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At an event at a Davidoff of Geneva flagship store and lounge in Atlanta in November 2018, Randolph Churchill and Duncan Sandys, another of Sir Winston Churchill’s great-grandsons, reflected on the life and times of their famous great-grandfather and provided a personal and intimate look at his lasting legacy. Tobacco Business: The world is familiar […]
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Jim Colucci, the president and CEO of Sindicato Cigars, has been named the new chief operating officer (COO) and President of Gurkha Cigars. Colucci will now oversee Gurkha’s day-to-day operations while Gurkha will in return represent Sindicato Cigars. Colucci has over 40 years of experience in the tobacco industry. He has been president and CEO […]
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On Oct. 10, 2018, the Montgomery Inn Boathouse in Cincinnati, Ohio, hosted a very special event that honored Jim Clark, owner of Straus Tobacconist, for his 40th anniversary at Straus Tobacconist, the third-oldest continuously operating premium tobacco shop in the United States. Guests paid $150 to attend the celebratory dinner complete with cocktails and cigars, […]
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Jessi Flores, director of Drew Estate’s Subculture Studios, has announced that he’s leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. Flores joined Drew Estate in 1999 after he was discovered by Jonathan Drew, founder and president of Drew Estate, in Estelí, Nicaragua. Drew liked Flores’ style of street art which has been a prominent feature in […]
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Criminals broke into Casa Cuevas Cigars’ Miami-based warehouse on Feb. 10 and stole the company’s entire stock of cigars that were contained inside, amounting to approximately $70,000 in losses. Since discovering the break-in, which has was caught on security camera, the company has cooperated with Miami-Dade law enforcement officials in hopes of recovering the stolen […]
This year, Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) celebrates its 15th year anniversary and this year’s show may have been a true coming of age story. TPE is a trade show like no other in the U.S. market. Rather than focusing on just one product category, TPE encompasses the vape, alternative and tobacco industries. These industries each […]
In celebration of this year’s Procigar Festival, Quesada Cigars has announced the upcoming released of the Quesada 1974 cigar. This cigar represents Quesada’s strong traditions, fresh take on innovation and continuing history. It was in 1974 when the Quesada family emerged as a cigar manufacturers after having spent many years in the tobacco industry as […]
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Feb 12- Marlboro maker Altria said on Tuesday it would issue bonds in the United States to help fund its purchase of a stake in fast-growing e-cigarette company Juul, a day after announcing a similar move in the European bond market. The Richmond, Virg…
Tobacco Business Magazine held its second annual Tobacco Business Awards at an exclusive invite-only ceremony held in Las Vegas on Feb. 11, 2019. This year’s event took place at The Sayers Club within the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino and had close to 270 premium tobacco retailers, manufacturers and media in attendance. Held in […]
A new report issued by Mangum Economics updates the out-of-date economic analysis of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of premium handmade cigars and estimates the number of U.S. jobs that will be lost as a result of the regulations. The report uses the FDA’s own assumptions about the effects of the regulations […]
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