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For brands facing transphobic backlash, walking back inclusive campaigns may be "shortsighted"

Jun 16, 2023
Target and Bud Light bowed to pressure for supporting LGBTQ people, but now many of those shoppers may take their money elsewhere.
A customer browses Pride Month accessories at a Target store on June 6. Following a backlash, the company pulled some products catering to LGBTQ shoppers.
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Bud Light sales fall amid boycott over collaboration with trans influencer

Other brands are watching how the company deals with becoming part of the debate on transgender rights, says E.J. Schultz of Ad Age.
Bud Light sales fell 17% for the week ending April 15 compared to the same week a year earlier, according to the Associated Press.
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With prices rising on cheap beer, some consumers spend extra on premium

Oct 27, 2022
Anheuser-Busch InBev says beer sales were up in the third quarter, in part because some consumers shifted to "premium" brands.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has passed along the costs of barley, hops, transportation and fuel by raising the price of Bud Light and convincing consumers to buy higher priced "premium beers."
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Big business between two beer brewers

Sep 16, 2015
A deal between Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller could be worth $250 billion.

China dominates beer sales

May 22, 2015
You may be surprised by the highest-selling suds in the world.