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October
2003



Retailing Trends:
Smoke Shops Offer Refuge
by Joseph Finora
In New York City, displaced smokers find a lone oasis in the lounges of tobacco retailers.
Trade Show Review:
RTDA 2003 Nashville Report:
Staff Report
Smaller crowds, better Service highlight this year's RTDA Show in Nashville, TN.
Trend Watch:
Go Roll a Smoke!
by Bob Ashley
Slow but steady growth in the roll-your-own and make-your-own segment opens doors for tobacco retailers as expert sources in an expanding niche.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Are You Ready for Holiday Sales?
- 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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