Posts Tagged ‘Coca-Cola’

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    Is “MexiCoke” Making a Mistake?

    Nov 8, 13 • 3954 Views • No Comments

    In Nevada convenience store coolers, at Wal-Mart or Costco, people empty the shelves the minute the Mexican Coca-Cola arrives. Coke says the glass bottle is the reason. Coca-Cola drinkers say they prefer “MexiCoke” because it is made with sugar......  [read more]

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    Foreign Investment: Coca-Cola

    Jun 9, 13 • 1422 Views • No Comments

    How does a business return to a country that it left many decades ago? After a military coup in 1962, Coca-Cola reduced its presence in Myanmar (Burma)  and then was prohibited from returning when the US banned most foreign investment there. Now though,......  [read more]

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    Developing a Soda Habit

    Jul 26, 12 • 595 Views • No Comments

    Why do Brazilians drink Coca-Cola? Our story starts during 1990. Trying to cope with an 80% monthly inflation rate, Brazilian shoppers rushed to supermarkets early in the morning before higher price stickers replaced the old ones. In just one month, a $1......  [read more]

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    6 Drinks of Economic History

    Jul 21, 12 • 1761 Views • No Comments

    Combine “spirits,” beer, wine, coffee, tea and Coca-Cola and you get some interesting economic history. Spirits: In 1758, George Washington was elected to Virginia’s House of Burgesses. Some attribute his victory to entertaining his neighbors......  [read more]

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    Indian Cola Wars

    Jul 10, 12 • 2002 Views • No Comments

    In the Indian Cola market, Coke is #3, Pepsi is #2 and Thums Up is #1. Thums Up? More orangy and fizzy than Coke, Thums Up was created by local businessmen when Coke left India in 1977.  Coke exited with Pepsi because a new law mandated that they would have......  [read more]