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Most online vendors are disregarding distance sales bans

20th May 2016 | Business briefing |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
EU
Europe
Finland
Hungary
Italy
Latvia
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovenia
Spain
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Europe’s online e-cigarette vendors are so far overwhelmingly ignoring new Internet sales bans where they exist, and taking full advantage of delays in legislation where they can.

Is there still hope for Spanish online retailers?

22nd April 2016 | Business briefing |

EU
Europe
Spain
Marketing and Retailing
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

The future of retail channels in the Spanish e-cigarette market may hang in the balance as the government approaches a final decision on whether to prohibit online sales, according to a new ECigIntelligence report.

It’s not just the TPD: Europe has voluntary standards too

30th March 2016 | Business briefing , Regulatory briefing |

EU
Europe
France
United Kingdom
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing
Regulatory briefing

While most of the European e-cigarette industry’s attention is focused on the imminent regulatory upheaval brought about by the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), another set of compliance requirements are also growing in number – those dictated by voluntary standards.

UK e-cig awareness high, but many are reluctant to try

22nd February 2016 | Business briefing |

England
EU
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales
Market Research
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing

A new survey from the UK’s Office of National Statistics has found that general awareness of e-cigs is high among the British population, but there is a significant number of smokers who refuse to consider even trying an e-cig.

Do TV commercials persuade young people to try vaping?

27th January 2016 | Business briefing , Marketing & retailing , Regulatory briefing |

North America
United Kingdom
United States
Marketing and Retailing
Public Health and Medicine
Business briefing
Marketing & retailing
Regulatory briefing

TV ads seen by young people may lead them to start vaping later, researchers claim in a report which is likely to add further fuel to the debate over e-cigarette marketing – a debate where studies that detect an influence are garnering much more attention than those that suggest advertising is less effectual.

Infographic: how big is Europe’s potential e-cigarette market?

24th December 2015 | Business briefing , Market reports |

Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
EU
Europe
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing
Market reports

This new infographic from ECigIntelligence illustrates the large untapped market for vapour products in Europe.

Big Tobacco encouraged by research on heat-not-burn

7th December 2015 | Business briefing |

Europe
Italy
Japan
North America
Poland
Russia
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States
Companies
Heated tobacco
Market Research
Public Health and Medicine
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

Are big tobacco companies starting to favour heat-not-burn technology over e-cigarettes? While none has shown any signs of overtly stepping away from e-cigs, and such a move is unlikely, much enthusiasm and investment within the tobacco industry seems to be going toward heat-not-burn.

Opinion: the fortunes of the e-cigarette industry in 2016

2nd December 2015 | Business briefing |

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Canada
China
EU
Europe
North America
South America
United Kingdom
United States
World
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Technology and Innovation
Business briefing

The e-cigarette world in 2016 will be overshadowed by regulation. But the story will not just be about compliance. The market and the products themselves are rapidly evolving even without the influence of law-makers. So requirements like the TPD and the deeming regulations merely add a further twist to an already complex outlook.

Presentation: the state of the e-cigarette industry

27th October 2015 | Business briefing |

Europe
North America
United Kingdom
United States
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Policy and Politics
Regulation and Legislation
Business briefing

Exclusive insight for ECigIntelligence readers – download a detailed, data-rich presentation on the current state and future of the e-cig industry.

UK vape store pricing: online isn’t always cheaper

21st October 2015 | Business briefing |

EU
Europe
United Kingdom
Companies
Marketing and Retailing
Business briefing

A lack of competition has left the south and east of England with the highest average pricing in vape stores – but prices across the UK generally remain remarkably competitive with online sellers, according to new research from ECigIntelligence.