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 334 (6/15/19)


Feature of the Week: General Cigar to Search for New President

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) announced that Régis Broersma, President of General Cigars would be transferring to Europe to become the head of Smoking Tobacco & Accessories Division. STG announced it will search for a new President with Broersma serving until a successor is found.

Feature of the Week: Drew Estate Begins Announcing IPCPR Releases

As it has done the past few years, Drew Estate kicked off its #DEIPCPR coverage with a series of “one a day” announcements.

News and Previews

Legislative News


Agile Cigar Review

Prime Time Show

On Episode 99, we had our second installment of our three weeks of “Pre-Game” coverage leading up to the 2019 IPCPR Trade Show with an Industry Panel Show with Special Guests Steve Saka, Skip Martin, and Hector Alfonso Sr.

Prime Time Special Edition

On Special Edition 55, we welcomed Al Micallef of Micallef Cigars as our special guest.


Prime Time

Episode 100 (6/20/19): The Ultimate IPCPR Pre-Game Show

Prime Time Special Edition


On this date June 15th…