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April 17, 2014

In this issue:

  • CEO of Zevia Diet CSD Company and Leading Wall St. Analysts John Faucher and Bill Pecoriello On BD's Wall Street Smarts Conference Program. June 23rd in NYC.
  • 2013 U.S. All-Channel CSDs: Per Caps Lowest in Decades. Diet Share Down Again. Bottlers, Other Executives Suggest Ways to Reverse the Decline.
  • Guest Column: Industry Veteran Mike Weinstein Suggests Beverage Industry Use Marketing To 'Reduce Consumption.' Urges: 'Pitch Great Taste, Fun, Refreshment and Moderation.'
  • Wal-Mart and Target Were Factors in 1st Quarter CSD Improved Performance.
  • Role of CSDs Declining in the U.S. Share Down -20+ Points Since 2000. But CSDs Still Account for Most U.S. Volume of Coke, PepsiCo and DPS. PepsiCo Lowest.
  • Coke's 1st Qtr Global Volume Up +2%. North America Flat, With CSDs Down -1%. Stock Moves Up.
  • PepsiCo's 1st Qtr Global and Americas Beverage Volume Flat. North American CSDs Down -1%.
  • Beverage Stocks Present Mixed 1st Qtr Picture. Keurig Green Mountain Posts Biggest Gain.
  • Editor's Note: Correction to All-Channel LRB Numbers. LRBs Down -1.3%, Not -1.6%.
  • Note to Subscribers: BD Will Stop Printed and Mailed Format After This Issue.
  • Plus, As In Every Issue: Territory Changes and Deals, People and Briefs.

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Beverage Digest All-Channel Data 2004-2013.  Top Companies and Top-10 Brands shares and share changes for the past 10 years. Additional information in BD's Fact Book.

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