Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that the Biden administration is considering regulations targeting nicotine levels in cigarettes as well as menthol flavorings. With regards to nicotine, an addictive chemical present in tobacco smoke, the measure being considered is to only allow non-addictive levels of the substance in cigarettes. The potential measure with regards to … Continue reading Altria and BAT: Will The FDA Go Menthol?
It has been quite an eventful year for tobacco purveyor Imperial Brands. Not only did Imperial cut its dividend for the first time ever as a public company, but it also saw a nearly complete overhaul of its senior leadership. Long-time CEO Alison Cooper has made way for Stefan Bomhard, formerly of Inchcape, and new … Continue reading Imperial Brands: A Weak Pulze
The Domino's Pizza system is the second largest pizza franchise in the world, after YUM!'s Pizza Hut, with franchise-owner Domino's Pizza Inc. (DPZ) reporting a systemwide restaurant count of 15,914 restaurants at fiscal year-end 2018. Domino's Pizza Inc. owns and operates just 390 corporate stores in the United States, with the balance made up of … Continue reading Life Of Pie: A Closer Look At The Domino’s Pizza System
What's going on with Coca-Cola Consolidated (COKE), the bottling company formerly known as Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated? I have asked myself this question more than a couple times the past few months as its stock has bubbled higher and higher, and then higher some more. At this point the company's stock chart is starting to … Continue reading Coca-Cola Consolidated: Why Did The Soda Pop?
Karelia Tobacco (GR:KARE) released its financial results for 2017 a couple weeks ago and the report provided an interesting perspective on the current tobacco landscape. As expected, the company has continued to do well in its domestic Greek market, as well as in the EU. The company is one of the oldest tobacco companies of … Continue reading Karelia Tobacco: A Quick Drag