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June,
2006



Retail Profile:
Jeffrey Stone, Ltd.
By Jeff Bolton
It’s been a wild, 28-year ride in Houston, “Boom or Bust” Texas for high-end retailer Jeffrey Stone, but careful attention to merchandise diversity has paid untold dividends - and ensured his very survival.
Cigar Producers:
Zino Davidoff: A Legend at 100
By E. Edward Hoyt, III
A global brand rose from a simple message of the love of tobacco and desire to truly enjoy its pleasures: thoughtfully, and with passion.
Distributor Spotlight:
New Orleans Gator Group
Surviving Katrina

Staff Report;
When Hurricane Katrina destroyed their cigar accessories whole­saling business, partners Leonard Haggarty and “Ed” Denney moved to Tacoma, Wa. to start all over.
Cigar Production:
The Fine Art of Blending
By Dale Scott;
By mixing different types of tobacco according to a precise recipe, cigar masters create a blueprint to produce a cigar with certain desirable characteristics.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


The State of Retailing:
- 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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