You may think you have come to like soda all on your own. But that desire is the product of decades worth of focused and often troubling efforts on behalf of the soda industry. This is, in so many words, one of the takeaways from a new book about how the industry has paid, lobbied, and hypnotized its […]
While we like to drink our Coca-Cola straight with tons of ice, Pinterest has discovered a new use for the soda - a texturizing product for hair. Supposedly, Suki Waterhouse uses the soft drink on her strands to achieve that just-rolled-out-of-bed texture models are known for. Show More Summary
Apple is the world’s most valuable brand for the third year in a row, according to Interbrand’s 2015 report. Apple has maintained the top spot since it pushed Coca-Cola off the throne in 2013. The new report claims that the value of Apple’s brand is $170.3 billion, up a huge 43% from last year. Show More Summary
Apple has retained the number one spot in Interbrand's annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands, a position it has held onto since 2013 when it knocked Coca-Cola out of the top spot. Following close behind the Cupertino-based...Show More Summary
The saying goes that laughter is contagious. We can see that in this local market stunt in the Antwerp metro for the Belgian 'choose happiness' campaign of The Coca-Cola Company. With the insight 'happiness starts with a smile,' moody subway faces are turned into smiling ones. YouTube link The Presurfer
Coca-Cola and McDonalds call on Sepp Blatter to stand down immediately. They are two of FIFA's major sponsors. More on #bbcnews at Ten — Reeta Chakrabarti (@rchak100) October 2, 2015 Not really a fair comparison, since the Lizard’s old man was responsible for so much actual death and misery, but… Per USA Today: ZURICH (AP) [Read more...]
FIFA's major sponsors appear to be taking sides against the soccer organization's embattled president, Sepp Blatter, with four major companies calling for him to resign immediately—while others are keeping silent or say the ongoing reform efforts should be allowed to run their course. Show More Summary
On Friday, major FIFA sponsors Budweiser, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Visa called on FIFA President Sepp Blatter to resign immediately in the wake of an ever-growing scandal at world soccer’s governing body. But Adidas, which has a decades-long commercial relationship with FIFA and has provided the soccer balls used in the World Cup since 1970, will […]
Will FIFA president Sepp Blatter survive the latest investigation into his dealings? Not if Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa, and Budweiser have a say in it.
Major sponsors want Sepp Blatter, who is being investigated for corruption, to step down immediately. He has said he'll leave the job in 2016.
“Every day that passes, the image and reputation of FIFA continues to tarnish,” says Coca-Cola as Swiss authorities pursue a criminal case against the soccer boss. read more
It's usually not a good sign when someone starts laughing maniacally on the subway. But riders in Belgium seem to take it pretty well in this new Coca-Cola ad. The agency, Gonzales in Brussels—working off the insight that "happiness starts with a smile"—wanted to make people laugh in an environment where they rarely do. Show More Summary
Both Coca-Cola and McDonald’s have called on him to resign immediately.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said he will step down as head of the scandal-worn world soccer governing body in February, but a couple of major sponsors want him to leave his post now. On Friday, just under a week after Switzerland’s attorney general opened up a criminal investigation into Blatter, both Coca-Cola and McDonald’s […]
Coca-Cola and McDonalds urge Blatter, who is facing criminal probe, to quit "for the benefit of the game".
Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter has lost the support of a key constituency: two massive corporate sponsors. On Friday, both McDonalds and and Coca-Cola -- two of the international soccer federation's biggest financial backers --...Show More Summary
The companies released statements on Friday.
The announcements bring the weight of two powerful and long-tenured corporate sponsors to bear on world soccer’s embattled leader.
McDonald's, Coca-Cola and VISA call for Sepp Blatter's resignation.
Coca-Cola has become the first FIFA sponsor to call on Sepp Blatter to immediately stand down as president.