Manufacturer of Marlboro cigarettes dismisses 15 % of stuff because of demand fall: people quit smoking
Altria Group Inc. that produces Marlboro cigarettes has declared about reduction of personnel by 15 % because of sales' fall.
Major cigarettes manufacturer Philip Morris USA that owns Altria Group intends to 2013 to reduce costs by 400 millions USD, by closing plants and dismissing staff.
World sale of cigarettes fall significantly not only because of taxes increase and smoking ban - many people quit smoking, taking care of their health. Besides, vogue on smoking goes away what causes business problems of tobacco products manufacturing, marks Associated Press.
Stuff should be informed of dismisses to middle of December and they will have to leave Company till the end of February of next year.