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Old December 25th, 2009, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: Opening up a Lounge

Personal opinion on selection - I think most will be looking for selection in flavor more than brand + flavor. If you carry the same flavor in 5 different brands, you'll probably end up with 1-2 selling and the others not at all.

If you carry full lines of say 2 brands (ie. AF and Nakhla or SB and Nakhla, etc...), you could offer a regular menu (with Nakhla) and a premium menu (with Starbuzz or whatever your "upscale"/pricier option is). Both offer large flavor selections but appeal to the two ends of the spectrum in terms of tobacco types. Unless you'll have an online store, I think carrying more than 2-3 brands will not prove beneficial.
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