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December,
2007



Retail Profile:
Club Humidor: A Texas Family Tradition
By Jeffrey Bolton, Photos by Cari Foulk
Authenticity is a valued trait in Texas, and wonderfully demonstrated in the retail cigar business by Keith and Tiffany Rumbo of Club Humidor.
Boutique Cigarmakers:
Tabacos de la Cordillera: Defining Modern Cigars
By Frank Seltzer
John Vogel’s Tabacos de la Cordillera has taken unique tobacco products to it's ultimate conclusion: replanting genetically pure pre-embargo Cuban tobacco seeds for a classic Cuban taste.
Merchandise Focus:
Quality Importers: Rethinking the Humidor
By Chris Bickers
Thanks to major shifts in manufacturing trends, every cigar smoker can afford at least one - sometimes several - humidors.Tapping this changing market segment with style and flair is Quality Importers.


    Retailer and Tobacco Industry News

    SMOKESHOP's Industry news department, bringing you up-to-date information and breaking stories about manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers.


Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe,
and Cigarette Smokers



Little-Taxed Cigars Increasingly Flagged as “Glaring Omissions” - by E. Edward Hoyt III


What's Happening and Where
in the Tobacco Industry



New concepts, Trends, and Trendsetters
in Tobacco Retailing



Looking Ahead: Tobacco Issues in 2008


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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