Elie Bleu S.A. Paris, France has appointed Lotus International, LLC as their exclusive distributor for the United States and Canada.
Fighting for the rights for cigar smokers is all in a day’s work – certainly for Rocky Patel too. The campaigner for cigar smoker’s rights, is bringing the fight to Europe. Cigar Journal interviews a man on a mission …
STG and cigar importer Decent C.Gars Ltd have signed a contract for the exclusive distribution of Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s hand-made cigar brands in the UK. As a consequence, these brands will be more readily available in the UK.
Heinrich Villiger hands over his function as CEO of the Villiger Group after 65 years in charge. Starting from March 2016 Robert Suter will take over his new role as CEO. The board of Villiger Soehne Holding AG and Villiger Soehne AG remains unchanged.
Estelí in Nicaragua is made up of much more than just big cigar factories. Parallel to Joya de Nicaragua, Drew Estate, Plasencia and AJ Fernandez a myriad of smaller factories operate throughout the city, in everything from town houses to backyards. And they all seem to look ahead with a sense of prosperity.
La Palina Cigars is lowering the prices on all of its Dominican blends. The Red and Black Labels will each see an average MSRP decrease of $1.00 per cigar, and Classics will see an MSRP decrease of up to $1.50 per cigar.
Colibri Group has appointed David Lampert to Vice President of Sales in the United States. David Lampert will oversee the Company’s day-to-day sales operations and will lead a newly-formed national sales team.
Foundry Tobacco Company (FTC) is expanding. The maverick cigar company has added two sales brokers and a brand manager to drive growth. Taven Johnson and Stephan Mayer of C.H.I.M.P., a broker agency, have been hired to represent the company’s brands in AL, DC, GA, MS, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA and WV. Over time,…
In May this year Oettinger Davidoff is hoping to open up a new and much bigger factory for their Camacho brand in Danlí, expecting to double production within the next five years. It’s going to be 21,000 square meters, almost twice the size of their current one.
Royal Danish Cigars, a brand owned by danish Jan Vistisen signed various new distribution agreements with U.S. based companies. Several lines of the brand will be now available more easily.
Oettinger Davidoff has announced that they will terminate their cooperation with their german distributor Arnold André on 31 December 2016. Thereafter, Oettinger Davidoff will have its own distribution company in Germany.
Miami Cigar & Company announced that they have reached an agreement to become the exclusive distributor of Toscano Cigars in the United States. Based in Tuscany, Italy, Toscano has been producing their iconic cigars for 200 years and is to this day the most dominant cigar brand in Italy.