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Lighters Lead Tobacco Accessories

As turbulent as the tobacco business has been in recent years, accessories, such as lighters, have remained calm and consistent, if not a bright spot on the front counter for most convenience store chains. “This is one of the most profitable parts of the business,” said Tariq Khan, CEO of Sentar Oil Inc., a four-store

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Country-Style Lighters

Scripto added the HillBilly Brand Licensed Pocket Lighters to its product line. The lighters are available in five assorted designs featuring fishing, patriotic, HillBilly Hottie, camouflage and a country music guitar. The lighters come in a 50-count display a-tray, 2-pack open stock and 2-pack clip strip. HillBilly Brand Pocket Lighters come with a suggested retail

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Dual-Use Lighter

Scripto releases the first 2in1 Dual Flame Utility Lighter to the c-store market. The product features two flames in one lighter where consumers can choose between standard flame and wind resistant flame settings, which allows flexibility of use for all occasions. The 2in1 Dual Flame Utility Lighter works great indoors and outdoors. The product is

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Army-Themed Lighters

Scripto introduces the new U.S. Army Utility Lighters to its product line. The U.S. Army Utility Lighter offers reliable performance for consumers, reminding them of the U.S. Army. The lighters will be available in yellow and black, featuring the U.S. Army Gold Star logo, and packaged in U.S. Army branded blister cards. The lighters are

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Dual Flame Lighter

Scripto makes advances in the lighter category as it releases the new, innovative 2in1 Dual Flame Utility Lighter for c-store retailers. The product features two flames in one lighter. With the switch of a button, consumers can choose to light a standard flame or a wind resistant flame, allowing more flexibility for all occasions. The

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HillBilly Brand Pocket Lighters

Scripto introduces new HillBilly Brand Licensed Pocket Lighters to its product line. Designed to target a rapidly growing fan base of patriotic, fun loving, country music fans and outdoor enthusiasts: the HillBilly Nation. The lighters will be available in five assorted designs featuring fishing, patriotic, HillBilly Hottie, camouflage and a country music guitar. The HillBilly

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Skulls Designer Lighters

Scripto introduces the Skulls Designer Series to its line of popular disposable pocket lighters. The new Skulls Designer Lighters feature five assorted artistic skull designs inspired by tattoo artwork. Skull tattoos have been one of the most sought after designs for a number of decades and its popularity is still very much alive. Scripto Skulls

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Lighting the Way to Profitability

A wide array of tobacco accessories to complement cigarettes and cigars shows customers you’re serious about tobacco and incites impulse sales. By Erin Rigik, Associate Editor. Many retailers recognize that it’s beneficial to step out from behind the counter to teach customers about smokeless alternatives and educate them on e-cigarettes, but taking the same approach

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New Lighter Series

BIC Consumer Products USA is launching BIC Pro Series Mexican Soccer lighter designs, which feature two of the most popular Mexican professional soccer teams, Chivas and Club America.  There are eight lighters in this new series that are targeted to Mexican-American males 25 years of age and older, and feature striking designs with a modern

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TPE 2011 Kicks Off in Las Vegas

E-cigarettes are a big trend on the show floor, with several new manufacturers showcasing electronic products. The Tobacco Plus Expo International (TPE) opened in Las Vegas on March 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, bringing together a broad array of tobacco, tobacco products and accessories under one roof. On the show floor, the major

Kretek

“While at NACS, be sure to visit Kretek International, booth #3726 for great deals on the all new ExtenZe Plus Male Enhancement 5-pack product, Djarum Filtered Clove Cigars, DjEEP lighters and CIG-2.0 Water Vapor E-Cigarettes. Booth #3726 Kretekwww.Kretek.com

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Scripto® introduces the new electronic Mega Lighter®  to it’s everyday line of popular disposable pocket lighters. The new Mega Lighter® features a wide tank, adjustable flame, clean electronic ignition and visible fuel supply. Available in an assortment of colors: white, burgundy, black and blue. Booth #6940 Calicowww.calicobrands.com

Lighting the Way to Profitability

Lighters can be an afterthought. There are relatively few manufacturers, everyone merchandises them near the front counter, liability issues have cut down on cheap products and differentiation is only skin deep. But even given the limited number of companies supplying products, lighters produce an excellent margin—between 40% and 60%—and sales have been steady for the

War Games Lighters

DjEEP has introduced War Games, its newest full-color lighter design series, available now and throughout the balance of 2010. The War Games lighters will replace the DjEEP Freedom Series, which has been on the market since 2003. The new designs are done in a more combat-oriented color pallet to reflect the reality of America’s position

Electronic Pocket Lighter

Scripto has introduced the new electronic Mega Lighter to its everyday line of disposable pocket lighters. The new Mega Lighter features a wide tank, adjustable flame, clean electronic ignition and visible fuel supply. It is available in an assortment of colors: white, burgundy, black and blue. The Scripto Mega Lighter began shipping Aug. 1, in

Sports Sparking

Scripto introduces a new line of C-thru, texture grip lighters for the sports enthusiast. The new sports-themed lighters feature a clear-wrap design, combined with a raised texture, creating the ultimate 3-D effect and feel. The five-piece collection features football, baseball, basketball, golf and soccer designs. This unique line is offered with a choice of sports themed

Steel Strong

Scripto has released a five-piece collection of metallic “Diamond Plate” themed lighters. The new lighter series features a metallic wrap with a diamond plate and rivet design to resemble the look of a heavy-duty tool box. This unique line is offered with a choice of a diamond plate themed counter display or Display-A-Tray. The lighters carry

Light‘em Up!

Calico Brands Inc. line of Hot Rods sparkwheel lighters feature sleek images of vintage Hot Rods. The five-design line represents America’s affection for automotive speed and style. The Hot Rod lighters are sure to spark interest among classic Hot Rod enthusiasts. This classic line is offered with a choice of themed counter display or a

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Calico Brands c-store rack configurations offer a three price-point strategy: entry level, mid-tier and premium retail. Included in the four-tier racks is a combination of Calico Texas Hold’em Cigar lighters, Calico Electronic, Scripto Mini Match, Scripto Mighty Match, Scripto Electronic, Cricket Plus and Cricket Electronic. Each 4-tier rack includes a free pre-selected 50-count tray of

Hot Cars

Scripto’s line of Hot Rods spark wheel lighters featuresleek images of vintage Hot Rods. The 5-design line represents America’s affection for automotive speed and style. The Hot Rod lighters are sure to spark interest amongst Hot Rod enthusiasts. This classic line is offered with a choice of themed counter display or Display-A Tray. The lighters

Lighter Libations

BIC launches its Special Edition Drink Series Lighters, which feature 12 popular adult beverage designs. The series images are bright, fun, expressive and reflect the lifestyle of the out and about customer. The suggested retail value of a BIC Special Edition Drink Series Lighter is $1.49. For More Information fromBIC203-783-2000 www.bicworldusa.com

Light Up The Night

Happy Hour Fluid Motion lighters are the newest design addition to Calico Brands’ very successful 3D lighter line. The Happy Hour 3D lighters feature popular drinks that appear to be the real thing as the liquid butane of the lighter shows through each glass. Calico Brands’ marketing department put in hours of research for field

War Games Lighters

DjEEP has introduced War Games, its newest full color design series, available now and throughout the balance of 2010. The new War Games lighters will replace the DjEEP Freedom Series, which has been in the market since 2003. The new designs are done in a more combat-oriented color pallet to reflect the reality of America’s

Selling Smokes Still Profitable

While foodservice sales are soaring, the tobacco category is still as important as ever. I heard recently that the the profit convenience stores derive from foodservice has overtaken that of tobacco. Now I’m right there with the rest of the industry in joining the deli revolution, but that does not mean that I’m ready to

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