Tagged: Online Alcohol Retail

NEWS: Australia: Big Alcohol Targets Women During COVID-19

Big Alcohol targets women during COVID-19 in Australia and more women are consuming alcohol during the pandemic. These strategies are highly unethical specially during the current pandemic considering that alcohol is known to weaken the immune system making people more susceptible to COVID-19 and its complications…

NEWS: Kenya: Home Delivery Fuels Alcohol Harm

During the COVID-19 pandemic, online alcohol sale and home delivery fuels alcohol harm in Kenya. One of the damages of the COVID-19 lockdown – and fueled by Big Alcohol – is the normalization of consuming alcohol at home. In Kenya people have turned to alcohol to “pass time” and “cope” with the stresses of the pandemic and being in isolation…

NEWS: India: Online Alcohol Retail Jeopardizes COVID-19 Fight

Big Alcohol lobby group The Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) is pushing for online alcohol retail in India during the COVID-19 lockdown. If permitted this measure severely jeopardizes the fight against the pandemic and public health policy in the country…

NEWS: Australia: Health Experts Support Laws Regulating On-Demand Liquor Delivery

Health experts from Australia at the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council in Tasmania (ATDC) express strong support for laws regulating on-demand liquor delivery. The ATDC is supporting tougher measures after a study by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) found current regulations were failing to protect minors…

NEWS: Sweden: Government Takes Action Against Online Wine Trade

The Swedish government has decided to take action against the online wine trade.
In recent years, the online wine trade has increased like an avalanche. From 41 vendors in 2010 to 117 vendors in 2020. Now the government wants to put a stop to it…

NEWS: Argentina: Growth of Digital Alcohol Retail

Digital alcohol retail is seeing a sales growth in Argentina and with it consumption and alcohol harm is set to increase. But the government is failing to adopt evidence-based alcohol policy solutions.
Many existing physical alcohol stores have adopted an online channel and delivery system for alcohol retail. There are websites completely devoted to alcohol retail and delivery as well. Home delivery is making online alcohol retail ever more popular. There are four mechanisms driving the increase in digital alcohol retail…