The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT.
The global tobacco giant announced that the current chief operating officer of its international business will succeed Nicandro Durante as CEO following the latter's retirement in April 2019.
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation has signed an MoU with BAT South Africa to support emerging tobacco farmers in the Eastern Cape.
Workers in Mpumalanga and Limpopo are losing jobs as fewer hectares are being cultivated.
British American Tobacco says the UK-based Serious Fraud Office has opened a formal investigation into the company to probe allegations of misconduct.
British American Tobacco's $49.4bn proposal to acquire rival Reynolds has been met with approval, a move that will make it the world's largest tobacco company.
BAT Zimbabwe jas reported a 23% drop in revenue to $16.8m following a 21% decrease in sales volumes as economic fundamentals continue to wane.
SA's plans to tighten the anti-smoking laws will ignite the illicit trade in cigarettes, thereby removing billions of rands of tax revenue and threatening jobs, BAT has warned.
The JSE’s top five companies are active in a range of diverse sectors. What these giants have in common is that they offer South African investors offshore exposure.
British American Tobacco has reported lower revenue for the first half of the year, hurt by currency fluctuations and people cutting back on smoking.
Tobacco Institute South Africa chair Francois van der Merwe told Fin24 none of its member companies had fallen foul of the law.
BAT is already a global e-cigarette player and could easily have entered the South African market without buying a competitor, the Commission says.
British American Tobacco South Africa has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Twisp Proprietary Limited.
British American Tobacco sold the second-largest bond deal of the year to finance its purchase of the portion of Reynolds American that it didn’t already own.
A consumer goods company is the biggest company listed on the JSE for the decade between 2006 and 2016, according to a report by Investment Firm BayHill Company.
British American Tobacco has said it’s on the hunt for acquisitions as it reported earnings near analysts’ estimates, helped by increased sales in France and Romania.
SA's R30bn tobacco industry could see profits dive and consumption increase through the proposed introduction of plain tobacco packaging, a study has revealed.
Experts share their views on the JSE's top stocks. Among these is AB InBev, which is now the top JSE-listed company.
British American Tobacco has reported a better-than-expected performance for the second quarter, helped by cost savings and market share gains.
British American Tobacco has bucked the downward trend in Zimbabwe by recording growth in both revenue and profitability in its half-year results.
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