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Coke Zero Gets Makeover as Coke Zero Sugar

Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no sugar, and a new recipe is intended to…

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Cost Cuts at Coca-Cola Go Deeper, Including Jobs

Coca-Cola’s sales declined in the first quarter as it restructured its business, and the world’s biggest beverage maker said it will cut 1,200 jobs starting later this year as it…

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Outgoing Coke CEO Given Pay Package Worth $16M

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, who is stepping down in May, received a compensation package worth $16 million last year, according to a regulatory filing. That included a salary of $1.6…

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Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to Step Down Next Year

Coca-Cola said Friday that CEO Muhtar Kent will step down as CEO next year and be replaced by Chief Operating Officer James Quincey. The world’s largest beverage maker has been…

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Billionaires Put Pop in Advocates’ Push for Soda Taxes

After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries. Voters and lawmakers in five municipalities such as San…

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Coca-Cola Sued for Price Gouging

The Israeli producer of Coca-Cola has been named in a class action suit alleging that the beverage maker is reaping exorbitant profits through a monopoly of the local market, The…

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Coca-Cola’s Clever Little Trick: Smaller Packages

Earlier this month, Coca-Cola reported its latest earnings with a big smile, boasting that global soda volume sales rose in the last three months of 2015. The news suggests things…

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Coke’s Profit Hit by Strong Dollar, Repositioning

Coca-Cola’s profit fell in the third quarter, as the world’s biggest drink maker booked charges related to its push to slash costs and reposition its business. The strong dollar also…

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