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Analyst savages Coca-Cola Amatil for ‘really poor company culture’

Coca-Cola billboard in Kings Cross, Sydney (Eddy Milfort/Flickr)

Merrill Lynch analyst David Errington has savaged Coca-Cola Amatil’s former management – insisting that they ‘compromised the business to meet short-term earnings targets’ in 2013.

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Portman Group panel tight-lipped after Diageo criticism

The UK’s Portman Group has declined to comment after Diageo criticized a decision by the alcohol-funded body’s Independent Complaints Panel stating that a display used to drive impulse C-store sales of Smirnoff, Gordon’s and Bell’s spirits encouraged ‘irresponsible or immoderate consumption’.

Stodgy European relic or comeback kid? Dissecting brand Heineken’s US decline

Heineken is effecting a ‘regional redeployment’ of its beer business towards the Southern USA as its Mexican portfolio grows strongly, while its eponymous brand continues to struggle.

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Flux Power insists that large beverage companies active in everything from beer to soda are excited by the productivity advantages and cost savings its next generation lithium-ion batteries offer over traditional lead acid rivals.

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