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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> www.sopariwala.com mailto:info@sopariwala.com<br /> www.soex.com mailto:info@soex.com<br /> Contents<br /> >>>December 2013 · VOLUME 40, NUMBER 6<br /> www.smokeshopmag.com<br /> 26<br /> 38<br /> Features<br /> 26 RETAIL PROFILE<br /> R&R Cigars:<br /> Cornering an<br /> Untapped Market<br /> Reagan Starner, with inspiration from<br /> his father Randy, fulfills a shop vision.<br /> By Seth Schwartz<br /> 48<br /> 34 RETAIL PROFILE<br /> Davidoff Debuts Two<br /> New Davidoff Lounges<br /> Club Humidor, San Antonio, Texas,<br /> and Burns Tobacconist, Chattanooga,<br /> Tenn. debut sophisticated lounges.<br /> Staff Report<br /> 50<br /> 34<br /> 38 HANDMADE CIGARS<br /> Topper Cigars:<br /> Ha<a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=1"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=2"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=3"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=4"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=5"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=6"> www.sopariwala.com mailto:info@so</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=7"> www.soex.com mailto:info@soex.com</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=8"> Contents </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=9"> www.rsbtobacco.com</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=10"> Editor'sLETTER As Smoking Contracts, Vaping Soars</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=11"> www.lex12.com</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=12"> IPCPR </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=13"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=14"> RetailingNEWS </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=15"> Family-owned and singularly committed to mai</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=16"> IndustryNEWS </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=17"> </a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=18"> IndustryNEWS MADE IN USA Oettinger Davidoff Unve</a> <a title="Smokeshop Magazine - December, 2013 page 19" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/699f5b26?page=19"> ON FACEBOOK ALONE CAN'T BE WRONG! 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