Turning Point Brands signs distribution deal for Clipper


LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Turning Point Brands Inc., a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded consumer products, including alternative smoking accessories and consumables containing active ingredients, has entered into an agreement with lighter manufacturer Flamagas for the exclusive distribution of lighters Clipper in the United States and Canada.

Clipper is currently available at several major retail chains with a growing presence in other retail outlets, dispensaries, smokehouses and headshops, the company said. Clipper has developed a loyal global consumer base and become a preferred partner for major brands and retailers in the cannabis and roll-your-own tobacco markets, he said.

“Given Flamagas’ global reach and renowned product portfolio, this partnership represents a tremendous opportunity to expand Clipper’s reach in the United States and Canada,” said Frank Vignone, Senior Vice President of Sales. and Marketing at Turning Point Brands. “Clipper and Zig-Zag create a powerful combination of iconic premium brands in the rolling market, perfectly suited to leverage Turning Point Brands’ distribution infrastructure reaching more than 210,000 points of sale in North America. »

“Turning Point Brands is the ideal partner for us to expand Clipper’s already strong global customer base,” said Jordi Marce, Chief Commercial Officer of Clipper. “Clipper has a proven marketing model that has led to success with our partners in other regions, including establishing leadership positions in key markets in Europe, the Middle East and other parts of the world. We are confident that we can implement a similar strategy with Turning Point Brands to extend access to our traditional and utility lighters to more consumers.

Based in Barcelona, ​​Spain, Flamagas has been a global leader in the lighter industry for over six decades.

Turning Point Brands manufactures, markets and distributes branded alternative smoking accessories and consumables through its Zig-Zag and Stoker’s brands, and its emerging brands within the NewGen segment.

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