“I still think Imperial should buy (Swedish Match)”, said a veteran cigar company executive, who preferred not to be identified. “Then they’d have all the brands.” Cuban brands, that is.
Cigars come in every kind of container you can think of … but what is the cost of this choice? Lew Rothman of J-R Cigars is obsessed with packaging. So we asked him: how much do boxes cost?
On June 12, one of the most influential people in the cigar world will celebrate his 90th birthday. He is from Cleveland, Ohio. It’s Stanford Newman, the man who made the J. C. Newman Cigar Company one of the world’s great cigar powerhouses… his way.