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UPDATE 1-Reckitt's HyHo resurgence buys time for new CEO Narasimhan

12:40am IST

Feb 25 A reversal of fortune at two of its businesses has bought new Reckitt Benckiser chief executive Laxman Narasimhan some time after pressure for a break-up of the household goods maker.

Reckitt's HyHo resurgence buys time for new CEO Narasimhan

25 Feb 2020

Feb 25 A reversal of fortune at two of its businesses has bought new Reckitt Benckiser chief executive Laxman Narasimhan some time after pressure for a break-up of the household goods maker.

UPDATE 3-Imperial Brands' growth goes up in smoke after U.S. vaping crackdown

05 Feb 2020

* Shares down 7%; biggest loser on FTSE (Adds details on tobacco market, analyst quote, updates shares)

UPDATE 3-From cars to cigarettes: Imperial hires Inchcape's Bomhard as CEO

03 Feb 2020

* Interactive graphic https://tmsnrt.rs/37ZKFHK (Adds analyst comment, Bomhard background, graphics)

Unilever stirs the pot with review of global tea business

31 Jan 2020

Unilever will conduct a review of its global tea business, including the PG Tips and Lipton brands, in an apparent strategy rethink by Chief Executive Alan Jope in the face of slowing group sales growth.

Investors find some Unilever foods hard to swallow

29 Jan 2020

Six months after Unilever's Alan Jope suggested he may get rid of brands without "purpose", investors are wondering when he will deliver.

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

03 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 flavors 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

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