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Cigarette-Lighter Sales Remain Flat in 2014

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After two years of slowing growth, cigarette-lighter sales are running flat for a second year in a row, down just 0.13% during the 52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014, according to IRI data.
Top-Selling Cigarette Lighters in Convenience Stores

52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014

BrandDollar salesPCYA*Unit SalesPCYA*
Bic$360,484,0961.08%240,830,016-1.62%
Bic Limited Edition$77,643,2727.60%44,639,1404.26%
Bic Pro Series$14,812,8024.51%7,746,091-1.14%
Flick My Bic$14,566,47615.40%8,206,50010.05%
The American Match$8,538,09322.76%9,826,04811.32%
Bic Duck Dynasty$7,902,518NA4,134,475NA
Bic Collectors Series$6,556,70918.23%3,473,79413.92%
Nobrand$5,070,994-14.60%4,463,632-25.93%
Private label$4,811,658-16.70%5,086,569-14.65%
Bic BX7$4,407,763109.54%3,475,54693.35%
King$3,588,29262.03%4,410,19762.18%
Calico$2,984,2300.01%3,360,6271.65%
Bic NASCAR$2,048,217-23.36%1,105,703-24.26%
Zippo$1,952,307-12.74%79,356-11.41%
Bic Admit One$1.802,241NA1,027,562NA
5 Flags$1,786,9113.67%1,643,0110.14%
Bic Comfort$1,516,064-57.20%644,314-57.51%
Djeep$1,430,234-2.05%778,970-0.56%
TOTAL$552,627,6483.09371,172,032-0.13%

Source: IRI

* Percent change from a year ago

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IRI
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