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April 1998
Volume 25
Number 2



Retailing Strategies:
Operating a Satellite Retail Cigar Program
by Bob Ashley
Despite news of shakeouts and slumping import growth, cigars continue to find their way into new "non-traditional" retail outlets every day. Can smoke shops claim a part of the action? Many already have, occupying profitable new layers in the wholesale - retail chain.
30th Annual TAA Meeting:
Looking in New Directions
by E. Edward Hoyt III
The nation's upper echelon of tobacco shopsmakes "selling pride in the tobacco industry" its rallying call at a special 30th anniversary edition of its annual meeting and convention, held this year in Maui, Hawaii.
Trendwatch:
Lockwood Publications Adds Internet Advertising Programs
by C. Raoul Pantalones
Lockwood Publications has recently entered intoInternet sales and services. With several new Internet capabilities and expanded services, tobacconists now have access to more information, new advertising opportunities, and the chance to be included in the most complete listing of smokeshops available to consumers.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


"SHAKEUP, RATTLE, AND ROLL" by E. Edward Hoyt III


What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Products and News from the Pipe World


Equipment and Services for Effective Retailing


Yesterday's News from the Lockwood's Press Vaults


SMOKESHOP (ISSN 0146-9266), established in 1970, is published bi-monthly by Lockwood Trade Journal Co., Inc., 130 West 42nd Street, Suite 1050, New York, NY 10036 USA. Copyright © 1998 by Lockwood Trade Journal Co. Inc. HTML production and copyright © 1998 by Keys Technologies. All rights reserved.