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Kraft's split-up is an oft-performed play
When Philip Morris (since renamed Altria) spun off Northfield-based Kraft in 2007, its broad scope was expected to drive superior profits and growth in the mature processed-foods industry under the leadership of marketing whiz Irene Rosenfeld.
Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase
Altria, the country's largest cigarette maker and the parent company of Philip Morris USA, wouldn't say Friday whether it will campaign against Prop B. But Altria hasn't chipped in yet, though the firm opposes "this and other efforts to dramatically ...
Echoing ALEC's Playbook, the Real Story of Walker's Tort "Reform"
It is a "corporate lobby masquerading as a charity," and over 98% of its revenue comes from corporations and sources other than legislative dues, even though it has called itself the largest independent group of state legislators in the country ...
Democrats Party on Corporations' Tab
Tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. MO 0.37 % and brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev BUD 0.80 % NV were among several companies that helped pay for Tuesday's Montana "Big Sky" party, a regular convention favorite capped by an appearance from Sen.
The Soda Tax Gamble: Will It Really Make Us Healthier?
The taste of soda may be sweet, but the potential consequences of those empty calories - obesity, diabetes, higher mortality and skyrocketing health care costs - are not.
In Sugar Price Supports, Sour Tastes for Consumers
American Crystal Sugar has spent $1.6 million this election cycle, followed by $1.2 million from Altria Group (formerly Philip Morris Companies), $577,000 from Weaver Popcorn Co.
Why Smokers Shouldn't Be Scared Of The WHO's Global Recommendations For ...
David Sutton, a spokesperson for the Altria Group - the parent company for some of the biggest tobacco manufacturers in the United States - responded to Business Insider via email.
Tobacco Ad Spending Is Plunging, Except In One Place
Playboy ran the most tobacco ad pages of any other MPA consumer magazine magazine this year, according to MagazineRadar. While, as a whole, tobacco advertising is down, over half of Playboy's total tobacco ad pages were from two companies, Newport ...
8 Stocks With Big Dividends, Steady Returns
Defense-industry stocks always face uncertainties in an election year, but given the political upheaval worldwide, this company is likely to continue to be a long-term winner of government contracts.
Girls just want to have fun (but usually don't)
While she was a singer with a group in which she evolved as the star attraction, she was sexually assaulted by one of the band's founders.