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COVID-19 had a broadly negative impact on alcoholic drinks in Estonia in 2020, with total volume and current value sales declining. All of the main categories suffered as the resultant economic shock drove consumers to rein in non-essential spending. Similarly, increased health-consciousness arising from concerns about the virus prompted many...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Estonia
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

On 17 March 2020, as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Cameroon, the Prime Minister ordered the closure of bars and restaurants (for both on-trade and off-trade sales) from 6pm. Whilst some off-trade sales were able to navigate around the restrictions due to poor enforcement, on-trade sales (especially through late-night...

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Cameroon
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

All types of alcoholic drinks witnessed steep double-digit total volume declines in the United Arab Emirates in 2020 as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the strict measures introduced by the governments to combat infection rates. International border closures led to a severe decline in the number of inbound tourists, while many...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

Alcoholic drinks was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with the absence of tourists due to travel restrictions and strict national lockdown measures, including the closure of horeca outlets, leading to a considerable overall decline in total volume sales of alcoholic drinks for the year. Furthermore, with prices dropping...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Spain
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

The Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Administration Reform as well as the Moroccan National Police undertook various operations to strengthen controls at drinking venues at the end of the review period to curb the illegal importation of alcohol where the correct taxes, customs fees, and import duties were not paid, as well as cracking down...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Morocco
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

Coronavirus (COVID-19) was a change maker for the alcoholic drinks market in 2020 and its effects will ripple well into the end of the forecast period. Starting with the impact on on-trade, there were two distinct moments of COVID-19 in Brazil, the first one beginning in April, when the pandemic took everyone by surprise, scaring consumers,...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Brazil
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

The COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for alcoholic drinks in Croatia in 2020. The biggest blow to sales was the tight restrictions imposed in the country’s hospitality industry as the government struggled to contain the virus. On-trade outlets were closed for two separate periods in the spring and autumn, and even when measures were...

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Cider
  • Croatia
  • Wine Revenue
  • Cider Sales

Alcoholic drinks faced declines and challenges from the event of COVID-19 in Romania in 2020. The main negative factor was the closure of on-trade channels and a complete lockdown from 15 March to 15 May, with only home-delivery and takeaway available from CFS, plus the consequent restrictions on numbers of customers when outdoor terraces...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Romania
  • Wine Revenue
  • Beer Sales

The COVID-19 lockdown in Kazakhstan considerably affected sales of beauty and personal care products. Four months of store closures and home confinement in 2020 forced consumers to simplify their beauty and personal care routines and brought about new consumption patterns and product preferences, which persisted even when the restrictions...

  • Skin Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Kazakhstan
  • Hair Care Revenue
  • Deodorant Sales

Consumption patterns, channel dynamics and beauty routines all saw inevitable shifts in the first half of 2020 as a direct result of lockdown measures where selective retail, business and salon closures, and travel restrictions were implemented. Social restrictions caused widespread reduction in need for beauty and personal care products with...

  • Skin Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Personal Care
  • Uzbekistan
  • World
  • Deodorant Sales
  • Hair Care Revenue

In 2020, home and garden registered double-digit value growth, exceeding the value CAGR demonstrated over the review period. Retail outlets closed at the beginning of the national lockdown, which affected sales negatively. However, when these reopened for business, home and garden stores made sales that compensated for and exceeded the losses...

  • Home Improvement
  • Houseware
  • World
  • Home Sales
  • Houseware Revenue

Total volume and value sales of alcoholic drinks saw decelerated growth in Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with strong on-trade sales declines recorded across all categories. Alcoholic Drinks in Australia report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Europe
  • Wine Revenue
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Latvia, alcoholic drinks recorded a volume decline of 1% in 2020, driven by a double-digit decline in the on-trade. From March 2020, a lockdown was put in place in the country that required the closure of non-essential outlets, while on-trade venues in Riga were required to put social distancing measurements...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Cider
  • Latvia
  • Wine Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

The COVID-19 pandemic affected alcoholic drinks in Lithuania in two ways. Due to the lockdowns, sales in cafés, bars, restaurants and other on-trade establishments were hit hard. With the health crisis and home seclusion increasing consumer stress levels, added to by financial uncertainty, demand for alcohol rose, with off-trade volume sales...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Lithuania
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

Sales of beauty and personal care in Lithuanian in 2020 were most negatively impacted by the two national lockdowns and self-isolation recommendations. People were cautious of travelling and attending public events and working from home became a new normal for most office workers. As such, consumers spent extended time at home in 2020 and...

  • Skin Care
  • Cosmetics
  • World
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number
  • Hair Care Revenue

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in lockdowns in Israel in 2020 and consequently on-trade volume sales of alcoholic drinks suffered a steep decline as foodservice outlets were closed for much of the year. However, many consumers shifted to at home alcoholic drinks consumption resulting in volume sales shifting to off-trade. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Israel
  • Beer Sales
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue

Alcoholic drinks saw volume and value declines overall in Slovenia in 2020, due to myriad impacts from the event of COVID-19. Within this, different categories fared better or worse due to domestic traditions, cost, and even health and wellness trends. Alcoholic Drinks in Slovenia report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and...

  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Cider
  • Slovenia
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the US alcoholic drinks industry, shaping how much Americans spend on alcohol as well as where they consume it and which products they choose. Government-enforced lockdowns as well as voluntarily undertaken social distancing have drastically cut down on on-trade alcohol sales, with Americans spending much...

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • United States
  • Beer Sales
  • Spirits Sales

Sweden’s response to COVID-19 was less invasive than many other countries during the initial eight months of the year, with no general lockdown and a focus on slowing, rather than stopping, the pandemic. Sweden did not lock down households and businesses compared to much of Europe during the pandemic’s first wave in the spring, preferring...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Sweden
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

The Colombian market witnessed a decline in total alcoholic drinks volumes in 2020 as efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 had a severe negative impact on sales through consumer foodservice channels. Not only did on-trade sales suffer during the six-month lockdown period when consumer foodservice outlets were closed for dine-in services,...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Colombia
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a positive impact on off-trade sales of alcoholic drinks in 2020. Increased home consumption due to long periods of seclusion and the perception of alcoholic drinks as a form of hometainment given the restrictions around travelling positively affected spirits such as English gin and white rum. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Russia
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Algeria, already fragile economically and politically, has now been facing a new crisis: the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the lockdown implemented by the government in order to contain the virus spread, has negatively been affecting both the offer and the demand. Indeed, the market supply is disturbed by the lack of staff, transport issues...

  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Spirits
  • Algeria
  • Spirits Sales
  • Wine Revenue

In response to COVID-19, Azerbaijan has taken a range of strict measures to help prevent it spreading with these having a particularly strong negative impact on on-trade volume sales. To control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, a curfew was introduced in March 2020 with consumers required to gain permission to leave their homes. Alcoholic...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Cider
  • Azerbaijan
  • Wine Revenue
  • Spirits Sales

RTDs has remained a marginal product area in Azerbaijan in 2020. These products primarily appeal to young adults of legal drinking age, with older consumers generally favouring stronger and more expensive alcoholic drinks such as spirits and wine. Spirit-based RTDs was the only type of RTDs to register measurable volume sales in Azerbaijan...

  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Cider
  • Belarus
  • Wine Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Off-trade sales of alcoholic drinks posted a marginal decline in volume terms and a considerable slowdown in value growth in 2020, mainly because of beer sales dropping and average unit prices decreasing in both beer and whiskies due to promotions. Indeed, the relatively stable sales performance for the year as a whole was contributed to by...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Ukraine
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue
  • Beer Sales

Overall volume sales of alcoholic drinks in Finland were down slightly in 2020. A sharp fall in the on-trade was counterbalanced by a pick-up in the much larger off-trade channel. Retail sales were up due to closures and restrictions in the on-trade and a cut in private imports, which account for a substantial share of alcoholic drinks consumption...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Finland
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

The year 2020 was a complicated one for alcoholic drinks manufacturers and distributors in Slovakia. The very limited performance of the on-trade channel led to smaller companies with a strong horeca distribution having to attempt to offset their losses in the off-trade, which was an impossible task. This shift had a negative impact on profit...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Slovakia
  • Beer Sales
  • Cider Sales

A national survey published by the Buenos Aires University, found that the overall frequency of alcohol consumption increased during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, fuelled by the period of general lockdown imposed by the government. The age group where this trend was strongest was consumers aged between 35 and 44 years old, while consumption...

  • Wine
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Beer
  • Argentina
  • Beer Sales
  • Wine Revenue

Total volume sales of alcoholic drinks turned to strong decline in Poland in 2020, with the main factor contributing to this poor performance being COVID-19. The on-trade suffered in particular, with sales plummeting, although it should be noted that the on-trade only accounts for a very small share of total volume sales. Due to the arrival...

  • Wine
  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Poland
  • Beer Sales
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue

Non alcoholic beer is the only alcoholic drinks category with a presence in Saudi Arabia, as alcoholic drinks are banned under Islamic law. The COVID-19 crisis resulted in a sharp fall in non alcoholic beer sales for a number of reasons in 2020. The lockdown from March until July aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 included the closure...

  • Beer
  • Alcoholic Drink
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Beer Sales
  • Alcoholic Drink Revenue