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2011-01-19 07:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 Pepsi Media Summit - an event designed to Involve, Engage, and Excite - TracyLocke, PepsiCo's retail media agency of record, announced Gas Station TV as the winner of the Best Retail Marketing Campaign of the Year for 2010. In a new award category created by the agency, GSTV was honored for creating and executing several effective, creative and innovative television campaigns in 2010. PepsiCo brands including Pepsi, AMP Energy drink, AMP...

2010-12-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced the appointment of John Berisford to executive vice president, Human Resources, effective January 3, 2011. Mr. Berisford will be responsible for leading critical initiatives to continually engage and develop employees and ensure The McGraw-Hill Companies has the talent to succeed in the knowledge economy. He succeeds David Murphy who is retiring after eight exemplary years with the...

2010-03-22 06:00:00

BRONX, N.Y., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), the world's second-largest food and beverage company, today announced new global goals in the areas of nutrition, the environment, and workplace practices at its investor conference here at the Legends Suite Club in Yankee Stadium. The goals are designed to advance PepsiCo's commitment to deliver sustainable growth and they apply to the company's food and beverage businesses around the world, including Frito-Lay,...

2009-08-04 14:14:23

U.S. beverage giant PepsiCo said Tuesday it had agreed to purchase two large bottling firms for $7.8 billion. PepsiCo said it agreed to buy all the outstanding shares it does not already own in The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. and PepsiAmericas Inc. The terms include an offer of $36.50 a share for Pepsi Bottling Group, and $28.50 a share for PepsiAmericas shares, the company said. Both offers are premiums of around 22 percent above the companies' July 31 closing prices. In a statement, PepsiCo...

2009-04-20 10:18:04

PespiCo said Monday it would reverse its strategy on bottling, offering $6 billion to buy the portions of two bottling companies it does not already own. PepsiCo's Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi said the company could improve our competitiveness and our growth prospects, by attempting to take control of Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas. The move that would give it control of 80 percent its North American beverage volume, The New York Times reported Monday. In effect, control of its...

2009-04-07 08:22:00

Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Lipton Bottled Teas and Tropicana Lemonade Included in Exclusive Beverage Deal PURCHASE, N.Y., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yankees are not only moving to a new stadium this season, they're also refreshing their beverage lineup in a partnership with PepsiCo. As part of the agreement, Pepsi is the Official Soft Drink of the Yankees and Gatorade is the team's Official Sports Drink. "The Yankees arguably are the most recognizable baseball club in...

2009-03-30 08:47:00

Pilot program to test all-natural refrigeration system in Pepsi-Cola vending machines begins this month in Washington, D.C. area PURCHASE, N.Y., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo today announced a groundbreaking pilot project that introduces the most climate-friendly vending machines ever placed in the United States. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090330/NY90796) Under the new program, The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) is placing 30 Pepsi-Cola vending machines in...

2009-02-20 23:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together Harrisburg and the local Harrisburg Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) will team up to repair the Silence of Mary community center. The PBG employees will be volunteering their time to prepare the center to open their doors to the homeless in March. Funding for the project has been made available through a grant from The Pepsi Bottling Group. In addition to funding the Rebuilding Together Harrisburg affiliate, PBG will provide...

2008-11-06 09:00:27

The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (NYSE: PBG) today announced that it has signed an agreement with CytoSport, Inc. to distribute Muscle Milk, the leader in protein-enhanced functional beverages in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, PBG will have a license to distribute the ready-to-drink line of Muscle Milk and Muscle Milk Light in its territories in the U.S. and Canada. The agreement is effective immediately and PBG will begin distribution in the U.S. in January....

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