Its name has apparently caused confusion amid the American public, who have refrained from drinking Corona, a popular Mexican beer.
It said that the dollar sales of Corona have been up five per cent in the United States per the latest four-week period ending February 16, almost doubling the 52-week trend for the brand.
That makes for awkward timing as the brand launches its new line of Corona hard seltzers. He added that the brand has claimed that there's no linkage between the virus and the beer company, and added that it is a disaster for the Corona brand.
Corona beer isn't making any changes to its advertising despite the name's unfortunate similarity to the deadly coronavirus.
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Sanders added although he supports Israeli sovereignty, there should be a greater focus on Palestinians and their rights. The group added that he's insulting his own colleagues as well as the millions of Americans who stand with Israel.
The public-relations agency 5WPR surveyed 737 adult USA consumers about Corona and found 38% said they "would not buy Corona under any circumstances". "Sales of Corona remain strong, and we appreciate the continued support of Corona drinkers". A sigh-inducing 38 percent of the 737 respondents said they "would not buy Corona under any circumstances now", 5W wrote. Part of the promotion includes a sponsored tweet that has sparked criticism for using the phrase "coming ashore soon".
Sixteen per cent of those surveyed also admitted to being confused about whether the beer and the virus are at all related.
"Pretty sure Corona has always had remarkably poor taste", another replied.
A second poll conducted by YouGov in late February found Corona's "Buzz score" - a measure of whether consumers found the brand positive or negative, plummeted from over 75 percent to just 51 percent.
Coronavirus continues to show a declining trend in China which reported 29 new deaths on Thursday, the lowest in weeks, taking the death toll to 2,744.