Business briefing / Europe

All of our European-related business news briefings can be found on this page. Whether it is recent news and updates relating to specific companies and organisations, retail and market-related news or new technology and innovation within Europe, you will be able to easily locate it here.

PMI credits ‘robust’ performance for revenue growth

8th February 2019 | Business briefing |

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Executives at Philip Morris International (PMI) say the company closed out a “challenging” year with a “robust” performance, with a net revenue of $29.6bn in 2018, up 3.1% on the previous year

Threats and promises: the shape of vaping things to come in 2019

31st December 2018 | Business briefing |

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The year just gone has been an intense one for the vaping industry – and don’t expect 2019 to be any less so. ECigIntelligence looks ahead to the developments that can be expected in both regulation and markets around the world

BAT announces two new e-cig models with new blade technology

28th December 2018 | Business briefing |

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British American Tobacco (BAT) has announced the launch of two new models of electronic cigarette that will be added to the company’s vaping portfolio.
The devices, called iSwitch and iSwitch Maxx, are the first to use efficient puretech blade technology, rather than the traditional coil and wick heating system.

Juul advances UK presence in deal with major supermarket chain

30th November 2018 | Business briefing |

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Controversial US vaping firm Juul Labs has secured a deal to sell its vaping product in one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains.

The most publicised player in the US e-cigarette market started selling its vaping product in its UK stores in early November but now Juul will also be available in Sainsbury’s stores.

Study reveals just how much world press accentuates the negative

12th November 2018 | Business briefing |

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Media coverage of ENDS around the world is much more likely to be negative than positive, and to focus on health effects rather than e-cigs’ use in smoking cessation, a new study suggests

UK ad body upholds Vype website complaints

19th October 2018 | Business briefing , Marketing & retailing |

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A new ruling by the UK’s advertising complaints body highlights the risks that e-cigarette websites can run if their text is deemed promotional.
A complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) challenged 20 separate statements and phrases on the Govype.com site operated by Nicoventures, a British American Tobacco (BAT) subsidiary, for its Vype e-cigarette.

ECigIntelligence benchmarks an ever more complex world for you

15th October 2018 | Business briefing |

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Let ECigIntelligence keep you up-to-date on prices and other retail information on the rapidly expanding range of vaping products and brands sold by the leading online retailers around the world