ABOUT THIS SITE

We will share stories of the history of tobacco, especially its importance to North Carolina. Newcomers to the state, and even younger people who were born here, can learn of the rich heritage of tobacco and what it meant to the economy and the lives of the Tar Heels.

For those financial analysts who are interested in the tobacco industry, the website has a wealth of information that is valuable background for guiding investment decisions on the tobacco stocks. We will also share new information about the tobacco industry as it undergoes major changes in today’s world.

And for those who are students of business management, this website and the “Going Down Tobacco Road” website give lots of examples of good and bad management. There are lessons that apply to giant corporations, “Mom and Pop” businesses, and even families as they deal with financial challenges.

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Be part of a community of people who share your interests. You may get reacquainted with old friends from your days at R. J. Reynolds, or another part of the tobacco industry. And I encourage you to be an active participant. You can email me with your questions or comments.

hootsencore@outlook.com