Ike Karipides

Ike Karipides Leaves Nat Sherman, Joins Drew Estate

Ike Karipides is Drew Estate’s director for speciality retail. Karipides joins the company after five and a half years as executive director of premium cigar...
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IPCPR 2017: Nat Sherman

Nat Sherman was pretty clear: their plan all along was not to release product for the 2017 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show. The point the...
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IPCPR 2016: Nat Sherman

One of my last stops of the 2015 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show became my first stop this year, Nat Sherman. The company took a...
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Nat Sherman Expanding Cigar Sales Force

If you need to find a cigar company that is expanding, there’s a townhouse in Manhattan that is a good place to start. Last week,...
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Tobacco Plus Expo 2013

While the premium cigar industry tends to focus their attention on the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) Convention and Trade Show, there are...
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Weekly News (July 16, 2012)

Editor’s Note: A year ago Friday, July 20 to be more precise, Brooks and I sat down for dinner after the third day of IPCPR...
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Press Release: Nat Sherman Appoints Ike Karipides to Director of Premium Cigar Sales

July 13, 2012 (New York, NY) — Nat Sherman, offering an iconic collection of premium tobacco products and upholding a service-centric approach to business, announces...
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