Cough-Drop Sales Sore Spot for C-Stores

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Cough drop sales in convenience stores

This year's long, cold winter couldn't boost cough-drop sales.

Top-Selling Cough-Drop Manufacturers in Convenience Stores

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

ManufacturerDollar SalesPCYAUnit SalesPCYA
Mondelez International$87,897,460-0.14%60,218,210-2.36%
Ricola$5,879,3515.79%3,990,9924.58%
Prestige Brands$2,763,3748.71%2,082,6386.46%
Procter & Gamble$380,401-32.31%345,318-32.48%
Insight Pharmaceuticals$165,718-32.62%44,680-41.02%
TOTAL$97,428,0800.10%66,915,770-2.04%

 

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Mondelez International has a tight hold on the reigns of cough-drop sales in convenience stores, but Ricola and Prestige Brands are showing healthy growth, based on data from IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm (@iriworldwide).

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