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  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars Case Study DMBA 630 Marketing and Strategy Management in the Global Markeplace Introduction Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSD) have been around for over a century and now accounts for a $60 Billion market with the average American consuming about 53 gallons a year. Coca-Cola was invented in 1886 by John Pemberton as a “potion for mental and physical disorders.” Asa Candler acquired the formula and began marketing it as Coca-Cola. The first bottling franchise was accorded in 1899 for

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    Cola Wars Tonya Hall October 1, 2012 Executive Summary Coca-Cola Company is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of non-alcoholic drinks in the United States and all over the world. It is a multinational company that has market presence in almost all countries of the world. The company has also diversified from its initial soft drinks to manufacture fruit juices and other non-soda beverages. Its objective has been to maintain its global leadership in the supply of beverages and

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  • Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century

    4. ¿Pueden Coke y Pepsi mantener sus ganancias ante una demanda declinante y la creciente popularidad de bebidas no gaseosas?   Este problema lo obtuvieron ambas empresas desde el año de 1990 en el cual llevaban 2 años consecutivos donde el consumo anual por persona había disminuido, fue donde ambas empresas debieron de modificar su estrategia de comunicación en precio, embazado y la estrategia de la marca, así como también incluir en la marca productos de bebidas sin gas, tea, bebidas deportivas

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  • Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010

    The competition within the $74 billion carbonated soft drink (CSD) industry has been remarkable ever since Coca-Cola was formulated in 1886, and further intensified when Pepsi was introduced in 1893. Ever since then, the CSD industry has been dominated by these two companies, with Coke taking the lead in the early stage, followed by Pepsi doubled its market share between 1950 and 1970 by offering its concentrate at a lower price than its competitor. The CSD industry has been profitable historically

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  • The Cola War

    The Cola Wars are a campaign of mutually-targeted television advertisements and marketing campaigns since the 1980s between soft drink manufacturers Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo Incorporated. * | [edit]Competition Many of the brands available from the three largest soda producers, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group, are intended as direct, equivalent competitors. The following chart lists these competitors by type or flavor of drink. Flavor/type | PepsiCo |

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  • Cola Wars

    with Coke and Pepsi, together with their associated bottlers, commanding 73% of the case market in 1994. Adding in the next tier of soft drink companies, the top six controlled 89% of the market. In fact, one could characterize the soft drink market as an oligopoly, or even a duopoly between Coke and Pepsi, resulting in positive economic profits. To be sure, there was tough competition between Coke and Pepsi for market share, and this occasionally hampered profitability. For example, price wars resulted

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  • Cola Wars

    Stefania ALAIMO Massimo Maria AYARI Neila CALVAGNA Giorgia CRUCITTI Alessia Case study Cola Wars continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2006 Google Inc. Nucor at Crossroad Caterpillar Tractor Co Komatsu Ltd. Crown Cork and Seal Apple Inc. in 2010 Cola Wars continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2006 Google Inc. Nucor at Crossroad Caterpillar Tractor Co Komatsu Ltd. Crown Cork and Seal Apple Inc. in 2010 Cola Wars continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2006 Google Inc. Nucor at Crossroad Caterpillar Tractor Co Komatsu Ltd. Crown

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  • Cola Wars Continue Coke and Pepsi in 2006

    discuss the economics of the U.S. soft drink industry. Concentrate producers (CPs) sold syrup and concentrate to franchised of company owned bottlers, and made gross margins of 83% and a pretax profit margin of 30%. The best-know CPs were Coke and Pepsi. Historically, Coke and Pepsi were also major bottlers, but in the mid-to late 1990s, both had divested their bottling operations while maintaining significant equity ownership and indirect control of bottling networks. CPs invested heavily in advertising

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  • Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010

    Marketing Channels 3.4 Porter’s five forces 4 5 4 2 2 2 2 4 Competitive / corporate strategies of Coke and Pepsi 5 SWOT Analysis 6 Questions 6.1 How has the competition between Coke and Pepsi affected the industry’s profit? 6.2 If it has been such a profitable industry, why have so few firms successfully entered this business over the last century? What are the barriers? Why have Coke and been so successful in launching their products? 6.3 Why, historically, has the soft drink industry been

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  • Pepsi vs Coca-Cola

    CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS DR.MAGGIE SIZER COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES : PEPSICO VS. COCA-COLA AKIN DUNDAR 200068711 MBA/FINANCE 1/30/2013 Every company has a descripted or non-descripted competitive strategy if they have at least a competitor in the industry. To have the conversion rate of the investment, the company should have a desired and defensible position and power to defence this position. Sometimes, even a company has a really successful product it still tries to

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  • Cola Wars

    WEEK 1 DISCUSSION STRUCTURAL FORCES EFFECTS on COLA DRINKS INDUSTRY SUPPLY CHAIN by GIDAGA ALFRED HOOO31960 ABSTRACT Carbonated soft drinks branded under Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola remain major household names in the soft drinks industry. Spanning operation from the original Franchise agreement of 1899 to-date, is an indication of managerial ingenuity of strategy design, implementation and control. Profitability and sustainability as a key issue in business operations necessitates these

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    MarHeting Quarterly, 2006, 15, 114-123, © 2006 West Virginia University Coca-Cola vs. PepsiCo — A "Super'' Battleground for the Cola Wars? Steve M. McKelvey Overview of the Soft Drink Industry Coca-Cola: The Defending Champion Since its inception in the late 1800s, Coca-Cola has experienced meteoric growth, progressing from nine glasses per day to nearly 4.5 billion cases on an annual basis ("Top 10," 2004). Today, Coca-Cola offers nearly 400 brands in over 200 countries and controls the highest

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  • Cola Wars Bottling vs Concentrate

    the bottling business: why is the profitability so different? (50%) Pepsi-Cola and Coca-Cola were both established at the very end of 19th century. Their history is more than a hundred years old and the size of these two companies is huge. Both of them work in the consumer goods industry providing beverages and other drinks to the customers (http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/ourcompany/historybottling.html) . Pepsi and Coke dominate the market in this sector and form oligopoly in the US and even

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  • Coke vs Pepsi

    Coca-Cola as the Leading Brand in the Soft Drink Industry A Term Paper Presented To Dr. Sterling Plata In partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for ENGLRES 2nd Trimester, A.Y. 2013 – 2014 Alexandra Beatrice Brion December 11, 2013 Life is a collection of moments. Some are great. Some are bad. Anniversaries, birthdays, gatherings, holidays, weddings, and every defining memory that is etched one’s life makes each moment uniquely significant. In all these occurrences, Coca-Cola

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  • Coke vs Pepsi Analysis

    to make a profit. Coke and Pepsi employed the following technique to make the soft drink industry profitable: marketing (Yoffie 21). Coke and Pepsi have dominated the market on soft drinks by offering a product that people enjoy, at a price that the average Joe can afford, and by utilizing marketing strategies and campaigns. Through effective leadership, an environment was created which enabled success and profitability as well as creative strategies and campaigns. Both Coke and Pepsi developed

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  • Cola War

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 1. Briefly describe the basic structure of the CSD industry and how it has evolved. The production and distribution of CSDs involves four major participants: producers, bottlers, retail channels and suppliers. a. Concentrate Producers blended raw materials for the soft drinks, package it and sell mixture to the bottlers. Though they require little capital investment, their significant costs were from advertising, promotion, market research and

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  • Cola Wars

    packaging (bottles and cans), the suppliers of these raw materials have less bargaining power against the concentrate producers (CPs) and bottlers. i. Sugar: Sugar can be obtained from various sources on an open market and if price of sugar increases, the cola companies can easily switch to low price artificial sweeteners or high-fructose corn syrup. Though aspartame, used in diet beverages, gained the bargaining power for time-being while it was under patent protection ii. Cans: With abundant supply of

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  • Coke vs Pepsi 100 Year War

    Date: 01-28-2014 Subject: A Hundred-Year War: Coke vs. Pepsi, 1890s – 1990s Case Analysis The cola war between Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola is a ongoing battle over the $56 billion soft drink industry. Taking in consideration that the industry in the U.S. is a mature and saturated market, both companies are expanding their brands abroad looking for growth opportunities. As the war between the companies continues, they face several issues about their future in the U.S. and abroad. What strategies

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  • Cola War Continue

    Cola War Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 The following characteristics are important to conclude the competitive intensity and attractiveness of the CSD industry: the threat of substitute products, the threat of established rivals, the threat of new entrants, the bargaining power of suppliers and the bargaining power of buyers. First, the threat of substitute products such as sports drinks, juice and bottled water is relatively high to the CSD industry due to the shift in consumption patterns

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  • Cola Wars Case Study

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 Analysis of Case: HBS Case 9 – 711 – 462, May 26, 2011 Coke and Pepsi are part of an oligopoly market. They are and have been the two largest producers of CSDs since the 50’s and have been competing since the early 1900’s. Coke created a barrier to entry into the market in the early days by trademarking its secret formula and going to “battle” with several imitators which they won; including Pepsi in 1938, which they lost. Coke, as the larger

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  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 1. The soft drink industry is a billion dollar industry that can turn a profit in less than a minute. There are many factors as to why this is such a profitable industry such advertising and promotions. The two biggest corporations being Pepsi and Coke (who both need each other in this relationship) have battled it out through the years but have always seemed to be level with each other. The reason being that both of these companies compete with each

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  • Cola Wars: Coke and Pepsi in the 21st Century

    COLA WARS : COKE AND PEPSI IN THE 21ST CENTURY” INTRODUCTION "Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the 21st Century” explains the economics of the soft drink industry and its relation with profits, taking into account all stages of the value chain of the soft drink industry. By focusing on the war between Coca-Cola and PepsiCo as market leaders in this industry – with a 90% market share in carbonated beverages – the study analyses the different stages of the value chain (concentrate producers

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  • Case Analysis - Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010

    Case Analysis – Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 Coke and Pepsi are two leading companies in the soft drink industry. They contend with each other during decades. The Cola Wars are a campaign of mutually-targeted television advertisements and marketing campaigns since the 1980s between soft drink manufacturers The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo. Historically, the soft drink industry has been so profitable. Porter’s Five- Forces Model of industry competition can define and analyze an

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  • Cola Wars

    management of Pepsi Cola and Coca-Cola in an effort to make recommendations on how Pepsi Cola can build strategies in gaining a larger share of the market. The assessment of strategic management begins with the vision and mission of both organizations, which leads into literature review that identifies the consumer preferences of both Pepsi Cola and Coca-Cola. Following the literature review is the teams’ own personal assessment of consumer preferences for the Pepsi Cola and Coca-Cola brand (Please refer

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  • Cola Wars

    CASE STUDY : COLA WARS CONTINUE : COKE AND PEPSI IN 2006 The case study “Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2006” focuses on describing Coke and Pepsi within the CSD industry by providing detailed statements about the companies’ accounts and strategies to increase their market share. ‘ Cola war’ is the term used to describe the campaign of mutually targeted television advertisement & marketing campaigns between Coke & Pepsi. Furthermore, the case also focuses on the Coke vs. Pepsi goods

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  • Cola War

    Cola War 1. Why, historically, has the soft drink industry been so profitable? First, high entry barrier. Both of them have long history and large investment in advertisements which make Coke and Pepsi become the culture symbol of America. And their franchise system gets large economies of scale for them. Second, limited competition. In CSD industry, Coke and Pepsi are the main competitors. They claimed a combined 72% of the US CSD market’s sales volume in 2009. Third, their fixed customers

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  • Cola Wars

    the US Carbonated Soft Drink (CSD) Industry • • • Americans consumed 23 gallons of CSDs annually in 1970 Consumption grew by 3% per year over the next 3 decades Increasing availability of CSDs and introduction of diet and flavored varieties Non-cola CSDs were introduced • Production & Distribution of CSD 1. 2. 3. 4. Concentrate producers Bottlers Retail channels Suppliers 1. Concentrate Producer • • • • • • Blended raw material ingredients, packaged the mixture, shipped

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  • Cola Wars - Going Global

    COLA WARS: GOING GLOBAL 1. Reading synthesis The Harvard Review article discuss how the 2 most successful cola companies, Coca Cola and Pepsico, had been struggling in the market since they started their operations. The interesting part is how it explained how each one of the companies developed their market in different countries. In this case, it explained the companies history in Mexico, China and India. What I think is more important to understand is that each country has different

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  • Coca Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi 2010

    low. The high cost of developing a manufacturing plant in order to meet demand is a barrier that makes the risk of entry low. Coke and Pepsi have spent numerous amounts of money to gain the brand loyalty of their customers. Because brand loyalty is already established in the CSD industry, the risk of competitors entering is lowered. Due to brand loyalty, both Coke and Pepsi have a high demand for their products. Both companies are able to produce in mass quantities and lower the variable cost

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    COLA WARS CONTINUE COKE and PEPSI IN 2006 Adityo Wibowo (10 / 310520 / PEK / 15397) Yohan Suryanto P (10 / 310533 / PEK / 15410) Muhammad Jusuf (26E1024) MAGISTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS GADJAH MADA UNIVERSITY 2010 PROFIL PERUSAHAAN Pada 8 Mei 1886, Dr.John Stith Pemberton, ahli farmasi berkebangsaan Amerika mencampurkan jenis sirup, obat elixir, French Wine of Coca, Bordeaux, kokain dan kafein (yang berasal dari biji kola). Ramuan itu adalah

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  • Cola Wars Continue

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 Report prepared by Bruno Arnaud Executive Summary Coke and Pepsi have competed for more than a century for the world’s beverage market share. In all this time they have executed many different strategies and taken various decisions concerning the future of their companies. However, during this period, they had always experienced an increasing domestic carbonated soft drink (CSD) consumption. Now, that the CSD consumption is declining, and the non-CSD

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  • Cola War

    Group 8 - Core B Session 4 - Case Notes 08/24/2006 Professor: Arvind Bhambri Case: Cola Wars Continued: Coke versus Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century Intro: Syllabus Page 16 The Soft Drink industry has been assigned as the vehicle for tackling the topic of industry analysis and competitive dynamics. The case covers developments in the soft drink industry through 1993. It describes how the industry evolved into its current structure largely following Coca-Cola’s leadership. What is particularly

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  • Cola Wars

    MGT 682 February 18, 2003 Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century I. Case issue: Implications of strategic rivalry on cola industry's structure and performance (See Exhibits 1 & 2 for analysis) A. Implications on structure of cola industry 1. Bottlers have been consolidated by concentrate producers (CP), placing smaller CPs at the mercy of Pepsi and Coca-Cola's distribution systems (See Exhibit 3) a. Making it tougher for smaller CPs like Cott Corporation to compete

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  • Cola Wars

    The Cola Wars Competitive Strategy  Introduction Coke and Pepsi have been going to war for over a century. This war has been fought with prices, with taste challenges, and with advertising. Throughout this bottle battle both companies have remained dominant players in the carbonated soft drink industry and have moved beyond their original products into many new areas. Resources The core resources that have allowed Coke and Pepsi to maintain dominance are their brand image and their marketing

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  • Cola Wars

    Cola Case Study 1: Attractiveness of the Carbonated Soft Drink Industry By Section 1_8 Paul Ponomaryov (100390461) Gerald-René Goldwater (100491316) Eric Packer (100481757) Course Name: Strategic Management for Professionals BUSI-3700U- 001 Submitted to: Hamid Akbari Due Date: September 30, 2015 Word Count: 798 Introduction The carbonated soft drink industry has been a very competitive industry over the last hundred years. The two main players in the carbonated soft

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  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 Table of Contents 1 Overview 2 General environmental analysis 3 Industry Analysis 3.1 Industry Structure - U.S. soft drink market share of concentrate producers - Suppliers within the carbonated soft drink industry 3.2 Market Structure - U.S. Liquid Consumption Trend (gallons/capita) - U.S. non-alcoholic refreshment beverage volume 2009 - U.S. soft drink market share – soft drink brands 3.3 Marketing Channels 3.4 Porter’s five forces 4 5 4 2 2 2 2

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  • Coke vs. Pepsi

    I. Introduction Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been competitors for over a century, but their fiercest competition has risen out of the fight to gain an advantage in the carbonated soft drink (CSD) industry, specifically in the United States. In the beginning, the competition yielded benefits for both firms. They were constantly trying to keep up with the other, which proved to be a mutually beneficial relationship. However, following the end of the millennium, US CSD consumption began to decline.

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  • Cola Wars

    JANUARY 27, 2004 DAVID B. YOFFIE Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century For over a century, Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola vied for “throat share” of the world’s beverage market. The most intense battles of the cola wars were fought over the $60-billion industry in the United States, where the average American consumed 53 gallons of carbonated soft drinks (CSD) per year. In a “carefully waged competitive struggle,” from 1975 to 1995 both Coke and Pepsi achieved average annual

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  • Cola Wars

    Coca Cola Wars Case Analysis July 31, 2010 Executive Summary Coca-Cola was invented and marketed in 1886 by a pharmacist named Dr. John Pemberton he named Coca-Cola after the coca leaves and kola nuts he used in order to create the product. Twelve years later in 1898 Caleb Bradham created Pepsi Cola for the beneficial effects it claimed to have on upset stomachs and indigestion. The enmity between the two soda companies are known as the “Cola Wars”. The war began in the 1960’s when Coca-Cola’s

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    Kruti Shah Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 MBA 680 – B 10/27/2015 Introduction: This paper explains the economics of the soft drink industry and its relation with profits. Coke and Pepsi being the dominant player in the industry, Control of the market share is the key issue. The war between Coke and Pepsi has constituted an opportunity for many new challenges year after year. This paper explains competitiveness of both these companies and the effects of the cola wars on overall industry

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  • Cola War

    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century I. Case issue: Implications of strategic rivalry on cola industry's structure and performance (See Exhibits 1 & 2 for analysis) A. Implications on structure of cola industry 1. Bottlers have been consolidated by concentrate producers (CP), placing smaller CPs at the mercy of Pepsi and Coca-Cola's distribution systems (See Exhibit 3) a. Making it tougher for smaller CPs like Cott Corporation to compete and leaving them open to the

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  • Pepsi Cola War

    Case Summary of Cola Wars Continue: Coke vs. Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century The Soft Drink industry has been assigned as the vehicle for tackling the topic of industry analysis and competitive dynamics. The case covers developments in the soft drink industry through 1993. It describes how the industry evolved into its current structure largely following Coca-Cola’s leadership. What is particularly interesting is determining why the major competitors in the industry have been able to earn above

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  • Cola Wars

    the beginning, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have shown a great ability to adjust to changes in the market, as well as a great capacity to constantly innovate their products. When facing changing trends by consumers, they were both able to overcome difficult situations, turning them into the industry favorites and to convert them into potential progress, through the creation of new products, which allowed them to keep their profit margins high. In this case, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo it is

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  • Cola Wars

    and syrups for the manufacture of carbonated beverages. Soft drink industry is very profitable, mainly for the concentrate producers than the bottler’s. The leading players of the market are Coca-Cola, Pepsi Cola, and Cadbury Schweppes. In this industry, fierce rivalry between dominant producers Coca-Cola & Pepsi and the bargaining power of the buyers who place huge orders for soft drinks are strong, while the threat of new entry and the threat of substitutes are mild. And, bargaining power of

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  • Cola War

    CASE STUDY: COLA WARS 1. Why, historically, has the soft drink industry been so profitable? PORTER analysis: Soft drink industry Rivalry: HIGH: Exhibit 2 shows that in 2004, 95% of case volume is done by 4 companies (Pepsi: 31,7%, Coke:43,1%). Therefore rivalry is very strong and extremely concentrated. Buyer (=retailers): LOW: stores like Walmart need coke and pepsi to get profit. It represent 5,5% of their sales. Consumers are fan of Coca or Pepsi. So, Why changes? Supplier: LOW: main raw

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    CASE: Cola Wars Continue Question #1 Why, historically, has the soft drink industry been so profitable? The soft drink industry has historically been one of the most profitable industries. Coke and Pepsi, the two most dominant players in the soft drink industry, were both originally created in the late 1800’s as “medicines” and were sold exclusively from drug store soda fountains. Over the years both companies have continued to expand and have more recently shifted focus to non-carbonated soft

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  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars : Five Forces Analysis October 18, 2007 Posted by goutham in case studies. trackback 1.  Soft Drink Industry Five Forces Analysis: Soft drink industry is very profitable, more so for the concentrate producers than the bottler’s. This is surprising considering the fact that product sold is a commodity which can even be produced easily. There are several reasons for this, using the five forces analysis we can clearly demonstrate how each force contributes the profitability of the industry

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    Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 I. Key Problem For many years, Coke and Pepsi have been the two largest soft drink companies competing for the highest market share in the nation and the world. The Coke formula was created in 1886 by John Pemberton, and later acquired by Asa Candler, who expanded the coke formula and converted it into syrup, which was then sold to bottlers to produce carbonated drinks. Coca-Cola had great success during World War II; the brand expanded internationally

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  • Cola Wars

    JANUARY 27, 2004 DAVID B. YOFFIE Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in the Twenty-First Century For over a century, Coca-Cola and Pepsi-Cola vied for “throat share” of the world’s beverage market. The most intense battles of the cola wars were fought over the $60-billion industry in the United States, where the average American consumed 53 gallons of carbonated soft drinks (CSD) per year. In a “carefully waged competitive struggle,” from 1975 to 1995 both Coke and Pepsi achieved average annual

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  • Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi 20120

    Product and Brand Strategies Cola Wars Continue: Coke and Pepsi in 2010 1. Why, historically, has the soft drink industry been so profitable? Coca Cola was formulated in 1886 by a pharmacist in Atlanta who started to sell it in drug stores as a ‟portion for mental and physical disorders.“ Five years later the Asa Candler acquired the formula for Coca-Cola syrup which was a well-protected secret of the company. He also granted the first bottling franchise which grew qucikly. In the following

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