Unitas issues new Plan for Profit guide to licensed, tobacco and vaping

Date: September 8, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale is helping its members’ retail customers capitalise on trends in alcohol, tobacco and vaping products with a new Plan for Profit guide. Featuring regional planograms, bestsellers lists and […]


99 million cigarettes seized at UK port

Date: October 7, 2022Leave a comment

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is investigating the single largest seizure of illegal cigarettes ever made at a UK port. More than 99 million cigarettes, worth around £44 million in […]


Unitas publishes new Plan for Profit licensed category guide

Date: June 8, 2022Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has launched a new Plan for Profit licensed category guide, which highlights the ‘must stock’ lines for independent retailers across wine, beer, spirits, and tobacco and reduced risk products. […]


Imperial Tobacco enhances myblu range with new blister pod packs

Date: December 14, 2021Leave a comment

Imperial Tobacco has introduced improved packaging for its pod-mod vape system, myblu. The myblu range features new blister pod packs with a perforated edge. These offer better pod protection, nicotine […]


Imperial Tobacco revamps its Richmond portfolio

Date: September 28, 2021Leave a comment

Following a reduction in the price of Richmond to £9.25 rsp, Imperial Tobacco has unveiled a new look for its best-known brand, including prominent outer branding. The Richmond portfolio has […]


Carnival-themed limited-edition papers introduced for Gold Leaf

Date: June 24, 2021Leave a comment

Imperial Tobacco has launched Carnival Edition Papers and an improved click & close pouch feature for its Gold Leaf brand. The limited-edition papers will be available in Gold Leaf 30g […]


Unitas introduces a new licensed & tobacco category guide

Date: June 17, 2021Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has introduced a new Plan for Profit Licensed & Tobacco category guide. It includes a new wine section, which has been developed with several key suppliers using specific […]


Imperial Tobacco introduces JPS Players Easy Rolling Tobacco

Date: March 23, 2021Leave a comment

Imperial Tobacco has launched JPS Players Easy Rolling Tobacco. The new product features lower levels of moisture, making the blend of fine cut tobacco easier to handle and to roll. […]


Four million illicit cigarettes seized from Glasgow warehouse

Date: November 24, 2020Leave a comment

More than four million illicit cigarettes, worth an estimated £1.6 million in lost duty and taxes, have been seized by HMRC from a warehouse in Glasgow. Investigations then led the […]


Imperial Tobacco launches New Crush variants for L&B Blue and JPS Players

Date: October 13, 2020Leave a comment

Imperial Tobacco has launched New Crush variants for two of its leading brands, L&B Blue and JPS Players. Designed specifically with ex-crushball consumers in mind, the latest innovations are designed […]


Contact HMRC to request bigger allocations of tobacco pre-Budget

Date: September 7, 2020Leave a comment

Wholesalers are being urged to contact HMRC if they need bigger allocations of cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco during the purchasing restrictions that are in place until the Budget. The measures, […]


Bestway helps customers with new tobacco rules

Date: April 24, 2019Leave a comment

More than 2,000 Bestway Wholesale customers have enlisted the company’s support via its website to help them prepare for the new Track and Trace legislation covering the tobacco sector. They […]