South Africa has to be a better option for Trump than Greenland is, writes Howard Feldman.
The Competition Tribunal has conditionally approved the acquisition of South African e-cigarette seller, Twisp, by international cigarette giant, British American Tobacco.
BAT is already a global e-cigarette player and could easily have entered the South African market without buying a competitor, the Commission says.
BAT, the world’s second-largest traded cigarette maker, has agreed to buy South African vaping company Twisp.
The JSE was dragged into the red by British American Tobacco and Reinet, which hold a large investment in British American Tobacco, following an announcement from the US that nicotine levels in cigarettes need to be lowered.
Trailing Philip Morris International in the contest to move smoking alternatives beyond e-cigarettes is just fine with British American Tobacco.
The whistleblowers behind the Twitter handle @espionageSA, who have leaked thousands of pages of information on the illegal spying, corruption and money laundering going on behind the scenes in the tobacco industry, have come out into the open.
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.
British American Tobacco , the world's second-largest cigarette maker, says it will take action if the plan to put cigarettes in "plain packaging" is enacted.
British American Tobacco says it has agreed to pay $575m to settle litigation with the
Flintkote company regarding disputed dividends and asbestos claims.
British American Tobacco will become the biggest tobacco company to show a television advert for e-cigarettes in Britain.
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.
JSE-listed British American Tobacco has announced that its effective tax rate is set to fall from about 30% to the 'high twenties' following the passage of US legislation.
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.
The Zimbabwean unit of British American Tobacco says interim cash and cash equivalents have risen by $7m as it is unable to pay foreign shareholders owing to foreign currency shortages.
Best intentions for public health can have unintended economic consequences, writes Soraya Zoueihid
British American Tobacco has been accused of bribing police officers, spying on competitors, and sourcing business information on its rivals from Sars officials.
British American Tobacco, the world's No.2 cigarette maker, is losing as much as 10% of its South African output due to power cuts, says a senior official.
British American Tobacco has posted net profit of $13.45m despite depressed consumer spending, rising unemployment and a continued rise in sin tax.
British American Tobacco has reported lower revenue and profit for six months, hurt by the strong British pound and a slight decline in volume.
Zimbabwe's central bank chief has warned against a plan to sanction foreign firms which do not sell majority stakes to locals.
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