COMMENTARY

SOMETHING must be done. That's often the response to a big deal like the planned US$200 billion union between cigarette makers Philip Morris International Inc and Altria Group Inc. For the duo's...

[WASHINGTON] Tobacco maker Philip Morris International announced on Tuesday it was looking into teaming up again with its former parent company, the Altria Group.

THE world's biggest listed tobacco company has a vision - to completely stop selling cigarettes....

THESE could well be the best of times, and the worst of times, for the luxury goods business. Purveyors of the rare and very expensive are evidently reaping the gains of rising affluence (and a...