New to Inter-Tabac – Dortmund – InterSupply:

What’s InterSupply about? InterSupply is THE new international platform for the production of tobacco goods. The trade show premieres from 18 – 20 September 2015 at Messe Westfalenhallen Dortmund, Germany. From raw materials like raw tobacco, aromas/flavours and essences, production machines and facilites for the manufacturing of cigars, cigarettes, pipes, shishas and e-cigarettes to packing […]

Vaping

In this fast evolving category, which is expected to be around $5 billion in the US by the end of 2014, has vaping eclipsed e-cigarettes. Most industry insiders agree vaping is fast superceding e-cigs as the preferred category.   What are your thoughts / comments??

Top three raise cigarette prices $0.07 / pack

In an expected move, PM USA raised its cigarette prices by $0.07 / cents a pack, which was immediately followed by Lorillard and RJ Reynolds. Will others follow or exploit the price differential to gain volume??

2015 Trade events

Tobacco Exhibitions / Trade Shows / Conferences – 2015 Updated: November 5, 2014   Tobacco + Expo – Las Vegas, NV – Convention Center – January 28 -29.   AWMA – Las Vegas, NV Paris Hotel and Casino – February 24-26.   NATO – Las Vegas, NV Paris Hotel and Casino – April 21-23.   […]

Philly Merchants Hurt by New Cigarette Tax

Philly Merchants Hurt by New Cigarette Tax $2-per-pack tax to fund schools has many customers driving to the suburbs. November 11, 2014 Page Content ​PHILADELPHIA – In an article this week, Philly.com profiled local business owners who have been hit hard by the city’s new tax on cigarettes. According to some retailers, cigarette sales are […]

Reminder to Register for FDA Workshops on E-Cigarettes

Reminder to Register for FDA Workshops on E-Cigarettes Three public meetings will cover the issues of e-cig manufacturing, marketing and impact on public health Published in Tobacco E-News By  Thomas A. Briant, Executive Director   In September, the FDA announced a series of three public workshops to gather scientific information and provide a forum for […]

What Altria’s Nu Mark Says About Vaping

November 3, 2014 View CSPnet.com Dashboard What Altria’s Nu Mark Says About Vaping President Joe Murillo on the past, present & future of a new category Published in CSP Daily News By  Mitch Morrison, Vice President & Group Editor RICHMOND, Va. – In the past year, Altria Group Inc.’s vaping subsidiary, Nu Mark LLC, has […]

Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply U.S. Tobaccos

Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply U.S. Tobaccos RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — George C. Freeman, III, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) (“Universal”), announced today that the Company’s subsidiary, Universal Leaf North America U.S., Inc. (“ULNA”) will increase its direct purchases of flue-cured and […]