Davidoff of Geneva USA will become the exclusive U.S. distributor for S.T. Dupont products. S.T. Dupont is a luxury item company best known for its lighters and cigar accessories, but also makes pens, leather goods, belts, and other accessories. As a result of the agreement, this will end the eight year distribution agreement S.T. Dupont had with Lotus International. The new agreement with Davidoff will begin January 1st, 2016.
S.T. Dupont and Davidoff have already partnered on other projects. S.T. Dupont has manufactured several lighters for Davidoff. Meanwhile, Davidoff of Geneva currently serves the distributor for S.T. Dupont in the Swiss Market. Davidoff Flagship stores also carry the S.T. Dupont products.
In a press release announcing the agreement Jim Young, President of Davidoff of Geneva USA, commented, “We are delighted to add the S.T.Dupont brand to our portfolio and look forward to building the brand together with our colleagues from S.T.Dupont-Paris. This is a great fit, both for the brand line up as well as a great fit culturally between our two companies.”
In a related announced, both S.T. Dupont and Davidoff of Geneva announced that Lotus International will remain the after-sales-service center for the U.S. market.