BOULDER, Colo. — The Cigarette Store Corp., dba Smoker Friendly, is expanding its footprint with the acquisition of Smoker's Outlet.
Smoker Friendly will immediately assume all of Smoker's Outlet’s 33-store chain, which does business primarily as cigarette, tobacco and liquor stores throughout Missouri.
The company will also retain the 120 employees who currently work for Smoker's Outlet.
With the addition of Smoker's Outlet, Smoker Friendly will have 135 stores in six states — including Missouri, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska and Florida — with more than 600 employees.
Based in Boulder, Smoker Friendly's diverse retail portfolio includes a large variety of tobacco stores, premium cigar lounges, lottery, and some locations also include fuel, beer, wine and liquor. It owns a private label tobacco line and has an additional 710 licensee stores that participate in the SF Private Label program.