Cigar Lounges in the US: Market Research Report

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Cigar Lounges Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | May 2015

The smoke clears: Increased cigar consumption and rising incomes drive industry comeback

The Cigar Lounges market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cigar Lounges industry has made a strong comeback in the United States over the past five years as a large increase in cigar consumption has boosted demand for cigar lounges. Despite regulatory hurdles in obtaining exemption from state indoor smoking bans, both industry participation and revenue have grown at rapid rates since 2010. As the economy continues to improve over the next five years, more consumers will likely indulge in premium cigars at high-end lounges, helping the industry sustain its growth and widen profit margins. Additionally, the recent steps toward normalization of relations with Cuba will expand access to the country's high-end cigars, providing an opportunity for the industry.... purchase to read more

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The Cigar Lounges industry carries moderate barriers to entry, driven strongly by increasing tobacco regulation, significant industry competition and moderate capital requirements. Over the past five years, the tobacco industry at large has seen a shift in government oversight. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gained regulatory power on the entire tobacco industry in 2009 with the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The FDA has changed packing requirements, advertising restrictions and product ingredient labels on tobacco products including cigarettes, cigarillos and flavored tobacco. Though cigars have mostly evaded new FDA oversight, the increased cost of tobacco for all distributors has weighed on cigar retailers... purchase to read more


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What is the Cigar Lounges Industry?

This industry comprises businesses known as cigar bars or lounges, where patrons can purchase and smoke cigars. Players in this industry may also provide limited food and alcohol services.

Industry Products
Mass market cigars and cigarillosPremium cigarsAccessoriesFood and drink
Industry Activities
Sales of cigarsSales of tobacco-related accessoriesSales of other tobacco productsSales of food and drinkProviding a cigar-friendly smoking environment

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