Hand and body lotion unit sales dipped nearly 5% in c-stores during the 52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014, after being flat in calendar year 2013 and growing by double digits the previous two years, according to data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).
Best-Selling Hand & Body Lotion Brands in Convenience Stores
IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Aug. 10, 2014
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