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Tag: tobacco

Iqos

Independent retailers will be crucial in Philip Morris’ plans to create a smoke-free future. The supplier unveiled Iqos, its new ‘heat not burn’ tobacco product to retailers at Pro Retail this month, signalling that it...
tobacco gantry

When the tobacco display ban came into force in 2015, there was an element of a softly, softly approach from trading standards. There were no big convictions immediately following it. But with this month’s...
jti gantry

The EU Tobacco Products Directive 2 is now in force, but many retailers have been caught with banned products still in their gantry. Here's a reminder of what should no longer be in your...
branded tobacco

Exclusive research has found that 70% of retailers are risking prosecution as they aren't complying with new branded tobacco laws. Retail Express accompanied Islington trading standards on a series of shop visits just days after...
tobacco legislation

The sell-through period for branded RYO and cigarettes ended last week, with products now sold in minimum formats and carrying larger health warnings as part of the new tobacco legislation. Yet, UK tobacco manufacturer...
Colbeck tobacco

As an independent retailer of 25 years, I can’t remember a time when the sector has seen so much change. Our tobacco gantry has been transformed into a sea of olive packs over the...
plain packaging

Government wording of when the European Union Tobacco Products Directive on plain packaging would come into effect has left retailers wondering whether it is still legal to sell non-compliant packs on May 20th. The confusing instructions...
jti gantry

A retailer who was told he would lose his cigarette gantry because 75% of space was not used for JTI products has successfully fought to keep it. Eric Jordan, of Evenwood News in Country Durham,...
illicit tobacco

One in eight London independent retailers are selling illegal tobacco products from under the counter, according to JTI. The company also found 37% of consumers in the capital have purchased illegal cigarettes, with 28% claiming they...
Raymond Farrell

The IAA’s Kathryn Gaw joined the NFRN’s Margaret McCloskey, and retailer Raymond Farrell to discuss theft, cigarettes and more.