Anti-Smoking Product Sales Withstand Challenge from Electronic Cigarettes

Published in CSP Daily News

Even with the challenge of e-cigs, traditional anti-smoking product sales rose 33% in 2013.

Top Anti-Smoking Products in Convenience Stores (Minus E-Cigarettes)

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

BrandDollar SalesPCYA*Unit SalesPCYA
Tarbar Filters$804,985-15.60%211,533-14.71%
Zonnic Gum$485,130607.04%153,723525.41%
Nicorette Gum$106,440236.56%7,618231.50%
Nix It Mouth Spray$1,709-32.84%279-41.41%
Private label tablets$1,141-96.90%225-96.89%
Nicogel$637166.66%726245.43%
Nicoderm CQ Patch$610NA11NA
Private label gum$600-4.34%1,2001.60%
TOTAL$1,401,25228.06%375,31432.15%

 

IRI

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Anti-smoking gums Zonnic and Nicorette saw triple-digit growth in 2013 and through the first month of 2014, based on data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).