Coke vs Pepsi Essay

1660 Words Apr 1st, 2014 7 Pages
Summary

Performing a financial analysis is very useful for any businesses to enhance the knowledge of performances, strengths and stability of their financial. This paper intends to compare and contrast the qualitative and financial statements of the past three years of the Multinational companies of soft drinks, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. Currently, both companies are business competitors and they highly regard their customer’s base loyalty. To familiarize ourselves with these two successful companies, we have to focus on their differences. Coca-Cola was founded in 1886, nowadays is available in more than 200 countries being the most popular beverage with its 94% worldwide recognition and being world’s third valuable brand.
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Although several changes occurred since the year 2000, Coke has kept a firm lead in the US carbonated drinks market, with 42.8% market share to Pepsi’s 31.1%. In total, this makes 1.7 billion servings of Coke products consumed daily.

The following are the top ten products of both companies:

|Coca-Cola- 147 Products |PepsiCo |
|Coca-Cola Classic |Pepsi-Cola Doritos Chips |
|Diet-Coke |Mountain Dew Lay's potato chips |
|Dr. Pepper |Sierra Mist Quaker Oatmeal |
|Sprite |Energy Drinks Granola Bars |
|Fanta |Diet Pepsi Cereals |
|Coca-Cola Zero |Juice Drinks Snacks |

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