Industry Report: Tobacco

March 2007
Convenience Store News;3/26/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Convenience Store News' 2007 Tobacco Roundtable, held in New York City, January 2007. The retailers and manufacturers showed their woe relating to the restrictive contracts with the major cigarette companies and fear that these restrictions will hamper the fast-growing and highly-profitable other tobacco products category. The other concerns expressed by these industry executives also include the increasing use of rebates and buy-downs to temporarily drive sales.


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