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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:22:19 GMT
Newport Manners & Etiquette: 4 Ways to be More Friendly This Month  -  GoLocalProv
The start of the holiday season is in motion with questions to Didi Lorillard at NewportManners about what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy, how to be friends again after the election, what to do when cellphones become more important than ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 04:54:58 GMT

Reynolds American Inc. picks advisers to review offer  -  Winston-Salem Journal
It also exempts Murray Kessler, former chairman and chief executive of Lorillard Inc. who joined the Reynolds board as part of the $29.25 billion purchase completed in June 2015. It is the first formal statement by the Reynolds board since ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 17:34:56 GMT
Is it Time for a Philip Morris, Altria Merger?  -  Yahoo Sports
Last year, Reynolds American acquired its smaller U.S. peer Lorillard in a deal half the size. Before 2015, big tobacco deals had become rare as regulators clamped down and lawsuits piled up. Indeed, the three main U.S. tobacco companies, Lorillard, ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:26:13 GMT

E-cigs and Joe Camel: To the Washington elite, we're all children  -  Capital Research Center (press release)
In the latest example, Lorillard Inc. has placed an ad for its best-selling blu eCigs in the just-published swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated, no doubt one of the favorite magazines of teenage boys. The ad features the blu logo front and center on ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:28:29 GMT

Newport Manners & Etiquette: The 9 Worst Costumes + Manners for Halloween + Election Conversation  -  GoLocal Worcester
The witching hours are upon us with questions this week to Didi Lorillard at NewportManners about Halloween etiquette and costumes, as well as conversation etiquette whenelection debates get too hot. The 9 worst Halloween costumes. Q. Are some ...
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:10:01 GMT
Past, future intertwine in landmark deal  -  Winston-Salem Journal
Even as rumors began circulating in March 2014 about a potential Reynolds deal for rival Lorillard Inc. to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette, speculation also swirled about BAT making a too-good-to-refuse offer for the remaining ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:04:26 GMT

Regulatory hurdles may be minimal  -  Winston-Salem Journal
“We would not expect the negotiations (between the companies) to be protracted given that the deal could face far less regulatory scrutiny, as unlike the Lorillard deal,” Cowen & Co. analyst Vivian Azer said. “We do not see any meaningful antitrust ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:59:49 GMT
How Reynolds abandoned his pipe dream  -  The Times (subscription)
Newports have become the brand of choice for many a millennial smoker. They are far stronger than your average “light” cigarette, but a vein of menthol masks the pungent tobacco. The Lorillard Tobacco Company began rolling Newport cigarettes in 1957.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:55:56 GMT

Anxiety isn't high over potential sale  -  Winston-Salem Journal
By comparison, there was significant concern about local jobs with Reynolds and Lorillard in the immediate aftermath of Reynolds announcing plans in July 2014 to spend $29.25 billion on buying its Greensboro rival. Both Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:23:02 GMT

British American Tobacco makes $US47bn takeover bid for Reynolds  -  The Australian
Last year, Reynolds completed its own $US25 billion acquisition of Lorillard after lengthy scrutiny by regulators. That deal up-ended and further consolidated the US tobacco industry, prompting Reynolds to sell its Kool, Salem and Winston cigarette ...