Cough-Drop Sales Sore Spot for C-Stores

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Cough drop sales in convenience stores

This year's long, cold winter couldn't boost cough-drop sales.

Top-Selling Cough-Drop Manufacturers in Convenience Stores

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

Manufacturer Dollar Sales PCYA Unit Sales PCYA
Mondelez International $87,897,460 -0.14% 60,218,210 -2.36%
Ricola $5,879,351 5.79% 3,990,992 4.58%
Prestige Brands $2,763,374 8.71% 2,082,638 6.46%
Procter & Gamble $380,401 -32.31% 345,318 -32.48%
Insight Pharmaceuticals $165,718 -32.62% 44,680 -41.02%
TOTAL $97,428,080 0.10% 66,915,770 -2.04%

 

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Mondelez International has a tight hold on the reigns of cough-drop sales in convenience stores, but Ricola and Prestige Brands are showing healthy growth, based on data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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