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PCA The Magazine: Featured articles

While PCA The Magazine is only available to current members, we have published and provided access to select articles below for your enjoyment.

Tax Tips for Tobacconists
While the start of a new year brings excitement and opportunity, it also signals the start of a less enjoyable time—tax season. While some may …
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Pandemic 2020
I can clearly remember the two previous occasions when our industry was rocked: November 1997, marking the end of the Cigar Boom, and 2009, when …
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The Soul of Charity
Actively engaging in your community through charity, volunteerism and events deserves planning, same as any business strategy. With the right approach, your brand can reap …
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Inventory Control Pays
It’s probably the most crucial component to building a business and cash flow, and it can also be the most challenging.
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Southern Draw Cigars
The name conjures up feelings of hospitality, faith and family, with a little bit of the science of what makes a good cigar. Put it …
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The Crux of the Matter
Half a decade ago, Jeff Haugen found himself at a crossroads —as a successful retailer tobacconist, he wanted to keep finding ways to grow his …
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Sales & Service
It’s the foundation of every successful business model, but how should tobacconists best develop an effective sales and service strategy? We asked the experts.
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W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist
District of Columbia’s oldest tobacco shop stays the course, as its owner, John Anderson, seeks to shape the future of our industry.
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A Star is Born
Platinum Nova Cigars made its debut at this year’s PCA show and it’s two shining ambassadors are ready to enlighten you.
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