Rescue plan confirmed as Peugeot Citroën reports €2.3bn lossFrench carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced losses of €2.3 billion for 2013. The company also confirmed the expected tie-up with China’s Dongfeng, which will take a 14% stake...
Angry Americans boycott Coke over Super Bowl adIt was meant as an uplifting celebration of the ethnic and cultural diversity of the United States of America and, of course, to sell soft drinks.
Coca Cola versus France TélévisionsCoca Cola is allegedly threatening to stop all advertising deals with France 2 over a documentary the state broadcaster ran earlier this month. Also, a cartoon of Benjamin Netanyah...
French Coca-Cola workers to strike over redundanciesFrench workers at US soft drinks giant Coca-Cola are set to go on strike on claims that a round of redundancies while the company enjoys growing global profits is fundamentally unf...
Cola wars: local branding vs global businessIn a tough economic climate, a strong brand name can be key to boosting sales. Building a brand can take time, and once it's established the competition is often fierce. Coca-...
Coke suspends French investment plans in protest at ‘sugary sodas’ taxCoca-Cola is suspending plans for a €17 million investment in its factory in the south of France it announced Thursday. The move is in protest at France’s plans to slap a tax on su...
The Week In The Americas
THE WEEK IN THE AMERICAS
United States and Pakistan: it's complicatedPakistan and the United States have been trading barbs in the wake of the killing of Osama Bin Laden. We take a look at this turbulent relationship. We also head to the Mexican sta...
Has Coca-Cola’s secret recipe been discovered?The Coca-Cola Co has dismissed a report aired by an American public radio station that it had discovered the secret formula behind the hugely popular beverage. The radio station st...
Coca-Cola takes majority stake in ethically-minded Innocent DrinksCoca-Cola has taken a majority stake in fast-expanding and ethically-minded British smoothie maker Innocent Drinks. Innocent's three founders will keep running the firm.
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Coca-Cola to buy North American bottling operationsCoca-Cola says it will buy the North American operations of its largest bottler, Coca Cola Entreprises, in return for the sale of its own bottling operations in Norway and Sweden.
The Business Interview
THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW