March 17 (Reuters) - A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores that also provide health care services.
retail chains such as Wal-Mart and Walgreen to stop selling tobacco products could set up well for the dollar store group if it ..... gains for Dollar General ( DG ) and Family Dollar ( FDO ) if tobacco is pulled by other retailers. Dollar Tree ( DLTR ) would have
two dozen states are pressuring retail giants to stop selling tobacco products. Letters from state AGs went out to Rite Aid ( RAD ..... receipt of the request after previously stating it would cease tobacco product sales. Post your comment!
Shares of Lorillard ( LO ) are on the move after Goldman Sachs upgrades the tobacco concern to a Buy rating from Neutral. LO +2.5% premarket Post your comment!
tech, consumer durables (autos, construction, appliances) and consumer non-durables (food and beverages, clothing, tobacco ) sectors; pessimism isn't so rampant in energy, industrials and financials. Post your comment!
yielding stocks in the industry. Being the third largest cigarette producer in the country, it produces five brands which include ..... line of Lorillard also includes the second best-selling cigarette brand of U.S., Newport, which represented 85% of Lorillard
Dollar General ( DG ) reports same-store sales rose 1.3% in Q4 as demand for tobacco and perishables helped the company offset some weak traffic trends. Gross profit rate fell 58 bps to 31.9% due to increased
contracted about 60 basis points to 31.9%, largely due to more sales coming from lower-margin consumable items (including tobacco ) and higher shrink. Operating margin contracted about 40 basis points to 12.0%, as solid cost control helped to offset
Statistics department said on Thursday. The following are year-on-year percentage changes in the indices of industrial production by selected industry grouping: Q4 2013 Q3 2013 Food, beverages and tobacco 2.4 3.2* Textiles -11.7
French CPI rose 0.6% on month in February after dropping 0.6% in January and exceeded consensus of 0.5%. On year, inflation was 1.1% vs 0.8% and 1%. Excluding tobacco , CPI +0.5% vs -0.6% previously. ETF: EWQ ( PR ) Post your comment!