IPCR 2019 Update #2 What’s New in Pipes? Dunhill is back?!!?

James Foster, CST After my previous article covering the regulatory affairs in the industry and the changes to International Premium Cigar &; Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) tradeshow, I thought a good follow up would be all the good news and great new products that are still hitting the market this year as a bit of […]

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IPCPR 2019 Update #1 Regulatory Affairs and Changes to IPCPR

James Foster, CST Well, friends, it’s that time again where I’ve trekked out to Vegas for you in the summertime…  Braving the heat, strange offers from Uber drivers, and Brian Levine’s attempts at comedy to bring you the latest news that’s fit to print about the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) trade […]

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IPCPR 2016 Part 2 – The Explosion of New Products

James Foster Why would I have expected to have very little new pipe news this year? In a totally unexpected fashion my 2 and a half days on the IPCPR trade show were jam packed with meeting pipe people and in a blur of activity from every tobacco manufacturer trying to get their new products […]

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IPCPR 2016 Part 1 We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know.

James Foster I flew out Sunday the 26th of July in the wee hours to arrive in Vegas in time for breakfast and to attend seminars all day on the FDA regulations and what it means to the premium tobacco industry. There is bad news, and there is “we just don’t know” news, and I’ll […]

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IPCPR 2015 Recap

James Foster It’s been called the super bowl of premium tobacco, the CES, the E3, the … insert the biggest trade show in said industry and you have it.   IPCPR or International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers 83rd Annual Convention and Trade Show (say that 3 times fast) is where  the industry meets and your […]

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The 2010 IPCPR Show (formerly RTDA)

The world’s largest luxury tobacco products trade show took place August 9 – 12, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The IPCPR Show is the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association’s annual trade show, where the industry showcases new products and retail tobacconists place orders. This was the second year in a row the show […]

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