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December,
2004



Retail Issues:
Olde Punta Gorda Cigar & Tobacco Emporium:
The Eye of the Storm

By Bob Ashley
When one of this season's devastating hurricanes roared through its historic Florida town, the Olde Punta Gorda Cigar & Tobacco Emporium quickly picked up the pieces and marched on.
Manufacturer Profile:
Savinelli's Evolution
By Dale Scott
A classic Italian pipe maker continues to gain ground in the premium cigar market, adding cache to its storied smoking products.
RYO/MYO Report:
RYO/MYO On the Move: The Trend is with the Blend
By Joseph Finora
And for many, it's about the money...






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


FDA Oversight of Tobacco
is Averted... For Now...
- 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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