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Global standards launched for online sale and delivery of alcohol as e-commerce booms during pandemic

May 24, 2021

New data from Euromonitor International sees e-commerce grow by 33 globally, while total volume of alcohol sales fell by 6 year on year in 2020 New global standards enhance safeguards to prevent online alcohol sale and delivery to those underage or ...

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The world’s most iconic beer, wine, and spirits brands to introduce new consumer information on labels

May 19, 2021

The CEO Chair and Vice Chair of IARD, together with IARD’s CEO, wrote to Dr. Tedros, Director-General of the World Health Organization, to outline this initiative. In the letter they stated In response to the 2018 United Nations Political Declaration ...

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Alcohol sales declined by 6% globally during pandemic

May 18, 2021

Vast majority consumed same or less alcohol in 2020 Targeted support needed for the minority that continues to drink at harmful levels Consumers around the world bought 15.8 billion fewer liters of alcohol beverages last year, according to new data ...

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New global alliance formed to promote the responsible sale and delivery of alcohol online

January 28, 2021

Groundbreaking partnership between leading beer, wine, and spirits producers, online retailers, and e-commerce and delivery platforms to establish robust global standards for the online sale and delivery of alcohol beverages. Read more here

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Global CEOs of leading beer, wine and spirits producers write to Director General of the World Health Organization

December 18, 2020

Dear Dr. Tedros, The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to communities around the world. Although the pandemic has heavily impacted our companies, and even more so our customers running hospitality premises, we remain steadfast in our commitment to supporting ...

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