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Imperial pay policy dumped

Imperial Brands will not put its proposed new pay policy to a vote at Wednesday’s annual meeting because of fears over a sizeable shareholder revolt.Read More

Imperial Tobacco forms Tabacalera USA 

Imperial Tobacco’s premium cigar group has announced the formation of Tabacalera USA, which will oversee the company’s leading premium cigar business subsidiaries in the U.S. market. Tabacalera USA will oversee the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA-based premium cigar division of Altadis U.S.A., which manufactures handmade cigar brands such as Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta and VegaFina. Tabacalera...Read More

Imperial announces addition to Carlton cigarette portfolio

Imperial Tobacco has announced a new addition to its Carlton cigarette portfolio: Carlton Superkings Menthol. Carlton is the U.K.’s No. 1 sub-economy cigarette brand. Carlton Superkings Menthol will be available in standard and price-marked packs containing 19 pieces. According to Madeleine Pearce, Imperial’s brand portfolio chassis manager, the brand has been “designed to suit the...Read More

Imperial to buy Dragonite’s e-cigarette business

Imperial Tobacco Group (ITG) will buy Dragonite International’s e-cigarette business for $75 million, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The acquisition depends on the approval of Dragonite shareholders. Simon Evans, spokesman for Imperial, said the acquisition is not related to ITG’s August announcement that it was on track to introduce its own alternative nicotine products in 2014 through...Read More

Housing project is growing initiative

Tobacco growers and their families in Vietnam have moved into new homes built for them under an Imperial Tobacco responsibility initiative. Project Symphony is the result of a collaboration between Imperial Tobacco Vietnam, its local partner DOFICO and the Altadis Foundation. The homes, constructed from brick and steel, have been built in the provinces of...Read More