JC Newman is another company that has been forced to raise prices due to the FDA. According to an email received from the company, “Due to the cost of compliance with the new FDA regulations, as well as rising manufacturing costs, prices have been adjusted slightly effective January 16, 2017.” According to our math it seems that Diamond Crown Cigars are going up 2% while the popular Brick House brand will be going up between […]
Rocky Patel sent out a letter to retailers today announcing a price increase due to rising costs associated with manufacturing and distributing cigars. Effective April 1, 2016 Rocky Patel will raise Rocky Patel Edge in all shapes, wrappers, and sizes by 5%. In addition, all Rocky Patel branded cigars will increase 2%.
Oliva has sent out a letter to retailers that has announced a price increase. According to the letter; economic realities (cost of labor, far materials and shipping) have dictated a “modest price increase“. Effective March 1, 2016 there will be a 5% increase the MSRP of Serie G, Connecticut Reserve, Serie V, and Nub lines. The Flor de Oliva will go up 10%.
Over the next month or so, it is expected that many brands will see a price increase and now you can add CLE to that list that has announced a price increase effective January 1st. The price increase is spread out across many likes with the exception of the Eiroa First 20 Years and Pataro, the later which is distributed by CLE in the United States. Asylum: Most of the lines will see a 50 cent […]
The third company of what will be a growing list over the next couple of weeks has announced a price increase beginning on February 1st. That company is Altadis USA. As goes with most manufacturers, the company cited the on-goin rising costs of raw materials and manufacturing. Brands like Romeo y Julieta and Montecristo will see an increase ranging from 1-3% although not every brand will see an increase as a select few will even […]
It’s the new year and along comes with it price increases. General Cigar sent out its updated price list this week and included was a price increase that has a rough average of 2%. Not all the brands are affected though, but brands such as Macanudo and Cohiba were. This is the second year in a row General has raised its prices.
La Flor Dominicana is raising their prices for the first time in two years, but the change won’t come until August 1st. According to La Flor Dominicana, the increase of 2.5% across all lines comes due to the rising costs in the fight of premium cigar legislation which the company is deeply involved in. A secondary factor is the rising costs of importation and production from their factory in the Dominican Republic.
This week Padron mailed out a letter to retailers informing them of an increase in operating costs in both the United States and Nicaragua which would result in a price increase on their cigars. While no percentage was announced in the letter, the price sheet appears to reflect a $0.20 to $0.30 cent increase per cigar on the retail level. The price increase is set to go into effect on April 1st, 2015.
Hamer + Sickle’s parent company Klin Tobacco announced today some price changes that included a price drop. Moscow City will see a price reduction in excess of 15% to bring it in line with the other brands within their portfolio, while Hammer + Sickle Tradicion, Hermitage, Berlin Wall and Icon will go up roughly 3%. The price changes are effective immediately.
Alec Bradley sent out a new price list this morning, and it reflects some price increases. The Alec Bradley American Classic and Alec Bradley American Sungrown will be going up roughly 4% effective April 1st. In retrospect the Alec Bradley Tempus is seeing a price drop as high as 17% while the Alec Bradley Connecticut is also seeing a price cut effective immediately.