May 8 - Geezer's Blog - National Have a Coke Day and Teachers Day

posted by Dave Lehner - 

The Bottom Line: Learn something new about Coca-Cola

The Full Story:

  • Coca-Cola has a product portfolio of more than 3,500 beverages (and 500 brands), spanning from sodas to energy drinks to soy-based drinks.
  • Coca-Cola's $35.1-billion in revenue makes it the 84th largest economy in the world, just ahead of Costa Rica
  • The Coca-Cola brand is worth $74-billion, while Budweiser, Pepsi, Starbucks, and Red Bull combined are worth about $50-billion, according to the BrandZ Top 100.
  • The red and white Coca-Cola logo is recognized by 94% of the world's population - Coca-Cola has also reported that its name is the second-most understood term in the world, behind "okay."
  • The first servings of Coca‑Cola were sold for 5-cents per glass. During the first year, sales averaged a modest nine servings per day in Atlanta. Today, daily servings ofCoca‑Cola beverages are estimated at 1.9-billion globally.
  • In 1886, sales of Coca-Cola averaged nine drinks a day. That first year, John Pemberton sold only 25-gallons of syrup. For his efforts, he grossed $50.00 and spent $73.96 in advertisin
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