REYNOLDS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REYNOLDS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Reynolds American’s quarterly profit climbs 6.7% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236794-79/percent-share-tobacco-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58236794-79/percent-share-tobacco-cigarettes.html.csp">Reynolds American’s quarterly profit climbs 6.7%</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Reynolds American Inc. said Tuesday that its profit rose by 6.7 percent in its second quarter as higher cigarette and smokeless tobacco prices helped to offset a decline in the number of cigarettes it sold. The Winston Salem, N.C.-based company said it earned $492 million, or 92 cents per share, in the period ended June 30, up from $461 million, or 84 cents per share, a year ago. Adjusted earnings were 89 cents per share, topping analyst estimates of 87 cents per share, according...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582367942014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T09:17:02.533-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58236794@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:17:02 MDT Jury awards widow of smoker $23.6B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201993-68/tobacco-damages-court-reynolds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201993-68/tobacco-damages-court-reynolds.html.csp">Jury awards widow of smoker $23.6B</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:58:09.447-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • A Florida jury has slammed the nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996. The case is one of thousands filed in Florida after the state Supreme Court in 2006 tossed out a $145 billion class action verdict. That ruling also said smokers and their families need only prove addiction and that smoking caused their illnesses or deaths. Last year, Florida...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582019932014-07-19T20:58:09.447-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T20:58:09.447-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201993@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:58:09 MDT Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186148-79/reynolds-cigarettes-tobacco-lorillard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186148-79/reynolds-cigarettes-tobacco-lorillard.html.csp">Tobacco firm Reynolds American to buy Lorillard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T12:28:15.349-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 12:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Joe Camel is bulking up to take on the Marlboro Man. Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc.’s $25 billion deal to buy Newport maker Lorillard Inc. creates a formidable No. 2 tobacco company in the U.S. behind Marlboro maker Altria. It also creates a powerhouse in menthol cigarettes, which are becoming a bigger part of the business and gives the combined company some breathing room even as people smoke fewer cigarettes every year. The deal announced Tuesday also create a new...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581861482014-07-15T12:28:15.349-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T12:28:15.349-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186148@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:28:15 MDT Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173617-79/tobacco-cigarette-reynolds-cigarettes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58173617-79/tobacco-cigarette-reynolds-cigarettes.html.csp">Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T11:43:41.722-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Big Tobacco may soon get smaller. The makers of Camel and Newport cigarettes said Friday they are in talks to combine two of the nation’s oldest and biggest tobacco companies. A deal between Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. would create a formidable No. 2 to rival Altria Group Inc., owner of Philip Morris USA. It also could spur a wave of consolidation in the tobacco business, shrink factories and workforces, and push prices for cigarettes higher even as smokers buy fewe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581736172014-07-11T11:43:41.722-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T11:43:41.722-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173617@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:43:41 MDT Imagine Dragons singer to perform benefit for Utah cancer patient http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58146096-66/benefit-cancer-seating-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58146096-66/benefit-cancer-seating-utah.html.csp">Imagine Dragons singer to perform benefit for Utah cancer patient</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T17:34:50.043-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dan Reynolds, lead singer of the hit pop-rock band Imagine Dragons, is set to perform an acoustic show to benefit a Utah cancer patient. The show, set for Thursday, July 17, at Sandy Amphitheater, 9400 S. 1300 East, is to benefit the family of Kim White. White, 26, is a Utah wife and mother who has been diagnosed with adrenocortical carcinoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer that attacks the adrenal glands. She is an alumna of Mountain Crest High School in Hyrum and played NCAA soccer for t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146096@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:34:50 MDT