France market report: Increase in vaping product with tobacconists



  • Executive summary
  • Context
  • Big Tobacco and e-cigarettes
  • Tobacconist-exclusive brands
  • Direct e-liquid manufacturers
  • Vape-exclusive distributors
  • General tobacconist distributors
  • Telephone interviews
  • Heated tobacco


In February 2018, the Ministry of Public Accounts signed an agreement with the national tobacconists association (Confédération des Buralistes de France) to help tobacconists depend less on tobacco. Since our previous analysis of the tobacconist channel in France, vape product availability has increased significantly with general tobacconist distributors beggining to offer a wider product range. In this report we will focus on the offer and pricing of vape products available from tobacconists in France. To complete our study, we used extensive desktop research, expert interviews and telephone surveys. Find in-depth analysis of distribution companies, types of hardware, pricing information, e-liquid brands and formats, hardware brands, heated tobacco pricing and distribution.

Published: 26th June 2019; Number of pages: 14

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