In order to become successful in retail tobacconists, a student must have a passion for tobacco and the art of customer service. Retail tobacconists need an active engagement approach to provide excellent customer service. Educate yourself about the nuances of customer service and try to develop a personal connection with your customers. For more information, read the articles below. Also, consider studying to become a Cigar Sommelier Tobacconist.
TU’s Certified Cigar Sommelier Tobacconist (CCST) degree
Whether you’ve always wanted to specialize in cigars or just enjoy a good smoke, you can now earn a prestigious certification by studying at Tobacconist University. This new degree is designed specifically for retail professionals who are interested in cigars and related accessories. This course can be completed in three years. Upon completion, the CCST graduate can earn a prestigious CCST license, allowing them to sell cigars and tobacco products to customers in upscale retail establishments.
TU’s TUECOM e-commerce platform
TUECOM enables retail tobacconists to launch an e-commerce website quickly and easily. The software also includes an intuitive storefront builder, which makes the e-commerce process easy to manage. For more information, visit Retail Tobacconist’s TUECOM website. While you may be interested in a similar platform, this one offers a few distinct advantages.
TU’s Tobacconist Colleges
The Tobacconist University (TU) is making changes to its Certified Consumer Tobacconist (CCT) program. Beginning in April, CRTs will have the exclusive right to administer the CCT exam for consumers. Tobacconists interested in obtaining their CRT certification should visit TU’s website to find a CRT near them. The school also provides a list of certified CRTs.
The CCST (Certified Cigar Sommelier Tobacconist) program is the national standard for the supervised apprentice. The program is designed for individuals who want to become a tobacconist, but also want to specialize in cigars, wine, and related accessories. The CCST program is comprised of 500 hours of supervised apprenticeship, and the student takes their final exam on their computer. The certification requires a minimum score of 90 on a 100-question exam.
TU’s Service College
The academic curriculum at Tobacconist University is designed to meet the needs of retail tobacconists. The editors of the Tobacconist Handbook based their editorial decisions on the most important question: is this relevant to retailers? And is it relevant to the consumers? This book has been written by the same people who created the textbook. In this article, they share their perspectives on the new edition of the book.