Nearly 40 million U.S. adults still smoke cigarettes which contain up to 7,000 chemicals, including arsenic, lead, and tar. These are extremely harmful, which is why many users have been switching to less harmful vapor products such as e-cigarettes. This is exactly what Yan Gleyzer, Founder and CEO of VGI Distribution, did in order to […]
As part of the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021,” in the most recent COVID-19 relief bill signed into law on December 27, 2020, Congress amended the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (“PACT”) Act of 2009 to apply to e-cigarettes and all vaping products. While the bill only covers the USPS, the passage of PACT triggered all major […]
Patel Smoke knows its customers, mostly smoke and tobacco accessory shops, and makes a simple proposition: “We can beat anyone’s prices,” says manager Sharad Patel. “Our prices are definitely the cheapest.”
With no signs of slowing down, the vaping market is continuing to boom, and Ultra Hybrid has some good advice for retailers looking to establish a profitable e-cigarette business. “In this industry, repeat business is everything,” says Sam Martinez, a manager with Ultra. “You’ve got to create customer loyalty and get repeat business. Once you get loyal customers, they’ll stop by every few days or every day.”
All Zippo lighters are not created equal. In fact, there are several hundred designs. So when a retailer looks for a collection to sell, how exactly does one choose?
LanMark Wholesale, a division of LanMark Alternatives LLC, is a wholesaler of electronic cigarettes, from individual components to complete kits. “Ecigs are tremendous products that help free people from their addiction to tobacco cigarettes,” states Sandy Markman, co-owner. “They are becoming enormously popular.”
Luxury Lites provides an extensive line of high quality alternatives to traditional tobacco cigarette smoking. These include E-Cigarettes, both disposable and rechargeable, E-Hookahs and E-Cigars, as well as E-Juice and other accessories.
Industry experts say U.S. sales of electronic cigarettes could reach $1 billion this year. To meet this huge demand, Clear Smoke LLC is expanding its product line. “Tax hikes, smoking bans and health concerns are making alternatives to tobacco cigarettes extremely popular,” says Clear Smoke founder and CEO Tommy Hoang. “E-cigarettes are odorless, don’t require […]
AFG Distribution, formerly All Fun Gifts, was founded in 1999, and has grown to become a “One Stop Alternative Wholesaler.” The company distributes more than 8,000 products in 50 categories, and is constantly augmenting its selection of merchandise. AFG Distribution caters to an array of businesses, including tobacco outlets, convenience stores, clothing boutiques, spas and […]
Hookah lounges are springing up in cities across the country, providing a unique social experience for those interested in smoking hookahs in a group setting.