Channel: Category Managers

Logic Gains No. 1 Spot for E-Cig Unit Sales

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E-Cigarette Share of the Convenience-Store Market

August 2014 data from Nielsen Co. shows a new leader in e-cigarette unit sales in convenience stores. Logic e-cigs now own 24.3% of the market according to the data, provided by Logic Technology Development, passing Lorillard's blu e-cigarette for the first time.

Blu is now at No. 2 with 23.0% sharem followed by rlative newcomers R.J. Reynolds' Vuse and Altria's MarkTen.

Lorillard maintained the No. 1 position in terms of dollar share with 31.9%. Logic is No. 2 with 22.9%.

Brand Unit share
(in convenience stores)
Dollar share
(in convenience stores)
Logic 24.3% 31.9%
blu 23.0% 22.9%
Vuse 15.6% 10.8%
MarkTen 13.1% 14.0%
Njoy 5.0% 5.8%
21st Century 4.7% 2.5%

Source: Nielsen Co. via Logic Technology Development

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Nielsen Co. via Logic Technology Development
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Restaurants used to assume their competition was other restaurants, but retailers’ improved prepared-foods departments are offering more in the way of new, fresh, exciting foods, according to a report in a recent American Express MarketBriefing citing data from Technomic.

Grocers and convenience retailers' recent efforts seem to be paying off; consumers report using prepared ready-to-eat or ready-to-heat foods more frequently than in past years, with 37% now saying they pick up an item weekly or more often (compared to 22% last year). Three out of 10 consumers say they rarely or never purchase foodservice  items from supermarkets, down from one-third a year ago.

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