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    1. October 9, 2014

      PepsiCo raises forecast as profits rise

      PepsiCo raised its full-year forecast after posting better than expected profit in the third quarter, boosted by its strong...

    2. August 27, 2014

      India pressures Pepsi to reduce sugar in drinks and snacks

      India has urged PepsiCo, the US-based drink and snack-food company, to reduce the sugar content in its carbonated beverages,...

    1. August 20, 2014

      Calm force during Goldman’s darkest hours

      Five years ago, with Goldman Sachs a whipping boy for regulators and politicians, Jim Schiro decided to join its board. From...

    2. July 23, 2014

      Calstrs calls on Pepsi to give Trian place on board

      One of the US’s largest pension funds has asked Pepsi to give activist investor Nelson Peltz a seat on the board, after...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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,...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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....

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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