The Cigar Industry Report is a one-stop place to catch up on the activity here at Cigar Coop. It is a combination of the news reports, cigar reviews, and assessment updates we do throughout the week. In addition, each week we will look back at Cigar Coop history. Look for this report every Saturday morning at 8am Eastern Time.

Cigar Industry Report: Edition 331 (5/25/19)


Feature of the Week: IPCPR Changes Dates for 2020 Trade Show & Convention

The International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers (IPCPR) announced a date change for its 2020 Convention & Trade Show. The new dates will be scheduled for July 10 through July 14, 2020. The 2020 show was originally scheduled for June 27 through June 30, 2020. The new July 10th start date for the 2020 show pushes the show out two weeks to a time period that IPCPR has traditionally scheduled in the past. We’ve got the details here.

Feature of the Week: George Sosa Departs Alec Bradley

George Sosa Vice President of Sales and a long-time fixture at the company has resigned. No specifics were given. We got some more details here.

Cigar News: George Sosa Departs Alec Bradley

News and Previews

Legislative News

Agile Cigar Reviews

Feature Story

Prime Time Show

On Episode 95, we did our Florida Barn Smoke Pre-Game Show for 2019 with Jeff Borysiewicz.

Prime Time Special Edition

Special Edition #54 was our 2019 Indianapolis 500 Preview Show with Phillip Schmitz.  We also collaborated with Prime Time Special Edition co-host Bear Duplisea on for a special “Live from the 2019 Drew Estate Florida Barn Smoker with Pedro Gomez


Prime Time

Episode 97 (5/30/19) Terence Reilly and Fred Rewey, Panel Discussion

Prime Time Special Edition

Special Edition #55 (6/11/19): Al Micallef, Micallef Cigars

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