Soda Case Study

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Soft drinks, more popularly known as sodas, are not exactly referred to as items of necessity. People can live without sodas. In fact, people might be safer if they don’t drink soft drinks so much. And yet, soft drinks somehow make it to the top of the list of items most bought by the average consumer. Why is this, exactly? Well, for one thing, sodas are delicious. They stand between liquor and juice. Those who are too young to drink beer but think fruit juice is too juvenile can order sodas. Those too old and are putting their health at risk by drinking hard drinks can enjoy soft drinks and no one would think any less of them. In short, sodas have a mass appeal. They carry an image with them; an image of a person with a comfortable lifestyle.…show more content…
Its UK & Ireland offices employs over 5,500 people across 13 locations, looking after brands including Pepsi, 7Up, Walkers, Quakers, Tropicana and Gatorade. Pepsi-Cola concentrated on markets where it could prosper alongside Coca-Cola, rather than trying to defeat it. Since then, some of Pepsi-Cola's major moves include a new soft drink plant in Russia, it's fifth in the territory thus far; an alliance with Brazil's largest brewer, , giving it tremendous access to a healthy chunk of Latin America; and Norway's signed an extensive franchise bottling agreement with PepsiCo for production, distribution and sales for nearly all of Norway. Operationally, the company's new focus has been to allow for and adapt to market differences, but employ standard best-practices. And while the company has pulled out of some markets, it has pushed forward in a number of others, constructing new plants, and putting new emphasis on single-serve
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