Nik Modi, RBC Capital Markets managing director, and Bill Schmitz, Deutsche Bank Securities senior research analyst, break down the fundamentals for Pepsi and Coke, and tell which soft drink company is the better play.» Read More
*Exposed firms include Nestle, Mondelez, Coke, Pepsi, Time Warner. LONDON/ BERLIN, Nov 27- For consumers, one of the great things about shopping online is bypassing the queue to check out. In Britain, the country where e-commerce is most popular, about 13 percent of people do all or most of their grocery shopping online.
BARCELONA, Nov 21- Three major rivals to advertising groups Omnicom and Publicis, which are merging, say they are poaching work from the pair by luring clients who are unsettled by the $35.1 billion deal.
Voters face ballot measures ranging from whether to approve 7 casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's iconic Astrodome.
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MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Shares of Mexico's biggest bottling company fell on Thursday as Congress approved a 1 peso- per-liter tax on sugary drinks and an 8 percent tax on junk food as part of a wider tax overhaul. The plan, which was passed by lawmakers after markets closed, aims to curb rising obesity levels as well as lift Mexico's poor tax take.
MEXICO CITY, Oct 31- Shares of Mexico's food and drink companies fell on Thursday as Congress was poised to approve a 1 peso- per-liter tax on sugary drinks and an 8 percent tax on junk food as part of a wider tax overhaul.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- San Francisco may become the latest U.S. city to try to curb the consumption of sugary drinks with a proposed ballot measure to impose a tax on beverages seen as a culprit in rising rates of childhood obesity and diabetes.
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AB InBev, SABMiller merger would combine Latam, Africa growth markets. *SABMiller price tag would likely be more than $100 bln. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Oct 28- With half the world's beer produced by four big firms and few markets left for them to tap, the time may be right for a $100 billion merger between the two largest, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.
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Oct 23- Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc reported third-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates and cut its full-year revenue outlook for the second time as health-conscious customers shun its sodas such as Dr Pepper and 7 UP.
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ALBANY, N.Y., Oct 17- New York state's highest court agreed on Thursday to hear Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appeal of a decision striking down a ban on large sugary drinks in New York City, setting up the final showdown over one of the outgoing mayor's most controversial policies.
ALBANY, N.Y.- New York state's highest court agreed on Thursday to hear Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appeal of a decision striking down a ban on large sugary drinks, setting up the final showdown over one of the outgoing mayor's most controversial policies.
Stocks closed at session highs Wednesday, with the Dow up 200 points and S&P within 1 percent of its record, after Senate leaders announced a long-awaited compromise to raise the debt ceiling and put an end to the government shutdown.
Oct 16- PepsiCo Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Wednesday due to its successful snacks business and large global reach, which helped compensate for sustained declines in the U.S. soda market. For PepsiCo to keep a grip on soda, "it's important in the next two to three years we come up with" innovations such as a new, more natural, low-calorie sweetener.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday, with lawmakers looking to strike a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit before Thursday's deadline.
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Oct 16- PepsiCo Inc reported higher quarterly earnings on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals for the year, despite a sluggish economy. Shares of PepsiCo were up 1.1 percent at $81.50 in trading before the market opened.