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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. August 15, 2013

    Imperial Tobacco raises prices

    ...managing to offset some of the fall in demand by raising prices. Lex's Oliver Ralph and Julia Grindell discuss the recent performance of the makers of Davidoff and JPS cigarettes and the impact of electronic cigarettes on the market. 3m 20secs

  5. April 21, 2013

    Zong Qinghou: work, tea and cigarettes

    ...Beijing. His hotel is comfortable but hardly luxurious, he wears a simple jacket with a zipper front and he chain-smokes Davidoff cigarettes – a midrange brand in China. He wags his finger disapprovingly as he extols his view of the state’s role in... By Simon Rabinovitch

  6. February 15, 2013

    New season, new scents

    ...scents are getting an update too, with understated sophistication the theme for spring. Here are five of the newest examples: Davidoff The Game (from £29). Iris, juniper berry and blackwood give an elegant overlay to the brand’s aquatic DNA. Bulgari... By Caroline Brien

  7. February 1, 2013

    Renewed bid talk lifts Imperial Tobacco

    ...a rising London market on Friday as its recent weakness triggered renewed takeover speculation. The maker of Gauloises and Davidoff cigarettes rallied from a three-month low hit in the wake of an update on Wednesday, which showed demand in Europe and Russia... By Bryce Elder

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