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Imperial to Drop `Tobacco' After 115 Years in Re-Branding

  • Switch comes as governments crack down on cigarettes
  • Shareholders to vote on the re-branding at AGM in February
John Players Cigarette Manufacture At Imperial Tobacco Group Plc's Factory
Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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Imperial Tobacco Group Plc plans to change its name to Imperial Brands Plc, ditching its main product from the company’s title after more than a century.

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