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

Tobacco manufacturer opens concept retail site to introduce Zyn in Chicago

The opportunity to profit is huge, but it does take some time and research.

Brought to you by Scandinavian Tobacco Group. Cigarettes and other tobacco products (OTP) were once seen as an “us-versus-them” situation, but as more consumers seek out craft, artisanal products as an alternative to traditional smokes, OTP offers convenience stores a unique opportunity to drive...

The industry awaits further moves from the FDA

CHICAGO -- Bill McCloskey is noticing a metamorphosis—a change that could bode well for electronic cigarettes and similar electronic nicotine-delivery systems (ENDS). The tobacco consumer is transforming into a more sophisticated smoker who uses multiple products at higher price points. McCloskey,...

British American Tobacco
Executive comments on synergies during investor call
cigarette pack
House lawmakers in heavy tobacco-growing state propose 50-cent-per-pack increase
smoking vs vaping

Executives see noncombustible innovation and reduced risk as part of multipronged approach

no smoking
Channel lacks ‘natural alliances,’ strategist says
JUUL Labs product
The closed vaping system is taking off at c-stores across the country.
cigarette display
Students, health advocacy groups visit lawmakers
Proposals considered in 25 states so far this year