Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Exhibitors allude to what’s to come in product showcase at conference ‘c-store’

$35 million equity capital raise a ‘fresh financial start’ for the brand

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- NJOY LLC has acquired the assets of NJOY Inc. as part of the e-cigarette maker’s financial restructuring. NJOY Inc., which was founded in 2006, declared bankruptcy last September, citing an accumulated deficit of $234.4 million and $16 million in accounts payable. After...

Lawmakers move to nix discounts on most products in category

ALBANY, N. Y. -- Just when convenience retailers can finally take advantage of coupons with the emerging help of digital and mobile technology, lawmakers in New York could virtually end such practices statewide before any headway even begins—at least when it comes to tobacco. Under a proposal...

Cigar segment burns brightest in recent numbers, speaker says

Industry group offers additional clarity on resource
Congressmen regroup on Cole-Bishop Amendment to ease FDA rules
BAT to discountinue one of Churchill’s favorite brands
Researchers present more data on heat-not-burn products, e-cigs

Lower volume offsets rise in prices, dampens sales

If it caved to shareholder pressure, mammoth drug-store chain would boost c-store profits