Business, Top 100

Pepsi Says Higher Prices Haven’t Quenched Consumer Demand

Pepsi Chris Rank/Bloomberg News

PepsiCo Inc. is getting a boost from higher prices on its drinks and snacks, a sign U.S. consumers still feel good amid recent indicators of a looming economic slowdown.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2019
Business, Logistics

At UPS, Brian Newman to Succeed Richard Peretz as CFO

Close-up photo of UPS truck and logo Brian Newman, PepsiCo's executive vice president for finance and operations in Latin America, will become UPS' Chief Financial Officer on Sept. 16. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

UPS Inc. said PepsiCo executive Brian Newman will replace Chief Financial Officer Richard Peretz.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
August 12, 2019
Business, Technology, Top 100

PepsiCo to Switch From Plastic to Cans for Aquafina Water

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PepsiCo Inc., facing an industrywide backlash against plastic, will experiment with putting its Aquafina water in cans.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
June 27, 2019
Business, Logistics

PepsiCo Shares Climb to Highest on Record

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Call it the nostalgia factor: PepsiCo Inc. is getting a boost from some of its classic brands. The snack and beverage giant posted quarterly results that beat estimates, sending shares to the highest since at least 1980.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
April 17, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

PepsiCo Buys Wellness-Focused Muscle Milk in New CEO’s First Move

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New PepsiCo Inc. CEO Ramon Laguarta has made his first acquisition, purchasing the maker of sports and wellness products Muscle Milk from Hormel Foods Corp. for an undisclosed amount.

Jonathan Roeder | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2019
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Pepsi Soothes Investors With Sales Growth, Plans for Payouts

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PepsiCo Inc. rose in early trading as investors brushed off a lower profit forecast, instead focusing on sales growth in snacks and North American beverages and the company’s plans to return about $8 billion to shareholders this year.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
February 15, 2019
Business

Coke Shares Drop Most Since 2008

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Coca-Cola Co. plunged the most intraday in more than 10 years on Feb. 14 after the company released a lackluster forecast for 2019 and highlighted upcoming obstacles such as currency pressures, geopolitical tensions and weakening consumer sentiment.

Craig Giammona | Bloomberg News
February 14, 2019
Business

PepsiCo’s Beverage Business Bounces Back as New CEO Takes Over

Pepsi Truck Luke Sharrett\Bloomberg News

Indra Nooyi is stepping aside amid signs of a turnaround in PepsiCo Inc.’s drinks business. The company’s struggling North American beverage unit returned to growth in the third quarter, helping the company beat earnings estimates as the longtime CEO hands the reins to deputy Ramon Laguarta on Oct. 3.

October 2, 2018
Business, Fuel

Pepsi Heads Seven Fleets Competing in Run on Less Event

Seven fleets are participating in national Run On Less event hosted by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, led by PepsiCo Inc., which ranks No. 1 on the Transport Topics Top 100 rankings of private carriers in North America.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
June 21, 2017