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Swisher International

Bill Dunn Appointed Vice President of Swisher International, Inc.

Bill Dunn will assume the role of Vice President/Industry Relations at Swisher International, Inc. Previously, Dunn served as the company’s vice president of field...

Dan Carr Named President of ITG Brands

Effective Nov. 7, 2016, Dan Carr will be the new President of ITG Brands, LLC. The company is based in Greensboro, N.C. and was...
Altria Group Inc. CEO Marty Barrington to retire

Altria CEO Barrington to Retire; Willard Promoted

Marty Barrington, CEO of Altria Group, Inc., has announced plans to retire. Barrington has been with the company for more than 25 years and...
U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. Names New CEO

U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. Names New CEO

Robert B. Fulford has been named the new CEO of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. (USTC), effective Feb. 1, 2018. Fulford comes from a tobacco...
Dan Carr Named President and CEO of ITG Brands

Dan Carr Named President and CEO of ITG Brands

Dan Carr has been named the new president and CEO of ITG Brands, the company announced in a press release today. Over the past year,...
Ronald Tully | CITMA

Tully Pleads Guilty in $833,000 Mail Fraud

Ronald Tully, the co-founder of the Richmond, Va.-based trade group Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America (CITMA), has pleaded guilty to mail fraud. Tully...
Tobacco Business

Dan Bores, the Visionary of NATO, Passes Away

Dan Bores, the individual who saw the need for a national retail tobacco association and is attributed as having the vision that led to...
Philip Morris International, Altria Merger

Increasing Odds of Philip Morris and Altria Merger

According to Wells Fargo Securities LLC analyst Bonnie Herzog, the probability of a merger between Altria Group, Inc. being acquired by its former subsidiary...
Philip Morris USA, RJ Reynolds

Florida Court Awards Damages in Engle Progeny Case

The 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida has directed PM USA and RJR to pay $450,000 and $200,000 in punitive damages, respectively, in an Engle...
IPCPR 2018

Location for IPCPR Convention & Trade Show 2018 Announced

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailer (IPCPR) trade association has announced the location for its 2018 show. For a second year in a row,...
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