Backlash Marketing: Latest Backlashes And Bans Of Brands Around The World

Consumer backlash keeps growing around the world. Checkout this updated (August-September) briefing of brand backlashes around the world.

China. Apple Takes a Hit From Backlash Against Trump.

See full story at Bloomberg

New York. Betray, a New York based fashion brand faces backlash for school shooting themed sweatshirts

Read full story here CBS News

South Africa. The chain, Burguer King, removes “Ham” From ”Hamburger” to avoid offending Muslims. The change is being made despite the fact that the “ham” in hamburger has nothing to do with pork and relates to the German city of Hamburg, where the patties were first made.

Read full story at Summit News

UK. A legal ban on eating dogs and cats in the UK has been blocked over fears it might offend people from South-East Asian countries.

Read full story at Summit News

Toronto. Knixwear, an underwear brand, faces backlash for an ad that appears to mimic the sexual assault scene.

Read Full story at

Hungary. Coca Cola its forced to drop pro-gay Ad campaign in Hungary after 30,000 customers signed a petition.

Read full story at Church Militant

Australia. Libra, a period product brand, faces a backlash for the lastest campaign called “Blood Normal” and its slogan “Periods are normal. Showing them should be, too.”

Read full story at Hello Giggles

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