Monthly Archives: January 2021

Crooks in the Cigar Business

A stick of cigar is usually sold at a markup of at least 100% and in this age of COVID-19 when people are not able to travel and buy cigars at airport duty-free shops, retailers are seeing a spike in … Continue reading

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Annus Horribilis 2020: Superlatives

Between the COVID pandemic and the intense political climate (US elections, China versus US, China versus Australia, China saber-rattling in Taiwan, China trying to position itself as the most altruistic anti-COVID hero of the world, hoping against hope that everyone … Continue reading

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