December 4, 2018
To Direct Buying Customers of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJRT)
SUBJECT: NEWPORT Non-Menthol Off-invoice (OI) Allowance Change
Effective December 31, 2018, the NEWPORT Non-Menthol styles OI allowance will change from $14.40 per carton to $13.40 per carton. The new OI rate for NEWPORT Non-Menthol brand styles will remain in effect until further notice. We are providing advance notice of these changes to allow time for any modifications you may need to make to your systems.
Orders that deliver on or after December 31, 2018, will receive the applicable $13.40 per carton OI allowance for NEWPORT Non-Menthol during the promotional period….