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    Both companies now sell juice, water, sports drinks and iced coffee. And in many of these categories, Pepsi is winning.

    But when it comes to regular old cola, Coke is still king.

    In the last decade, Coke's market share has risen from 17.3% to 17.8%, while Pepsi's has dropped from 10.3% to 8.4%, according to Beverage Digest, a trade publication. Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi have both lost ground, but Diet Coke is still...

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    Fred Killingsworth, the CEO of brand agency Hinge, thinks retailers should stop fighting Amazon, and start embracing it.

    He said that it is hard for even the biggest retailers to compete with Amazon in ecommerce spending.

    Instead, he advocates for an approach that helps retailers leverage all the potential that Amazon has to offer.

    If you can't beat them, join them.

    That's the drum that Fred Killingsworth is beating as he weighs how retailers can counter the Amazon...

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