An electrical fire that broke out early this morning at the Las Vegas Convention Center has delayed the opening of the IPCPR trade show in Las Vegas.
Hostos Fernandez Quesada, who left Quesada Cigars in May, has accepted a position with Cigar Rings, a printing and graphic design company that provides cigar bands, labels and packaging for …
Phillips & King will be distributing A.J. Fernandez cigars in California, one of the largest cigar markets in the U.S.
Oettinger Davidoff AG, owner of Davidoff of Geneva USA, reported a 3.7 percent growth in its “own-brand” business in 2017.
Nat Sherman International, which was acquired last year by tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., has announced that it is restructuring its portfolio of premium cigar brands.
Cigar factories in Nicaragua are operating once again, as the country’s nationwide, 24-hour labor strike staged last week has ended.
Tabacalera USA has appointed Luis Miguel Torres as the new head of Casa De Montecristo Inc., a subdivision of the company in charge of operating its branded retail stores and lounges.
Most of Nicaragua has gone on a 24-hour labor strike today, and that includes the workforce of the premium cigar industry.
Eric Hanson, founder of Hammer + Sickle Cigars and executive chairman of Klin Groupe, LLC, died on June 8, 2018. He was 45 years old.
Anti-government protesters in Nicaragua have put up several roadblocks along the country’s Pan-American Highway—a major shipping route—stopping an estimated 6,000 transport trucks and cargo …
Cano Aret Ozgener, the founder of C.A.O. International Inc. and its C.A.O. cigar brands, passed away on June 9 at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Villiger Cigars has opened a new 7,500-square-foot factory in Bahia, Brazil.
Hostos Fernandez Quesada is saying his final goodbyes to the staff at the Quesada factory in the Dominican Republic, as he’s decided to part ways with the family business.
Scott C. Pearce is the new executive director of the IPCPR and Dawn Conger has been promoted to vice president of operations.
Altadis U.S.A, makers of the non-Cuban Montecristo brand, has settled its dispute with boutique company Figaro Cigars over the use of its fleur- de-lis trademark.
Cigar industry veteran Michael Giannini has been promoted to general manager at Ventura Cigar Co.
General Cigar has started adding the big, new warning labels to its cigar boxes in an attempt to get an early start on the upcoming regulations.
The 2019 and 2020 IPCPR trade shows will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.