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Soda Makers Fight Back Against Public Obesity Campaigns

Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

U.S. public awareness campaigns about sugary soft drinks are under legal attack by beverage makers, which have sued New York City's health depart...

Drink And Be Merry: Japan Vending Machines Accept Charitable Donations

Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact

Vending machines in Japan are offering drinks with a side of good deeds. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Japanese Red Cross installed donation boxes int...

Soccer Smackdown: Russia and FIFA sandbag Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 09.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.

'Megalomania, Insanity, And Evil' Caused Housing Bubble: Berkshire Exec

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

Charles Munger, the always-quotable vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, wasn’t mincing words on Friday. “The bubble in America was caused by s...

The Coolest Billboard Ever?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

Together with the World Wildlife Federation, on June 23 Coca-Cola unveiled a billboard in the Philippines that's actually good for the city it inhabit...

Coca-Cola Raising Its Prices

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

Coca-Cola Co plans to raise prices on its soft drinks by 3 percent to 4 percent in July, in addition to a 2 percent increase taken earlier this ye...

What Can Global Health Learn From Coca-Cola?

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

Singer Annie Lennox once famously asked, "Why can we distribute Coca-Cola all around the world, but we can't seem to get medication to save a child from something as simple as diarrhea?"

Coca-Cola Accuses Goldman Sachs Of Manipulating Metal Prices: WSJ

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs, the fifth-largest U.S. bank by assets, has been accused of manipulating the metals market, leading to artificially high prices, the Wal...

How Many Calories One Dollar Will Buy

The New York Times | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Lapham’s Quarterly has put together a graphic showing how many calories a dollar will buy in various forms, including lettuce, canned tuna, a bottle...

Spanish Town Claims It Invented Coca Cola

AOL Weird News | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.03.2011 | Weird News

Is the Coca-Cola company's secret recipe just a bunch of hot fizz? A Spanish town claims that the most famous soft drink in the world was invented ...

Perfect Harmony or Imperfect Hormone-y?

Laurie David | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Laurie David

The average age of American Idol's young fans has to be around 11. So why is the show pushing high-calorie, BPA-lined Coca-Cola so aggressively?

10 Most Creative People In Business

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

On Tuesday, Fast Company celebrated the most creative people in business by again identifying the world's most innovative minds in "The 100 Most Creat...

The Most Shocking Bin Laden Compound Discoveries

Posted 07.14.2011 | World

Details of the contents of Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound are continuing to emerge, with the latest reported discovery -- a "fairly extensive" s...

Coke Turns 125: Why I'm Not Celebrating

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

Today, "liquid candy" -- non-diet carbonated soft drinks -- is the single largest source of American calories, providing about 7 percent of calories

Lost Japan Sales Cut Into Profits Of U.S. Companies

Posted 06.26.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba) - The Japan earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis are cutting into the sales and profits of U.S. companies that serve Japan...

Buffett May No Longer Be Invincible

Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ben Berkowitz) - Aside from maybe the odd cheeseburger stain on his tie, nothing much sticks to Warren Buffett. Whether his underling...

In The Public Interest: How Much Did You Pay for Tax Dodging Corporations?

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

Instead of cutting needed programs, our leaders should take a close look at our unbalanced tax code and close the outrageous loopholes that allow the wealthiest individuals and corporations to skip out on paying their share.

Kosher Coke Is Almost the Real Thing

Mark Strausman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Mark Strausman

I would feel special that Coke would make a special beverage just for my people, but unfortunately this all comes down to money.

The Coca-Cola Hilltop Ad: 40 Years of Apple Trees and Honey Bees and Phosphoric Acid

Mike Amato | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
Mike Amato

Bill Backer, a creative director with Coca-Cola, was on a flight to London that was forced to land in Ireland due to heavy fog. The result of this diversion was one of the most popular and iconic ads ever created.

Remembering Coke's 'OK' Campaign

Gastronomista | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

OK Soda debuted in 17 test market cities in 1993, including our hometown. Lord knows we didn't need any more soda - just ask our mothers or dentists -...

Toxins in Our Kids' Foods: Where Is the FDA?

Laurie David | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Laurie David

Is it too much to ask the FDA and the processed food companies for the same value to be placed on the lives of the American kids in their cost-benefit analyses as has been placed on the lives of kids in the UK?

A New Strategy for Business Success in the 21st Century

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Crandell

A small Atlanta design firm is attempting to redefine success for corporate America. Unboundary, which lists companies such as FedEx, Coca-Cola, AT&a...

Should Coca-Cola Unplug Its Vending Machines in Japan to Conserve Scarce Power?

David Meerman Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Meerman Scott

Nearly two weeks after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit northeast Japan, the Tokyo area suffers power cuts and reduced train service, d...

How Pepsi Fell Behind Coke

Ad Age | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pepsi lost the cola war last week. It's debatable whether the brand was defeated or unwittingly surrendered by abandoning tried-and-true advertising ...

Sadly, There's No MBA for Imagination

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

There are some indisputable facts in our glorious world. Men can't give birth. You can't cheat death. And you can't educate your way to creativity.