After nearly two years as president and CEO of Gurkha Cigar Group, industry veteran Gary Hyams has resigned. Hyams was appointed to the position in June of 2011 after spending four years as chairman of CAO. Earlier this month, Hyams resigned in order to pursue other interests.
July 23, 2012 (Miami, FL) — Gurkha Cigar Group, Inc, makers of the super premium cigar brand Gurkha, are proud to announce the momentous launch of the Gurkha 125th Anniversary Edition cigar, which will be unveiled at this year’s IPCPR trade show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on August 2-6, 2012. [...]
July 3, 2012 (Miami, FL) — The East India Trading Company, a subsidiary of the Gurkha Cigar Group, Inc are proud to announce the upcoming launch of the ‘Red Witch’, which will ‘set sail’ at this year’s IPCPR trade show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL on August 2-6th. Red Witch is [...]
March 13, 2012 (Miami, FL) — The Beach Cigar Group, makers of the super premium cigar brand Gurkha, is proud to announce that they have officially changed their name to the Gurkha Cigar Group, Inc. Effective immediately, this decision was made to re-emphasize the link between the brand and company name. “This is a natural and progressive move [...]
Editor’s Note: March is in full swing. As has been mentioned a few times here before, this should be no surprise. In halfwheel news, we would like to welcome Prometheus as our newest sponsor. For the next few days, Brook and I will be meeting at the super secret halfwheel offices in Dallas, before I [...]
Editor’s Note: It was seemingly on track to be a much quieter week for cigar news (in quantity it still is), and then the never-ending saga between Oliva Cigar Co. and Sam Leccia decided to show itself again. The issue is over a non-compete clause, a somewhat common thing in this industry. Sam joins [...]
Editor’s Note: On Friday, the IPCPR sent out the much awaited “rules” for the bloggers. It was met with quite a host of criticisms, but in the end, I think it can only be viewed as a step in the right direction. There were a host of difficulties involved with trying to create a solution [...]
Can he do it? Will he do it…? Yepp, another week, another Viaje LE announcement. Nope, I’m not kidding. It marks the seventh sixth (I really thought there were seven) announcement of a new Viaje product this month joining the: Exclusivo Chiquito, Exclusivo Shorts, WLP, Late Harvest and Trifecta. The stick? You’re going to have [...]