Total Products Expo | TPE23

Recession-Proof Sales

It’s no secret that the economy is on virtually everyone’s mind right now. Every day, whether it be online, in print or on television,...
Francisco Almonte | DBL Cigars

Better and Best: DBL Cigars

Have you heard of the “pipe” cigar? Or how about the cigar that’s shaped like a small baseball bat? These are just a few...
Caravan Cigar Company

Caravan Cigar Company: Always on the Move

Nestled in the historic environs of Bath, Pennsylvania, rests the charming home of a budding boutique cigar store. Founded in late 2017, the grounds...
Image of Cigars

3 Tips for Launching Your Own Cigar Subscription-Based Business

Are you looking to launch your own subscription box business? Our panel of experts offered these three tips to make sure your business will...

A Brand Reboot

For many tobacco brands, quality of material remains an important selling point for their products. Packaging, marketing collateral and press releases typically hype the...
Cigarette Pack

Summary of Corrective Statements Point-of-Sale Settlement Agreement

In 1999, the United States government sued the major cigarette companies asserting claims under various federal laws. In 2006, a federal judge entered judgment...

New Categories Leading to Big Results

It’s September, and that means we are nearly three-quarters of the way through the year. The economy has been a hot topic for many...
Ram Rodriguez | Artista Cigars

Personal Business: Artista’s Ram Rodriguez, Part 2

Part 2 of "Personal Business," the September/October 2022 cover story for Tobacco Business. To read part 1, click here. The Crisis Advantage Rodriguez splits his time...
TPE22 | E.P. Carrillo

Four Things You Need to Know About TPE23

As the must-attend B2B buying show for independent retailers, the 2023 Total Product Expo (TPE) is timed to start the year with solid profit...
Ram Rodriguez | Artista Cigars

Personal Business: Artista’s Ram Rodriguez, Part 1

Ram Rodriguez is the third generation of a family rooted in tobacco. In 1956, his grandfather launched what’s known today as Tabacalera El Artista...
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