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August 28, 2014

In this issue:

  • BD's Next Conference Will Be Held December 8th in NYC.
  • Coke Bottlers Meet in Atlanta. Focus On Growing Core Brands and Need to Make Some Changes. Emphasis on New Metrics to Help Measure Performance. Support for Sandy Douglas.
  • Coke and Monster Deal Implications. Bud Distributors. Buyouts. Profits Per Case. Etc.
  • CSD in Fountain: Top-11 Accounts Have 97,000 Outlets. Competition in Where Soda Is Poured -- and How It's Poured.
  • In CSD Business, Fountain and Drug Channels Out-Performed in 2013.
  • Plus, As In Every Issue: Territory Changes and Deals, People and Briefs.

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Top Fountain Accounts.  Lists top U.S. fountain accounts: number of units, cola(s) poured, lemon-lime(s) poured and pepper-type(s) poured. Updates 7/26/13 Green Sheet.

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