Topics: Companies

Page Searcher
Territory
Topics
Content type
Stock graph - Morton Lin

Chinese manufacturer files to list on NASDAQ

2nd October 2014 - Business briefing |

Asia
New York
North America
United States
Companies
Business briefing

          Kimree, a Chinese e-cigarette manufacturer, has filed to list on the US NASDAQ stock exchange under the acronym KREE. It plans to raise around $125m in its initial public offering (IPO) but has not yet released any details on the number of shares it plans to offer or what pricing […]

Heat and burn - Flickr Mark Juan

Creating a smoking alternative: the inside story of Ploom

30th September 2014 - Business briefing |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

          E-cigarettes and modified-risk tobacco products may change the face of smoking as we know it today. In this article, republished from Tobacco Journal International exclusively for ECigIntelligence readers, Ploom co-founder and chief technology officer Adam Bowen relates the story of “the Ploom experience”. Ploom was based first and foremost on […]

American eagle - Pete Markham 300x180

In depth: e-cigs in the U.S. – market and regulatory analysis

24th September 2014 - Regulatory reports |

California
North America
United States
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Regulatory reports

A comprehensive survey of the U.S. e-cigarette market and regulation, including: Market size • Consumption patterns • Online pricing • Distribution • Raw material supply • E-cigarette usage surveys • Current U.S. e-cigarette regulation • The future of e-cigarette regulation in the United States • Potential challenges to the deeming regulations • Taxation of e-cigs • State and local government regulation case study – California • Public place restrictions by state and local governments • Challenging the deeming regulations – precedents • The FDA regulatory process • The role and influence of trade and consumer associations

In depth: FDA deeming regs – the problems and solutions

19th September 2014 - Market reports |

North America
United States
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports

The proposed regulations • FDA e-cigarette information requests • Analysis of SFATA submission • SFATA’s proposed alternative • Analysis of AEMSA submission and proposals • Analysis of Totally Wicked submission and proposals • Conclusions

UK pharma regulator approves cigarette-like vapour device

12th September 2014 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

Britain’s medicines regulator has issued a product licence for the nicotine inhaler Voke, which will be sold by British American Tobacco’s subsidiary Nicoventures and looks likely to be the closest pharmaceutically-approved competitor to the e-cigarette.

In depth: how e-cig associations set standards, influence policy

3rd September 2014 - Market reports |

EU
Europe
France
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Market reports

France: influence on regulation and case law • France: influence on standards adoption • French and European associations’ influence on the TPD • UK: ECITA and the BSI e-cigarette standards • UK: developing manufacturing standards • French and British approaches compared • U.S.: industry self-regulation • U.S.: association regulatory and lobbying efforts

Data in depth: U.S. e-cig brands, products, pricing analysis

28th August 2014 - Pricing trackers |

North America
United States
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Pricing trackers

Download a spreadsheet containing product and online ranking data for more than 40 U.S. e-cigarette suppliers – plus pricing analysis for disposables, cartridges, e-liquids, clearomisers and starter kits.

In depth: Poland’s e-cig products, prices, channels

24th August 2014 - Pricing trackers |

Europe
Poland
Companies
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Pricing trackers

Download a spreadsheet containing product, online ranking and retail channel data for 61 Polish e-cigarette suppliers – plus pricing analysis for e-liquids, starter kits and clearomisers.

Blu e-cig could be confused with Zippo lighter, says court

21st August 2014 - Business briefing |

Europe
Germany
North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

Zippo Manufacturing, maker of the famous cigarette lighter, has won a round in its worldwide legal dispute over the use of the brand name Blu – also employed by Lorillard for its market-leading e-cigarette.

Blu still on top, but faltering; Lorillard remains optimistic

31st July 2014 - Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

Lorillard’s brand Blu retains around a 40% share of the U.S. mainstream retail market for e-cigarettes, an enviable position in many categories. But there are signs in the firm’s latest financial results and in measurement data that its ascendance is slowing, and that if Imperial Tobacco takes over the Blu brand as expected early next year, it will not be inheriting an unstoppable market leader.

U.S. tobacco mega-deal leaves Imperial with best-seller Blu

15th July 2014 - Business briefing |

North America
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

U.S. tobacco giant Lorillard is losing its best-selling e-cigarette brand Blu to British counterpart Imperial Tobacco, as part of a complex four-way deal which sees Reynolds American pay $27bn for Lorillard while Imperial picks up a number of key brands from both.

Gavel - Flickr - Sal Falko 300 x 180

Fontem patents could give Imperial an advantage at FDA

19th May 2014 - Business briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

E-cigarette patents held by Imperial Tobacco could give the company an advantage in the U.S. market, if the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) goes ahead with plans to make obtaining regulatory approval easier for pre-2007 products.

Laying down the law: regulation to dominate industry confabs

14th May 2014 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
France
North America
Poland
United Kingdom
United States
Virginia
Companies
Market Research
Policy and Politics
Public Health and Medicine
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

E-cigarettes are on the agenda for a host of trade and professional conferences over the coming weeks, reflecting the urgent need for understanding of new regulatory measures as well as the sector’s development and improving scientific knowledge about the products.

Deeming regulations: FDA still unsure on many questions

25th April 2014 - Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

North America
United States
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

The proposed regulations for e-cigarettes released yesterday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are only proposals, and the FDA still appears uncertain about how to regulate many aspects of the new products.

Victory acquires a second British e-cigarette supplier for $50m

22nd April 2014 - Business briefing |

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

U.S. e-cig manufacturer Victory Electronic Cigarettes is further strengthening its position in the European market with the acquisition of British counterpart VIP, the second UK firm it has bought this year.