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  1. April 17, 2014

    Snack appetite fuels PepsiCo profit

    PepsiCo’s profit rose 13 per cent in the first quarter, as higher snack sales offset a flat drinks business, while the food...

  2. February 13, 2014

    Pepsi shares slip after split rebuff

    PepsiCo shares fell after it said it would not split off its drinks business despite a declining US soda market and activist...

  1. beyondbrics

    January 28, 2014

    Davos wrap: EM winners (Mexico) and losers (Brazil)

    It would be exaggerated to call Davos the “money Oscars”, as Jon Stewart did on the Daily Show. But this year, WEF...

  2. January 24, 2014

    Mexico set for $7bn foreign cash boost

    Mexico is set for a wave of foreign cash as PepsiCo, Nestlé and Cisco announced investments totalling more than $7.35bn in...

  3. January 21, 2014

    Peltz drops campaign for PepsiCo-Mondelez merger

    Nelson Peltz, the activist investor, will drop his campaign for PepsiCo to buy Mondelez International, the snacks business...

  4. October 25, 2013

    Food Inc acquires taste for healthier options

    Reduced-fat french fries. Diet drinks made with natural sweeteners. Fruits and vegetables served with kid’s meals. The...

  5. October 16, 2013

    Americas snack sales boost PepsiCo

    PepsiCo earnings rose in the third quarter as strong sales of its snacks in the US and Latin America helped the company...

  6. July 24, 2013

    PepsiCo makes case against break-up in results

    PepsiCo’s profits rose in the second quarter as it raised prices and increased sales while cutting costs, results that the...

  7. July 18, 2013

    Pepsi chief pursues snack innovation

    While Nelson Peltz and other investors are pushing PepsiCo to split its portfolio of snacks and drinks brands, chief...

  8. July 17, 2013

    Peltz urges PepsiCo to buy Mondelez

    Nelson Peltz has launched a public campaign to transform PepsiCo, urging the group to first merge its snack business with...

  9. June 30, 2013

    Women at Business School: Gayle Peterson

    Gayle Peterson is director of the Women Transforming Leadership executive programme at the University of Oxford Saïd...

  10. June 9, 2013

    Wake up! Time for a good night’s sleep

    Ihave just started a movement. It’s called YAWNS, which stands for Yes! A Wonderful Night’s Sleep. The goal of YAWNS is...

  11. April 18, 2013

    Snack demand and price rises lift PepsiCo

    Demand for snack foods and higher prices lifted PepsiCo’s revenues, beating expectations in the first quarter even as its...

  12. February 14, 2013

    Food business drives PepsiCo profits

    PepsiCo, the US drinks and snacks company, reported a stronger than expected rise in fourth-quarter profits on Thursday...

  13. October 17, 2012

    PepsiCo hampered by restructuring charges

    Persistent struggles in PepsiCo’s US beverage business hampered its third-quarter earnings on Wednesday, raising questions...

  14. September 30, 2012

    Deans capitalise on the China connection

    On the window sill in Qian Yingyi’s Beijing office, a framed photo of Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, sits...

  15. September 11, 2012

    Compton to step down as PepsiCo president

    PepsiCo said John Compton, who took over as the company’s president six months ago, was leaving the food and drinks group to...

  16. beyondbrics

    July 11, 2012

    Guest post: PepsiCo's 30 years in China - chips and chopsticks

    By Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo More than 30 years ago, PepsiCo was one of the first American companies to enter China. My...

  17. May 18, 2012

    PepsiCo chief faces activist pressure

    Indra Nooyi’s “Power of One” strategy is under pressure again. After months of insisting that PepsiCo, the US drinks and...

  18. May 16, 2012

    Activist investor aims to add zest to Pepsi

    In the world of activist investors there are gadflies, agitators, raiders and nudgers. The challenge for Indra Nooyi,...

  19. May 15, 2012

    Activist investor makes move on PepsiCo

    An activist investor has taken a $600m stake in PepsiCo in hopes that the US snacks and drinks company will seriously...

  20. April 30, 2012

    Pepsi calls for ceasefire in cola wars

    PepsiCo wants to bring an end to the cola wars. As it embarks on a strategic push to revive its fortunes, the US food and...

  21. April 26, 2012

    PepsiCo muted by higher food costs

    PepsiCo executives on Thursday asked investors to show patience as they wait for its recently announced restructuring...

  22. March 12, 2012

    PepsiCo paves way for Nooyi successor

    PepsiCo, the US snacks and drinks company, unveiled its second management reshuffle in the past six months on Monday,...

  23. FT Alphaville

    March 2, 2012

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - German love for Spain’s fiscal deficit numbers… “Everybody knows the Spanish are lying about the...

  24. February 28, 2012

    US to keep grip on helm of World Bank

    As went the International Monetary Fund last year, so the World Bank seems to be going now. First, the organisation’s head...

  25. February 12, 2012

    Doubts over PepsiCo’s strategic shake-up

    For Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo’s chief executive, satisfying Wall Street’s appetite for quick profits while attempting to feed the...

  26. FT Alphaville

    February 10, 2012

    PepsiCo to boost marketing budget

    PepsiCo is cutting 8,700 jobs and boosting its marketing budget by as much as $600m this year in an attempt to overhaul its...

  27. February 9, 2012

    Pepsi to cut 8,700 jobs worldwide

    PepsiCo, the US drinks and snacks company, said on Thursday it would shed 8,700 jobs worldwide to cut costs as it ramps up...

  28. December 9, 2011

    Leading from the front

     Art Iwona Blazwick As director of London’s Whitechapel Gallery, she is one of the world’s leading public gallery directors....

  29. November 28, 2011

    Tata can take a long view on succession

    The pun proved irresistible. “Mystery Ends, Mistry Begins”, ran the headline in India’s Economic Times on the appointment...

  30. November 25, 2011

    Tata Group’s new Mistry man

    “Who is Cyrus Mistry?” This was the question on people’s minds in India on Wednesday when Tata Group announced that the...

  31. November 24, 2011

    Tata succession hands over daunting task

    Taking over Tata Group, India’s most established global company, would be a daunting task for even the most seasoned...

  32. beyondbrics

    November 23, 2011

    India welcomes Mistry man

    India’s English-language news channels broke into regularly scheduled programming and news websites splashed it as their top...

  33. November 21, 2011

    Push to help women find the keys to the C-suite

    Enrolling on an MBA programme, particularly at an elite school, is for some the equivalent of taking an elevator to the...

  34. November 15, 2011

    Peltz takes $150m Pepsi stake

    Nelson Peltz, the activist investor, has taken a $150m stake in PepsiCo, the US snacks and drinks company that Wall Street...

  35. November 15, 2011

    The top 50 women in world business 2011

    There are two ways to explore the top 50 businesswomen in this year’s Women at the Top ranking. Our interactive graphic...

  36. November 15, 2011

    Risk rewarded

    Risk and uncertainty are familiar companions for chief executives: both offer opportunities for the brave; both can bring...

  37. November 15, 2011

    3. Indra Nooyi

    Company: Pepsico Last year’s position: 1 Age: 56 Nationality: Indian Sector: Food and beverages Location: US It all started...

  38. beyondbrics

    November 13, 2011

    WEF India: no worries here, mate

    While the spectre of Europe stalks India’s economy, a high-profile two day summit designed to weigh the country’s prospects...

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