Coke, Pepsi, Dr Pepper Bottlers Navigate Delta Variant, Supply Shortages.
Say Retail Sales Remain Elevated. Detecting Some Renewed Stock Up. Report Lost Sales.
September 1, 2021
Hope of a post-pandemic return to normal this year in the US has given way to continued uncertainty as COVID-19 vaccination rates vary widely by state, the Delta variant spreads, and workers delay getting back to the office or resuming employment. At the same time, vaccinated consumers are pushing forward in many parts of the country as they frequent restaurants, travel, and get back to something approaching business as usual. For beverage bottlers within the Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Keurig Dr Pepper systems, the state of business is a...