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There are only a few days left to register for The Grocer’s exclusive webinar on the future of the tobacco category.

This key session, on the major changes affecting the biggest category in fmcg, takes place on Tuesday 5 May. Attendees have until 11am on the day to register.

The event takes place just two weeks before the ban on menthol and other flavoured tobacco products comes into force on 20 May, marking one of the biggest legislative changes the category has ever seen.

The Grocer, along with sister brands Convenience Store and Forecourt Trader, has put together an expert panel to discuss the changes in range needed to meet modern shopper needs. 

As well as offering unique insight into how businesses are preparing for the ban, there’s also the chance to submit your question to the panel when you register here. 

So, who will be discussing the sugar levy and its implications for the industry with the host, Convenience Store editor David Rees?

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Source: Phillip Morris

Peter Nixon, MD, Philip Morris

Peter Nixon joined the Philip Morris UK & Ireland office as MD in December 2016. He led the national rollout of Iqos, which forms part of the company’s ambition to stop selling conventional, combustible cigarettes. Nixon has previously worked for Philip Morris in Japan, Switzerland and Russia.


Kay Patel

Kay Patel, owner, Global Food & Wine 

Kay Patel runs four convenience stores in East London under the Global Food & Wine and Best-one banners. An ambassador for the Best-one symbol group, Patel maintains strong links with his customers and is a big supporter of local community events.


Alice dolling

Source: HIM MCA

Alice Dolling, senior insight analyst, HIM MCA 

Dolling leads bespoke insight and analysis within the business. During her four years at HIM MCA, she has specialised in retail, and previous to her current role provided insight and account management within this channel for numerous category suppliers, including tobacco.


Click or tap here to register for the webinar