December 16, 2010 - Results of a CSP-UBS Tobacco Survey, which included 108 retailers representing more than 15,000 convenience stores.
Read the results of the survey:
Exclusive Tobacco Analysis: Slow Burn for Newport Non-Menthol Exclusive CSP-UBS Tobacco Survey shows discounts helping new product by Linda Abu-Shalback Zid, Convenience Store / Petroleum (CSP) Daily News, 12/16/2010.
So what might the future hold for Newport non-menthol? UBS tobacco analyst Nik Modi summarized, "The true test will be how Newport Non-Menthol sells once the introductory pricing ends. Retailers don't seem to think it will, but it's still very early."
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