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top 25 tobacco outlet chains of 2017

Top 25 Tobacco Outlet Chains of 2017

Every year, Tobacco Business magazine lists the the top 50 tobacco outlet chains in the U.S. This elite roster of tobacco retailers is composed...
Lasse R. Petersen | STG Lane

This Pipe Life

Pipe smoking may seem like a leisure activity enjoyed by generations gone by, but social media and the Internet are giving it new life...
Glenfiddich and Alec Bradley

Alec Bradley and Glenfiddich’s Beneficial Partnership

In the age of declining shelf space in tobacconist retail stores and increasing government regulation, it’s never been tougher promoting tobacco products in the...
Lake County Cigars

Lake Country Cigars: Thriving Under a Woman’s Touch

The success story of Mary Lynn Kane and her husband Don Kane, owners of Lake Country Cigars in Delafield, Wisconsin, is a study in...
Padilla Cigar Company

Backed by Romance and Revolution: Padilla Cigar Company

Ernesto Padilla is no stranger to government adversity, which gives him and his boutique cigar company a unique perspective in these FDA-worrisome times. It...
Rocky Patel | Tobacco Business Magazine

Revelations from Rocky Patel

In the premium cigar arena, Rocky Patel is a “rock-and-roll” superstar known for his rock-solid business stance, as well as his roll-with-the-punches business acumen....
Drew Diplomat | Drew Estate

The Rebirth of an App

In its 20-year history, Drew Estate has produced more than 1,000 cigars, but its most impressive and impactful release may have come in the...
Vuse Vibe

Vape Opportunity Knocks on Convenience’s Door

Can convenience stores take on a more sophisticated vape stance? What about a vape shop concept within? Sure, space is tight and streamlining is...
vapor technology association

Vapor Technology Association Conducts Viral Campaign

Advocating on behalf of midsized and large vapor manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and their customers, the Vapor Technology Association (VTA) recently concluded a viral social media...
Donald Trump Election

New Administration Expectations

Shortly after the election, political commentator and reporter David Gregory stated that tobacco and convenience store retailers “will welcome what comes out of a...
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