Retail

The ECigIntelligence Retail hub brings together a range of news, data and analysis of e-cigarette retail around the world. This includes both online and offline analysis.

Most sales come from traditional retail: Greece market report

15th January 2019 - Market reports |

Europe
Greece
Consumers
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

In our latest look at the Greek market, we find Greek vapers prefer open system devices, the offline channel currently generates more sales and electronic cigarettes are now more widely available compared to previous years

Vape stores on the increase: Germany market report

13th December 2018 - Market reports |

Europe
Germany
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

In our latest look at the German market, we can see that the number of vape stores has increased in all Länder. This is due to an increase in vapers and a shift from the online channel to physical stores. We can also see that the vape store distribution mirrors population distribution

Number of new users falling:
Italy vape store survey

9th August 2018 - Market reports |

Europe
Italy
Consumers
Market Research
Retail
Market reports

Our latest survey of Italian vape stores breaks down numbers of customers and their expenditure into new and habitual users, notes regional variations and differencesn between high and low footfall areas

Sales of e-cigarettes and IQOS through tobacconists in France

27th June 2018 - Market reports |

Europe
France
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

ECigIntelligence looks at the current offering of vapour products and IQOS in French tobacconists. We conducted telephone interviews with 331 tobacco shops in 12 French regions to get a clear picture of e-cig sales through this channel

2018 US regional vape store survey – key findings

20th June 2018 - Market reports |

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ECigIntelligence carried out an online survey of nearly 300 individual US vape stores in April 2018 to identify key regional variations between stores. Here you can see the survey results

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

4th June 2018 - Market reports |

England
EU
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

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

UK market report: mainstream retail dominated by tobacco firms

27th February 2018 - Market reports |

England
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

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 |

England
EU
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Retail
Market reports

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

Facing a taxing future: Russia vape store survey

22nd January 2018 - Market reports |

Russia
Market Research
Retail
Market reports

Our latest survey of vape stores in Russia looks at the revenue shares attributed to the best-selling e-cigarette hardware and e-liquids, and sounds out store managers on how optimistic they are in the shadow of rising taxes

The UK’s top five e-cig websites

8th January 2018 - Market reports |

England
Europe
Northern Ireland
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

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.