The first launch of a new cigarette brand since a ban on advertising is one of the issues explored in the latest edition of The Grocer’s sister title Tobacco Trade Review, which is published this week.
The September issue of the quarterly magazine is packed with all the latest news developments and legislation affecting the industry as well as views from the top and in-depth analysis.
Conflicting research on the effects of a smoking ban in public places and the promotional challenges being faced by the trade are explored, and an exclusive survey reveals retailer attitudes towards price-marked cigarettes.
TTR asks 100 retailers to vote for their favourite tobacco adverts of all time in a nostalgic look at the most creative campaigns.
A look at the vending machine sector reveals a push into off-trade premises like supermarkets and filling stations, and Somerfield tobacco buyer Sam Curley reveals his retail plans.