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    Breathing space

    2019-08-06T00:00:00Z

    We all know that vaping is big business but is it big enough for you to make space for it by stopping selling alcohol, most of your grocery and most of your household ranges? For most of you the answer is probably a ’no’ but not for Rusdene Services, which ...

  • Retailers and wholesalers raise tobacco track and trace concerns
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    Retailers and wholesalers raise tobacco track and trace concerns

    2019-07-26T00:00:00Z

    Retailers and wholesalers have written to the Government raising concerns about ongoing issues with the introduction of tobacco track and trace regulations. The ‘track and trace’ regulations introduced on 20th May put in place a new method of tracking the sale of legitimate tobacco products through the supply chain. ...

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    JUUL increases its availability to independents

    2019-07-05T00:00:00Z

    JUUL Labs has signed deals that will give many more independent retailers access to its range of products. Nisa and Costcutter retailers now have access to JUUL Starter Kits and JUULpods following an agreement with Nisa, while Bestway Wholesale has extended listings to another 17 depots (six Batleys and ...

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    Logic moves into wholesale and independent channels

    2019-06-14T00:00:00Z

    Following its introduction into the grocery channel last year, vaping brand Logic has announced it has significantly expanded distribution of its Logic Compact range. Logic Compact is expanding across the independent and wholesale channels, and listings across convenience accounts will increase. Logic Compact is a premium Pod device. The ...

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    JUUL partners Bestway to widen distribution

    2019-05-24T00:00:00Z

    Vaping company JUUL has announced a partnership with Bestway Wholesale to widen the distribution of its products into the independent convenience channel. “We are delighted to have partnered with Bestway Wholesale to make JUUL products available to thousands of independent retailers through its Bestway and Batleys depots,” said John Patterson, ...

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    Imperial Tobacco repositions its Embassy cigarette brand

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

    The Embassy cigarette brand is being repositioned by Imperial Tobacco from its traditional home in the premium price sector to the more popular economy price sector. Tom Gully, brand planning manager, explained: “Embassy has been one of Imperial’s most enduring and recognisable FMC (factory made cigarettes) propositions across the years. ...

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    e-vapour brand blu expands its flavour portfolio

    2019-03-22T00:00:00Z

    The e-vapour brand blu is expanding its flavour portfolio with the launch of a new and improved Golden Tobacco flavour for its pod-mod device, myblu. Chris Street, head of trade marketing at blu UK, commented: “We’re always looking at ways to strengthen our flavour portfolio using the latest in vaping ...

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    JUUL Labs UK agrees partnership with MFG

    2019-03-15T00:00:00Z

    Vaping company JUUL Labs UK has signed its first major retail forecourt partnership in the convenience channel with the announcement that MFG will be stocking its range of products. The deal will initially see 534 MFG sites stock the core JUUL range with other stores in the estate joining later ...

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    JTI adds value e-liquid range under its Logic brand

    2019-03-15T00:00:00Z

    JTI has announced the launch of a new value e-liquid range under its Logic brand. Rolling out from March and exclusive to independent retailers via wholesale for the first three months, the Logic EPIQ range joins the Logic vaping portfolio. With over half of e-liquid sales in the ...

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    Bigger smokes

    2019-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Cigars, once saved just for special occasions and celebrations, have far wider appeal than you might imagine. Research conducted by Censuswide UK on behalf of Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK Limited (STG UK) has found that 59% of male smokers who don’t normally smoke cigars would be willing to buy them. ...

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    Puffing out profits

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Public Health England (PHE) is currently doing its bit for the vaping sector with a new film showing the harm that traditional smoking does to the body and how this can be avoided by switching to an e-cigarette. The film, which has been released as part of PHE’s Health Harms ...

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    Two more capsule products from JTI

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    JTI has launched two new cutting-edge products: Sterling Dual Triple Green and Benson Hedges Blue Dual Double Capsule. Sterling Dual Triple Green is the first triple menthol cigarette in the UK, and has peppermint and spearmint capsules. Meanwhile, B H Blue Dual Double Capsule brings a ...

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    JTI augments capsule offer with two new products

    2019-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Tobacco company JTI is strengthening its capsule offering with the launch of two new products: Sterling Dual Triple Green and Benson Hedges Blue Dual Double Capsule. Sterling Dual Triple Green is described by JTI as the first triple menthol cigarette in the UK tobacco market. The mentholated cigarette ...

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    Imperial Tobacco offers Rizla RYO filter tips with crushball

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    Imperial Tobacco is planning to launch Rizla Polar Blast, which it describes as the UK’s first Roll Your Own (RYO) filter tip to contain a Crushball. Polar Blast brings the popularity of factory made cigarette (FMC) crushballs to Rizla’s RYO accessories. The squeezable filter tip means adult smokers will ...

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    product news: STG promotes new website

    2018-11-02T00:00:00Z

    To celebrate its new trade website going live on the 1November, STG UK has launched a new initiative inviting retailers to share their stories of how they have, or intend to, give back to their local community. The deserving ‘Local Heroes’ will be awarded a host of prizes, including ...

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    product news: JTI reduces RRPs for RYO tobacco

    2018-11-02T00:00:00Z

    JTI has announced new, lower recommended retail prices (RRPs) for three of its most popular value RYO brands - Sterling Rolling, Holborn Yellow and Kensitas Club RYO. Effective immediately, the lower RRPs are designed to help retailers tap into the increased consumer trend for value for money products – which ...