July 20, 2018

IPCPR 2018: Drew Estate

Drew Estate always brings its A-Game to the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show and this year was no different. While the booth was pretty much...
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While XIKAR was acquired by Quality Importers in January, the two companies had separate yet adjacent booth spaces this year, with the XIKAR booth retaining...
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Scandinavian Tobacco Group Acquires Peterson Pipe Tobacco Brands

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S, the parent company of General Cigar Co., has announced that it has closed a deal to acquire the entire premium pipe...
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IPCPR 2018: My Father Cigars

I made what has become an annual day four pilgrimage over to the My Father Cigars, Inc. booth. In past years I would try to...
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IPCPR 2018: Cubariqueno

Bill Ives and Juan Cancel of Cubariqueno Cigar Co. were back at the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show as part of the Espinosa Premium Cigars...
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IPCPR 2018: Rabbit Air

Two years ago, Rabbit Air showed off its signature MinusA2 air purifier, and while not new at the time, the company was teasing a new...
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IPCPR 2018: MBombay

Although MBombay had just one new release to show off at its booth during this year’s IPCPR show, it had announced earlier in the year that...
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IPCPR 2018: Fable

Fable Cigars was back this year as one of the brands featured in the RoMa Craft booth. While co-owner Mitul Shah confirmed there was nothing...
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IPCPR 2018: JetLine

JetLine is one of a handful of companies who have had more-or-less the exact same trade show presentation style since I began attending the annual...
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IPCPR 2018: Villiger Cigars North America

This year has been full of changes for Villiger, notably the company opened a new Brazilian factory named Villiger do Brasil in May. Located in a city...
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IPCPR 2018: Daniel Marshall

It took me a few attempts to get Daniel Marshall’s booth, each time I walked by Marshall was busy with customers. I will say for...
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