Legal limits good for future sales

EUROPEAN legislation due to come into effect in May this year is a positive step forward for the vaping category, says Jennifer Roberts, UK...

Innovation and education key

Mike Godwin, head of business-to-business at Vapouriz Group shares his thoughts on e-liquids
Mumtaz Ali and his wife have won Tobacco Retailer of the Year at the Scottish Grocer Awards for two years running.

Awards Profile – Tobacco Retailer of the Year

Scottish Grocer caught up with Best One South Bridge owner Mumtaz Ali after the store won the Tobacco Retailer of the Year Award at the 2022 Scottish Grocer Awards.
Juul menthols

Menthol for the masses

Vaping brand Juul has launched a new menthol flavoured pod.

Value is key to success

THE tobacco market has evolved over the last decade, as consumers reacted to rising duty and increasingly restrictive legislation.
STG UK has rolled out an updated look across its Signature brand.

Retailers urged to review cigar range

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is offering advice to convenience retailers about how they can get the most value out of the cigar category.

Convenient deals for Vapouriz

New Vapouriz agreements with Nisa and Bestway .
Dipoti has called for clarity, while the SGF has launched a vape recycling scheme.

UK Government opens vape debate

Industry bodies have set out to allay concerns over disposable vapes after the UK Government launched a consultation amid fears about youth vaping.
Rizla Flavour Infusions

Benefit off the RYO boom

The increasing shift to roll your own among existing adult smokers is opening up sales opportunities for tobacco-related accessories.

Birthday cheers for L&B

Imperial Tobacco brand Lambert & Butler variant L&B Blue has turned three years old and the firm is celebrating what it says has been...

Margin call

For several years some argued that prominent use of PMPs on c-stores’ tobacco gantries gave convenience outlets an advantage over supermarkets, especially after large...
The UKVIA has teamed with Smoke Free to encourage smokers to switch to vapes.

UKVIA praise Khan report

The UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA) has heaped praise on a new report produced for the UK Government that backs e-cigarettes as a cessation tool.
E-Lites

Curved vape

FUN and humour was the starting point for the new E-Lites e-cigarette TV ad according to one of the men behind its creation. Vince McSweeney,...

Camel takes on a new curve

JTI has launched three limited-edition packs for its cigarette brand Camel. The special designs are available through June and July on the brand’s King Size...
matches-cigarettes

Time to shine a light

When it comes to matches there’s still some space for retailers to get creative

Miniatures on the market march

Cigars, like most tobacco products, continue to face difficult and restrictive market conditions. But fears that the dark market may have had a particularly...