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Soda Market Losing Its Fizz

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business

(Adds details on sales by brand, byline) By Phil Wahba NEW YORK, March 31 (Reuters) - Americans cut back on drinking ca...

Tax a Cola, Save the Planet

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A simple policy change like the Soda Tax can help us waste less water, lower our GHG production, and lessen the pollution of our air, water and soil. It's a win-win-win: a win for the environment, a win for our children, and a win for our communities.

5 Famous Coca-Cola Myths That You've Probably Heard

The Daily Meal | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Have you heard that Coca-Cola spelled backwards is actually a secret anti-Muslim message written in Arabic?

Common Good Capitalism to Emerge Via Voluntary Movement in the Private Sector

Terry Mollner | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Terry Mollner

Thinking the Earth is flat was a stage in our maturation. The current form of capitalism is only a stage in our economic maturation. It is the opposite of collusion for self-interest. It is cooperation for the common good.

How to Change the World: HONEST Tea Founder and the Keys to Sustainable Business

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Seth Goldman's HONEST Tea is one of the most successful companies around today. They championed a business model that incorporates both social good and corporate consciousness -- making them part of a revolution that is changing the way we think about and do business.

Coca-Cola Hilariously Reminds Us Why We Should Be Quiet At The Movies

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment

There's nothing more annoying than loud people in a movie theater. If common decency hasn’t taught people to be quiet at the cinema, perhaps this fa...

How Much Do Companies Really Worry About Climate Change?

Andrew Winston | Posted 03.13.2014 | Green
Andrew Winston

Only 27 percent of respondents agreed strongly that climate change is a risk to their business -- which is frightening when you think about what that says about companies' level of readiness for the significant changes that are upon us already.

Three Steps to Savvy Sales

Debra Fine | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

There is an incredible amount of information out there on customer care, and trying to synthesize it all here would be impossible. Still, there are simple strategies that anyone, even the non-Steve-Jobs of us, can adopt.

The Worst Product Flops Of All Time

24/7 Wall St. | Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business

The larger the company, the greater its capacity for taking risks. While pouring millions of dollars into market research and advertising campaigns ca...

Big Soda's Front Group Arrives Early in San Francisco

Michele Simon | Posted 03.05.2014 | Food
Michele Simon

Lawmakers in San Francisco introduced a bill that would tax sugary beverages at two cents per ounce. The estimated $31 million in annual revenue would go to local health programs. It didn't take long for Big Soda to respond in the way it knows best: by setting up a front group.

Diet Coke Actually Trying To Act Like This Isn't A Cocaine Joke

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business

Up until 1903, Coca-Cola wasn't just a sugary, addictive beverage that's terrible for you. It had actual cocaine in it. Fast forward to 2014, and...

Climate Change Forcing Beverage Markets to Adapt

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.26.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last month, the Seattle Times reported on a White House state dinner in honor of President Francois Hollande. The wines were chosen for being among th...

This Video Perfectly (And Hilariously) Captures Our Social Media Addiction (WATCH)

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Last year, New Yorker cartoonist Liam Francis Walsh depicted a man in a bar wearing a dog cone around his neck, explaining to a woman staring at him, ...

What's Wrong With Us? Three Names, One Place, a Company and a Substance

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Instead of the unending beauty pageant, my colleagues could all rally around the fundamentals of healthful eating, which are in fact well-established. But I guess the allure of fame and fortune is just too great.

The Decline Of Soda In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business

Americans are so over soda. And while that may be good for the their expanding waistlines, it’s bad news for the companies that make the sugary drin...

War Dispatches

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The madness never stops, but we can pull back from it on occasion to count our blessings. That is a luxury our brothers and sisters in Sochi and Lagos and Kampala might like to taste.

Bad News For Coca Cola

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola's fourth-quarter profit fell as the world's biggest beverage maker once again sold less soda in North America. ...

America the Beautiful for the 21st Century

Raul A. Reyes | Posted 04.15.2014 | Latino Voices
Raul A. Reyes

So Coke's commercial truly reflects our nation's past, present and future. What's wrong with that?

Now Playing on NBC: Olympic Hunger Games: Sochi!

Scott Wooledge | Posted 04.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott Wooledge

#CheersToSochi, the campaign responsible for a viral Coca-Cola parody video that has been viewed more than 100,000 times in 170 countries, has released second video, entitled Olympic Hunger Games: Sochi.

Emily Swanson

Coke's Ad Was OK, But Americans Still Think We Should All Speak English | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

Coca-Cola touched off a controversy during the Super Bowl last Sunday when it aired an ad featuring the song "America the Beautiful" sung in eight dif...

Knocking Big Data Down to Size

Rajat Paharia | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
Rajat Paharia

Creating brand love today requires getting out in front of a fast-moving, digitally connected customer base marked by constantly shifting allegiances and an ability to chase the next best deal. In other words, you need all the help you can get.

Jon Stewart Can't Believe People Are Mad About That Coke Ad

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.07.2014 | Comedy

One of the most talked-about ads during the Super Bowl was a seemingly innocuous commercial for Coca-Cola, in which American immigrants sang "America ...

Multilingual Superbowl Ad Displays Linguistic Diversity -- and Native Heritage

Nataly Kelly | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Nataly Kelly

Coca-Cola featured the Native American language Keres in the ad, a fact that probably went unnoticed by all but around 11,000 people who actually speak this ancestral language. The song lyrics did not even exist in Keres prior to the Coca-Cola project -- they had to be translated, which was no small task.

#SpeakAmerican? Sure.

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 04.08.2014 | Media
Adrian Kamalii

I could not help but be in awe of Coca Cola's "America The Beautiful" commercial. The spoken and visual messages were spot on. What, a diverse America? We speak different languages? Beautiful. I thought society was ready for a message of diversity.

Three Companies Get it Right

Richard Robbins | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Richard Robbins

Their forward-looking leaders recognized that, in fact, the biggest risk you can take is not taking risks.