I like recycling. I like innovative solutions to California’s drought. And I like ice cold Coca-Cola. So I figured I’d love Mayor Eric Garcetti’s announcement last week that the city will provide 1,000 free rain collection barrels -- and workshops on how to use...
Bartow J. Elmore. Citizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism. Norton, 2015. Elmore is an historian at the University of Alabama, whose book takes a fresh look at how soda companies managed to make fortunes selling cheap sugar water. Advertising, he says, is only a minor factor in generating soda profits. The real profits […]
A new study shows that major beverage companies like Coca-Cola and Pepsi are aiming their advertising campaigns largely toward black and Latino youth.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, Urbanspoon CEO Keela Robison, and Coca-Cola’s David Butler top the list of serial entrepreneurs and business innovators set to take the stage during Real Estate Connect New York City 2015 Jan. 27-30 at the Marriott Marquis....
Thanks to this press release from Corporate Campaign, Inc. and the Campaign to Stop Killer Coke, I learned that the American Federation of Teachers banned all Coca-Cola products from its facilities and events because of Coke’s “dismal human rights record and long-standing allegations of violence against union leaders in Colombia and Guatemala.” “AFT’s actions to […]
Over the past 100-plus years, trucks have evolved as Coca-Cola delivery trucks attest. From the solid axles to right-hand drive to the bottles exposed to the elements, this truck looks radically different than today's modern beverage delivery trucks, but still fulfills the same function--to deliver beverages to retail customers. Show More Summary
No #brand, no cry.
Since the all-cash purchase last spring of the former Coca-Cola factory in the Arts District, we've known this spot was destined to become creative office space, but this is the first we're seeing of the new look for the...
Someone should do something about the human rights catastrophe that is the 2022 World Cup! Qatari authorities, for example, are reportedly using North Korean slave labor to build infrastructure in preparation for the event. If only someone would put enough pressure on them, maybe they would not use slaves. Read more...
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) in under the lens of analysts and besides the recent story about International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)’s free-falling price, there’s also The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) that disappoints in terms of growth. According to TheStreet Warren Buffett’s fortune will not get the needed boost this year because of the 3% growth in […]
David Winters is an activist mutual fund manager who has been vocal about compensation issues at The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) this year. He even criticized Warren Buffett a few months ago. He was on Squawk Box this morning again criticizing compensation and performance of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO)’s Muhtar Kent. “I think that there really is an […]
A century-old Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in a formerly run-down section of downtown Los Angeles is about to pop as a plush new office and retail complex.
In too many parts of the world drinking what comes out of the tap can make a person seriously sick or kill them — assuming there is even a faucet to turn on. But if the nearly one billion people around the globe who lack access to clean...Show More Summary
Lucinda Schreiber’s “Kiss,” is a 15 second stop motion animation made of paper and ink to promote the new “plant bottles” for Coca-Cola, a new technology which replaces plastics with plant matter. (Agency: Ogilvy NYC)