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Cigar Dollar Sales Flat Even as Unit Sales Grow 5.6%

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C-Store Tobacco Sales Through May 18, 2014

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending May 18, 2014

Subcategory

Dollar SalesPCYAUnit SalesPCYA
Cigarettes$51,222,440,000-1.52%8,437,228,000-2.39%
Smoking Accessories$244,252,400-4.69%152,713,500-7.46%
Cigars$2,361,022,000-0.81%1,549,884,0005.56%
Smokeless Tobacco$5,286,022,0006.64%1,276,318,0003.06%
Electronic Smoking Devices$593,126,70093.81%54,771,57097.63%
Pipe Tobacco$73,138,320-3.98%9,759,3033.68%
Source: 
IRI

Cigarette sales in convenience stores continue to slide, while e-cigarettes see nearly 98% unit-sales growth. Cigars, meanwhile, saw unit-sales growth of nearly 6%, but dollar sales remained generally flat, according to 52-week data ending May 18, 2014, from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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