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TOKYO— Police raided Toyota Motor Corp.' s headquarters and its Tokyo and Nagoya offices on Tuesday in connection with the arrest of a senior American executive on suspicion of drug law violations. Julie Hamp, 55, Toyota's newly appointed head of public relations and its highest female executive ever, was arrested June 18 on suspicion of importing oxycodone, a...
TOKYO— Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda said Friday he believes an American executive arrested on suspicion of importing a controlled drug into Japan had no intention of breaking the law. Julie Hamp, Toyota's head of public relations and its first senior woman executive, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of importing the painkiller oxycodone.
TOKYO, June 19- Toyota Motor Corp moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief Julie Hamp, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on suspicion of illegally bringing pain killers into Japan just two months after her appointment. Japanese media reports, citing police investigators, said 57 addictive...
TOKYO— Julie Hamp, Toyota Motor Corp.' s new head of public relations, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of importing an illegal pain medicine into Japan, Tokyo police said. She had been moving her things to Japan from California, where she had been head of communications for Toyota's U.S. operations. Police said she was arrested at her Tokyo hotel on suspicion of...
The market knew it would be ugly. Now, it's clear just how much havoc the strong dollar is wreaking on corporate America.
Although Pepsi discontinued the clear soda Crystal Pepsi 20 years ago, the drink could be back. NBCnews reports.
WASHINGTON, June 10- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to repeal meat labeling laws, which were widely backed by U.S. consumer groups, after Canada and Mexico threatened $3 billion in trade sanctions. Some of the biggest U.S. food and beverage companies, including Pepsico Inc, Tyson Foods Inc, the U.S. arm of Nestlé, Coca-Cola Co, Anheuser-Busch and...
Pepsi is introducing craft fountain sodas called "Stubborn Soda." CNBC's Sara Eisen explains PepsiCo's craft strategy.
*Group CEO Paul Bulcke to speak in New Delhi. *India's most significant food scare in last decade. MUMBAI, June 5- Nestle SA will pull its Maggi instant noodles from stores across in India, withdrawing one of the country's most popular snacks after weeks of damaging headlines triggered by regulators' reports that some packs contained excess lead.
MUMBAI, June 5- Food group Nestle has withdrawn Maggi instant noodles from sale in India citing "an environment of confusion for consumers," after a food scare triggered by a domestic regulator's report that some packs of the popular snack contained excess lead. Sales of Maggi noodles in India represent a tiny fraction of Nestle's company-wide revenue of almost...
June 4- PepsiCo Inc plans to introduce a line of fountain craft sodas called "Stubborn Soda" for soft drink dispensers in the United States as early as this summer. "Following our recent launches of Caleb's Kola and Mountain Dew Dewshine, we're continuing to explore the craft space with Stubborn Soda," PepsiCo spokeswoman Gina Anderson said in an email.
June 4- PepsiCo Inc plans to introduce a line of fountain craft sodas called "Stubborn Soda," Beverage-Digest reported, citing sources. PepsiCo may offer Stubborn Soda for retail sale later, likely in glass bottles, the report said. The Stubborn line could either replace or supplement PepsiCo's main brands on fountain taps, the report said.
The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled a plastic bottle that is made entirely from renewable plant material.
A study reveals that the median pay of female CEOs increased by 21 percent compared to last year.
In many cases, a brand's name can make or break its success.
JPMorgan upgraded Yum Brands to "overweight" on the thesis that spinning off the China business is no longer a "possibility" but a "probability."
Household goods are quickly stealing a march on popular brands like Coca-Cola, with Colgate being used in more than half the world’s houses - report.
DuPont's win over activist investor Nelson Peltz is a victory for long-term shareholders, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.
May 13- Owens-Illinois Inc, which makes bottles for Corona and Pepsi, is to buy Mexico's Vitro SAB's glass container business for about $2.15 billion to strengthen its operations in a country that houses numerous distilleries and bottlers. Mexico houses operations for Diageo, Heineken, Corona maker Constellation Brands Inc as well as bottling operations for...
LOS ANGELES, May 8- Starbucks Corp on Friday said it would stop sourcing water for its Ethos Water brand in California, which is in the fourth year of a serious drought that has prompted the governor to order the state's first-ever mandatory cuts in water use by 25 percent. Starbucks bought privately held Ethos Brands LLC for $8 million in April 2005.