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Greece shifts towards shake and vape

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 20th November 2017 || Market reports , Marketing & retailing |

Europe
Greece
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Since the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was implemented, the Greek e-cigarette market has shifted towards using shake and vape e-liquids, as they are exempt from the new...

France consumer survey: home is where the heart is for e-liquids

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 16th November 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
France
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Our latest survey of French e-cigarette users gathered responses from 471 people. We found that vape stores are a very popular retail channel in France, especially for e-liquids, while hardware purchases are predominately carried out online. Consumers were...

German firms learning benefits of social media

Written by Nicolás Leonardo Dejtiar || 10th November 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Germany
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Market reports
In this report we have looked into the social networks of the 20 websites in Germany. We focused on Facebook as the main social media platform for this report, and found that the number of followers a page...

Japan takes the lead – but is heated tobacco equally hot everywhere?

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 10th November 2017 || Market reports |

Asia
Europe
Japan
Russia
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Marketing and Retailing
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Web traffic has a strong correlation to sales and sales growth of the consummables inside heated tobacco products. The analysis of web traffic data therefore gives us a good indication of the direction of movement of the category...

UK vape survey: advanced systems and fruit flavours lead the way

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 26th October 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
United Kingdom
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Marketing and Retailing
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In our latest look at the market in the United Kingdom, we find that the e-liquid sector is highly fragmented and a high percentage of the respondents are mixing their own e-liquid. The hardware sector is less fragmented,...

The growing trend of shake and vape in France

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 16th October 2017 || Market reports |

EU
Europe
France
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The new trend of shake and vape is taking the French market by storm, with new brands appearing rapidly – particularly a wave of imports from the US and Malaysia ...

Italy vape store survey: e-liquids drive revenues

Written by Dario Galvagno || 11th October 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Italy
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In our latest look at the Italian market, we find sales of e-liquids generate around 45 % of revenue. Tobacco and fruits are reported as the most popular flavours, while the e-liquid sector appears dominated by Italian...

As UK market grows, speed of future expansion remains unclear

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 4th October 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
United Kingdom
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Marketing and Retailing
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In our latest look at the UK market, we find there are approximately 2.8m vapers, an increase of around 12% since 2015. Most of the vapers are daily users, and there is a clear preference for open system...

Slovenia: a small market under a highly restrictive regime

Written by Dario Galvagno || 2nd October 2017 || Market reports |

EU
Europe
Slovenia
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Our investigation of the Slovenian e-cigarette market finds a very small vaping population and a small number of vape stores bound by a highly restrictive regulatory regime ...

UK online sales: a tough market for new kids on the e-cig block

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 2nd October 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
United Kingdom
Marketing and Retailing
Market reports
The UK is a highly competitive online market for e-cigarette products, which account for an estimated 30% of overall sales. In total, we estimate there are approximately 380 online retailers in the UK. The UK online market seems...

Nicotine products on the horizon as Norway eases in TPD rules

Written by Veronika Sianko || 30th September 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Norway
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The EU’s Tobacco Product Directive (TPD) has not yet been fully adopted in Norway. It is anticipated that the sale and manufacture of nicotine containing e-cigarettes and e-liquids will be allowed in the first half of 2018. They...

Finland: market grows despite strict regulation

Written by Veronika Sianko || 22nd September 2017 || Market reports |

EU
Europe
Finland
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Public Health and Medicine
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The EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was transposed in Finland the form of the Tobacco Act, which made Finland one of the EU’s most strictly regulated countries. Market growth of 40% throughout 2016–2017 was mainly determined by...

Physical stores remain focus of vape chains in France

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 20th September 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
France
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in our latest look at the French market, we see that all the studied vape store chains are at least partially using a franchise business model. Our franchising conditions’ analysis revealed the Jwell chain has the most attractive...

Vape stores on the rise as China’s domestic market grows

Written by Tim Phillips || 15th September 2017 || Market reports |

Asia
China
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China’s domestic market has grown substantially during 2016 and the early part of 2017, with a major increase in the number of vape stores, and large growth in the major online sales...

Italy: vape store geographical breakdown and analysis

Written by Dario Galvagno || 15th September 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Italy
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Our research on Italian e-cig retailers has revealed that the region around Rome is Italy’s most developed vape store market, with more than four times as many vape stores per inhabitant than the lowest-density areas. There may be...

Open systems dominate markets across the Baltic States

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 14th September 2017 || Market reports |

Estonia
Europe
Latvia
Lithuania
Marketing and Retailing
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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, collectively known as the Baltic states have a total population of around 6m and share common political traits, economies and history. In our latest report, we estimate the Baltic states’ e-cig market is currently...

Poland: the vape store chains

Written by ECigIntelligence || 4th September 2017 || Market reports |

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Europe
Poland
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ECigIntelligence examines the leading bricks-and-mortar vape chains in Poland and finds that BAT’s eSmokingWorld leads the way, with more than 800 stores across the country ...

Denmark: daily users boost market in the wake of TPD regulation

Written by Veronika Sianko || 4th September 2017 || Market reports |

Denmark
EU
Europe
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Our latest in-depth look at the Danish e-cigarette sector finds a market that is growing despite a reduction in the overall vaping population, and where the beneficial effects of the European TPD are being...

Colombia market report: the future is bright

Written by Nicolás Leonardo Dejtiar || 1st September 2017 || Market reports |

Colombia
South America
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Very small market size but the future outlook is positive. Highly fragmented in all respects. There’s a small amount of vapers but numbers are expected to grow as product awareness...

Portugal market adapting to new regulations and lower tax

Written by Nicolás Leonardo Dejtiar || 30th August 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Portugal
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After the fall of the market size due the e-liquid tax, it seems both companies and vapers have now adapted to the new regulation. As the market starts to grow again, we find advance modular systems have a...

Philippines: a small market (so far) led by independent local players

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 22nd August 2017 || Market reports |

Asia
Philippines
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The small, so far unregulated Filipino e-cigarette market, dominated by small local players, could benefit from a crackdown on smoking in public – but it could also face a future challenge if vaping itself becomes regulated ...

France online: specialist vaping websites to the fore

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 21st August 2017 || Market reports |

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Europe
France
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Our survey of the online e-cig market in France finds vape store chains, e-liquid manufacturers and general online retailers all trailing behind the leading specialist sites ...

Polish market report: a tale of two cities

Written by ECigIntelligence || 20th August 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Poland
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ECigIntelligence visited 34 vape stores in Poland’s two largest cities, Warsaw and Krakow, to gauge the market and compare offline prices – and found a striking difference between the...

Bulgaria: scope for further development

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 18th August 2017 || Market reports |

Bulgaria
Europe
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Policy and Politics
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The Bulgarian e-cig market is currently worth BGN78m ($47m in 2017), with 200,000 vapers. Almost one in 20 Bulgarians regularly uses e-cigarettes – nearly half because they can vape in places where smoking is banned. The online...

New bill signals fresh approach to Canada’s e-cig market

Written by Migle Malinovskyte || 16th August 2017 || Market reports |

Canada
North America
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        Executive summary   Canada has an active e-cigarette market despite widespread confusion over the legal status of the products. There are still no federal laws related to e-cigarettes; however, Bill S-5, if approved, will...

The Big Five: top chains grow in the South while some go West

Written by Eva Antal || 16th August 2017 || Market reports |

North America
United States
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Our study of the top five US vape store chains considers how many outlets they have, their geographical distribution, how much they have grown, and how their presence relates to that of smaller chains and independent stores ...

Malaysia: tough regulation stifles market growth

Written by Stavroula Anastasopoulou || 10th August 2017 || Market reports |

Asia
Malaysia
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Regulation and Legislation
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ECigIntelligence estimates the Malaysian e-cig market to be worth 513.4m ringgit ($120m) in 2017, with 600,000 vapers. Regulatory uncertainly and a ban on e-cigarettes in some states makes the outlook for future growth pessimistic. This static market is...

E-cig market grows in Czech Republic, fuelled by tobacco regs

Written by Veronika Sianko || 9th August 2017 || Market reports |

Czech Republic
Europe
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Marketing and Retailing
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In this August 2017 look at the Czech Republic, we find that the relatively mild regulation of e-cigarettes is apparently fuelling further growth in the sector. The Czech e-cigarette market is also geared more towards open systems, with...

Florida’s vape stores: which locations are favoured?

Written by Eva Antal || 3rd August 2017 || Market reports |

Florida
North America
United States
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Our latest look at the Florida e-cig market investigates how vape stores are geographically located and how this distribution is related to the geographical concentration of tobacco stores. We also look at how much of a correlation there...

Italy: top five online retailers keep a stable leadership position

Written by ECigIntelligence || 26th July 2017 || Market reports |

Europe
Italy
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In our latest look at the Italian market, we find that online remains an important channel in2017, with a significant increase in traffic over 2016 reflecting increased e-cig usage during this period. The top 10 performers have stable...
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