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Imperial Tobacco Cutting Nearly 2,500 Jobs

Imperial Tobacco Cutting Nearly 2,500 Jobs

Imperial Tobacco head Gareth Davis announced the job cuts today. Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, the world's fourth largest tobacco company, announced today that it will cut approxima…

June 19, 2008
Swedish Match Names Dahlgren New CEO

Swedish Match Names Dahlgren New CEO

Swedish Match AB, the parent company of General Cigar Co. and one of the world's largest cigarmakers, has named its new top executive. Lars Dahlgren, 37, will assume the role of …

May 21, 2008
Second Diamond Crown Lounge Opens

Second Diamond Crown Lounge Opens

Inside the new Diamond Crown lounge and Corona Cigar Company store in Orlando, Florida. A second Diamond Crown cigar lounge is setting up shop in Orlando, Florida, and plans are …

March 31, 2008
Joya de Nicaragua Inks Agreement With Drew Estate

Joya de Nicaragua Inks Agreement With Drew Estate

Alejandro Martinez-Cuenca Nicaragua's oldest cigar brand has inked an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with one of the country's most innovative cigar companies. Today in New York …

March 25, 2008
Little Havana

Little Havana

If you're a cigar smoker, Calle Ocho offers even more. In a way, it's America's cigar central, and there is no other place quite like it in the world of cigar making. The vast …

February 29, 2008
New York City's Nat Sherman Moves Across the Street

New York City's Nat Sherman Moves Across the Street

A view from the mezzanine inside the new Nat Sherman store Nat Sherman has moved from the northwest corner of 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to the southeast corner at …

January 31, 2008
General Cigar Acquires Certain Assets of Havana Honeys

General Cigar Acquires Certain Assets of Havana Honeys

General Cigar Co. bolstered its flavored cigar business Friday with the acquisition of the Havana Honeys trademark. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but General Cigar parent …

December 10, 2007
C.A.O. Takes on Toraño Distribution

C.A.O. Takes on Toraño Distribution

Celebrating the deal at C.A.O. headquarters are, from left to right, Mike Conder and Gary Hyams of C.A.O., Charlie Toraño, and C.A.O.'s Tim Ozgener and Micky Pegg. EXCLUSIVE: …

December 4, 2007
The Robusto Generation

The Robusto Generation

Once the province of Cuban-cigar connoisseurs, the short, stout smoke is one of today's most popular sizes

December 1, 2007