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

What will purchase of premium tobacco maker mean to consumers?

RICHMOND, Va. -- Altria Group has expanded into what some call “boutique” brands by acquiring the privately held Sherman Group Holdings , which includes the Nat Sherman lines of superpremium cigarettes and premium cigars, officials said in a press release. New York-based Nat Sherman will join...

Analysts see more consolidation in wake of BAT-Reynolds, Altria-Sherman deals

LONDON and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The announcement of British American Tobacco buying the remaining shares of Reynolds American that it doesn’t already own came as no surprise, considering the two companies’ public confirmation of talks . But analysts see the move as largely beneficial for the new...

A state-by-state update on pending tobacco-related legislation

New lines of premium cigarettes, cigars now in portfolio
Companies expect the more than $49 billion deal to close in the third quarter
No one born after 2014 can buy cigarettes, officials propose

What four c-store chains reported in the tobacco category

25 tobacco products that garnered the most attention from Convenience Store Products readers.

4 ways agency will differentiate, regulate products

Sales, legalization grow as retail faces ongoing hurdles