Group at a glance
Imperial Tobacco is a leading international tobacco company with a balanced market footprint and a unique portfolio of brands and products across all tobacco categories
We focus on delivering high quality sustainable sales growth, whilst effectively managing our costs and cash flows.
Our success is built around our differentiated approach; applying our in-depth consumer understandings to realise the potential of our total tobacco portfolio.
Our comprehensive and versatile portfolio of brands and products gives us strong representation in all tobacco products and across all price segments.
We have international strength in cigarette, we are the world leaders in fine cut tobacco, papers and cigars, and we have a growing snus business.
Our unique total tobacco approach gives us a competitive advantage in meeting changing consumer choices both in EU and non-EU markets.
Our brands and products are available in over 160 countries. Our broad geographic footprint provides many future growth opportunities across EU and non-EU markets.
We have a leading position across the EU in many tobacco product categories. We also operate in a diverse array of non-EU markets, where there are many opportunities for us to develop our business.
Our logistics business comprises operations in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and Poland, with more than 40 million deliveries per year to around 300,000 points of sale.
Our tobacco logistics business is run on an operationally neutral basis and delivers products for tobacco manufacturers, including Imperial Tobacco, to sales outlets.
We also provide specialised logistics services for customers in a number of non-tobacco sectors.
Annual report 2012
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