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June,
2008



Cigarette Update:
Cheyenne International Takes its ‘Shot’
By Joe Finora
Creative upstart manufacturer relies on quality products made in America and works hard to effectively address the difficult regulatory landscape to the benefit of the entire industry.
Cigarmaker Update:
Cusano Cigars: Taking it to The Next Level
By E. Edward Hoyt III
This month, Cusano Cigars is opening its own factory and will start producing some of its own cigars for the first time ever. Bolder blends, and more, lie ahead.
Producing Regions:
Nicaragua Rising
By E. Edward Hoyt III
Nicaragua’s lush tobacco farming belt from Estelí north to Jalapa and Condega has long been attracting tobacco growers and cigar makers intent on producing world-class cigars.
Tradeshow Report:
Tobacco Plus Expo 2008: Innovation & Selection
By E. Edward Hoyt III
Tobacco retailers, wholesalers, and manufacturers gather at the Las Vegas Convention Center on April 24–26 for the 2008 Tobacco Plus Expo.


    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



Fight for Your Right...to Survive!
- by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where
in the Tobacco Industry



New concepts, Trends, and Trendsetters
in Tobacco Retailing



Big Threats Require Bigger Responses


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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