Scandinavian Tobacco Group

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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Régis Broersma, Head of General Cigar, Leaving Company for Europe

Régis Broersma will return to Europe. Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—the parent company of General Cigar Co., Cigars International and others—announced that Broersma will return to...
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STG Announces Q1 2019 Results, 7.3 Percent Growth in Profit

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—the parent company of Cigars International, General Cigar Co., Thompson and others—announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. While revenue growth is down 1.6 percent, the company says that EBITDA growth, a measure of profit, is up 7.3 percent. STG generated DKK 1.464 billion ($218.48 million), which is actually […]
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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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STG Announces 2018 Yearly Results: Slight Revenue Increase

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG), the parent company of Cigars International, General Cigar Co. and others, announced its annual results for 2018. The result shows a...
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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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General Cigar Co. Cuts Marketing Staff

Some of the most tenured members of General Cigar Co.’s marketing staff will be departing. The company has confirmed that Gus Martinez, Victoria McKee Jaworski,...
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STG Reports Moderate Sales Growth for Q3

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG)—parent of General Cigar Co., Cigars International, Thompson Cigar and others—has reported its results for the third quarter of 2018: sales are...
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Scandinavian Tobacco Group Plans 100+ Layoffs

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG), the parent company of General Cigar Co. Cigars International and others, has announced that it is planning 100-120 layoffs of white-collar...
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Café Crème Renamed In Certain Markets

One of Scandinavian Tobacco Group’s (STG) biggest brands is getting renamed in certain markets. The company has announced that its cigarillo brand Café Crème will be renamed...
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