Alan Hilburg: Don’t invest in South Africa, invest in its people

2015-03-13 15:17

You need to invest in the people of SA as well as the country itself to end the inequalities that keep South Africans from the opportunity to succeed, says an analyst.

The why and how of promotions

2014-12-23 07:51

Industrial-age thinking centred on producing great products, but placed little emphasis and value on marketing and promoting the products produced, says a business coach.

Samsung extends Olympics deal

2014-08-17 20:15

South Korea's Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, says the IOC.

Apple unseats Coca-Cola as 'best brand'

2013-09-30 18:59

Coca-Cola has lost its crown as the world's best brand, a closely watched survey shows.

Officials ban Coke ad, say its misleading

2013-07-18 22:13

Authorities in the UK have banned a Coca-Cola television ad because they say it can mislead viewers about how easy it is to burn off the calories in a Coke.

Suu Kyi to kickstart diplomacy in Japan

2013-04-12 14:02

Japan's long-deferred aspirations for a larger role in Myanmar will be getting a boost with a visit by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

America's new love: Water

2013-03-11 22:34

As soda loses favour with Americans, water has become the nation's beloved drink.

Coca-Cola habit killed woman: Coroner

2013-02-12 09:02

A New Zealand woman's 10-litre a day Coca-Cola habit was a major factor in her death, a coroner has found, urging the soft drink giant to put health warnings on its caffeinated products.

Coca-Cola profit beats forecasts

2012-04-17 14:41

The world's largest soft drinks maker has posted higher first-quarter profit on the back of more sales and price increases.

Coke: China death not linked to product

2011-12-02 19:22

Coca-Cola says there is no "product quality issue" with a product of its in China, after a boy who had consumed the product died and three others fell ill.


Germany threatens Coca-Cola with tax

2015-03-01 19:00

Germany's Federal Environment Agency says it may impose a tax on Coca-Cola to discourage it from increasing the use of disposable bottles.

More belt-tightening at Coca-Cola

2014-10-21 18:51

US soft-drink maker Coca-Cola say it will broaden a cost-cutting plan after profits dipped 14% in the third quarter.

Coke ad: It takes 23 minutes to burn off a soda

2014-06-07 09:13

Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its cooldrink.

Is Coke the same as 127 years ago?

2013-08-26 20:20

Companies like Coca-Cola and Hostess have played up the notion that their recipes are sacred, unchanging documents that need to be closely guarded.

Coke anti-obesity campaign to go global

2013-05-08 18:00

Coca-Cola is promising to make diet drinks more widely available, in a push against critics who say its drinks fuel obesity rates.

Foolery's frontline

2013-04-02 13:42

Goading gullible April Fools means free publicity for top firms.

Coroner sounds Coca-Cola health alarm

2013-02-12 13:07

Coca-Cola has been urged to put health warnings on its caffeinated products following the death of a woman in 2010 who consumed huge amounts of the soft drink.

Viral Coca-Cola ad warms the heart

2012-06-15 09:29

Coca-Cola has released a new heart-warming ad that takes CCTV footage from around the world and asks people to "look at the world a little differently".

Coca-Cola displays secret formula

2011-12-08 22:46

The Coca-Cola Company has moved its secret formula for the first time in 86 years, taking it from a bank vault to a new repository on exhibit at its down town Atlanta museum.

Man dies after drinking Coca-Cola product

2011-11-30 14:27

A man has died and his mother has gone into a coma after consuming a product made by US giant Coca-Cola, prompting a city in northeast China to recall the drink.

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