Welcome to the Tobacco page of CStore Decisions’ CStore Playbook, a new online reference series for convenience store retailers. Whether you have questions on a specific tobacco segment, tobacco trends, legislation or more, the resources below can help position your tobacco program for success. Created by CStore Decisions’ editorial team, this playbook features answers to some of the most frequently asked questions as well as in-depth articles about mastering tobacco sales in a convenience store environment.
Erin Del Conte
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Cigarettes Notch Over $54 Billion in Sales at C-Stores
Tobacco Sales Remain in the Billions, Despite Price Surges
Uncertainty Continues for Cigars
Vape Generates $7 Billion for C-Stores
While retailers hope cigar supply chain issues are in the rearview mirror, they’re now contending with inflation and local legislation as they await decisions from the FDA on the future of characterizing flavors in cigars.
Cigarettes hold tight as the tobacco category leader as the segment adjusts to a changing economic climate and awaits key regulatory decisions set to define its future.
While some c-stores report strong vape sales, national data points to struggles in the category.
As tobacco fields pressures from regulatory headwinds and inflation, c-store retailers are taking stock of their backbars and strategizing to increase business.
With many consumers downtrading and looking for affordable ways to consume nicotine, stocking your shelves with a premium cigarette brand that doesn’t break the bank is now more important than ever. Aura Cigarettes deliver on all fronts with a tobacco + water cigarette blend that is simply legit.
The modern-day buyer is well-informed and financially savvy. As the overall cigarette category declines, the ultra deep discount category has taken off as more and more consumers are realizing quality products can come at a lower price.
Current trends show that consumers want high-quality tobacco products without the sticker shock. Offer them a cigarette brand that stands out with exceptional taste and one of the lowest prices out there.
a. Cheyenne International is a tobacco product manufacturer located in North Carolina, the heart of American tobacco country. Founded in 2002, Cheyenne provides adult tobacco consumers with a diversified portfolio of high-quality brands at a fair price. The company builds successful partnerships with retail and wholesale customers while keeping responsibility and compliance at the forefront of everything they do.