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August
2003



Retail Profile:
UPtown's Smoke Shop:
World-Class Style in Nashville

by Bob Ashley
A new makeover for a local icon tops a series of changes that's kept this well-tuned shop at peak performance.
Cigar Manufacturers:
Thinking BIG
by E. Edward Hoyt III
Amidst memories of brash upstarts - those whose rise and fiery fall became synonymous with the cigar boom itself - Tabacalera Perdomo has kept its impressive growth under focused control, continually generating excitement in the marketplace and raising its own standards along the way.
Distributor Focus:
A Rising Force in Pipes
by Bob Ashley
For Music City Marketing, its high-profile deal with Alfred Dunhill may be the feather in its cap, but the Nashville-based wholesaler has been steadily building the high end of its extensive product line for quite some time.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Five Years Later and Still Adjusting - 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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