Retail

The CBD-Intel Retail hub covers market and regulatory issues that impact on the retail sale of CBD.

What impact will the EC’s decision to permit the use of extracts from the whole plant in cosmetics have on the industry as a whole?

28th January 2021 - Blog |

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The decision – which should be noted is still only preliminary, though almost certainly to be confirmed with subsequent updating of the cosmetics ingredients (CosIng) database – should allow a wider range of cosmetic products onto the market. Exactly how much of an impact the change – when it eventually is confirmed – will make […]

Is the entrance of British American Tobacco (BAT) into the CBD sector a positive or negative for the industry?

22nd January 2021 - Blog |

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The top-line answer is that it is wholly neither. There are elements of both in any position taken on the news. BAT’s entrance into the market with its vaping product under the Vuse brand (coming in three flavours – mint, mango and berry – and two strengths – 50 mg at £9.99 and 100 mg at £14.99) would be priced […]

Do CBD firms expect much of a January uptick in sales?

18th December 2020 - Blog |

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It seems many of the firms CBD-Intel has talked to see a similar story for January sales, focused on resolutions or upticks in health and wellness – as was predicted for the holidays sales period stretching from Black Friday at the end of November into the gift-giving Christmas and other holidays period through December. Overall, […]

Topicals report, Q1 2020

16th July 2020 - Market reports |

Austria
Europe
France
Germany
Greece
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Netherlands
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Retail
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This report addresses the evolution of the topicals category and the common characteristics and main differences between eight European countries and the US, covering product segmentation and pricing

Could subscription services boost CBD sales during times of restricted offline retail and social distancing?

18th June 2020 - Blog |

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Subscription services do offer potential benefits to CBD companies. Those benefits come with risks, which may be managed. But the key question for anyone interested in creating such a service is whether they prefer to market to early adopters that have done their research and know what products they want or to consumers with limited CBD knowledge in order to give them the chance to try products they may otherwise have overlooked.

Oils and flowers dominate offline: Austria market report

16th December 2019 - Market reports |

Austria
Europe
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

A survey of 150 retail points were interviewed in ten main cities in Austria, with both chain and independent businesses surveyed in order to understand the product and brand offerings within the major cities

UK business dominates offline channel: UK market report

29th November 2019 - Market reports |

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United Kingdom
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Retail
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CBD-Intel conducted a survey of the main bricks-and-mortar channels offering CBD products in seven main UK cities. Chain and independent businesses were surveyed in order to understand the product and brand offerings

CBD specialists dominate online retailers: Netherlands market report

27th November 2019 - Market reports |

Europe
Netherlands
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

This market report focuses on the online channel in the Netherlands, looking at the product categories and brands on offer. The retailers have been categorised into channels, revealing that CBD specialists dominate CBD online retailers in the country

Opportunities remain in a wide market: US market report

4th November 2019 - Market reports |

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CBD is now commonplace across the US, with many independent and chain stores offering a variety of brands and products. CBD-Intel breaks down the US market and distribution by store type and more

Fierce competition in online channel: Italy market report

21st October 2019 - Market reports |

Europe
Italy
Market Research
Marketing and Retailing
Retail
Market reports

The variety of brands in Italy is large compared to other European markets and consequently, competition is fierce, with no brand clearly dominating. This report identifies the number and types of online retailers in Italy

Specialists lead the way online: US market report

16th October 2019 - Market reports |

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United States
Marketing and Retailing
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In our latest look at the US online CBD market, we find it is very competitive with no single brand dominating, CBD specialists carry the majority of available brands and pet products are proving more popular than e-liquids