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Sept/Oct
2002



Trade Show Wrap-up:
At Massive RTDA 2000,
Traffic only seemed lighter...

Staff Report
A record number of exhibitor booths greeted retail buyers for the 70th annual trade show and convention.
Trend watch:
Big Interest in Small Cigars.
By Dale Scott
Mini versions of big brands have become the big new growth niche as leading, premium brands jump in.
Cigarmaker Profile:
Canary Islands Cigars, Co.
Staff Report
A subsidiary of the versatile European tobacco enterprise Cita Tabacos de Canarias S.L., this company follows in the rich history and tradition of its parent as it renews its ties to the U.S. premium cigar market.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Recharging the Spirit at RTDA
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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