When Coke reported earnings this week, it could all come down to one struggling brand.
With everyone focusing on the stock market and debating whether the second tech bubble has finally popped as it tends to do every so many years, another bubble also appears to have burst, and this time it is literally a bubble - that in carbonated diet coke. Show More Summary
Mention “volcano damage” and the first thing that comes to most people’s minds after Mentos and Diet Coke is Pompeii, the ancient Roman town buried so quickly under pumice and ash in 79 AD by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that it was preserved like an aging...
When I was a kid, it was all about milk. "Set the table! Wash your hands! Milk or water?" was the refrain at every mealtime. Not juice, not iced tea, not soda (Diet Coke wouldn't take hold for another decade)—just water or milk, milk or water, simple as that, as though the two were interchangeable. Show More Summary
Just a month after introducing the Diet Coke Frost Cherry Slurpee, the flavour has been pulled from 7-Eleven stores around the country. 7-Eleven Pulls Diet Coke Slurpee is a post from: CalorieLab - Health News & Information Blog
If you were going to make a list of the most entertaining golfers ever, you might find Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods on a lot of lists, but John Daly isn't far off. The two-time major winner has been a living roller coaster his entire career, but the 47-year-old has toned it down over the last few years and it shows. Show More Summary
Needs to do a commercial with Taylor Swift.
After many years of nagging encouragement by my wife, I have reduced my Diet Coke consumption by 75%, and am well on the way toward my 100% goal. I did not realize the full impact of my decision: Wall Street Journal, The Diet Soda Business Is in Freefall: A nearly...
It has been pointed out to me once or twice before that I might have a slight addiction to Diet Coke with lime. Which, for the record, is far from being the same as Diet Pepsi with lemon. Eek! The lime part is very important. Diet Coke...Show More Summary
By Sure Dividend: Coca-Cola is the largest beverage company in the world with 4 of the world's top 5 sparkling (carbonated) beverages: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Fanta, & Sprite. Coca-Cola also owns the following brands: Dasani, Minute Maid, Powerade, Simply Orange, Vitamin Water, Smart Water, Honest Tea, NOS Energy Drink, and Odwalla (among many more). Show More Summary
Italian YouTube user milleaccendini recreates the classic Diet Coke and Mentos experiment in this video using a two-liter of Coca-Cola, some Mentos mints, a small amount of Nutella hazelnut chocolate spread, and a Durex condom to catch it all. via The Daily Dot
After a mere month, 7-Eleven has decided to pull Diet Coke Frost, one of the hallowed Slurpee's only reduced fat options, from stores. Read more...
In February, Coca-Cola made a big announcement that Diet Coke lovers had maybe, possibly been waiting a long time for — that the top-selling low-cal cola would now be available in frozen form as something called Diet Coke Frost. But after only a few weeks of having trouble getting the stuff to freeze properly, 7-Eleven has pulled the plug on … [More]
As with many adventures, I didn't know I was on one until I was deep in the belly of a south Louisiana casino where 35-cent bets flowed faster than the free Diet Coke. My elbow rested on the walker of a silver-haired gentleman as I craned my neck to hear him over the sounds of the Lucky 7s slot machine. Show More Summary
By Investing Insight: The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is the world's largest beverage company. The company owns and markets four of the world's top five nonalcoholic sparking beverages: Coco-Cola, diet Coke, Fanta, and Sprite. The company's performance in 2013 was not up to the mark as total revenues and operating income declined in 2013. Show More Summary
The new ad suggests founders perform at their best when they're "on" Diet Coke. Harmless message? Maybe--if it didn't reveal an ugly truth about startup life. Beverage giant Coca-Cola is pushing a controversial new ad campaign that some say insinuates what many entrepreneurs already know: They're "on" (Diet) Coke--as in, taking it like a drug. Show More Summary
SMH!!! Florida Student Attempts To Put Hand Sanitizer In Diet Coke Via AP reports: A Florida teenager is accused of trying to poison his teacher by putting hand sanitizer in her Diet Coke. The Northwest Florida Daily News reports
Neil Best spent some time at le chateau de Francesa recently, and got good video footage and and interesting profile fodder from the man (...)
The victim, a 69-year-old Florida high school educator, "became physically ill and went to the hospital," according to police. read more
TweetWord on the street, mocking these recent official Coke ads: Click to expand I don’t think that it’s the Diet Coke what causes diabetes, just saying. Unless the artificial sweeteners somehow fools your body into thinking it’s getting sugar, uh oh. (I think the scientists are looking into it these days.) Now myself, the more Diet [...]