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E-liquid tax having negative impact on Portugal market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 9th December 2016 || Market reports |

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Due to a tax on e-liquids containing nicotine, most e-liquid bought in Portugal is nicotine free. Vapers are then adding nicotine separately to avoid increasing the price. However, a lot of sales are occurring across the border in...

U.S. vape stores: state and regional location patterns analysed

Written by ECigIntelligence || 28th November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this November 2016 analysis we focused on stores which we believed to be dedicated to vaping, the traditional definition of a vape store. The directories to a large extent are populated with these stores, however we cleaned...

Philippines: small, local suppliers dominate an unregulated market

Written by ECigIntelligence || 23rd November 2016 || Market reports |

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Local e-liquid manufacturers, small vape stores and a culture of cloud chasing dominate a very small e-cig market in the Philippines, where traditional cigarettes are cheap and nearly half of all men smoke. But that could change with...
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Greece enjoys return to growth ahead of TPD deadline

Written by ECigIntelligence || 23rd November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this ECigIntelligence report, we find that two years on from the first period of strong growth, 2016 seems to have been a good year for the Greek e-cigarette market as it has experienced its second “boom”. Although...

Heat-not-burn products show rise in sales as more launches planned

Written by ECigIntelligence || 15th November 2016 || Market reports |

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This report is a brief overview of some of the key heated tobacco and hybrid products that are already on the market or are soon to be launched, including data on sales volumes and details of launch...

German market expected to grow substantially again in 2017

Written by ECigIntelligence || 8th November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this market report we look at how the German vaper population has grown by 30% in the past year. This looks set to continue next year, along with the continuing increase in the number of vaper stores....

UK distribution: vape shops doing well, supermarkets still dominate

Written by ECigIntelligence || 5th November 2016 || Market reports |

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In the latest ECigIntelligence report into the UK market, we see that the growth in shop numbers over the past year has been highest in London (97%) and Scotland (105%). The top retailers offer a bigger range of...

UK market: vaping on the rise as tank systems take over

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th November 2016 || Market reports |

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The use of e-cigarettes is increasing in the UK and numbers of vapers have risen by 4% over the past year to reach 2.6m in 2016. There has been a major shift over the past two years from...

China: a market with massive potential but unusual challenges

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report ECigIntelligence takes an in-depth look at the market in China. The world's most highly populated country is for now a largely untapped potential market for e-cigarettes, despite most of the world's vaping hardware being manufactured...

France: mature, competitive market dominated by open systems

Written by ECigIntelligence || 3rd November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report ECigIntelligence looks at France, a mature market but one with some interesting times ahead. There is a high rate of competition among vape stores, with one chain of shops going out of business earlier this...

Italy: price drop helps to triple vaping population

Written by ECigIntelligence || 2nd November 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report ECigIntelligence looks at the state of the market in Italy - a market that is recovering following a crash in 2014. The Italian market is also seeing Big Tobacco firms moving in alongside the smaller...

Ukraine: market recovering from decline, but new legislation looms

Written by ECigIntelligence || 26th October 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report ECigIntelligence takes an in-depth look at the market in Ukraine. The currently unregulated vape market appears to be growing again following the recent political turmoil. However, new rules are under discussion that would put e-cigarettes...

Russia: market growth as buyers move toward open systems

Written by ECigIntelligence || 25th October 2016 || Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence looks at how the market in Russia is developing, including the growth in popularity of open system devices and the rise of a vaping culture. Our in-depth report provides detailed data on market size, retailing, market trends...

UK online retail: top brands hold their positions despite low loyalty

Written by ECigIntelligence || 24th October 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report, ECigIntelligence looks at how leading retailers dominate the UK’s online market for e-cigarette products. While the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) is creating uncertainty in the market, we find that consumers don’t seem very loyal...

How top U.S. e-cig brands succeed in traditional channels

Written by Jon Bruford || 27th September 2016 || Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence analyses the seven leading e-cig brands in mainstream U.S. retail, aiming to understand and explain the factors that have led to their success in these channels. How do the best-known brands fare, and how have the market...

Report: Netherlands market shrinks but promises stability

Written by Jon Bruford || 1st September 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the Netherlands or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   Market size is down, but tending to stabilise without further decline...

Survey reveals importance of location for UK vape shops

Written by David Attwood || 10th August 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United Kingdom or the advanced search page.       Introduction   In May 2016, ECigIntelligence carried out a short survey of vape stores...

Vape store photo gallery: UK

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 22nd July 2016 || Market reports |

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Our world store of vape stores ends back in the UK. See how e-cig retailers do point of sale, advertising and promotions in store – and on double-decker...

Vape store photo gallery: Portugal

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 22nd July 2016 || Market reports |

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Next to Spain is Portugal. How differently do Portuguese retailers display their products and point of sale? We take a glimpse at a few...

Vape store photo gallery: Spain

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 22nd July 2016 || Market reports |

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We head south to see how Spain's e-cigarette retailers lay out their wares. How hot are Spanish vape product displays and point of...

Vape store photo gallery: Russia

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 22nd July 2016 || Market reports |

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Our global tour of vape stores continues as we take a virtual trip to Russia to view various displays, point of sale and retailers in this massive e-cig...

Vape store photo gallery: Poland

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 15th July 2016 || Market reports |

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This photo gallery heads to Eastern Europe to catch a glimpse of Polish vape retailers' point of sale, product display and shop...

Vape store photo gallery: Malaysia

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 15th July 2016 || Market reports |

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Our photo gallery gives you a taste of Malaysia's vape stores, point of sale and product displays. Do they do it differently over...

Vape store photo gallery: Italy

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 15th July 2016 || Market reports |

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Italy is famous for its style and its vape stores are no exception. Browse through our photo gallery of shop fronts and e-cig...

Trade fair photo gallery: China

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 15th July 2016 || Market reports |

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Take a virtual trip to the Shenzen trade fair to see how the Chinese vape stores lay out their...

Vape store photo gallery: Greece

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 8th July 2016 || Market reports |

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These photos give you a glimpse into how Greek retailers promote their e-cig products through instore point of sale and window...

Vape store photo gallery: Belgium

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 8th July 2016 || Market reports |

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A snapshot of how some Belgian e-cig retailers approach point of sale, product and window...

Vape store photo gallery: Bulgaria

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 8th July 2016 || Market reports |

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A visual taster of how some of Bulgaria's e-cig retailers do point of sale, product and window...

Vape store photo gallery: France

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 8th July 2016 || Market reports |

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Take a visual tour of some of France’s vape stores and see how French retailers do point of sale, product and window...

U.S. vape stores: how the top five chains compare

Written by Barnaby Page || 28th June 2016 || Market reports |

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Our analysis of the top five vape store chains in the U.S. reveals distinct patterns in geographical distribution, and offers some insight into how these chains are evolving against the background of a maturing...

Sharp increase in Canadian vaper numbers and sales

Written by Barnaby Page || 27th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report we look at Canada, a market-oriented, high-tech industrial society in the trillion-dollar class with high living standards. There are no federal laws related to e-cigarettes – despite calls to clarify a confused situation – so...

Sweden can expect post-TPD e-cig growth

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this report we look at Sweden, an expanding market where further growth is expected into 2017, helped by the easing of certain aspects of regulation in the country due to implementation of the Tobacco Products...

Norway sees steady e-cig growth despite competition

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this in-depth report we look at Norway, where use of e-cigs seems to have a strong health slant. Snus is highly prevalent in the country and is clearly entrenched competition to e-cigs, potentially meaning the cap on...

Finland growth thanks to regulatory easing

Written by Jon Bruford || 17th June 2016 || Market reports |

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In this in-depth report we focus on Finland, a market we estimate to be worth roughly US $12 million, around 12% growth from 2014. We expect the market to growth further into 2017, helped by easing of...

Denmark vaper population stalls; light growth expected

Written by Jon Bruford || 15th June 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Denmark or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   For 2016 we estimate the Danish market to be roughly US $26...

Belgium: growth seen continuing despite online sales ban

Written by Jon Bruford || 10th June 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for Belgium or the advanced search page.         Executive summary   We estimate the 2016 Belgian market to be worth around €33m. This...

U.S. market size: how we calculated the key numbers

Written by Jon Bruford || 3rd June 2016 || Market reports |

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This methodology accompanies the recent report that reveals closed systems and dual use are widespread in the U.S. market. There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United States or the advanced...

Hardware top tier: leading U.S. mod and tank brands profiled

Written by Jon Bruford || 27th May 2016 || Market reports |

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  There may be more recent ECigIntelligence reports on this territory. Please visit the home page for the United States or the advanced search page.       An Excel spreadsheet with information on a further ten brands accompanies this report and...

Distance sales bans set to transform a €140m online market

Written by Barnaby Page || 20th May 2016 || Market reports |

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Eleven of the European Union’s 28 member states will ban online e-cigarette sales as part of their implementation of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). We explore the likely...

Ontario, Quebec dominate Canadian vape store development

Written by Lorraine Mullaney || 19th May 2016 || Market reports |

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This article summarises the results of ECigIntelligence’s analysis of 664 vape stores across Canada’s 13 provinces and three territories. Information was gathered from two online sources and combined and merged into a single directory....
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