Behind the Counter Forum
July 30- August 1, 2019 I Chicago, IL
Understanding emerging trends in tobacco products has never been more important for the industry. Do current trends contribute to the growth or the decline of the category? Changing lifestyles and preferences continue to foster growth around the globe in e-cig demand, as well as the ongoing decline of cigarette sales. Meanwhile, changes in disposable income—driven by an increase in fuel prices in the U.S.—have seen smokers trading down from premium brands. Regulations at the federal, state and local levels also keep retailers scrambling for solutions to manage product assortment to drive up sales volume and profit margins. CSP’s annual Behind the Counter Forum is a prime opportunity to discover more ways the industry can work to meet the many challenges.