Blog: Daft games
Chris Brook-Carter | 24 February 2004
Of all the reports written in the last few days about the resignation of Coke CEO Doug Daft and what will surely be a fascinating power struggle to appoint a successor, the best I have read is in the latest edition of Business Week.
The piece has a good overview of the situation as it stands but also has an interesting angle on Daft's tenure, which suggests there is a lot more politicking to be done before his replacement is settled upon.
The long-running spat between US and Czech brewers stepped up a notch this week after the Czech president described American beer as “filthy water”....
I've stopped short of covering it as a product launch story on just-drinks, but take a look at this. Released this month in the UK, Snuffle Dog Beer is already available in 25 markets....
PepsiCo received high praise when it announced it was to launch its stevia-based Pepsi extension True exclusively on Amazon in the US....
Sean 'Diddy' Combs, the US rapper and entrepreneur, has publicly turned against his apparent former favourite Tequlia brand, Patron, now that he is joint-owner of DeLeón Tequila....
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