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Cigars International

The Changing of the Guard: 2019 Edition

Astonishing. It took me a while to find the correct word to describe it. Astonishing—not incredible—is the correct word. Also, scary. Yesterday’s confirmation that Craig Reynolds...
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Craig Reynolds, Head of Cigars International, Retiring in May

Craig Reynolds, the leader of the Cigars International—the world’s largest cigar retailer—will be retiring in May 2020. That is when his contract ends, though Reynolds...
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Cigars International Opening in Wesley Chapel, Fla. Next Year

Cigars Intertnational has announced the location of its first Florida store: Pasco County. The world’s largest cigar retailer has submitted plans for a 9,500-square-foot standalone...
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Viaje Platino El Gallito

Like many companies, Viaje has released its share of single-store exclusive cigars. One could even make the case that a good bit of the company’s...
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Bugatti Unveils Two New Lighters

Bugatti Group has announced the upcoming launch of two new lighters that the company says solves two of the main problems cigar smokers face: clogged...
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Thompson Cigar Headquarters Shutting Down June 29

Thompson Cigar, one of the oldest and largest retailers in the country, will be shutting down most of its U.S. operations on June 29. Last...
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Ten Questions for 2019

A belated welcome to 2019. As is the tradition at halfwheel—and actually before this website started—each year I ask 10 questions that will face the cigar...
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Graded: Ten Questions for 2018

With 2018 counting down its final days, it’s time to take a look back at an article that is an annual tradition on halfwheel, Ten...
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Cigars International Texas Opens With Exclusive Macanudo

Last month, Cigars International opened up its first store outside of Pennsylvania. The new store is located in The Colony, Texas, a suburb about 25...
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A.J. Fernández Changes San Lotano Oval to Cigars International Exclusive

A.J. Fernández has informed retailers that it has discontinued the San Lotano Oval line. Emails sent to retailers stated the company wants to avoid confusion...
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Liga Privada No. 9 Corona ¡Viva!

In early 2012—less than a year after the line formally made its debut—Drew Estate released the first extension to its Undercrown blend. It was a...
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