LONDON— SABMiller met with investors Friday to underscore its strength as an independent company, as the world's second-biggest brewer seeks to head off a takeover by larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev. SABMiller said the meetings focused on the company's accelerating growth and a stepped up cost-cutting program that will target $1.05 billion of savings...» Read More
Reynolds American and Lorillard are allegedly in advanced talks about a merger. CNBC's John Jannarone digs into the likelihood of this deal.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew weigh in on the potential merger between tobacco companies Reynolds American and Lorillard.
Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the outlook on the tobacco industry and e-cigarettes.
Reynolds is in talks to buy Lorillard in a three-way transaction that could see British American Tobacco take a major role to back a potential merger.
Wells Fargo's Bonnie Herzog thinks a Lorillard-Reynolds merger would make a profitable combination, reports CNBC's David Faber.
The electronic cigarette industry reacted positively to proposed FDA regulations which could bring further legitimacy to the nicotine vapor devices.
The FDA is considering new rules for e-cigarettes that are similar to those that currently govern tobacco products, reports NBC's Tom Costello.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday.
A man may have been allowed to use an electronic cigarette on a flights from Calgary to Toronto.
More than two dozen attorneys general are asking drug chains to pull cigarettes from their shelves. But, Lorillard just got upgraded by Goldman Sachs.
We expected to see some lumps and bumps in the rollout, says George Barrett, Cardinal Health CEO, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discussing how Obamacare is prompting change within the health care industry.
Attorneys general is 28 states urged Wal-mart and four other retailers to stop selling tobacco products. They said they should not be sold in health stores.
Lorillard is trading higher after a Goldman upgrade. Fast Money traders Pete Najarian and Josh Brown debate their position on the tobacco company.
Los Angeles is the latest city to restrict the use of e-cigarettes in public places. Miguel Martin, Logic Technology Development president, says the e-cigarette business is currently $2 billion, and discusses how the big players are handling regulations.
Smoke breaks may be costing employers more than they think, with U.K. businesses losing around $14.50 billion a year, according to a new study.
A merger between Reynolds American and Lorillard would have benefits in their domestic market. It could also kick off more deals overseas.
Elaine Coverley, head of equity research at Brewin Dolphin, says companies are taking advantage of the uncertain regulation in the e-cigarette sector by advertising.
Dave Dorman, CVS Caremark chairman of the board, weighs in on why he is not "surprised" by the weak jobs number, and defends his company's decision to stop selling tobacco products to customers at CVS.
Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas president, weighs in on the weak jobs number and the likelihood of the Fed interrupting its tapering program. Also Dave Dorman, CVS Caremark chairman of the board, weighs in on the employment picture.
Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors, looks at who will profit from CVS's decision to stop the sale of tobacco products.