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Tim Swail and Sean Knutsen of Boveda

Back to One: Celebrating 20 Years of Boveda, Part 2

Boveda's 2-way humidity control products have become a staple in the tobacco, food, music and cannabis industries. As the company celebrates its 20th anniversary,...
Tim Cavenaugh and Justin Hansen of Alpha Cigar Company

It Takes Two: A Look at Alpha Cigar Company

When Tim Cavenagh graduated from college and moved to China for work, he discovered that finding a good cigar was a challenge. At the...
Gilberto Oliva Sr.

Gilberto Oliva Sr., 1931-2017

Earlier this evening, Halfwheel broke the news that Gliberto Oliva Sr. (right), founder of Oliva Cigar Co., has passed away at the age of...
FDA Lawsuit against Cigar Industry Argued in Court

Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Argued in Court

The International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and Cigar Association of America’s (CAA) lawsuit against the U.S....
Dylan Austin named VP of Sales and Marketing at Davidoff of Geneva USA

Dylan Austin Named Davidoff of Geneva USA’s VP of Sales and Marketing

Dylan Austin has been named as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Davidoff of Geneva USA, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Austin replaces...
Villiger Cuellar Connecticut Krēmē

Villiger Cigars Brings Cuellar Cigar Brand Under Its Umbrella

In an effort to streamline its branding, Villiger Cigars has announced that it will be bringing the Cuellar cigar bran d under its umbrella....
Villiger La Libertad

Villiger Cigars Unveils New Branding for Villiger La Libertad

To continue to engage with customers and to keep its portfolio of products fresh and modern, Villiger Cigars has repackaged its highly rated Villiger...
22nd Century Group Discontinues Red Sun Cigarettes

22nd Century Group Discontinuing its Run Sun Brand

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s policy shift aimed at lowering the nicotine levels in combustible cigarettes has one tobacco manufacturer rethinking its portfolio. 22nd...
Alain Crevet, CEO of ST Dupont

S.T. Dupont: The Invention of Luxury

S.T. Dupont has been making luxury items since it was founded in 1872. In its 145-year history, its clientele has included celebrities like Jacqueline...
Corona Cigar Company

Corona Cigar: Supersizing Cigar Retail

Jeff Borysiewicz, founder of Corona Cigar, got his first real lesson in premium cigar sales from one of his early customers. The year was...
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