Shock: Almost half of all beer drinkers boycott Corona beer over virus outbreak
That beer with the lime from Mexico. Corona beer? Well, they’re stock is crashing harder than the market did recently, and it’s all because of their name.
– A new study found people may be skeptical of Corona beer because it shares part of its name with the virus making people ill across the world.
5W Public Relations, an independently-owned PR agency, conducted a phone survey of 737 U.S. residents who considered themselves beer drinkers this week.
The survey revealed 38 percent of beer-drinking Americans would not buy Corona under any circumstances now. Among those who said they usually drink Corona, only 4 percent said they would stop drinking Corona. Fourteen percent said they wouldn’t order Corona in a public venue.
Meanwhile, 16 percent of beer-drinking Americans were confused about whether Corona beer is related to the coronavirus. We’ll save you some time: it’s not.
Now the media is calling Coronavirus COVID-19, maybe their sales will pick up