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June/July
2002



Personalities:
A True Cigar Man: Remembering Milton Berle
By Richard Carleton Hacker
On March 27th, the world of entertainment and the world of cigars lost one of their most prominent icons, a comedic genius named Milton Berle. For those of us who knew him, Milton's passing, at age 93, symbolized the end of an era - an era where a cigar was as much a part of an act as the celebrity himself.
Trade Show Report:
ITE 2002: A True Buying Show
Staff Report
As the International Tobacco Expo continues to grow, a wide range of retailers jam the aisles looking for new merchandise and show specials.
Retail Design:
Evolution of an Independent Tobacconist
By Don Mayslak
When a Chicago tobacco institution known for decades of consistency faced a sudden need to relocate, the owner made the most of it with an entirely new direction - a professionally planned and designed tobacco store.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Tobacco: The Big Tax Target
by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Trends and Trendsetters in Specialty Tobacco Retailing


Products and News from the Pipe World


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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