Tobacco

Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Swisher celebrates 50 years; retailers get the presents

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Swisher Sweets announced the latest winners in its 50th Anniversary Trivia Contest. The yearlong contest, being held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Swisher Sweets cigars, gives retailers and distributors—Swisher 's loyal trade partners—the opportunity to win $1,000 every...

Altadis U.S.A. announced its appointment by Nat Sherman International as the exclusive distributor of several lines of Nat Sherman cigars in the United States.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Altadis U.S.A. announced its appointment by Nat Sherman International as the exclusive distributor of several lines of Nat Sherman cigars in the United States. The lines, now available through Altadis U.S.A. sales representatives, are Nat Sherman Sauve, Nat Sherman 489...

Letter urges legislators, govs to look beyond tobacco for revenue

MINNEAPOLIS -- On July 2, the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) launched an effort to urge state lawmakers and governors to tax non-tobacco products if they intend to seek additional revenue to fund programs. According to the group's most recent NATO E-News bulletin, this effort...

Ends market test of Marlboro cigarettes with new filter
As New York clinches lead in state cigarette excise taxes, retailers brace for full impact
Decline in U.S. smoking significantly offset by increases in other tobacco products
A leading category takes beating in first-quarter 2008
Spinoff could give menthol giant new areas of distribution and market penetration
C-stores: "It's going to be a disaster".
Government considering banning logos on cigarette packs, other measures

Pages