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April 17, 2015

In this issue:

  • On Program For BD's June Conference June 15th in NYC: Coke, PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple, CCE, SodaStream, Talking Rain/Sparkling Ice. Etc.
  • 2014 U.S. All-Channel CSDs: Per Caps Lowest in 30 Years -- the 'Real Crisis.' Regular CSD Volume Up But Diet Decline Continues And Drags Down Category. Pricing Increases Outpace Volume Declines, Thus Industry Dollars Up.
  • Role of CSDs Declining in the U.S. Share Down -25 Points Since 2000. CSDs Still Account for Most U.S. Volume of Coke, PepsiCo and DPS. PepsiCo Lowest.
  • Beverage Stocks 1st Qtr: Cott Strongest. Keurig Weakest. PepsiCo Up +1.1%. Coke Down -4%. Coke vs PepsiCo Market Caps 1995-2015: Coke Mostly Bigger, But Gap Narrowing.
  • Are Some Possible Dark Clouds Gathering Re Near-Term Beverage Pricing in U.S.? Wal-Mart and McDonald's.
  • Continuing to Decline, Cola Is a 50 Share CSD Segment No Longer.
  • Plus, As In Every Issue: Territory Changes and Deals, People and Briefs.

Green Sheet supplement:

  • Beverage Digest All-Channel Data 2005-2014.  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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