Tobacco companies lose out on debt
Imperial Tobacco and JTI will only receive £66m of £207m secured credit owed to them by Palmer & Harvey (P&H), administrator PwC has confirmed.
Imperial Tobacco is increasing the RRP across its cigarettes, rolling tobacco (RYO), pipes and cigars from 4 February, RN has been told.
The volume of illegal cigarettes seized by HMRC has more than doubled in the past year according to RN analysis of newly released government statistics.
Independent retailers have criticised Deliveroo after the online delivery provider has given Co-op an “unfair advantage” of exclusively selling tobacco through its website.