Republic Technologies reveals NPD campaign

Republic Technologies has launched six new filters from its Swan brand in what it calls its biggest ever NPD programme. The major rollout from the tobacco accessories supplier includes a carbon paper filter, an extra...
track and trace

Research suggests retailers concerned about track and trace

A recent survey conducted by JTI has revealed several areas of retailer uncertainty regarding the upcoming track and trace legislation. Coming into force on 20 May, the survey of more than 1,400 retailers carried out...

Budget 2017: Alcohol, Tobacco & Business Rates

Chancellor Philip Hammond set out the Autumn Budget today (22 November) at the House of Commons, including the government’s upcoming plans for tax and spending, covering everything from alcohol, tobacco to business rates. While duty on...
tobacco sales

Focus on tobacco: As the deadline looms

There can be no half measures from tobacco wholesalers from 20 May, writes Chris Dillon. From the moment most factory lines ceased production of branded packs of tobacco 12 months ago, in line with legislation making...
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How can wholesalers maintain sales in the tobacco category?

They’re here: the first plain packs of cigarettes have arrived at wholesale depots and made their way into the hands of smokers. But the market as a whole doesn’t know what’s about to hit it,...