Warning: Use of undefined constant style - assumed 'style' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/boozenews.com/public_html/wp-content/themes/boozenews/functions.php on line 244

Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

• Urban Outfitters booze-themed tops slammed by MADD

Urban Outfitters booze-themed tops slammed by MADD

Tops with ‘I Drink You’re Cute,’ aren’t considered cute by Jan Withers, national president of MADD. But the Federal Trade Commission says there is no legal way to force the alcohol-related merchandise off retailers’ shelves. Urban Outfitters is catching heat once again over a line of trendy tops that some say glorify drinking for teenagers. […]

• New Twitter Tool Gives Greenlight to Alcohol Brands

New Twitter Tool Gives Greenlight to Alcohol Brands

But Marketers Are Still Figuring Out How to Use It While Complying With Industry Self-Regulations. In the race for attention from booze marketers, Twitter has lagged Facebook, which has inked high-profile ad deals with the likes of Heineken and Diageo. But Twitter is making up ground, thanks in part to an age-checking tool being tested […]

• Beer Institute spent $260K lobbying

Beer Institute spent $260K lobbying

The Beer Institute spent $260,000 in the third quarter to lobby on alcohol tax, labeling, safety awareness and other issues, according to a disclosure report. That is up from the $220,000 it spent in the second quarter and down from the $360,000 it spent in the third quarter last year. The trade group — whose […]