January 17th, 2017
Despite recent whispers of an impasse in negotiations (revolving around the valuation of Reynolds’ next generation product portfolio), in a joint statement this morning Reynolds American and British American Tobacco confirmed that they had agreed the terms of a merger in which the UK-based company will acquire the remaining 57.8% of RAI it did not […]
November 19th, 2016
Event: VAPEXPO MOSCOW 2016 Date: December 9th-10th Location: Moscow, Russia Event Description: VAPEXPO MOSCOW is the biggest professional Vape industry conference and exhibition, and the key networking platform for vape market players and vapers within CIS countries. The event brings together Vape industry manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers, showcasing the largest selection and latest vape designs, […]
October 19th, 2016
In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.
September 16th, 2016
Event: Vapexpo Kiev Euromonitor International is pleased to be speaking at Vapexpo Kiev, October 1-2, 2016, in Kiev, Ukraine. This two day event consists of an exhibition, a conference and a Vapeshow. The conference will provide invaluable insights on topics, such as attracting customers and earning their trust, offline and online advertising, legal issues, opening a […]
October 13th, 2016
Thursday, October 13th at 9 a.m. CDT / 3 p.m. BST The current state of the tobacco industry is in flux, with a global decline in cigarette volumes, high prices and restrictive regulation impacting consumption and the emergence of a new “nicotine industry”. How will global tobacco evolve over the next 15 years? Register now […]
August 19th, 2016
Opportunities and pitfalls abound for both alcoholic drinks and tobacco in partnership with the legal cannabis industry in the United States. The legal cannabis industry accounts for US$7 billion in 2015, and only a few states have legalized recreational use. Although legislation and regulations would most certainly play a heavy role in federal legalization, both […]
August 15th, 2016
Croatia is one of the many European Union countries that was unable to meet the May 20 deadline for aligning with the EU Tobacco Products Directive. Tobacco products have been on the decline in the country for some time now, and although the tourism season is poised to boost the market, the EU Tobacco Products […]
August 2nd, 2016
The shift from cig-a-like products to tank systems in e-cigarettes continues into 2016, and internationally about 85% of vapers use tank products – and that percentage is only set to grow. Regulation is a looming issue for e-cigarettes, with new legislature likely to have repressing effects on the industry. Therefore, Illicit trade of these […]
July 29th, 2016
The new year started grimly for smokers in Bulgaria as the excise tax for cigarettes was increased in January 2016.
July 16th, 2016
The UK has decided by referendum to leave the EU (Brexit), a prime minister (David Cameron), has resigned and a new prime minister (Theresa May) is about to appoint her first cabinet.