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HnB and e-liquids bring manufacturing boost to Eastern Europe

4th July 2018 | Business briefing |

Europe
Poland
Romania
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Heated tobacco
Market Research
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Business briefing

E-cigarette manufacturers and tobacco giants are increasing investment in Central and Eastern Europe, building new plants or expanding existing ones to meet growing demand for new tobacco alternatives

Medical licensing could boost e-cigarette market, says lab boss

8th June 2018 | Business briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

More medically-licensed e-cigarettes could help shore up consumer confidence in the British market and reduce confusion, an industry scientist suggested at a vaping industry conference in London

‘TPD is damaging our business,’ says equipment manufacturer

8th June 2018 | Business briefing |

England
EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

A UK firm that supplies e-liquid sampling units to several European countries claims the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has had an adverse effect on its business. Vapedex also calls for better hygiene in vape stores

PMI: ‘no ceiling in sight for heated tobacco products’

18th May 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
EU
Europe
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Heated tobacco
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Philip Morris International expects its reduced-risk portfolio and continued good performance in Asian countries to continue to drive growth and aims to have at least 30% of its shipment volume to consist of new tobacco products by 2025.

PMI and Altria report cigarettes down, HnB and vapour up

2nd May 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
EU
Europe
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Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

While sales of traditional cigarettes continue to decline worldwide, PMI is increasingly relying on its heated-tobacco device IQOS to buoy up its financial results, particularly through sales in Japan and Korea

Phillips addresses vaping industry events in London and Atlanta

23rd April 2018 | Business briefing |

Belgium
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Europe
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Market Research
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Business briefing

ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips addressed the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) Forum in London on Monday 23rd April, the first of three vaping industry events this week in which we will be taking part

New book aims to debunk vaping myths

16th March 2018 | Business briefing |

Europe
Poland
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

Polish scientist Professor Andrzej Sobczak has published a book about the health impact of e-cigarettes and aims to combat fear-mongering headlines

As cigarette sales fall, PMI and JT plan further HnB investment

16th February 2018 | Business briefing |

Asia
EU
Europe
Japan
North America
World
Companies
Heated tobacco
Business briefing

As tobacco giants Philip Morris International (PMI) and Japan Tobacco (JT) have been hit by falling tobacco sales, revenues from their e-cigarette and heat-not-burn (HnB) portfolios have increased. As they plan further investments to increase their market presence, 2018 should prove to be an interesting year for HnB products.

The rise and rise of shake and vape

10th January 2018 | Business briefing |

EU
Europe
Germany
Market Research
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

The popularity of shake and vape – adding nicotine shots to nicotine-free e-liquids – is increasing throughout Europe, as detailed in an ECigIntelligence report into the market in Germany

Totally Wicked opts to stay in US after FDA postponement

4th December 2017 | Business briefing |

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Totally Wicked has decided to not close its business in the US, following the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to postpone important compliance deadlines.

Clouder on Seedrs

Online retailer aims for express e-cig deliveries

4th December 2017 | Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing

A new website aiming to break into the British e-cigarette market with express deliveries has reached the halfway point in its crowd-funding round with under a month to go. Clouder – a UK-based third-party online aggregator for vape shops and e-cig companies – is attempting to raise £100,000 on Seedrs, a popular equity crowd-funding website.

The way ahead: Big Tobacco looks to a smoke-free next generation

20th November 2017 | Business briefing |

EU
Europe
North America
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Marketing and Retailing
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Big Tobacco is moving towards a smoke-free future, with all the leading companies indicating a focus in 2018 on next generation products, whether e-cigarettes or heated tobacco products