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Breathing space
06 August, 2019

We all know that vaping is big business but is it big enough for you to make space for it by stopping selling alcohol, most of your grocery and most of your household ranges? For most of you the answer is probably a 'no' but not for Rusdene Services, which has given over 35-40% of its shopfloor to a Vapestore 'shop within a shop' at its Waterlooville site. And the company has smaller versions of these 'shops within a shop' at its four other sites.

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Retailers and wholesalers raise tobacco track and trace concerns
26 July, 2019

Retailers and wholesalers have written to the Government raising concerns about ongoing issues with the introduction of tobacco track and trace regulations.

JUUL increases its availability to independents
05 July, 2019

JUUL Labs has signed deals that will give many more independent retailers access to its range of products.

Logic moves into wholesale and independent channels
14 June, 2019

Following its introduction into the grocery channel last year, vaping brand Logic has announced it has significantly expanded distribution of its Logic Compact range. Logic Compact is expanding across the independent and wholesale channels, and listings across convenience accounts will increase.

JUUL partners Bestway to widen distribution
24 May, 2019

Vaping company JUUL has announced a partnership with Bestway Wholesale to widen the distribution of its products into the independent convenience channel.

Imperial Tobacco repositions its Embassy cigarette brand
22 March, 2019

The Embassy cigarette brand is being repositioned by Imperial Tobacco from its traditional home in the premium price sector to the more popular economy price sector.

e-vapour brand blu expands its flavour portfolio
22 March, 2019

The e-vapour brand blu is expanding its flavour portfolio with the launch of a new and improved Golden Tobacco flavour for its pod-mod device, myblu.

JUUL Labs UK agrees partnership with MFG
15 March, 2019

Vaping company JUUL Labs UK has signed its first major retail forecourt partnership in the convenience channel with the announcement that MFG will be stocking its range of products.

JTI adds value e-liquid range under its Logic brand
15 March, 2019

JTI has announced the launch of a new value e-liquid range under its Logic brand.

Bigger smokes
11 February, 2019

Cigars, once saved just for special occasions and celebrations, have far wider appeal than you might imagine. Research conducted by Censuswide UK on behalf of Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK Limited (STG UK) has found that 59% of male smokers who don't normally smoke cigars would be willing to buy them. The company surveyed 1,000 adults, who smoke daily and also visit their local convenience store at least once a week.

As the Government is urged to publish its plans for E10 by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol, would you welcome the introduction of E10 as the right next step in cutting automotive carbon emissions?