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Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 32 or. 8 percent, to $40.68. Dr Pepper Snapple rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $61.76. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell $1.21 or 1.7 percent, to $70.36.
SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, July 29- With green-tea flavoured toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 22 or. 5 percent, to $40.78. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $61.39. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell $1.42 or 2.0 percent, to $70.15.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 39 or. 9 percent, to $40.62. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 14 or. 2 percent, to $61.42. Molson Coors Brewing Co. fell $1.05 or 1.5 percent, to $70.52.
Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters. Century-old companies such as Coca-Cola Co. and Ford Motor Co. also are hoping to make more money in countries including China and India.
Companies including Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Apple Inc and PepsiCo have shown they're able to take advantage of quality, trendiness, and, in the case of Pepsi's snack foods, market dominance, to maintain high prices or even raise them faster than the inflation rate, now at about 2.1 percent in the U.S.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 16 or. 4 percent, to $40.97. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $2.54 or 4.3 percent, to $60.98. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 44 or. 6 percent, to $73.01.
Coca-Cola Co. rose$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $40.92. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $2.74 or 4.7 percent, to $61.18. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $72.81.
Coca-Cola Co. fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $40.75. Dr Pepper Snapple rose $2.12 or 3.6 percent, to $60.56. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $72.72.
July 23- PepsiCo Inc's higher-than-expected quarterly profit could give the company more ammunition against an activist investor who wants it to separate its snack and beverage businesses. The sales increases were partly a result of price hikes that PepsiCo implemented as it launched new products which usually command higher prices.
July 23- PepsiCo Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, helped by strong sales of snacks such as Lays and Doritos chips in North America. PepsiCo raised its full-year earnings per share growth forecast to 8 percent from 7 percent.
Coca-Cola Co. fell $1.21 or 2.9 percent, to $41.19. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $58.67. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $72.44.
*Chipotle rallies a day after results, Netflix slides. Netflix Inc, one of the market's biggest trading favorites over the past few years, reported a quarterly profit that more than doubled on Monday after the market closed. However, on Tuesday, Netflix shares fell 4.6 percent to $431.09 as the company's plans to expand in Europe were seen as eroding profits.
Coca-Cola Co. fell $1.25 or 2.9 percent, to $41.16. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $58.80. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $72.40.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose. 5 percent to $3.80 with 32,841,800 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose 2.8 percent to $17.09 with 30,732,200 shares traded.
July 22- Coca-Cola Co is still grappling with a problem even as sales of traditional Coke rise in North America: U.S. consumers are drinking less diet soda. But Coke reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales volume in North America, its biggest market, was flat partly because of a decline in diet Coke sales.
Coca-Cola Co. fell $1.26 or 3.0 percent, to $41.14. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $58.82. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $72.35.
U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday, as developments over the downed Malaysia Airlines plane helped stabilize sentiment.
ATLANTA— Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker, said sales volume rose 3 percent, boosted by gains in places including China, India, the Middle East and South Africa.
Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman & CEO, shares his thought on David Winter's comments that Coca-Cola needs to restore credibility with investors. Our equity plan is a good plan approved by the shareholders, says Kent.