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UK distribution: the complex journey from factory to vape store shelf

4th June 2018 | Market reports |

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This report examines the UK’s complicated and fragmented distribution channels for e-cigarette products. Vape stores purchase stock from a range of suppliers and our report looks at their main considerations

A picture of e-cig pricing in the UK

16th May 2018 | Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence looks at the pricing and products range in e-liquids and hardware categories across the top five e-cigarette retailer websites in the UK and finds a shift towards advanced hardware products

UK market report: mainstream retail dominated by tobacco firms

27th February 2018 | Market reports |

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In our latest look at the UK market we see that the distribution share of mainstream retail has remained stable. The channel is dominated by tobacco companies and it is difficult for small companies to access the channel

Almost 20% rise in vape stores: UK market report

30th January 2018 | Market reports |

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In our latest look at the UK market, we find that there are now about 2,000 vape shops. The northwest of England has the highest number of stores and 70% of all stores belong to a chain

The UK’s top five e-cig websites

8th January 2018 | Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence looked at the price policy and product range for e-liquids and hardware on the UK’s top five visited websites selling e-cigarettes. Multipacks of 10 ml bottles and short-fill e-liquids are a new characteristic of the British e-liquid market and shake and vape is approximately 36% cheaper than ready-to-use e-liquid overall.

UK distribution: vape shops doing well, supermarkets still dominate

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 e-cigarette than in other European countries and most of the top-selling e-cig brands sold in supermarkets or convenience stores are owned by tobacco giants.

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

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 pre-filled cartridges to tank system devices,

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

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 to particular Websites or brands.

Survey reveals importance of location for UK vape shops

10th August 2016 | Market reports |

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In May 2016, ECigIntelligence carried out a short survey of vape stores in the UK in order to investigate average turnover and product mix through this important channel, and to understand some of the non-quantitative factors behind the growth of the sector.

Major changes to Europe’s e-cig sales channels imminent

13th May 2016 | Market reports |

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From May 2016, e-cig sales channels will be reduced in some European countries when the Tobacco Products Directive comes into force. This report looks at the details, including restrictions on distance sales, the imposition of age verification checks, licensing and registration of retailers, and limitations on retail outlets.

UK online e-liquid product diversity overview and data analysis

22nd December 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 Kingdom or the advanced search page.   ECigIntelligence’s Dan Irwin-Brown and Nikita Dzhain have compiled a fascinating report detailing the breadth of product available at UK online e-cigarette vendors, using a sample of over 1400 E-liquid products and more than 140 […]

UK online e-liquid analysis

1st December 2015 | Market reports |

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The report provides a comprehensive overview for the e-liquid products that are available in the top ten online vendors in the UK using a sample of over 1400 e-liquid products and more than 140 brands. Insight is given into factors such as the number of products available the top five multi-brand online vendors, how many products belong to specific flavour categories and countries of origin of these products. In addition, analysis is also made on the brand level showing how many products do e-liquid brands have and examples of how brands have different product ranges to appeal to different consumers.

E-cig brands sold in the UK’s mainstream retailers

30th October 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 Kingdom or the advanced search page.     Executive summary   Of the seven big offline brands studied, Blu, E-Lites, and 10 Motives have a large percentage of the total distribution points. The five most saturated regions in the UK […]

The UK e-cigarette market, October 2015

29th October 2015 | Market reports |

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The UK market in 2015 is estimated to be worth around £445million (€619m/$682m), with projected growth of 15% over the next two years. There has been a significant shift to tank, with usage of tanks now at 68% of the vaping population.

Report: UK vape store geographical breakdown and analysis

29th October 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 Kingdom or the advanced search page.   Executive summary   The Northwest region scored the highest on all three metrics: absolute number of vape shops, vape shops per capita and vape shops per square kilometre. The West Midlands also scored […]