Coca-Cola Co. is cutting at least 1,000 to 2,000 jobs worldwide, according to the Wall Street Journal. The cuts come as part of a $3 billion cost-cutting plan that the company announced in October, a response to widespread declining soda sales.
The narrow increase marks the CSD category's sixth consecutive month of dollar sales growth.
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Beginning with the JW Marriott Shenzhen in China and the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown, the program will spread to approximately a dozen hotels worldwide within the first six months of its launch.
"We are excited to sponsor Dustin and The Vegan Roadie. The vegan community has embraced Arty Water since its debut at the 2014 Natural Products Expo West, and we are honored to reach beyond traditional advertising and marketing programs to connect directly with our consumers,” said Howard Ketelson, CEO of Arty Water.
Cascade Ice is available for purchase in 47 states, in store chains such as Albertson's, Tops, Safeway, QFC, A&P, Raley's, Fareway, Coborn's, Hannaford, Food Lion, Kroger, Haggen, HEB, and Winco, among many others.
The world's largest retailer looked to Dr Pepper Snapple Group to collaborate on "The College Football Play Book," a supplier-led initiative that aims to help Walmart shoppers "Entertain Like a Champion." It is the biggest shopper marketing program Dr Pepper has ever run with Walmart.
"Our inaugural mall location represents a totally new and unique concept for the retailing of hand-crafted spirits," said Steven Earles, CEO of Eastside Distilling.
Nearly four months after acquiring Inko’s, Braintrust Investments has purchased another tea brand, albeit one with a much shorter track record.
The voluntary recall includes approximately 6.6 million systems sold in the United States and 564,000 in Canada. The brewers were manufactured between December, 2009 and July, 2014.
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The announcement was made by Peter Dacey, CEO of Miami Bay Beverage, whose trimino protein-infused water is available in over 1,500 locations in 12 states, and Jim Baugh, CEO and president of PHIT America.
The company is donating its product to food banks in an effort to encourage individuals and other corporate partners to give milk to food banks this time of year.