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 504 (9/24/22)

The Headlines


El Septimo Announces Plan to Open 30 Cigar Retail Stores and First Cigar Lounge in U.S.

El Septimo Geneva today announced a plan to open 30 cigar retail stores in the United States. The company also announced it is opening a new lounge in Los Angeles. We got the details here.

Ace Prime Rebrands as Luciano Cigars; Crowned Heads Files Cease and Desist

Last week we reported th 2 1/2 year old strategic partnership between Crowned Heads and Ace Prime has come to an end. This past week Ace Prime has rebranded as Luciano Cigars, but its clear there is an acrimonious split as Crowned Heads announced it has filed a cease and desist against Luciano Cigars.


The News

Summer of ’22 Reports

This week we wrapped up our Summer of ’22 Reports

Product Reports

Other News

Legislative News

Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate

Features and Blog


Feature Story

The Blog

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • No show this week

Prime Time Jukebox

  • No show this week

Upcoming Schedule

9/26 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 79: You Have to Hear This!
9/29 Prime Time Episode 243: Tim Ozgener, Ozgener Family Cigars
TBA Prime Time Special Edition 128 Aging Experiment #4 Conclusion

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