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Siddharth Cavale

UK tobacco shares rise on U.S. e-cigarette ban exemptions

04 Jan 2020

Shares in British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands Plc rose on Friday after the U.S. health regulator exempted menthol and tobacco from a list of popular e-cigarette flavours that it has banned under new guidelines.

Instagram bans influencers from promoting vaping products

19 Dec 2019

Social media influencers will no longer be allowed to promote vaping, tobacco products and weapons on Instagram as the Facebook-owned platform doubles down on its existing ad policies banning the advertisements of such products.

UK ad watchdog bans BAT from Instagram e-cigarette promotion

18 Dec 2019

British American Tobacco (BAT) must stop advertising its e-cigarettes from any public account on Instagram, including some influencers' accounts, the UK's advertising watchdog ruled on Wednesday. | Video

UK bans e-cigarette ads on Instagram, other social media

18 Dec 2019

Companies including British American Tobacco (BAT) will be barred from promoting e-cigarettes on Instagram and other social media sites as a result of a ruling by the UK's advertising watchdog on Wednesday. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 1-UK ad watchdog bans BAT from Instagram e-cigarette promotion

18 Dec 2019

Dec 18 British American Tobacco (BAT) must stop advertising its e-cigarettes from any public account on Instagram, including some influencers' accounts, the UK's advertising watchdog ruled on Wednesday.

UK ad watchdog asks BAT to remove some Instagram posts on e-cigarette

18 Dec 2019

Dec 18 British American Tobacco (BAT) must stop advertising its e-cigarettes from any public account on Instagram, including influencers' accounts, the UK's advertising watchdog ruled on Wednesday.

Unilever shares slide after warning of sales miss

17 Dec 2019

Unilever Plc will miss its underlying sales target this year, the consumer goods giant warned on Tuesday, sending shares in the maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream into their steepest fall in six months. | Video

BAT says U.S. vaping slowdown will curb growth of e-cig business

27 Nov 2019

World No.2 tobacco maker British American Tobacco said on Wednesday a slowdown in the U.S. vaping market would lead to lower revenue growth in its vaping arm even as it gained market share in its traditional cigarettes business.

Unilever appoints Nils Andersen as chairman, replacing Dekkers

13 Nov 2019

Unilever named Danish businessman Nils Andersen as chairman on Wednesday, hoping his experience of consumer goods and logistics will help the group navigate a slowdown in its biggest markets and re-energise its foods business.

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