Articles about PepsiCo

  1. Corporate Strategy
Starbucks announced yesterday that its “interim” CEO Howard Schultz, who took the job for the third time last April after Kevin Johnson stepped down, has passed the CEO baton to Laxman Narasimhan, who also becomes a member of the company’s board. This time around, Schultz will remain on the board, pledging to remain involved in […]
  1. Department & Category
From Axios: “Food manufacturers know Americans are snacking more, and they’re busy pumping out irresistible new junk — er, snack — foods … An explosion of new products is generating buzz and profits for food makers, and surprise and delight for shoppers — but helping make Americans unhealthier.” Among the “big trends” cited by Axios: […]
  1. Channel: Restaurants
  Are you a Gen Z or Millennial Gamer? If you are KFC is looking for you, and has a gift.  That gift is a early beta access to play Diablo IV.  Now According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® one again the one-time leader within the grocerant niche is […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) and Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) announced a commitment of $3.3 million in funds toward water replenishment projects across North America. These projects aim to advance Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo’s effort to become Net Water Positive by 2030.
  1. Data & Insights
Do you think you have heard enough about ChatGPT?  According to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “you may think you have heard enough about ChatGPT but it’s only just the beginning. AI just keeps learning and getting better.  Regular readers of this blog are well aware of Foodservice […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Once again, a restaurant chain believes it has it’s pulse on the consumer and is extending a customer focused family meal for a set price.  Is your company looking a customer ahead. Do you understand just how the price, value service equilibrium is evolving? Are you going to pay $59.95 for your family dinner tonight?  […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  At the intersection of what’s for dinner and fast food recently two east coast Shoprite’s have debuted a foodservice at retail concept: “Fresh to Table,” with an emphasis on fresh, easy to prepare ingredients, and grab-and-go. Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®reiterated once again on the importance of “focusing on […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The Washington Post reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) efforts “to update the current definition of ‘healthy’ – manufacturers would only be able to use the term “if they contain a meaningful amount of food from at least one of the main food groups such as fruit, vegetable or dairy, as recommended […]
  1. Media & Marketing
MediaPost has a story about how PepsiCo “is developing a series of audio logos that the company believes represents its brands. The goal is to improve ad recall — when consumers hear the sounds they can recognize and identify with the brand without seeing a visual or hearing the name of the product.” The idea […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – Dollar Tree Inc. today announced plans to accelerate its capital-spending plans following a strong financial performance the second half of the fiscal year ended January 28. “We are committed to driving further store productivity as we focus on developing our people, tools and technology to fuel our accelerated growth, while simplifying our […]
  1. Department: Food
7Up has launched a new brand identity inspired by its “Upliftment” message that aims to better capture the essence of the brand. The fresh visual marks the first major overhaul in over seven years and represents a design that better captures the brand identity. Eric Melis, VP global brand marketing at 7Up, commented: “The design […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
  Doing good in your local community always is a good idea according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®.  Building a brand focusing on consumers needs within your trading area is a success clue foodservice operators should never forget. In case you had not yet heard about GiftAMeal, a food-tech startup […]
  1. Department & Category
  Top of the day to you!  The team at Foodservice Solutions® wants to thank Microsoft’s Bingfor writing today’s Blog.  Our team ask some basic questions about the grocerant niche and here is what Bing came up with: According to the web search results, Steven Johnson is the founder of Foodservice Solutions® and the resident […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
NEW YORK — Product of the Year USA has announced its winners for its 2023 Product of the Year Awards across 36 categories. Each of the Product of the Year winners are determined through a national poll of 40,000 American shoppers conducted in partnership with Kantar, a global leader in consumer research. A globally established […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Do you know why your consumers comes into your store?  You should ask yourself what else can I sell them?  However, if you don’t know why they are there in the first place you won’t know what else you could sell them according to Steven JohnsonGrocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. How […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Doritos is launching a bold new TV campaign entitled ‘Devour Doritos Your Way’, which aims to encourage consumers to eat the popular snack in whichever way they please. Running until the end of March, the TVC campaign firmly “taps into Gen Z’s desire for self-expression” and celebrates different snacking behaviours to best enjoy the bold […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  Are the front door windows clean at your restaurant, convenience store, or grocery stores?  That is the minimum benchmark for cleanliness that my mother drilled into everyone in our family before she will enter any retail food or beverage establishment.   Did you know that 33% of every customer that enters your retail food […]
  1. Media & Marketing
#DMWF returns to Amsterdam for a must-see conference and exhibition bringing together the brightest minds in digital marketing. We will again be taking over the RAI on 21-22 November 2023; for two days of top-level strategic content and digital marketing insights, networking, and discussions from the world’s most reputable brands. #DMWF Europe will focus on […]
  1. Data & Insights
  With over 62.4% of U.S. Households consisting of one or two people marketing to the majority of U.S. households is a top priority for most chain restaurants wanting to garner market share while increasing share of stomach according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. One chain restaurant that is […]
  1. Department & Category
  There is no doubt that we are in prime time when it comes to snacking.  We have the Super Bowl in February, followed by March Madness and game time turns snacking into a must have as the team at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® first noted in it’s white paper,  the 65 Inch HDTV […]
  1. Department & Category
KEY POINTS PepsiCo’s fourth-quarter earnings and revenue topped Wall Street’s estimates. The food and beverage giant’s price hikes to mitigate inflation buoyed sales for snacks and drinks, but the strategy has also hurt demand. Frito-Lay North America reported flat volume for the quarter, despite double-digit revenue growth for Doritos, Cheetos and many other brands. PepsiCo, […]
  1. Channel: Club
The Los Angeles Times, prompted by the fact that Walmart-owned Sam’s Club is now undercutting Costco on the price of a hot dog-and-sodas combo – $1.38 vs. $1.50 – decided to do a taste test. Costco:  “The dog, in a soft sesame seed bun, is very good. It’s juicy, salty and has a pleasant snap […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Chilled juice brand Tropicana is adding to its range of pressed fruit juices with two new flavours -Strawberry & Banana and Pineapple & Pink Guava Crush. Strawberry & Banana is a not-from-concentrate juice blend of apple, strawberry, banana and blueberry. Designed as a breakfast juice, the flavour will join Tropicana’s classic fruit juice range and […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
The sixth annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI) is out, concluding that “three years after the pandemic upturned the grocery industry, H-E-B has regained its leadership position from Amazon with Costco following closely behind in second place. Amazon fell to third while Wegmans took the fourth spot for the third year in a row. “The […]

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Get ready because the empty truck cabs in motion are coming. Gatik, which is involved in autonomous middle-mile logistics, has announced a multi-year commercial collaboration to transport customer orders within Kroger’s Dallas distribution network. The operations will launch in a few weeks. Under the collaboration, Gatik’s medium-duty autonomous box trucks will transport fresh, customer-favorite products from […]
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  11. Owned Brands (Private Label)
Albertsons yesterday unveiled what it said was “the redesign of its Open Nature brand as the company strives to become the brand of choice for those health-conscious shoppers seeking a more balanced lifestyle. Open Nature, which is part of Albertsons Cos. Own Brands portfolio, provides shoppers with tasty foods made with thoughtfully chosen ingredients that […]