Anti-Smoking Product Sales Withstand Challenge from Electronic Cigarettes

Published in CSP Daily News

Even with the challenge of e-cigs, traditional anti-smoking product sales rose 33% in 2013.

Top Anti-Smoking Products in Convenience Stores (Minus E-Cigarettes)

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Jan. 26, 2014

Brand Dollar Sales PCYA* Unit Sales PCYA
Tarbar Filters $804,985 -15.60% 211,533 -14.71%
Zonnic Gum $485,130 607.04% 153,723 525.41%
Nicorette Gum $106,440 236.56% 7,618 231.50%
Nix It Mouth Spray $1,709 -32.84% 279 -41.41%
Private label tablets $1,141 -96.90% 225 -96.89%
Nicogel $637 166.66% 726 245.43%
Nicoderm CQ Patch $610 NA 11 NA
Private label gum $600 -4.34% 1,200 1.60%
TOTAL $1,401,252 28.06% 375,314 32.15%

 

IRI

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Anti-smoking gums Zonnic and Nicorette saw triple-digit growth in 2013 and through the first month of 2014, based on data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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