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Deccember
2002



Small Business Issues:
Need to Get Your Message Out? Mail it... Direct
By Joseph Finora
There’s a reason you get so much mail: it works. It sells products - from life insurance to vacations, direct mail can give you a huge potential for profit. And in sales, yes, size really matters. But creativity is also crucial when it comes to moving product.
Manufacturer Profile:
Endless Blends
by E. Edward Hoyt III, Editor
House of Windsor keeps 80 years of tobacco blending expertise alive, drawing on staff talent, amazing recipes, and some key help from a small, family-owned Ohio cigar company.
Promotions:
Macanudo on Tour
Staff Report
General Cigar’s traveling Macanudo bus lounge has matured into the “Macanudo American Passion Tour,” drawing crowds of cigar lovers wherever it goes.






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


Producers, Suppliers, Regulations, and Associations


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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