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just the preview – Dr Pepper Snapple Group FY

22 Feb 2010

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) is set to report its full-year results on Thursday (25 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for DPSG in the three months to the end of December.

Focus - CAGNY 2010: PepsiCo eyes Russia for growth

18 Feb 2010

Soft drinks giant PepsiCo has targeted Russia as a “window of opportunity” for growth and said it now has plans to “step up several gears” in the country.

US: PepsiCo to seal bottlers deal by February end

18 Feb 2010

PepsiCo has refiled for regulatory clearance to take full control of PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling Group, after the bottlers' shareholders backed the plan in a vote.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

12 Feb 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Focus - Coke and Pepsi vie for bragging rights

12 Feb 2010

The bitterest rivalry in the soft drinks market and arguably in the entire consumer goods arena is that between Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Conveniently for those wishing to see how that battle is progressing, the two companies publish their annual results within a few days of one another. Ben Cooper takes a look at their performances and assesses who currently has the bragging rights.

US: PepsiAmericas posts drop in FY profits

12 Feb 2010

PepsiAmericas has reported a drop in full-year profits, impacted by significant foreign currency movements.

US: PepsiAmericas declares Q1 dividend

10 Feb 2010

Drinks bottler PepsiAmericas has declared a first quarter dividend of $0.14 per share on common stock.

In the spotlight – Pepsi Bottling Group

5 Feb 2010

The largest bottler of PepsiCo beverages, Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG), this week released its full-year results, likely the last for the firm as an independent company. Michelle Russell examines the market reaction.

US: Pepsi Bottling Group profits beat guidance

2 Feb 2010

Pepsi Bottling Group, the soft drinks bottler, has reported full-year profits ahead of guidance, despite a slip in sales.

just the preview – Pepsi Bottling Group's Q4 and FY

1 Feb 2010

Pepsi Bottling Group will report its fourth quarter and full-year results tomorrow (2 February).

US: Pepsi Bottling Group to acquire California bottler

1 Feb 2010

The Pepsi Bottling Group (PGB) has signed a letter of intent to acquire Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Yuba City, Inc.

just the decade - The stories that defined the 2000s

24 Dec 2009

As the decade draws to a close and just-drinks reflects on its first ten years of publication, our editorial team picks the ten stories that defined the noughties for the drinks industry and shaped our editorial coverage as we grew from 600 readers a month to 100,000.

just the ten - Top News Stories of 2009

22 Dec 2009

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Today, it's the Top Ten Most Read News Stories of 2009.

Review of the Year 2009 - Soft Drinks & Water

17 Dec 2009

It would appear that, beyond the shadow of one major transaction, the soft drinks and water categories had a year of innovation and controversy. A colourful 12 months for the sector, then, as Ben Cooper reports.

US: PepsiCo trims guidance, acquires Dr Pepper Snapple rights

9 Dec 2009

PepsiCo will acquire rights to certain Dr Pepper Snapple drinks, the soft drinks giant has announced, at the same time as trimming full-year sales and profits guidance.

US: PepsiCo withdraws acquisition filing for bottlers

11 Nov 2009

PepsiCo has temporarily withdrawn documents filed with US the Federal Trade Commission on its acquisition of all outstanding shares in Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

US: Central, Eastern Europe hampers PepsiAmericas in Q3

28 Oct 2009

PepsiAmericas has posted a fall in third-quarter profits, but declared itself “satisfied” with the performance.

EUR: PepsiCo gains EU green light for PBG, PepsiAmericas buys

27 Oct 2009

The European Commission has approved PepsiCo's proposed purchases of two of its major bottlers, PepsiAmericas and Pepsi Bottling Group.

US: PepsiAmericas confirms dividend details

16 Oct 2009

PepsiAmericas has confirmed details of its latest dividend payout.

US: PepsiCo to refile bottlers buyout application with FTC

12 Oct 2009

PepsiCo will refile its application to the US Federal Trade Commission for approval of a deal to buy out Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

just the round-up - The week in drinks

9 Oct 2009

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

In the Spotlight – PepsiCo

9 Oct 2009

Plano-based PepsiCo reported what it described as a “solid” profit performance in its third quarter of 2009 yesterday (8 October), beating analyst expectations.

Insight - PepsiCo eyes 2010 as "unique" investment opportunity

8 Oct 2009

PepsiCo said it sees 2010 as a “unique opportunity” to re-invest in long-term growth.

just the preview - PepsiCo Q3

6 Oct 2009

PepsiCo, the US soft drinks giant, will report its third quarter results on Thursday (8 October).

US: Pepsi Bottling Group Q3 profits rise

6 Oct 2009

Soft drinks bottler Pepsi Bottling Group has survived a slip in net sales to report an increase in net profits for the third quarter of 2009.

US: PepsiCo to form new bottling giant

5 Oct 2009

PepsiCo is to create a new soft drinks bottler named PepsiCo Bottling North America, following its US$7.8bn deal to take full control of, and merge, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

The just-drinks Interview - The Coca-Cola Co's CMO

1 Oct 2009

The opportunity to grab some time with the chief marketing officer of a company the size of The Coca-Cola Co. doesn't come along very often. However, when just-drinks was invited to Zurich by the company last week, the chance to grab an audience with Joe Tripodi was the clincher. Olly Wehring puts the questions to Tripodi, and his time starts... now.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo International chief set to retire

21 Sep 2009

The CEO of PepsiCo's International division has announced his intention to retire.

US: Dr Pepper Snapple Group reaffirms FY guidance

10 Sep 2009

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has reaffirmed its 2009 full-year guidance.

US: PepsiCo appoints North America Beverages sales boss

28 Aug 2009

PepsiCo has appointed Tom Greco to the newly created role of executive vice president - sales, North America Beverages (NAB), reporting to PepsiCo Americas Beverages CEO Massimo d'Amore.




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