Starting a Cigar Store

Starting cigar store is a business that most likely will never fail. Why, because it is a fact that millions of people around the globe smoke.

As long as there are people who like or love smoking then absolutely there is a market in the cigar business.

Smoking is dangerous to your health, goes the famous line that is seen in all packages of cigars and cigarettes. But millions of people still love smoking. Why, no one and nobody can really tell. Clearly and obviously, despite strict laws and guidelines regarding smoking and vending cigars/cigarettes there is still a wide market in this kind of business.

How do you Start a Cigar Store?

  • Know the cigar industry. It is best that you familiarize yourself well in the trade of cigars. Read magazines and books regarding cigars and on how to establish a store. It will be a great shame if you have zero knowledge in the industry that you are into.
  • Attend seminars and forums regarding cigars. In these seminars and forums you will be able to meet and probably get to know who those who have already made it big in the industry that you are getting into. These people might be able to give tips and insights on how they were able to hit the big time.
  • Where do you put up your store? Scout for the best possible location for your cigar store. If possible look for a venue that is frequently visited by many people or a location where you think majority of the people can afford good quality cigars.
  • Money for start-up capital is one of the most important considerations when staring any kind of business. Do you have the start-up capital required to start your own cigar store? Where do you get additional funding in case you are not up with the star-up capital? Do you need to get a co-owner or a business partner to be able to start your cigar store? Is there a need for you to apply for a business loan? These are just some of the questions that need to be answered.
  • Who are the best suppliers and manufacturers of the best and finest cigars? The web is the easiest way to track down the best with regards to supplies and manufacturers of these products. Choose from among the many companies that are into the cigar business.
  • Licenses and permits in the operation of your cigar store is another most important factor to consider. There several laws that prohibits selling of these stuffs so you might as well be well informed about this. Nobody wants to mess up with the law so you have to follow the guidelines implemented regarding cigar stores.


  • Clay Taylor said on April 27, 2014
    please help me to open a cigar store in College Station, TX 77845
  • Dharmesh mourya said on January 26, 2019
    How to open cigar supply business Pls help


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