Lockwood Publications has been a family-run business since its inception in
1872 as the publisher of Tobacco, a weekly trade journal for New York's
burgeoning cigar retailing business. Presently fifth generation family
members, Robert M. Lockwood and Frederick A. Lockwood, commandeer a roster
of 6 prestigious trade magazines and a successful consumer magazine. With
the recent addition of Robert Lockwood, Jr., the Company has spanned 6
generations in the publishing industry.
In the past two decades, Lockwood Publications has grown from a small niche
publisher into one of the premier international trade publishers.
Publications include: Tobacco International, established 1886; Tobacco Products International, established 2001; Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, established 1902; and Smokeshop, established 1970.
In 1995, Lockwood began its foray into consumer magazine publishing with
Smoke Magazine, geared towards cigar and pipe enthusiasts. With a current
readership of 100,000, Smoke targets the younger cigar enthusiast with its
intriguing cigar editorial and up-to-date lifestyle features.
With its well-established expertise in the Coffee, Tea, and Tobacco
industries, the Lockwood organization isn't limited to magazine publishing.
The Company is also respected for its Trade Show Division that incorporates
three successful bi-annual events: the Tea & Coffee World Cup Exhibition and
Symposium in Europe, Tea & Coffee World Cup Asia; and the EuroTab tobacco
exhibition. A third Company division publishes show catalogues for these and
third-party conventions, as well as offering sample distribution at
In keeping with its tradition of proactive growth in the publishing
industry, Lockwood has recently added a New Media Division. The Division
currently incorporates 6 individual websites which offer online advertising;
trade- and consumer-based products such as list brokerage services,
reprints, and website development services.