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Tobacco
Converting cigarette customer into shoppers; also encouraged by early results on gas

Smokeless Tobacco 4-Year Sales Trend

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Smokeless Tobacco 4-Year Convenience Store Sales Trend
Smokeless tobacco has settled into 3%-4% growth over past three years.
2013 Tobacco Product Sales Data

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Nov. 4, 2013

Subcategory

Dollar SalesPCYAUnit SalesPCYA
Cigarettes$51,782,480,000-1.35%8,581,078,000-1.96%
Smoking Accessories$252,310,700-1.25%161,071,100-4.20%
Cigars$2,358,231,000-3.06%1,498,880,0000.77%
Smokeless Tobacco$5,133,630,0007.70%1,262,327,0004.11%
Electronic Smoking Devices$483,989,300182.83%44,869,700220.32%
Pipe Tobacco$77,131,42015.07%9,885,42421.38%

 

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IRI

Cigarette sales continue to dip in low single-digits as electronic cigarettes and pipe tobacco pick up the slack.

Tobacco
Liggett Vector Brands to manage sales, distribution of company's first electronic cigarette.

Cigarette Lighters 4-Year Sales Trend

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Cigarette Lighters 4-Year Sales Trend
Lighter sales have remained flat in convenience stores for two years running, including 2013.
Top Cigarette Lighter Brands in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Nov. 3, 2013

BrandDollar SalesPCYAUnit SalesPCYA
BIC$355,793,2006.06%242,488,9002.38%
BIC Limited Edition$75,643,6007.14%44,430,6603.47%
BIC Pro Series$14,719,230-8.29%7,989,497-9.94%
Flivk My BIC$13,695,38021.88%7,963,33316.01%
American Match$7,015,201-12.01%8,803,566-10.17%
Nobrand$6,394,201-4.59%6,524,9867.51%
BIC Collector Series$6,001,206-16.34%3,246,412-18.48%
Private Label$5,434,357-1.10%5,568,532-2.64%
BIC Comfort Lite$3,071,991-31.67%1,298,980-32.98%
Calico$3,011,501-16.47%3,383,624-17.08%
BIC NASCAR$2,549,408-3.89%1,374,154-9.36%
King$2,433,64230.36%3,117,44232.24%
BIC BX7$2,283,412295.03%1,962,540303.88%
Zippo$2,036,052-49.35%82,481-49.99%
Nulite$1,581,466-0.09%1,287,015-15.45%
Ed Hardy$1,371,876-58.06%775,391-58.71%
     
TOTAL$536,500,8002.37%369,135,8000.07%
Source: 
IRI

BIC continues to drive cigarette-lighter sales in convenience stores with eight of the top brands, half of which are growing in 2013, according to data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

Tobacco
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Tobacco
Wells Fargo optimistic about company's "total tobacco" strategy.
Tobacco
Scientific evidence has turned anti-tobacco voices into e-cig supporters
Tobacco
Bloomberg signs bill that includes e-cigs; also bans cigarette coupons, more

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