On Saturday I blogged about a new report showing 70% of alcohol intake of girls aged 14-17 is from RTDs.
If that wasn’t tidy enough for Independent Liquor’s boss Julian Davidson, we now see Independent Liquor’s solely owned The Mill booze outlet selling its Red Square Vodka online to kids.
And if that wasn’t bad enough, the kid’s parent was essentially told by Independent Liquor/The Mill’s GM Bevan Seddon that;
“because our son was prepared to lie about his age we had failed in our moral duty as parents”
You can’t make this stuff up.
Seddon denies this, but confirmed he made a comment about telling him that his son had lied. Then, just to put icing on the cake, Bevan Seddon kept digging, and slammed the parent by saying
“all parents should be accountable for the actions of their teenage children”.
If it’s not bad enough that young girls aged 14 years are tucking into RTDs, Independent Liquor’s own nationwide retail outlet The Mill is flicking Red Square Vodka online to more kids. Read more »