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Handmade Cigar Imports Slow; Dominican and Nicaraguan Shipments Rise

Handmade Cigar Imports Slow; Dominican and Nicaraguan Shipments Rise

The latest figures on premium cigar imports show a small slowdown in overall shipments, but with gains from the two biggest producers.

September 27, 2019
Tobacco Veteran George Gershel Dies At 89

Tobacco Veteran George Gershel Dies At 89

George Gershel, who spent nearly 50 years working in the cigar industry, died on September 20 in Rougemont, Switzerland. He was 89 years old.

September 23, 2019
STG To Acquire Royal Agio For $231 Million

STG To Acquire Royal Agio For $231 Million

Denmark-based tobacco giant Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S has agreed to acquire Royal Agio Cigars for $231 million.

September 16, 2019
Davidoff Appoints New Marketing and Commercial Heads

Davidoff Appoints New Marketing and Commercial Heads

Davidoff of Geneva USA, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Oettinger Davidoff AG, has announced two new promotions within the company.

September 3, 2019
PCA Cancels 2020 Consumer Event

PCA Cancels 2020 Consumer Event

The Premium Cigar Association—the organization formerly known as the IPCPR—has canceled its plans to open one day of its 2020 trade show to consumers.

August 21, 2019
New Details Emerge on Puro Sabor 2020 Festival

New Details Emerge on Puro Sabor 2020 Festival

The Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco (CNT) has released more information on Puro Sabor 2020, and cigar fans can finally buy tickets.

August 12, 2019
Craig Reynolds to Step Down at STG Next Year

Craig Reynolds to Step Down at STG Next Year

Craig Reynolds, who currently serves as the executive vice president of global handmade cigars for Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG), will be leaving his position next year.

August 8, 2019
Nicaraguan Cigar Festival Dates Announced for 2020

Nicaraguan Cigar Festival Dates Announced for 2020

After canceling 2019's Nicaraguan Cigar Festival due to political unrest, the Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco (CNT) has announced that the 2020 Puro Sabor will be held from January …

August 6, 2019
José Blanco Leaving EPC Cigar Co.

José Blanco Leaving EPC Cigar Co.

After nearly three years, José Blanco is leaving EPC Cigar Co.

July 19, 2019