1.) Why do companies like Pepsi need to globalize? What are the various ways in which foreign companies can enter a foreign market? What hurdles and problems did Pepsi Face when it tried to enter India during the 1980s?
The company known as Coca-Cola today was started in September of 1919, but the first Coke brand was served as early as 1886. Since that time it has grown to be one of the most globally recognized brand names with a stock value of $167 billion. Coke’s plan has always been developed with the future in mind. Right away the company realized that it was more profitable to manufacture the concentrate used to make carbonated drinks than to bottle it. From that point on they saw the entire world, not simply the originating country, as their desired market. It seems only practical that the company should pursue this agenda until conquered then focus the effort on expanding into different product lines. This logical
The case discusses the strategies adopted by the soft drinks and snack foods major PepsiCo to enter India in the late 1980s. To enter the highly regulated Indian economy, the company had to struggle hard to 'sell' itself to the Indian government. PepsiCo promised to work towards uplifting the rural economy of the terrorism affected north Indian state of Punjab by getting involved in agricultural activities. In addition, it made a host of other promises that made its proposal very attractive to the regulatory authorities. The case also discusses the criticisms leveled against the company, in particular, criticism of its failure to honor
1. The political environment in India has proven to be critical to company performance for both PepsiCo and Coca- Cola India. What specific aspects of the political environment have played key roles? Could these effects have been anticipated prior to market entry? If not, could developments in the political arena have been handled better by each company?
India is a major manufacturer as well as a major importer of soft drink beverages. The 50 Billion soft drink market is at an annual rate of 28-30% for
Coca-Cola was India 's leading soft drink until 1977 when it left India after a new government ordered the company to turn over its secret formula for Coca-Cola and dilute its stake in its Indian unit as required by the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA). In 1993, the company (along with PepsiCo) returned
Coca cola should enhance the relationship with the government. Strong government relations are important in India and give them an opportunity to communicate all the benefits and investments they provide to the economy.
Who would have known that Coca-Cola debut to the world was all because of a pharmacist? And just a touch of carbonation has truly made it a refreshing and an enjoyable carbonated soft drink. It is within “arms reach of desire” as former CEO Robert Woodruff notes. The Coca-Cola Company ultimately cares about its customers and prides itself into providing good citizenship. One of Coca-Cola’s largest international investors was India, from 1993 up until 2003, Coca-Cola invested more than US$1 billion into the country. In August of 2003, CEO of Coca-Cola India, Sanjiv Gupta came to a standstill where he had to further anticipate his next move for the company. The company faced a crisis where the Center for Science and Environment (CSE) issued a press release affirming that three samples of the 12 cold drink brands sold in and around Delhi containing pesticide residues were of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo brands.
The below essay is about Coca-Cola company which is a beverage manufacturer established in the year 1892.The company 's primary product is Coca cola which was invented in the year 1886 and was first bottled in 1894.The focus of this essay will be on developing a marketing strategy for Classic Coca-Cola or Coke for first half of 2012.This will also discuss about the market segmentation ,pricing strategy and target market using micro and macroeconomics concepts.
The company we have chosen is Coco Cola India. Coca-Cola India Private Limited re-launched Coca-Cola in 1993 after the opening up of the Indian economy to foreign investments in 1991. Since then its operations have grown rapidly through a model that supports bottling operations, both company owned as well as locally owned and includes over 7,000 Indian distributors and more than 1.3 million retailers. Today, their products are the leading brands in most beverage segments. The Coca-Cola Company’s brands in India include Coca-Cola, Fanta Orange, Fanta Apple, Limca, Sprite, Thums Up, Burn, Kinley, Maaza, Maaza Milky Delite, Minute Maid Pulpy Orange, Minute Maid Nimbu Fresh and Nestea Iced tea, the Georgia Gold range of teas and coffees and
As a finance student, I have selected PepsiCo which is an American company and recommend whether that company can acquire a new firm in the democratic country which is India. PepsiCo is an American multinational corporation which has interests in manufacturing, marketing and distributing snacks and beverages, (Wikipedia. 2016). PepsiCo is the second largest company in food and beverage industry in the world and maintaining its trust among their customers, (Wikipedia. 2016). The company distributing their products more than 200 countries, (Wikipedia. 2016). Therefore its annual net revenues is $43.3 billion, (Wikipedia. 2016). PepsiCo has been recognized for performance and leadership, diversity, sustainability and supporting the societies where we live. With this