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Collaborations are nothing new in the cigar industry but few will generate the buzz and excitement on the reveal that Padrón and Arturo Fuente are joining forces for a new cigar to honor each company’s patriarchs. As first reported by Cigar Aficionado, Padrón and Fuente are joining forces on a special cigar project that will […]
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AVO Cigars has begun shipping its latest release, the Avo Regional North and South, to retailers. These two new regional releases capture the spirit of Avo Uvezian’s passion for exploration, chance encounters and unexpected connections through two unique blends. The AVO Regional North is a combination of San Vicente and Piloto fillers from multiple regions […]
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The oral nicotine product category is seeing a big boom in the U.S. market as consumers seek out alternatives to combustible tobacco products. Even if you’ve never tried one yourself, you’ve likely seen or heard of the brands that are currently dominating this emerging product category: Zyn, Velo, Rogue, on! and Dryft. These products are […]
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Empire Social Lounge, located in South Miami’s downtown Dadeland, has officially opened. Proprietors Jason Reznik, Ryan Leeds and Peter Bernsten–the same team behind Prime Cigar Bar–have once again joined forces to bring the same “sophisticated relaxation” to Empire Social Lounge. “Sophisticated Relaxation” is the motto and foundation of Empire Social and Prime Cigars’ founders Reznik […]
MNGO, a manufacturer of e-cigarettes and disposable vaping products, has revealed that it has advanced to the “filing” stage of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) process. MNGO has become one of the first independent, family-owned companies to reach this phase of the FDA’s regulatory approval process. MNGO is now […]
C-Store Master, a regional distributor of convenience store products specializing in the tobacco and beverage categories, has broken ground on the company’s new 120,000 square-foot automated warehouse on Oct. 6, 2020. Scheduled to open in Q1 of 2021, C-Store Master has invested $12 million in the warehouse, which will be the only one of its […]
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According to Goldman Sachs’ Bonnie Herzog, the rollout of Philip Morris International’s heat-not-burn device IQOS has been slower than expected, mostly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the slower than expected introduction of this new product in the U.S., Herzog still believes there is opportunity in the heat-not-burn category. During a webinar hosted by the […]
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Weeks after revealing new corporate branding and new initiatives [read more here], Swisher has now revealed that it has realigned and consolidated its broad smokeless tobacco portfolio. Swisher’s smokeless products will now fall under Fat Lip Brands, a new overarching identity for its smokeless division. Fat Lip Brands is just one of Swisher’s strategic businesses […]
Tobacconists in the state of New York are now facing a higher cost associated with doing business. The New York Department of Tax has revised the definition of wholesale price, paving the way for higher taxes on tobacco products. On the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance website, the wholesale price definition change […]