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From consumers’ preferred brands to the impact of Covid-19 on online sales, our analysts regularly talk to retailers and share their insights and data in reports and briefings that can be accessed on these pages.
Specialist CBD and vape retailers account for the largest number of brands and product listings, with traditional retailers offering significantly less. This means there is still much opportunity for expansion
It does not look like good news. The only two companies (controlling three brands that contain 23 individually listed products) included in the initial list of validated applications both say they submitted their applications to the FSA in early January. Both also are at least partly based on synthetic CBD ingredients that have successfully navigated […]
From a consumer/market perspective, it certainly looks like delta-8 THC is the most promising minor cannabinoid. It has quickly overtaken others such as CBG and CBN in terms of general awareness and – anecdotally – in terms of interest from companies and consumers alike. The appeal appears to be that it acts as a “lighter” version of delta-9 […]
Specific UK guidance for producers of drinks containing both alcohol and CBD will be developed after the first complaint against one such brand was upheld by the voluntary regulating body for the UK drinks industry
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
In short – not a lot in the short-term. The vote in favour of a 0.3% THC limit by the European Parliament (EP) is only the first step in a long process towards actually putting such a change into effect.
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.
Subscription services are a niche area of the CBD market that could benefit from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, providing companies with security and customers with a way to try new products without leaving home
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
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
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
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
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
This report maps out online retailers located in Switzerland, selling CBD products into the Swiss market in order to identify the number and types of online retailers, along with the brands and product types carried
CBD users in parts of London will have the chance to get cannabidiol soft drinks without leaving their homes after drinks company Botanic Lab announced a partnership with home delivery firm Deliveroo, creating what they have termed ‘CBD On Demand’.
In spite of a controversial situation regarding the legal status of CBD in Italy, a large variety of CBD products were found in offline channels in major Italian cities
Covid-19 has had a major impact on the livelihoods of retailers across the board, and CBD is no exception. The unprecedented events have reshaped consumers’ buying patterns in a way that has affected business all around the globe.
The ultimate impact on how market growth will be affected by the pandemic is yet to be determined, but we will be keeping a close eye on developments, looking at changing consumption patterns and consumer preferences and how buying behaviour will develop and change in the post-pandemic world.
We’ll also be reporting on Big Tobacco’s entrance into the CBD market and observing the impact the major players will have on business as they acquire new businesses and launch new products.
Access the latest developments impacting retailers from this page.
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Medical and recreational cannabis – a global overview
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The report, accompanied by a more detailed database, provides an overview of the regulatory situation in the selected countries, using maps, and assesses the likelihood that the status quo may change in the future.