In this analysis we focused on stores which we believed to be dedicated to vaping, the traditional definition of a vape store. The directories to a large extent are populated with these stores, however we cleaned the data of stores which were clearly tobacconists or other non-specialist stores.
Vape store numbers increased 16% from 2015 to 2016. Vape store distribution is mostly explained by population.
The five best-served states are:
The five worst-served states are:
- West Virginia
Equal access for the population to vape stores has improved by 1%. Regional differences in vape store distribution within the U.S. are much greater than in France and the UK.
Who Should Purchase:
- Suppliers and Providers
- retailers and online retailers
- Government and regulators
- Consultancy agencies
- Business developers
- Compliance Managers
- Regulatory and market analysts
- Project Managers
- Operations Manager
- Managing directors
- Product manager
- Marketing director
- marketing manager
- store manager