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JT shows two new higher-temp HnB devices for Japan

21st January 2019 | Business briefing |

Asia
Japan
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Japan Tobacco (JT) is launching two new heat-not-burn (HnB) devices in the Japanese market on 29th January as it tries to catch up with Philip Morris International (PMI)’s IQOS and British American Tobacco (BAT)’s Glo in its home territory.
The new devices will heat tobacco to higher temperatures than JT’s existing Ploom Tech, delivering stronger tastes, something consumers have called for, according to a company spokesperson.

Chinese HnB exhibitors make a mark at Korea’s first Vape Expo

18th September 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
South Korea
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

The different cultural and regulatory regimes surrounding vaping and heated tobacco in South Korea were on display at the country’s first vaping show, Vape Korea Expo 2018, held at the Kintex exhibition hall in Ilsan

IQOS flourishes across Southeast Asia – without PMI’s approval

6th February 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
Indonesia
Japan
Malaysia
Philippines
South Korea
Thailand
Vietnam
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

The IQOS heated tobacco system is on sale across Southeast Asia, despite doubts over its legality in a number of countries, and the official disapproval of its maker, Philip Morris International

Ryan McCrossan

18th November 2017 | Business briefing |

Business briefing

ECigIntelligence reports with sadness the death of our friend and colleague Ryan McCrossan, aged 30

We’ve moved!

15th November 2017 | Business briefing |

Companies
Business briefing

ECigIntelligence has a new home – brighter, more modern offices, still in one of the world’s great cities