Cigarette Lighters 4-Year Sales Trend

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Cigarette Lighters 4-Year Sales Trend

Lighter sales have remained flat in convenience stores for two years running, including 2013.

Top Cigarette Lighter Brands in Convenience Stores

IRI Convenience AllScan data for 52 weeks ending Nov. 3, 2013

BrandDollar SalesPCYAUnit SalesPCYA
BIC$355,793,2006.06%242,488,9002.38%
BIC Limited Edition$75,643,6007.14%44,430,6603.47%
BIC Pro Series$14,719,230-8.29%7,989,497-9.94%
Flivk My BIC$13,695,38021.88%7,963,33316.01%
American Match$7,015,201-12.01%8,803,566-10.17%
Nobrand$6,394,201-4.59%6,524,9867.51%
BIC Collector Series$6,001,206-16.34%3,246,412-18.48%
Private Label$5,434,357-1.10%5,568,532-2.64%
BIC Comfort Lite$3,071,991-31.67%1,298,980-32.98%
Calico$3,011,501-16.47%3,383,624-17.08%
BIC NASCAR$2,549,408-3.89%1,374,154-9.36%
King$2,433,64230.36%3,117,44232.24%
BIC BX7$2,283,412295.03%1,962,540303.88%
Zippo$2,036,052-49.35%82,481-49.99%
Nulite$1,581,466-0.09%1,287,015-15.45%
Ed Hardy$1,371,876-58.06%775,391-58.71%
     
TOTAL$536,500,8002.37%369,135,8000.07%
     
     
     

 

IRI

BIC continues to drive cigarette-lighter sales in convenience stores with eight of the top brands, half of which are growing in 2013, according to data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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