Running Head: PEPSI COLA COMPANY 1 PEPSI COLA COMPANY 16 Strategic Plan of Pepsi Cola Company Jacqueline C. Tuncap American Military University BUSN 620: Strategic Management September 25, 2016 Executive summary This paper analyzing the Pepsi Cola Company, its strategic plan and the products the company provides. The company is known as one of the top competitors in the market. We will go through and try to understand the separate areas within the company that collectively work together towards creating a successful company. We will be going through the company values, identifying how their values and their mission statement coincide with one another. We want to identify what their their mission is, the culture the company promotes, identify their competition, see where and how they are doing financially, etc. I also will be going through their SWOT analysis to give us an idea of how they?re strategic plan flows. We will give you an idea of how their management and leadership decision either cost them or is responsible for the success. At the end of the paper, I will give my conclusion on where I think the company can use improvements or if they need to work on a new plan all together. Overview The Pepsi Cola Company owns several brands. Currently, they own 22, to include Pepsi, Lays and Gatorade. Those three brands collectively generate more than $1
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Matthew Ferguson BUSI 400 June 15, 2015 After reading 20 of the latest press releases from PepsiCo, that Pepsi is actually pursuing is product development, market development, and finally forward integration. Pepsi focuses on performing near and long term investments, having future plans on making global investments. The first strategy that Pepsi is pursing is product development, a strategy used by a company to increase sales by modifying or upgrading a product. This entails a lot of research and development expenditures and a main reason being to be major competitors offering better quality products (David & David, 2015, p 138).
What types of strategies do you recommend based on your analysis ? SWOT Analysis is a strategic method that is implemented by a company, in order to determine their Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats regarding a business undertaking. The company defines their objective and determines what the external and internal elements are that can have a positive or negative impact on reaching their goal. The purpose of every SWOT analysis is to recognize what the main internal and external factors are that are vital in attaining the objective of the firm.
Recognizing an organization’s mission and values in the strategic planning process is always the first step. To a few organizations, this step would include revisiting and occasionally reworking the mission and values if necessary. To some organizations, it would be the first time they are sitting their mission and values. “Mission statements define the nature, purpose, and role of organizations; focus resources; and guide planning” (Keeling 213). They represent the route wherein the organization is proceeding.
Also, the company continue to focus on disciplined revenue management, such as maximising the effectiveness of our promotions. The company and their partner involve in manufactures, markets and sells their products. Those combination of the Britvic and PepsiCo brands gives the most
A Strategic Report provides shareholders of the company with information that will enable them to evaluate how the directors have performed their duty to promote the success of the company. A strategic report will always contain information that is material to its shareholders just like an annual report. A strategic reports main objective is to provide an understanding into the company’s business model and its main strategy and objectives. It also provides the users about the risks faced by the company and its impact in the future. The companies past performance is also analysed in the strategic report.
A SWOT analysis can be done for any company, product, place, industry, or person. They can serve as a precursor to any sort of company related action, such as exploring recognizing new initiatives, making decisions related to new policies, identifying possible areas for change and improvising. Answer: (b): SWOT analysis is performed to improve business operations by taking into account the Strength, weaknesses, Opportunity and Threats.
Coca-Cola Company is one of the premier global consumer brands. The company has been around for a century and has been growing constantly. Today Coca-Cola manufactures more than 500 sparkling and still brands that are sold in more than 200 countries around the world. Coca-Cola’s main competitor is Pepsi. Therefore,
In the carbonated soft drinks industry, Coke Cola and Pepsi Co are the biggest players in the market for aerated beverages. Both the companies have been competing strongly against each other for decades. The market is dominated by these two industry leaders with a total market share of 72%; Coke’s market share is 42% and Pepsi’s 30%. This is known as an oligopoly market; where there are few large firms competing with each other in the industry. Since both the company’s market share so large, the market is very close to a duopoly (other players having a very small impact on the market).
And have a diversified product line consisting of Pepsi beverages and Pepsi foods Market Share Pepsi has a high market share among its competitors it has 60% share in Pakistan market that makes it far step head from its competitors Promotion& Sponsorships: Pepsi is always been different in its promotional campaigns .its campaigns are related to sports mainly cricket. They use celebrities in their advertising campaign like Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younas etc. Also sponsor social activities programs like music
But with the changing tastes of consumers, it has expanded its menu which now includes salads, fish, wraps, smoothies, fruits and seasoned fries. The Coca-Cola Company, makers of coke, sprite, fanta, diet coke, coca-cola zero etc. The coca-cola company operates/sells beverages in more than 200 countries around the world. The most popular and selling drink of the company around the world is coke.
The Company’s beverage products comprises of bottled and canned soft drinks as well as concentrates, syrups and not-ready-to-drink powder products. In addition to this, it also produces and markets sports drinks, tea and coffee. The Coca- Cola
1.2. Product Differentiation This refers to differentiation that aspires to make a product more attractive by contrasting its unique qualities with other competing products (Investopedia, 2015:1), as in the case of Coca-Cola, other soft drink brands. Successfully adopting this strategy would have a company gaining a competitive advantage, as the customer would then view the product as unique or superior. This is what coca cola has managed to do, and has managed to do it on a scale that is globally unique, and globally recognized.
PepsiCo was formed in 1965 with the merger of the Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. PepsiCo has since expanded from its namesake product Pepsi to a broader range of food and beverage brands, the largest of which included an acquisition of Tropicana Products in 1998 and the Quaker Oats Company in 2001, which added the Gatorade brand to its portfolio. • As of January 26, 2012, 22 of PepsiCo 's brands generated retail sales of more than $1 billion apiece, and the company 's products were distributed across more than 200 countries, resulting in annual net revenues of $43.3 billion Based on net revenue, PepsiCo is the second largest food and beverage business in the world. Within North America, PepsiCo is the largest food and beverage business by net revenue. Indra
3.1 Explain how products are developed to sustain competitive advantage There are three levels of coca cola’s products. They are core product, actual product and augmented product. Core product Coca cola’s products are high quality standards for the customer.
Because of these new technologies, Coca-Cola 's production volume has increased sharply compared to that of a few years ago. 2.2.3 Key Strategic Objectives and Challenges • Acquisition targets in developed markets: Coca-Cola already has strong penetration in major soft drinks markets, which typically offers limited acquisition opportunities due to market consolidation. Much of the future volume growth is likely to come from secondary markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia. Coca-cola may be better advised to set its sights on larger acquisition targets in untapped regions such as the Middle East and Africa and some secondary markets. • Diet Products