SOI 2019: Other Tobacco Products Lead Category Growth

Gross-profit percentage increases 30%
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CHICAGO — Other tobacco products grow a remarkable 23.6% in dollar sales in 2018, according to NACS preliminary State of the Industry data, relieving some of the pressure from the continued decline of cigarette sales. That added up to $11,878 dollars in sales per store per month.

At the same time, gross product percentage increase 30.0%, making OTP the third most lucrative category in c-stores today.

Other Tobacco Products Sales by Subcategory

Sales of OTP averaged $11,878 per store per month in 2018, according to NACS.

Source: NACS preliminary data. Final data to appear in the NACS State of the Industry Report of 2018 Data.

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