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...
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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,...
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JTI releases limited edition Camel packs

Limited edition packs for JTI’s Premium cigarette brand Camel will be available throughout June and July in the King Size 20s variant only. Jeremy Blackburn, JTI Head of Communications, comments: “The premium segment remains an...