‘Shocking Deterioration’: New Sales Numbers Just Came in For BUD LIGHT


by Leah Barkoukis

Backlash over Bud Light’s controversial partnership with trans activist Dylan Mulvaney is continuing to take a toll on the brand, new sales numbers show.

For the week that ended April 22, off-premise sales volume, which is the beer sold outside of restaurants and bars, fell by 26.1 percent from a year earlier, Beer Business Daily reports. The week prior they were down 21.1 percent. For the year overall, sales are down 8 percent.

“The shocking deterioration of Bud Light Blue’s market share continued apace through the third week of April – and actually somehow worsened. We’ve never seen such a dramatic shift in national share in such a short period of time,” Beer Business Daily said. 

Meanwhile, competitors Coors Light and Miller Lite have seen an increase in sales. 

Conservatives saw the new numbers as a sign the boycott is working. 

Two marketing executives are on leave after the Mulvaney controversy and parent company Anheuser-Busch is reportedly set to spend big money on a marketing blitz to recover its image. 


8 thoughts on “‘Shocking Deterioration’: New Sales Numbers Just Came in For BUD LIGHT

    1. You hate alcohol, but when you go out, you USUALLY get a Corona with lime and salt? That doesn’t sound like someone who hates alcohol.

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