Strategy

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What could kill Coca-Cola?

Hadley Malcolm published an article yesterday for USA Today titled “5 ways Coke is battling fizzing soda sales”. I learned something interesting about Coke’s evolving strategy from the article: the company established its own venture capital firm for investing in beverages startups. Coke’s venture capital play Coke calls this element of their business Venturing & Emerging
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Bank of America's ridiculous "strategy"

Bank of America reported its 2016 Q1 earnings last week. Here’s a comment from their CFO, Paul Donofrio, about their performance: In a challenging and volatile environment, we stayed true to our strategy this quarter. We grew loans and deposits, increased core net interest income and improved an already strong and highly liquid balance sheet…
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Silicon Valley taught GE how to recover from its lost decade

A recent issue of Bloomberg Businessweek focused on the turnaround story at GE. It’s a compelling look at how GE has transformed its business, by ditching its financial wing, and doubling down on the Internet of Things. According to the article, here’s how CEO Jeff Immelt thought about all the data customers collect from sensors
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