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April,
2006



Store Events:
The Cigar Tasting...
By Joseph Finora
Can it pay dividends or will it all go up in smoke?
Tradeshow Roundup:
N.A.T.O. Expo 2006
By E. Edward Hoyt, III
Retail tobacco shops embraced this year's trade show in Las Vegas with strong attendance as the NATO trade organization celebrate its five-year anniversary.
World Markets:
Habano Time
Staff Report; Photos & Contributing Reporting by Gary Heathcott
The 8th Habanos Festival ushered in new vitolas, new regional and limited editions, and a pricey homage to Cohiba's 40th anniversary.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Signs of the Times...
- 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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