Big Mac’s Special Coke Can

In honor of its 50th anniversary, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola are teaming up for Big Mac’s special Coke can. And this is a very entertaining approach. Too bad it’s not geared for the U.S. market. 🙁 The new campaign complements some of the marketing tactics separately applied by McDonald’s and Coca-Cola. For example: An “Upscale” McDonald’s […]

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Can “Big Soda” Reverse Its Decline?

The major soda (carbonated beverage) marketers are having a tough go of it some locales where sales are saturated. But an even bigger issue is that many people are turning away from soda because of health concerns. Recently, the New York Times ran a major story entitled: “The Decline of ‘Big Soda”; it reported that […]

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Is Coca-Cola’s One Brand Strategy a Good Idea for Other Firms to Apply?

In May 2015, Coca-Cola introduced a new “One Brand” strategy for its Coke-branded soda in several countries around the world. As reported by Larry Lucas (of Vivaldi Partners Group) for Forbes: “Coca-Cola launched a bold shift in branding, called the ‘One Brand’ strategy in 11 markets, starting with the U.K. The strategy calls for a […]

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