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History | History

Coca-Cola collaborated with the Nazis in the 1930s, and Fanta is the proof

The not-so-sweet history

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Coca-Cola (KO) has quietly removed sugar from some of its sodas—and no one seems to care — Quartz

In hindsight, the corporate fuss over sugar was misplaced. For years, consumers have been angling for food companies to use less sugar in their manufactured goods for health reasons. For their part, companies have tinkered with reworking their recipes, bu

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Coca-Cola Just Remastered Its Famous 'Hilltop' Ad From 1971, and It Looks Fantastic

Fans of Coca-Cola—and the Mad Men finale—are getting a nice treat today. The soda company just announced that it has remastered and color-corrected its famous 1971 commercial

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Interesting facts about Coca-Cola - Business Insider

Did you know Coke invented couponing? And Coke conjured up the image of Santa Claus we all know today?

News | Interesting Stories

30 years ago today Coca-Cola fixed a mistake that could have destroyed the company

The most iconic American soda company once pulled a stunt that infuriated masses and nearly drove...

News | Interesting Links

The Backstory Behind the Coke Ad in 'Mad Men'

For Don Draper, enlightenment apparently came in the form of the perfect advertising pitch.

Business & Finance | Business

Coca-Cola Sees Massive Online Brand Lift Following 'Mad Men' Finale

VideoConsider it the ultimate in content marketing: Coca-Cola’s iconic 1971 TV ad, “Hilltop,” closed last night’s seven-year run of “Mad Men” on AMC. Digital consumption around the brand exploded by 991% (the equivalent

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

What the real guy behind that Coke commercial thought of Mad Men

Mad Men ended with an iconic 1971 Coca-Cola commercial, “I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke.” On the show, it was Don Draper who presumably masterminded the zeitgeist-capturing advertisement. In real life, however, the credit goes to Bill Backer, a former McCann Erickson creative director who thought up the commercial’s concept while sitting in an airport during a flight delay.

Entertainment | Mad Men

Did Don Draper Create The ‘Buy The World A Coke’ Commercial?

The "Mad Men" timeline kind of works out for Don Draper to have created the famous "Hilltop" commercial for Coca-Cola.

History | Chicago History

RC Cola and Chicago: How the Underdog Soft Drink Came to Dominate The Second City Pizzerias

RC Cola was the bronze medalist in the Cola Wars. How did the brand that fought for the scraps of market share end up in Chicago pizzerias?