TPE 2019: Day 3 + Conclusion

Charlie Minato 3/15/2019
While the second day of Tobacco Plus Expo 2019 might have been the second busiest day of the trade show, there is no question which was the...

CBD: On the Brink of Big

9/7/2018
It’s a rare moment to have a clear view of an industry illuminated with near-certain potential for exponential growth. But in 2018, with society’s perception of cannabis shifting...

IPCPR Summer Show 2018

8/27/2018
Desert heat, sizzling new products, cigars being rolled real-time, leisurely networking over lit cigars, and even an actual (unintended) fire.

P&K to Distribute AJ Fernandez in CA

Gregory Mottola 7/11/2018
California can be a tough cigar market. There are plenty of cigar smokers, but state regulations can make it difficult even...

Tommy Bahama Accessories

6/28/2018

Island Lifestyle Importers is exclusively partnering with Ventura Cigar Company (VCC) for marketing and distribution...


Impulse Buying Power

Price Kutter 5/2/2018
IT’S HAPPENED TO US ALL. We’ve each entered into a store with a list or certain items in mind and have found ourselves walking out with something we never intended to purchase...

Open or Closed

Price Kutter 4/27/2018
The vaping trend has been a lucrative profit source for retailers seeking growth in the past few years. Thousands of  products have been released into the marketplace, attracting new customers and...

The Luxe Life

4/27/2018
SLEEK CARS. FINE WATCHES. TOP SHELF LIQUORS. These are just a few product categories where the allure of the hard-to-reach draws customers into a store. For a look...

Profit Beyond The Plant

PKFWD 12/26/2017
$6.5 BILLION IN 2016. $7.8 BILLION by 2020. $20.2 billion by 2021. These mind-boggling figures reflect current revenue and projected revenue from sales of legal cannabis in North America...

2017 IPCPR Wrap-up

8/31/2017
The P&K IPCPR Booth was as busy as ever, despite speculation that new FDA rules and some states’ taxes would keep retailers from the show.