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Cigars

Cigars can be your Christmas cracker

Brands and format choice stars of the season

Plug the gap with cigars

NPD aimed at small pack shopper CIGARS could plug the gap left behind by smaller packs of cigarettes leaving the shelves, according to Scandinavian Tobacco …

Big hopes for small cigars

Aiming to capitalise on value for money trend 2016 was an especially bad year for cigar sales, according to IRI figures quoted by Scandinavian Tobacco Group …

Retailers miss out on sales boost says JTI

THE majority of retailers are failing to take advantage of an increase in cigar sales over the Christmas period, according to tobacco giant JTI. The firm …

Miniatures on the market march

Cigars, like most tobacco products, continue to face difficult and restrictive market conditions. But fears that the dark market may have had a particularly …

Embracing the single life

RITMEESTER, the manufacturer behind the Royal Dutch cigars brand, has launched a single stick variant of its Panatella. Packed in outers of 20 at a …

A cigar strategy to deal with the dark

CIGARS don’t form one of the biggest sections of the tobacco market but from a retailer’s point of view they have some distinctly positive qualities. Cigar …

Little cigars to break the mould?

A mini cigar that is packaged like a cigarette and designed to attract cigarette smokers is the latest entrant to the value end of the tobacco market. Break …