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US: PepsiCo sees bottlers deal as long-term - report

15 Jun 2010

PepsiCo has dismissed any notion that it would look to spin-off its newly-acquired bottlers, PepsiAmerica and Pepsi Bottling Group, according to a report.

In the Spotlight – Dr Pepper Snapple Group

11 Jun 2010

Shares of Dr Pepper Snapple Group have been under pressure following its long-awaited licensing deal with The Coca-Cola Co, but many analysts think the group has reason to be cheerful. Michelle Russell examines market reaction to this week's agreement.

US: Dr Pepper Snapple to get lower windfall - analyst

12 May 2010

Analyst group Stifel Nicolaus has said that Dr Pepper Snapple Group may get a lower windfall than first assumed from The Coca-Cola Co's deal to buy the North American operations of Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Research - Global drinking culture enters new era of heterogeneity

30 Apr 2010

Portfolio diversity has become increasingly important over the past decade, fuelled by intensive retail modernisation and a new generation of consumers with high expectations of choice. 'Drinking Cultures of the World – Globalisation Creates Opportunities', Euromonitor International’s latest briefing on global drinking habits, highlights the challenges and opportunities going forward.

UK: European buys could help Britvic - analyst

21 Apr 2010

UK soft drinks firm Britvic would benefit “strongly” from an acquisition in Europe, according to industry analysts.

US: Pepsi Beverages finalises bottler acquisition

19 Apr 2010

Pepsi Beverages Co (PBC), a division of PepsiCo, has completed its acquisition of Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co of Yuba City, Inc.

GLOBAL: PepsiCo adopts school soft drinks policy

17 Mar 2010

PepsiCo is to adopt a new global policy to stop sales of its full-sugar soft drinks to primary and secondary schools by 2012.

US: PepsiCo confirms CFO switch

16 Mar 2010

PepsiCo has appointed its executive vice president of global operations as its new CFO.

US: PepsiCo reiterates 2010 guidance

2 Mar 2010

PepsiCo has reaffirmed its full-year profits guidance after completing the takeover of its two largest bottlers, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas.

US: PepsiCo closes bottlers deal

1 Mar 2010

PepsiCo has completed the takeover of its two largest bottlers, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas, as expected.

In the Spotlight - The Coca-Cola Co, CCE deal

26 Feb 2010

Coca-Cola Co's $12bn deal to acquire the North American operations of Coca-Cola Enterprises has dominated business news headlines in the last 24 hours. Here, just-drinks digests the market reaction.

US: PepsiCo seals bottlers deal

26 Feb 2010

PepsiCo has completed the acquisition of its two major bottlers, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas, after clearing the final regulatory hurdle.

US: Coca-Cola Co confirms CCE acquisition

25 Feb 2010

The Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed that it is to acquire the North American operations of its largest bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE).

US: Coca-Cola Co in talks to buy CCE operations - report

25 Feb 2010

The Coca-Cola Co is in talks to buy the North American operations of its largest bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), according to reports.

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.

US: Pepsi Bottling Group finalizes Ab-Tex acquisition

15 Feb 2010

The Pepsi Bottling Group (PGB) has completed its acquisition of Ab-Tex Beverage.

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 declares Q1 dividend

10 Feb 2010

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

just the round-up - The week in drinks

5 Feb 2010

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

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.

Insight - US: Pepsi Bottling Group calls for drinks innovation

3 Feb 2010

Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG), the soft drinks bottler, has said that the carbonated soft drinks (CSD) in North America category needs more marketing and innovation in order to get it “back to the right spot”.

RUSSIA: Pepsi Bottling Group upbeat on Lebedyansky

3 Feb 2010

The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) has said it continues to make progress with the Lebedyansky juice business in Russia, despite a decline in the category last year.

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.

In the Spotlight - Analysts fizzing over Britvic, AG Barr

29 Jan 2010

It’s been a good week on the UK soft drinks market as Irn-Bru maker AG Barr and Tango and Robinsons maker Britvic both reported trading ahead of expectations, writes Michelle Russell.

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.

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