Coca-Cola, the world’s leading soda brand, is going through brand related challenges which are unlikely to go away or be resolved when its CEO of eight years, Muhtar Kent, will step down in May in 2017.
The merger between two beverage giants, SABMiller and Coca-Cola has been given a boost by funds that will come from the South African government and will ultimately benefit jobs and businesses in the continent.
Coca Cola Co., creator of the most popular and saleable soda in the world, has again changed its direction on one core element of its business model. It is modifying the way it controls manufacturing and distribution without direct ownership.
Discounting MBA programs at Harvard and Stanford, where growing demand is related to entrepreneurship - particularly with Harvard Business School's Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the following business schools are found to have the highest rate of job placement successes with employers as McKinsey & Co., Goldman Sachs, Amazon, Bain & Co.
Coca-Cola’s is currently under fire after their latest advertisement was labeled “racist and offensive” by indigenous rights’ advocates. Coke’s controversial ad was part of a broader #AbreTuCorazon or “open your heart” campaign of the company.
Coca-Cola Co. is currently under fire after reports emerged that the beverage company was involved in the controversial funding of a non-profit anti-obesity group, Global Energy Balance Network. Due to the criticisms, the company’s Chief Science Officer Rhona Applebaum announced her retirement and a transition is reportedly underway.
The world’s largest soda-manufacturer, Coca-Cola Co., made an announcement Thursday that the company will be selling nine production facilities to three of its largest independent bottlers — Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United and Swire Coca-Cola USA. According to The Columbus Dispatch, the bottlers will acquire the plants for $380 million as the company pursues to drop low-margin assets and reduce production costs in the United States.
Coca-Cola is staying true to its word when it said last month that it will be more transparent when it comes to its endeavors to promote health. Just this Tuesday, the popular brand revealed where it spent the hefty sum of $118.6 million.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett defended some of his core holdings in a televised interview on Monday, but reiterated that equities in general would look expensive in an environment with normal interest rates.
Warren Buffett has carved out a core stock-picking strategy of investing in companies with strong economic "moats," businesses that have built, fortified and generated success from well-known brands that make it difficult for them to succumb to competitive forces.
Budweiser capitalized on cuteness with the return of a puppy and Coca-Cola stood out with an anti-bullying message as many brands stirred emotions rather than going for laughs during the annual high-stakes battle of Super Bowl commercials.