ECigIntelligence gained access to a series of documents disclosed by the EU after a freedom of information request that contained its recent conversations with the tobacco and vaping industries. This report summarises the main points
This market snapshot for the Philippines covers key indicators: recent, present and forecast market size; regulation level; an overview of the top available brands, form factors, retail distribution, prices and affordability
This report provides an overview of the product categories, brands, revenue and current attitudes of vape store managers towards the state of the e-cigarette industry
In a regulatory decision not yet seen in other states, Maryland is to become the first state to ban the sale of disposable flavoured e-cigarette devices
This market report looks at the Philippines, a country with a very strong tobacco culture, providing a comprehensive and detailed picture of the current market in the country.
Dozens of Canadian companies have been forced to stop sales or recall vaping products following hundreds of consumer product inspections by Canada’s federal government
Delve into the ECigIntelligence analysis of secondary device usage in Russia including the most popular form factor and form factor combinations. The in-depth market report provides further insights on hardware usage patterns in Russia, shifts between form factors, consumer satisfaction, most purchased brands, purchase channels and much more.
The market report on Russia explores consumer e-liquid preferences, choices and behaviours based on our consumer survey conducted between November and December 2019
While politicians in Germany continue to debate a future ban on tobacco-related advertising, new figures show that expenditure on ads by the country’s tobacco industry has increased
This regulatory report provides information on the restrictions on vaping in Morocco, which are limited, looking at the general regulatory landscape as well as taxation
Japan Tobacco (JT) is cutting the price of its Ploom Tech and Ploom Tech+ hybrid devices from 1st February as it continues to lag behind its chief Big Tobacco competitors in its home market
This market report focuses on France, looking at the notifications for vaping products throughout 2019, the process for which is managed by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES)
This market report looks at the online offer and pricing of e-liquids and e-cig hardware products on the top five websites in Germany between Q4 2017 and Q4 2019
ECigIntelligence analysis identifies the most sold heated tobacco consumable, which is consistent with online trends showing the brands garnering the most interest. For more insights including forecasts, market shares and retailer survey analysis, see the full Switzerland market report here.
E-cigarettes and related products are legal in Myanmar, where they are not specifically regulated by any law
In this Belgium market report, we look at the positive and negative lists of notified products. There has been an increase in notification of disposable e-cigarettes
This report is one of a series of studies that deals with e-cigarette users’ product choices and behaviour, specifically focusing on general patterns of e-cigarette consumption and attitudes of Russian users towards vaping
This report is one of a series of studies which deals with e-cigarette users’ product choices and behaviours, specifically focusing on hardware usage patterns of Russian e-cigarette users
ECigIntelligence predict the market size forecast for the e-cigarette market in Belgium, which has been greatly affected by the US vaping crisis. These figures feature in the December 2019 Belgium snapshot along with other key indicators such as vaping population, products, brands and price points.
Juul Labs has halted production of most of its flavoured vaping pods in Canada in anticipation of imminent plans by federal authorities to enact stricter regulations on vaping products
Californian regulation of e-cigs is tightening. This report covers all aspects of the regulations in place and planned, from age restrictions to taxation, labelling and marketing restrictions
Latin America’s biggest e-cigarette market is Mexico followed by Brazil. Interestingly, ECigIntelligence found that these two markets also have the largest price ranges for hardware. To understand more about both new and established Latin American e-cig markets, see the in-depth market report here.
There is clearly an increasing trend in snus use in Norway, a non-member of the EU, in contrast to smoking rates which are on a decline. Find more information on Norway’s e-cigarette market, pricing, products and channels with the Norway snapshot available here.
The UK’s advertising watchdog has found that BAT failed to follow national regulations on its website and through YouTube commercials for its Vype e-cigarette brand
In our in-depth look at the heated tobacco market in Switzerland, we look at the brands available, pricing, regulation and taxation and what the future may hold
Mexico by far has the largest vaping market in Latin America, as shown here in our comparitive report. This is partly due to its large population, though brand diversity remains narrow. For more insights into Mexico’s e-cigarette market, see our market snapshot here.
This ECigIntelligence market snapshot for Switzerland covers key indicators such as recent, present and predicted market size, an indication of regulation level and an overview of the top available brands
Falling Spanish e-cigarette sales have led to job losses, with vape stores closing, according to the country’s Union of Vaping Promoters and Entrepreneurs
E-liquid cartridges with flavours other than tobacco or menthol are to be excluded from the US market at the end of this month, the FDA says, while advertising and marketing will come under scrutiny too
Colombia’s e-cigarette market is relatively mature and well-established when compared to other coutries in the same region. Despite impending regulatory changes, ECigIntelligence predicts steady growth for this market for the next three years. Interested in key indicators and intel for Colombia’s e-cig market? Check out the market snapshot here.
E-cigarette products containing nicotine cannot be currently sold in Turkey without a pharmaceutical licence from the Ministry of Health, although none have been granted so far
The Canadian government has announced plans to tighten the rules governing e-cigarettes and vaping products in a bid to curb the growth of youth vaping
The US Senate has passed an act which raises the minimum sale or purchase age for tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationwide.
Although e-cigarette commercialization is illegal in Mexico, it has the largest vaping market in South America.
For more insights on the e-cigarette markets in 7 South American countries, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Costa Rica, see our in-delpth market report here.
ECigIntelligence has mapped the locations of the biggest vape store chains in the UK. The analysis has revealed that each of these chains tend to concentrate in specific regions as shown on the map.
Click here to read the full ECigIntelligence report on the top 5 vape store chains.
Independent vaping brands in the UK are looking at the retail opportunity of opening a shop-within-a-shop at fuel stations, in a bid to increase visibility and reach more customers
The ECigIntelligence consumer survey has highlighted that there is a significantly higher percentage of Canadians that have tried iQOS compared to US respondents. This is probably because IQOS was not launched in the US at the time of data collection. See our full comparison of the heated tobacco consumer preferences in the US and Canada here.
This ECigIntelligence market snapshot for Malaysia covers key indicators such as recent, present and predicted market size, an indication of regulation level and an overview of the top available brands
A recent study by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment has revealed that the Netherlands has an enormous amount of e-liquids and flavours to choose from, prompting futher calls for restrictions
After the 2014 launch of IQOS in Japan, its market share grew rapidly but now sees a slower growth rate due to a mature heated tobacco market and more competition. To see the in-depth analysis of iQOS, see our market report here. Original publication: 14th November 2019
Late November saw British American Tobacco (BAT) launch its “most advanced” heated tobacco product in South Korea – during a critical political period in which the government has taken a harsh stance towards vaping and heat-not-burn (HnB) products.
The ECigIntelligence consumer survey, analysing Canadian consumer flavour and brand preferences, has found that Juul is the most popular brand among the respondents. You can read the full report here. Original publication: 24th September 2019
This report explores the e-cigarette landscape in seven different Latin American markets to identify current trends and future opportunities
ECigIntelligence’s 2019 survey of US vape stores highlights the ways in which store owners in the US expect the premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) process, laid down by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to impact their businesses. A full breakdown of the results, which were presented by ECigIntelligence managing director Tim Phillips to the fourth annual conference of the » Continue Reading.
Since Q4 2017, refillable starter kits have become increasingly popular on the top five online retailers. Conversely advanced starter kits have seen a decline in popularity. Click here to view the full ECigIntelligence report on Russia‘s pod ranges and nicotine salt e-liquids. Original publication: 16th September 2019
Cannabis vaping products won’t be legally available in Canada’s second-largest province “for the time being” after a decision by the Quebec government-owned cannabis monopoly
ECigIntelligence were able to elucidate the average pre-filled pod/tank consumption for different age groups in the US and Canada. The US 25-49’s are consuming more than the average where as in Canada 18-24’s consume more than the average, with respect to the independent average in each country. For the full comparison of the consumer habits and other market trends in » Continue Reading.
In a case that may help set a legal precedent in Germany, a court has ruled that an e-cig manufacturer can no longer advertise its products under the slogan “pleasure without regret”
As pre-filled e-cig users become more experienced with vaping, they tend to use more advanced devices and are less likely to use simpler ones. To view the results and analysis of the ECigIntelligence consumer survey of Canadian pre-filled e-cigarette users, the in-depth consumer survey for Canada. Original publication: 10th September 2019
Chinese e-cigarette companies have been caught in the country’s first civil court case for allegedly claiming that their vaping products pose no or little harm to people’s health