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 534 (4/22/23)

The Headlines

José Blanco Named Worldwide Brand Ambassador for Arturo Fuente

José Blanco of Arturo Fuente will be moving into an expanded role. Today the company announced that Blanco will be its new Worldwide Brand Ambassador. We got the details here.

Alec and Bradley Rubin; Jonathan Lipson Join STG

The question of where some of the former brain trust of Alec Bradley would land have has been answered. Today Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) has announced that Alec Rubin, Bradley Rubin, and Jonathan Lipson, formerly of the Alec Bradley marketing team, will join the STG North American Branded marketing organization. We got the full details here.


The News

Product Reports

Other News


Cigar Reviews


Agile Cigar Reviews

The Smoking Syndicate


Features and Blog


Feature Story

  • None this Week

The Blog

  • None this Week

Prime Time Podcasts

Prime Time Show

Prime Time Special Edition

  • None this week

Prime Time Jukebox

  • None this week

Upcoming Schedule

4/24 Prime Time Jukebox Episode 95: The Beginning of the End
4/25 Prime Time Special Edition 140: Sophomore Cigars
4/27 Prime Time Episode 265: Mo Maali, Patina Cigars

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