Bar-coding bales and flashing prices on big screens have advanced auctioning. Some farmers, however, are yet to come to terms with it and feel pricing cannot be improved by changing the mode of auctioning
Philip Morris International has agreed to buy the 20% that it doesn't already own in its Mexican tobacco business for about $700 million. The stake is currently held by Grupo Carso SAB, a conglomerate founded by Carlos Slim.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- A person can't just sit down in front of a computer and expect to innovate. Innovation comes about in many ways and in response to many things -- real-world problems, conflicts, situations, complications or confrontations....
(MedPage Today) -- Travelers who want to avoid exposure to tobacco pollutants may want to stay only in hotels that are completely smoke-free, given results of a study that found smoke byproducts in smoke-free rooms in mixed use hotels.
Just a few months after Leona Brenner-Gati was named Acting Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco to replace the outgoing Steven Spielberg, who served only a brief stint at the post, Brenner-Gati is gone as well.