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    1. January 22, 2015

      Tobacco groups poised to sue government over plain packaging plan

      ...differentiate our brands from those of competitors,” said Imperial Tobacco, the Bristol-based maker of Lambert & Butler and Davidoff cigarettes. The company, one of the four biggest cigarette makers in the world, has a 44 per cent market share in the UK...Kadhim Shubber

    2. October 7, 2014

      Coty eyes Chanel’s Bourjois

      Coty, whose brands include Rimmel, Calvin Klein and Davidoff, has made a binding offer to Chanel for its cosmetics brand Bourjois, in an all-share deal that would extend the US beauty...By Elizabeth Paton in New York

    3. September 19, 2014

      Who funds the arts and why we should care

      ...mean that it loses its sponsorship from cigar manufacturer Davidoff. (In the UK, tobacco companies are allowed to sponsor cultural...Instead, Art Basel issued a statement that simply applauded Davidoff as a “dedicated supporter of art”. Both Tate Modern...By Rachel Spence

    1. September 19, 2014

      Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

      ...last year’s destocking programme they fell 5 per cent. As usual, the group’s “growth brands” — which include Davidoff, JPS and Parker & Simpson — fared much better than the average, with underlying volumes up 12 per cent. Net revenues from...Investors Chronicle reporters

    2. June 10, 2014

      Imperial Tobacco set to spin off Logista distribution arm

      ...four months after the British tobacco manufacturer behind the Davidoff and Gauloises brands said that it was reviewing its options regarding...focused on the group’s 10 most profitable brands – such as Davidoff and Lambert & Butler – while improving the group’s supply...By Andy Sharman and Duncan Robinson

    3. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2014

      The Closer

      ...war on drugs’ in a new report. - Ashley Milne-Tyte on search funds. - Colin Lewis on robot assistants. - Steven Davidoff on Alibaba’s risky corporate structure. FT EVENING ROUND-UP Wall St rallies in spite of tech losses: “US blue chip...FT Alphaville

    4. May 7, 2014

      Imperial Tobacco profits fall 22% as declining smoking rates bite

      ...was hit by accelerated amortisation on some of its brands as the group focuses instead on brands that are growing, such as Davidoff. This pushed amortisation up £150m to £326m. But adjusted operating profit fell by a more modest 4 per cent to £1...By Duncan Robinson

    5. FT Alphaville

      April 25, 2014

      Shareholder hacktivists?

      ...stakeholders. ———————————– Grateful hat tips to John Carney, Matt Levine, James Kwak, Stephen Davidoff, and @Jesse_Livermore for some of the links to the research included here. Activists are great for companies, though not...Cardiff Garcia

    6. beyondbrics

      March 17, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ...Russia | When a number of internet sites were blocked on Thursday morning, it was like a bolt out of the blue, writes Victor Davidoff in the Moscow Times Southeast Asia’s Infrastructure Deficit | The truth is, the majority of Asia’s road and rail networks...beyondbrics

    7. August 15, 2013

      Imperial Tobacco suffers amid EU spending squeeze

      ...public spending squeeze, unemployment and illicit trade, according to Imperial Tobacco. The maker of JPS, Gauloises and Davidoff cigarettes also singled out the Spanish market as remaining particularly weak, amid claims by Spain that controversial checks...By Adam Jones

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