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February,
2008



Retail Profile:
Nat Sherman’s New York State of Mind
By E. Edward Hoyt III
The Sherman family’s new tobacco shop on 42nd Street turns the clock back with three stories of nostalgia and retailing magic that’s a theatrical oasis for smoking enthusiasts..
Cigarmaker Q & A
Pepin Garcia: Riding a Perfect Wave
By Gary J. Arzt
Contributing editor Gary J. Arzt recently visited with Pepin Garcia at his Nicaragua factory to learn how he is expanding his manufacturing capacity, his box factory, and tobacco growing operation.
Manufacturer Profile:
Tabacalera A. Turrent: “Six” Generations Strong
Story & Photos By William Kaliher
The father of modern Mexican cigars? For Alberto Turrent IV, the unofficial title is right on target, having led Mexican cigars onto the world stage.


    Retailer and Tobacco Industry News

    SMOKESHOP's Industry news department, bringing you up-to-date information and breaking stories about manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers.


Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe,
and Cigarette Smokers



End of Castro Era Fuels Embargo Speculation - by E. Edward Hoyt III


What's Happening and Where
in the Tobacco Industry



New concepts, Trends, and Trendsetters
in Tobacco Retailing



Merchandise and News from the
Pipe World



Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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