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Intereses relacionados. The two primary CSD companies, Coke and Pepsi, have been engaged in cola wars for over a century, which has led to innovation in the industry ranging from new lines of products and vertical integration to marketing campaigns and novel packaging.

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While preparing the case, you should start by carefully characterizing the carbonated soft drink Cola Wars Continue: Coke vs.

Additionally, several rivals exist beyond Coke and Pepsi, including Dr. The bottlers fight for shelf space to ensure visibility for their products. This makes it extremely difficult for an entrant to compete with the incumbents and gain any visibility.

Coke, which already has a strong international presence, has an early advantage in these markets because during World War II.

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China and India warrant particular attention from both companies because of their growing middle classes. Coke and Pepsi must continue to reduce their dependence on the domestic market by expanding into new markets in Asia and Eastern Europe as well as product diversification in no carbonated drinks helped them to achieve big. They attain power of negotiation depending on the amount of purchases they make. These two soft drinks have been legendary rivals for over a decade. Though consumer preferences have shifted, Coke and Pepsi have advantages over potential rivals that put them in the best position to adjust to the changes. Power of Buyers: Buyers are powerful if they have negotiating leverage with the companies and put pressure over price reductions. This makes it extremely difficult for an entrant to compete with the incumbents and gain any visibility. To understand the profitability of the industry, I have used the Porter Framework, where I identified the forces close to the firms affecting their ability to serve customers and make a profit. The barriers to entry in the beverage industry remain high, reducing the likelihood that a rival firm could easily upset the industrys duopolistic structure. Sports drinks, ready-to-drink teas, and energy drinks have become more popular over the past decade while the consumption of CSDs has decreased.

Vending: This channel serves the customers directly. Threat of Substitutes: Large numbers of substitutes like water, beer, coffee, juices etc are available to the end consumers but this countered by concentrate providers by huge advertising, brand equity, and making their product easily available for consumers, which most substitutes cannot match.

How should coke and pepsi respond to the growth of non carbonated beverages

Also soft drink companies diversify business by offering substitutes themselves to shield themselves from competition. Additionally, several rivals exist beyond Coke and Pepsi, including Dr. Coke, which already has a strong international presence, has an early advantage in these markets because during World War II. Convenience Stores, Small Grocery stores and Drug chains: This segment of buyers is extremely fragmented and hence has to pay higher prices. Both companies have been rather quiet recently, until Pepsi brought out the Halloween advertisement in going after Coca-Cola. These two soft drinks have been legendary rivals for over a decade. In North American markets where demand for CSDs has flattened, there has been a corresponding increase in the consumption of other types of beverages. Fear of Retaliation: In order to enter into a market with rival like Pepsi and Coke is not easy as it could lead to price wars which affect the new comer. The bottlers fight for shelf space to ensure visibility for their products. The two primary CSD companies, Coke and Pepsi, have been engaged in cola wars for over a century, which has led to innovation in the industry ranging from new lines of products and vertical integration to marketing campaigns and novel packaging. Coke and Pepsi are two leading companies in the soft drink industry.

These agreements prohibit bottlers from taking on new competing brands for similar products.

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