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

Tobacco Category Digest 2020


Smoker Friendly CEO Details Growth Plan

Main Street Capital bought minority stake in tobacco, c-store company to help with acquisitions


New England C-Store Association Condemns Menthol Ban

Organization says restriction has affected state excise tax, c-stores sales

Retailer will also have access to line of credit, loan to assist with acquisition growth strategy

Frank Silva will take over as senior vice president of trade marketing and activation

Disposables do well despite FDA’s warning to some companies

Graphic cigarette warnings, flavor bans top the list

Plant-based technology makes this candidate unique, company says

New department to focus on needs of trade partners

Administration asks retailers to submit cigarette health warning plans by March 16, 2021

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