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History's Dumpster: Forgotten Cigarette Brands

History's Dumpster: Forgotten Cigarette Brands | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In the old days, you used to have a dizzying variety of cigarette choices available at your local grocery/convenience store (more than 50!). Today, there's about 10 or even fewer brands in most places. Today, most brands are available exclusively over the internet. Retail stores get their stock from a state regulated middleman. Which is why in many states (namely Washington State), there is so little variety.

But for remaining smokers, fire up a menthol and enjoy this stroll down the tobacco aisle o
Al Cannistra's insight:

Cigarette Brands...  once upon a time so much conversation and identity on smokes…  your brand mattered – masculine, feminine, blue collar, sophisticated…. It all mattered….  And then they died

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