History of the brand The history of Winston cigarettes began back in 1875, when Joshua Reindols founded a tobacco factory in a small town Winston, North Carolina. The company’s focus was on chewing tobacco, used everywhere at the time. The products then expanded into smoking tobacco and cigarettes. The Reindols empire was gradually and irrevocably […]Continue reading
Smoking “drains” all our thoughts! How does it work?
It is not a secret that more than 70% of all information when communicating with others is received non-verbally, almost on a subconscious level, such as gestures, facial expressions, body position or hardly visible movements of the pupils of the eyes. And usually the assimilation of all these messages also happens on a subconscious level, […]Continue reading
From the history of cigarette brands: Benson & Hedges.
Benson & Hedges was founded on Old Bond Street, London, in 1873 by partners Richard Benson and William Hedges. In 1878 the company received the so-called Royal Warrant, which, however, was abolished in 1999. Benson & Hedges company was one of the first who started to sell tobacco in tin cans, not by the weight […]Continue reading
The history of cigarettes: New Horizons
The transition to cigarette smoking at the beginning of the twentieth century from traditional cigars and pipes was rather slow. A catalyst of sorts was World War I, where soldiers were supplied with cigarettes by various government organizations and commercial foundations. But it was not the ex-soldiers who gave cigarettes a really wide market, although […]Continue reading
The renewed “watermelon”: smoking LD Breezy Compact cigarettes
This year, one of the flagships of the tobacco market, the LD brand, carried out a global re-branding of its products. It is unlikely that this has anything to do with the upcoming price increases, rather it is a planned process. But in LD has changed not only the design of packs, but also the […]Continue reading
Legends and stories: smoking Lucky Strike Original Red cigarettes
These cigarettes, known to more than one generation of smokers, have unfortunately left the domestic market. But they still enjoy a good reputation to this day. What were these cigarettes and what in their history is a legend and where is the real truth – you will find out below! Lucky Strike is one of […]Continue reading
The King is dead! Long live… Smoking Philip Morris Blue cigarettes
Over the past year or two, Philip Morris has bred so many versions, varieties, and designs of the same name cigarettes that it’s hard to tell which is which. During this time, these cigarettes have had a global change in packaging design, the “Expert” variety has appeared, etc. The version of today’s review is the […]Continue reading
The history of tobacco creativity.
Creativity and ingenuity have never been alien to tobacco marketers. Not only that, but tobacco marketers are the only ones who periodically feel the pressure of a whole bunch of different organizations wanting a piece of the “tobacco pie”. In previous reviews I have written about how some brands have marketed by improving tobacco content […]Continue reading
From the history of cigarette brands: Rothmans.
The company was founded in 1890 by Louis Rothman as a small tobacco store on Fleet Street in London. Business was quite successful, in a dozen years a tobacco stall of Louis turned into a solid store in the famous Pall Mall, in the central part of London. The reputation was impeccable, both the company […]Continue reading
The strongest cigarettes in the world!
Just off the top of your head, what are the strongest cigarettes you can think of? “Belomor? Well, yeah, except for the fact that they were cigarettes, that’s right. There was plenty of nicotine and tar in Belomor. What else? Cuban Ligeros! Yes, they were very strong cigarettes. But I can’t say exactly how much […]Continue reading