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U.S. consumer survey 2017: mostly mods, replacing tobacco

11th May 2017 | Market reports |

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An online survey was carried out on U.S. e-cigarette consumers by ECigIntelligence between October 2016 and January 2017 in the U.S. The survey was carried out with support from consumer association CASAA (Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association) and a number of other associations and trade press.

Survey finds U.S. e-liquid market fragmented as pessimism grows

3rd May 2017 | Market reports |

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The US Vape Store Survey is an ongoing joint project of ECigIntelligence and the Smoke-Free Alternative Trade Association (SFATA). The first survey was conducted in December 2015. This latest survey took in vape stores across the U.S. from December 2016 to January 2017. It garnered responses from 213 owners representing 417 stores, mostly in the South.

How preferences for e-liquid flavours differ

3rd May 2017 | Market reports |

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Flavour preferences among e-cigarette users differ markedly between different countries, different hardware devices and between types of users.

E-cig price patterns compared across six key markets

3rd May 2017 | Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence compares the prices of six e-cig products – hardware and e-liquids – across six key markets: France, Germany, Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Russia.

UK e-liquid market dominated by American brands

12th April 2017 | Market reports |

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Our in-depth analysis of the UK e-liquid market shows that the top UK online retailers sell a variety of e-liquid brands, but they come predominantly from US manufacturers. The TPD has affected pricing, but premium as a description of an e-liquid does not imply higher prices.

U.S. manufacturers look toward pods to close market gap

28th March 2017 | Market reports |

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Pods are a new hardware category which aim to fill the gap in the U.S. market between the traditional products on offer. In this March 2017 report, we see that the key concept is to close the gap between easy-to-use products and high-performance ones. Pod hardware manufacturers are now collaborating with well-known e-liquid manufacturers, with benefits for both sides.

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

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 the data of stores which were clearly tobacconists or other non-specialist stores.

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

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 leaders achieved their success?

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

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 industry.

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

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 search page.         Executive summary   The primary source for this market size estimate is […]

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

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 can be downloaded here.     Executive summary   The five leading hardware brands in the U.S. […]

FDA expects many products to disappear as new regime takes effect

19th May 2016 | Market reports |

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The number of products on the U.S. e-cigarette market will contract sharply after the new deeming regulations come into full effect, according to their architect the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – and its predictions suggest a sudden slowdown in innovation too.

Closed systems and dual use widespread in U.S. market

4th 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.       Executive summary   We surveyed more than 2000 vapers in United States, the world’s largest e-cigarette market, to gauge their habits. The vast majority of vapers are dual users. Approximately one […]

Online sales: traffic and engagement for top U.S. sites

26th February 2016 | Data spreadsheets , Market reports |

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Data for the online e-cig sector in the United States suggests a robust industry, and contrasts strongly with dwindling growth reported in traditional retail channels. Our in-depth report identifies the top vendors and analyses changes in leadership over time; looks at levels and drivers of traffic; and assesses key metrics for consumer engagement with online sellers of e-cigarettes and vapour products.

The e-liquid top tier: profiles and analysis of leading U.S. brands

15th February 2016 | Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence’s evaluation of the interconnected value chains in the U.S. e-cigarette and vapour markets begins with the overly saturated, intensely competitive, and highly lucrative e-liquid segment. This report takes an overview of 2015 Vape Shop Index findings on the top revenue-generating e-liquid brands sold through bricks-and-mortar retail locations across the U.S.

U.S. manufacturing standards: increasing costs and confidence?

9th February 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.       Executive summary   When the deeming regulation is finalised, current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) for cigarettes will automatically apply to the vapour industry; this means e-cig manufacturers and distributors will immediately […]

In depth + data analysis: c-stores & vape shops in northeast U.S.

13th November 2015 | 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.   ECigIntelligence’s Ryan McCrossan reports on the current failure of convenience stores in the northeast U.S. as a viable outlet for e-cigs compared to the more expensive vape stores. Below you can click to download […]

Image gallery: Northeast U.S. Vape stores

1st November 2015 | 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.   The images on this page relate to the vape stores chapter in the report In depth: C-stores & vape shops in the Northeast U.S.    

In depth: c-stores & vape shops in the northeast U.S.

1st November 2015 | 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.     Executive summary   C-store decline: the significant decline in sales of e-cigs through convenience stores (c-stores) tracked in the US over the last month can be explained by poor merchandising of products […]

FDA enforcement on e-cigarette suppliers: risks and strategies

23rd September 2015 | Market reports |

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Executive summary • Introduction • FDA enforcement authority • Development of FDA e-cigarette enforcement • Compliance strategies for the industry • Risk posed by patents

U.S. e-cig retailers: online leaders and digital trends

19th July 2015 | Market reports |

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Methodology • The top sites • Traffic share and unique visitors • Segmentation of leading online vendors • Dwell times • Drivers of traffic • Direct visits • Referrals • Organic search • Social media

Trends in U.S. online e-cig prices: data and analysis

18th July 2015 | Market reports |

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Introduction • Rechargeable cigalike starter kit prices • Cartomiser/cartridge prices • E-liquid prices • eGo-style starter kit prices • Box mod prices • Downloadable Excel spreadsheet of detailed pricing data and analysis