- Coca-Cola's (KO -4.2%) management sees a way out of sluggish growth patterns in North America through improved consumer spending trends and an increased marketing spend in the region. Look for price/mix to be a bottom line driver as well.
- The company expects the recent turmoil in emerging markets to stabilize as it learns how to navigate around political issues in regions such as Thailand, Turkey, and Venezuela.
- Execs say they are "excited" about the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters partnership without breaking off into any great details. The investment is tied to new trends that Coca-Cola sees in at-home consumption of beverages.
- Earnings call webcast