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New CEO sparks optimism at Coca-Cola - Analysis

The Coca-Cola Co's first-quarter results may have looked familiar to investors - flattish growth injected with life mainly through price inc...

The Coca-Cola Co's Q1 2017 results - Preview

On Tuesday, The Coca-Cola Co will release its first quarter results for 2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's perform...


Richard Corbett | 2 May 2017

Recent activity by The Coca-Cola Co behind Glaceau Smartwater has brought the enhanced water segment under Richard Corbett's nose. What are the company - and the segment's - chances of success?


Andy Morton | 25 Apr 2017

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported its first-quarter results, with organic sales and volumes growth both flat in the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and category for the first three months of 2017.


Ben Cooper | 19 Apr 2017

A recent report from Greenpeace has condemned the world's largest soft drinks producers for not doing enough to address ocean pollution caused by plastic bottles. The report is particularly critical of the lack of progress on bottle re-use, which suggests to Ben Cooper that this may have to feature more prominently in sustainability strategies if further damaging criticism is to be avoided.


One of the older flavours in the soft drinks market has become one of the category's hottest new trends. Ginger is spicing things up with a wave of new product innovation sweeping through non-alcoholic beverages, from carbonated soft drinks and energy drinks to plant waters, healthful shots, and beyond.

Latest Interviews

Ben Cooper | 30 Sep 2016

In achieving its goal to replenish water equivalent to its 2015 sales volumes "back to nature and communities", Coca-Cola gave itself a compelling sustainability story to tell consumers. Greg Koch, senior director of Global Water Stewardship at Coca-Cola, spoke with Ben Cooper about what "replenishment" means, and why getting the minutiae of the methodology right is so important.


Olly Wehring | 10 Jul 2014

Late last month, editor Olly Wehring spoke with Dr Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer at PepsiCo. In part one of this interview, Khan discusses the changing role of Research & Development in recent years, and where R&D sits in the company's armoury for growth.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to close its analytical laboratory in India just seven years after it was opened, the company has confirmed.


Lucy Britner | 28 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's Africa unit has named Roger Gauntlett general manager of its South Africa operations. 


Lucy Britner | 27 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has released its latest advertising push for its Vitaminwater brand, featuring actor Aaron Paul. 


Andy Morton | 20 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has ramped up its personalisation programme in the US, putting hip-hop lyrics from emerging rappers on Sprite packaging.


Lucy Britner | 15 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is poised to drop the Coke Zero variant in Australia, with Coca-Cola No Sugar set to fill the gap.


Olly Wehring | 14 Jun 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners has reiterated its outlook for performance in 2017.


Lucy Britner | 8 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has lined up the launch of a new sugar-free Coke in the New Zealand market. 


Andy Morton | 7 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co's namesake product has arrested its slide down a list of the world's most valuable brands after dropping out of the top ten last year.


Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is increasing its juice focus in India with the launch of a new Minute Maid product and a US$800m investment in fruit pulp and concentrate over the next five years.


Lucy Britner | 5 Jun 2017

The decision by US President Donald Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement is a signal for businesses to reaffirm their commitment to the environment, according to the head of Carlsberg.


Andy Morton | 30 May 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has passed an important landmark in its bid to refranchise its US bottler territory.


Lucy Britner | 17 May 2017

Coca-Cola FEMSA has decided not to pursue the acquisition of certain bottler territories in the US market. 


Andy Morton | 16 May 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has said its US bottler refranchising is on the "home stretch" after signing a new territory agreement.


Lucy Britner | 16 May 2017

The president of Coca-Cola North America's US operations is to retire as the company announces a raft of job changes in the region.


Andy Morton | 11 May 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has offloaded a 21.5% stake in Appletiser to black-owned South African groups as part of its merger agreement.


Andy Morton | 5 May 2017

Monster Beverage Corp's partnership with The Coca-Cola Co continues to reap dividends as Q1 sales and profits soared on the back of increased distribution.


Andy Morton | 28 Apr 2017

The head of The Coca-Cola Co's biggest India bottler has been appointed CEO of its India unit.


Andy Morton | 26 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to give more focus to products such as its fibre-enriched Coca-Cola, the company's incoming CEO has said.


Lucy Britner | 26 Apr 2017

The incoming CEO of The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed the company will axe more than 1,000 jobs as part of his plan to create a "much leaner" business. 


Andy Morton | 25 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co has retained its full-year growth outlook despite flat Q1 organic sales and volumes.


Andy Morton | 20 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is to include Coca-Cola Life in its US Share A Coke marketing campaign for the first time.


Andy Morton | 19 Apr 2017

The Coca-Cola Co is re-activating its Share A Coke marketing campaign in Europe, this time using popular holiday destinations instead of people's names.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2016

In yet one more sign that The Coca-Cola Co is losing its lustre, the soft drinks maker has, for the first time, fallen out of the top ten of a 'world's biggest brands' ranking.


Andy Morton | 25 Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Co is smarting after an EU court setback in its attempt to trademark a new bottle design.

Company research

The Coca-Cola Company – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (USA)

Coca-Cola Co, The in Soft Drinks (USA)

The Coca-Cola Co plans to speed up its refranchising efforts in order to have 100% of company-owned bottlers refranchised in the US by the end of 2017. In doing so, the company will be able to return...

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