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February,
2004



Marketing and Promotions:
Heather's Highway to HEAVEN
by Dale Scott
Any business that stands still ultimately goes nowhere. Savvy cigar shops look for manufacturer support that not only draws traffic but leaves a memorable impression. Heavenly Cigar's "Hummer Road Tour" ranks high on both accounts, courtesy of Heather Phillips.
Producing Regions:
Giving Something Back
Staff Report
Inspired by the needs of local children in the Dominican Republic, the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation spearheads a humanitarian project funded partially through the donations of American cigar enthusiasts.
Retailing Strategies:
Choosing the Right Business Model
by Joseph Finora
Which business model is best for me? There's no easy answer, but we'll help de-mystify the choices.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Cigars: Hallmark of Negotiations
- by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Trends and Trendsetters in Specialty Tobacco Retailing


Merchandise and News from the Pipe World


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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