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Earlier today, news broke that four of the largest cigar manufacturers–Davidoff, Altadis U.S.A., Drew Estate and General Cigar Co.–had opted not to exhibit at the 2020 Premium Cigar Association (PCA) trade show and convention this July [read more here]. The PCA trade show, formerly known as the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), […]
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Trade shows are a key marketing, promotion and sales tool for companies in any industry, tobacco being no exception. For tobacco companies operating in the premium cigar and pipe tobacco industries, the annual International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) trade show, run and operated by the Premium Cigar Association (PCA), has been a key […]
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Alec Cuevas has been named Director of Operations of Casa Cuevas Cigars. Alec is the son of company president Luis Cuevas Jr. and grandson of its master blender Luis Cuevas Sr. Alec is the fifth generation Cuevas to join the family business. “My father and I couldn’t be prouder of Alec,” says Luis Jr. in […]
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Fratello Cigars has announced that it will be releasing three new products at Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) trade show in Las Vegas, Jan. 29-31, 2020. Fratello Blu, Fratello Rosso and Fratello Verde will all make their debut at TPE and will begin shipping in mid March 2020. Fratello Blu, Fratello Rosso and Fratello Verde are […]
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In 2020, Villiger Sohne AG is marking its 132nd year in operation. Based in Pfeffikon, Switzerland, where Jean Villiger established the company in 1888, Villiger Sohne AG has grown from a home-based business into a truly international corporation that employs approximately 1,500 people who make roughly 1.5 billion premium handmade cigars, machine-made cigars and cigarillos […]
Second generation cigar makers, Alec and Bradley Rubin, have announced that their company’s inaugural release, Alec & Bradley Blind Faith, will be expanding distribution and available to tobacconists worldwide beginning with the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) 2020 trade show in Las Vegas, Jan. 29-31, 2020. With guidance from their father, Alec Bradley Cigar Co. founder […]
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The tobacco enjoyment landscape is rapidly changing. As sales of combustible cigarettes continue their downward trend, convenience store owners are hoping to replace lost revenue just as much as former cigarette smokers are looking for alternatives for continuing their enjoyment of nicotine—and tobacco companies are seeking to provide those alternatives. In recent months, one of […]
Davidoff has opened a new boutique store within the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL. The latest Davidoff of Geneva Since 1911 is located within the hotel’s retail promenade. Davidoff partnered with Eric Douglas of Bol Hospitality to bring a premium cigar experience to life within the new store with bespoke […]
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Jan 6- E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc has named Chief Financial Officer Guy Cartwright as its chief transformation officer, a company spokesman told Reuters on Monday. The spokesman said Cartwright would continue to focus on a restructuring at the com…
Guy Cartwright, who became Juul’s CFO in October, will become the company’s chief transformation officer.