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Data from IRI showed chocolate candy unit sales down about 1.4% in supermarkets and non-chocolate candy sales down about 2.4% in the 52 weeks through April 2019.

Grocery retailers, candy brands rethink impulse purchases

Online shopping and healthy eating are taking a bite out of confection category

Amid the growth of grocery e-commerce and increasing consumer interest in eating healthy, it might appear that impulse candy sales are experiencing a meltdown.

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