External and Internal Environments

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External and Internal Environments Abstract PepsiCo Inc. is one of the leading brands in the world's food and beverage industry. It operates globally with a strong customer base and a wide array of products. This paper analyzes the general business environment for this leading food and beverage brand in order to assess what strategies it has been pursuing to operate in this challenging and complex environment. The analysis of internal and external environment has also been done in a view to figure out the biggest strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for the company. The final section gives an overview of the company's resources, capabilities, core competencies, and value chain which can help it to achieve a competitive advantage in its industry. Introduction: Pepsi Co Inc. PepsiCo Inc. is an American multinational foods and beverage manufacturer. It is headquartered in Purchase, New York and operates in more than 200 countries around the Globe. It is one of the world's leading brands in the beverages and grain-based snack foods industry. It was incorporated in 1965 in North Carolina by Donald Kendall and Herman Lay. The main product offerings by PepsiCo Inc. include soft drinks, energy drinks, coffee drinks, breakfast bars, cereal, rice snacks, side dishes, sports nutrition, and bottled water. The most recognized brands of the company are Pepsi, Starbucks, Quaker, Lay's, Mountain Dew, Mirinda, Gatorade, Aquafina, Lipton, Frito-Lay, Brisk, Tropicana,
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