Yes my friends, we live in a society of idiots now in America.
A new survey and poll has revealed that 38% of Americans no longer drink Corona beer because they are afraid of the CoronaVirus…
5W Public Relations, one of the top 15 independently-owned PR agencies in the U.S., has conducted a survey via phone of 737 American beer drinkers over the age of 21 on February 25 & 26, 2020, regarding their opinions about the popular Mexican beer brand, Corona, as a result of the deadly coronavirus that’s spreading around the world.
According to SEMrush, a trends data provider, and multiple media reports, there has been a consistent uptick in searches for “corona beer virus” and “beer coronavirus” over the past few weeks.
5WPR’s survey found that:
- 38% of beer-drinking Americans would not buy Corona under any circumstances now
- Among those who said they usually drink Corona, only 4% said they would stop drinking Corona, but 14% said they wouldn’t order Corona in a public venue
- 16% of beer drinking Americans were confused about whether Corona beer is related to the coronavirus
“There is no question that Corona beer is suffering because of the coronavirus. Could one imagine walking into a bar and saying “Hey, can I have a Corona?” or “Pass me A Corona,” said Ronn Torossian, Founder and CEO of 5WPR. “While the brand has claimed that consumers understand there’s no linkage between the virus and the beer company, this is a disaster for the Corona brand. After all, what brand wants to be linked to a virus which is killing people worldwide?”
Another survey, conducted by YouGov, found consumers’ desire to purchase Corona is at its lowest in two years and that Corona’s buzz score, a metric measuring favorability, has dropped significantly since the beginning of the year.
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