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Double Drip Fizzy Cherry Cola Bottles

Double Drip releases new cherry cola flavour

11 Feb 2019

Double Drip is launching a new addition for its flavoured e-liquids range: Fizzy Cherry Cola Bottles.

L&B Blue Bright Air Filter

Imperial expands portfolio with new L&B filter

31 Jan 2019

Imperial Tobacco is adding a new air filter to its L&B Blue Bright line-up, promising an improved smoking experience.

Logic Pro 2

JTI promotes Logic with retailer prize draws

21 Dec 2018

JTI is launching a new ‘Looking for Logic’ retailer competition to support its Logic vaping brand.

Rizla Polar Blast

Rizla freshens up filter market with new variant

13 Dec 2018

Imperial Tobacco’s Rizla brand is launching Rizla Polar Blast; the UK’s first roll-your-own (RYO) filter tip to contain a ‘crushball.’

STG UK Local Hero Initiative

STG launches Local Heroes initiative for retailers

30 Oct 2018

To celebrate the launch of its new trade website, STG UK has unveiled a new campaign inviting retailers to share stories about their community efforts.

CAFE CREME Signature

Café Crème cigar brand to be renamed as Signature

15 Oct 2018

Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG UK) is changing the name of its top selling miniature cigar brand.

Riverstone RYO

Imperial launches new low-cost easy to roll tobacco

20 Sep 2018

Imperial Tobacco has unveiled a new low-cost, easy to use, roll your own (RYO) tobacco.

Vype ePen 3

BAT's new Vype ePen hits stores

01 Aug 2018

British American Tobacco’s has unveiled the latest incarnation of its vaping products range.

L&B Blue Ice Crushball Superkings

Imperial invests in capsule cigarette range expansion

28 Jun 2018

Imperial Tobacco has extended its growing capsule cigarette range with two new Superkings additions

Gold Leaf Ice Pack

Gold Leaf rolls out pioneering menthol pack

06 Jun 2018

Imperial Tobacco’s “unique” Gold Leaf Ice Pack will be available to the independent channel from 1 July.

L&B Blue Logo

Imperial announces L&B Blue price freeze

26 Apr 2018

Imperial Tobacco has left its best-selling L&B Blue brand out of a manufacturer price increase.


JPS competition supports brand upgrades

16 Jan 2018

Imperial is offering retailers the chance to make their dreams come true with a new competition.

STG webssite cigar guidance

STG unveils new website for cigar retailers

16 Aug 2018 Updated: 17 Aug 2018

Cigar manufacturer Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG UK) has created a new website to provide retailers with key industry information and advice

Tobacco gantry

'Track and trace' tobacco legislation to impact retailers

21 May 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Tobacco retailers will have to apply for unique codes before they will be able to order tobacco stock under new ’track and trace’ tobacco controls, designed to help curb the illicit trade.

IQOS heat not burn system

Government to tax emerging heated tobacco category

14 Mar 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

The government has announced plans to tax the emerging heat not burn (HNB) tobacco category.

e-cig smoker

E-cig use 95% less harmful than smoking, review claims

07 Feb 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking conveys “substantial health benefits over continued smoking,” an evidence review by Public Health England (PHE) claims.

e-cig smoker

Long-term e-cig trial shows no negative health impact

18 Jan 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Regular use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs) does not have any negative health impact on smokers, a new 24-month clinical trial has revealed.

IQOS heat not burn system

Heat Not Burn tobacco is 'less harmful' than cigarettes

13 Dec 2017 | By Gaelle Walker

Heat Not Burn (HNB) tobacco products pose less of a health risk to smokers than conventional cigarettes, an advisory panel to the government has confirmed

Cigarette production

ACS raises concerns over tobacco 'track and trace' plans

19 Sep 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The Association of Convenience Stores has raised concerns about the impact on retailers of proposals to track the progress of legitimate tobacco products through the supply chain.

smoking cigarette tobacco

Government tobacco strategy commits to high tax rates

18 Jul 2017 | By David Rees

The government has unveiled its latest Tobacco Strategy document, which promises to maintain high levels of taxation on tobacco products and a review of penalties available against retailers who sell to the underaged.