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British American Tobacco has agreed to pay more than $635m (£512m) to US authorities after a subsidiary pleaded guilty to charges that it conspired to violate US sanctions by selling tobacco products to North Korea and commit bank fraud, a US court filing and the company said on Tuesday. The tobacco sales at the heart [...]
Shares in THG soared 10 per cent after the beleaguered e-commerce platform drafted in a director of British American Tobacco to help take it private. Sue Farr, the senior independent director (SID) of BAT sits on the board of a number of FTSE 100 companies including used car dealership Lookers and real estate company Helical. [...]
British American Tobacco (BAT), one of the world’s largest cigarette suppliers, has doubled down on its new categories such as vaping as the tobacco industry shrinks. The London-listed company’s revenue has grown in the past few months, despite the public in both Europe and the US leaning away from smoking. The shift away from smoking [...]
Top dog at cigarette giant British American Tobacco (BAT) has pushed back against claims that the company’s focus for smoking alternatives has unfairly focused on the West, calling this narrative “superficial”. Speaking to City A.M., chief marketing officer Kingsley Wheaton said that whilst it was “certainly true” that the northern hemisphere have a “more advanced [...]
A top exec at British American Tobacco (BAT) has said we need to move away from the “quit or die” approach to smoking and invest more in sustainable alternatives like vaping. Speaking at an industry conference in Washington D.C., BAT’s chief growth officer Kingsley Wheaton called for greater collaboration between the industry and governments to [...]
Revenue climbed 45 per cent to £12.8bn for British American Tobacco as the company continues to pivot towards cigarette alternatives.
Vogue cigarette maker British American Tobacco reported slow revenue growth this morning, up two per cent.
Cigarette giant British American Tobacco (BAT) said this morning it has seen around 3.6m new customers start using its vaping, heated tobacco and oral products in the first nine months of this year, more than in all of 2020. The business said that its non-combustible products, which include those three types, had 17.1m customers at [...]
A coalition of over 100 global health and anti-smoking groups have called for companies to stop social media influencers promoting nicotine products, according to reports. Following a swathe of endorsements by social media influencers of a type of flavoured nicotine pouch, produced by British American Tobacco (BAT), the group wrote a letter to the chief [...]
One of the largest tobacco companies in the world has been accused of bribing Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe. City-based British American Tobacco (BAT) was part of negotiations to pay between $300,000 and $500,000 to Zanu-PF, Mugabe’s political party in 2013, according to a BBC Panorama investigation, which will be aired this evening. [...]
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