Opportunity Marketing

In an example of making use of market opportunities, the Habanos Obama cigars, made in Nicaragua, have had great success in the United States.

Thursday, February 5, 2009


According to the article on SigloXXI.com, "The cigars have been a "huge success" since they were launched internationally during the electoral campaign in the US, declared Mike Ramirez, one of the owners of the American company, Granada 1524 Cigars Inc., which distributes the product that it manufactures in Nicaragua."

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