September 21, 2021 11:24 pm

Business

How Coca-Cola And PepsiCo Use AI To Bubble Up Innovation

How Coca-Cola And PepsiCo Use AI To Bubble Up Innovation

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In its first year of operations, Coca-Cola sold only around 25 bottles of Coke. Today, the company sells approximately 1.9 billion servings of its drinks across over 200 countries. As many as 90 percent of the global population recognises Coca-Cola’s iconic red and white logo. In fact, despite sharing a smaller share of the market, its competitor PepsiCo is still one of the largest companies worldwide. What may not be common knowledge is that both the rivals– Coca-Cola and PepsiCo employ artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to stay at the top of their game. Today, we take a peek into how these beverage companies are employing technologies to remain competitive. Consumer research According to Greg Chambers, Global Director of Digital Innovation at Coca-Cola, “AI is th...
Lapis Lazuli: An opportunity to strengthen economic cooperation

Lapis Lazuli: An opportunity to strengthen economic cooperation

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Geopolitically and geo-economically, Afghanistan is located in a subtle part of the globe connecting Central Asia to South Asia and to the Middle East. The exceptional location, widely famous as the Heart of Asia provides important economic opportunities for the growth of trade and transit, connection of markets, interactions among large cities, and for the socio-economic development of the region. In recent years, Afghanistan has sought a strategic approach to fulfilling its geopolitical and geo-economic role through creation of mutual interest and regional connectivity. It is expected that this approach will not only strengthen the mutual dependency in the region, but also help in building trust among regional countries and in the long run be effective in solving the political and sec...
Peaceful Afghanistan to connect South and Central Asia

Peaceful Afghanistan to connect South and Central Asia

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Over the past forty years of conflicts, Afghanistan’s potential as a contributor to development and prosperity in Asia has gone unrealized. If it were a stable neighbor, as the current Afghan peace process is meant to make it, Afghanistan could harness its potential as the “heart of Asia” and connect the South and Central Asian regions. The five Central Asian countries have been isolated to the south by war-torn Afghanistan, to the east by rough terrain with nearly impassable mountains, and to the west by Iran, making engagement with South Asia both implausible and difficult. And though connecting the regions completely would be a lengthy process requiring the expansion and improvement of infrastructure across Afghanistan, achieving it would unlock opportunities for all: for Afghanistan...
How Different Industries Can Use a Small Business Loan

How Different Industries Can Use a Small Business Loan

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When running a successful small business, there will always be room for improvement. Whether it is updating technology, purchasing new inventory, or hiring more employees, there are many ways to continually elevate your business. These initiatives will vary depending on many factors, one of them being the industry that your business is in. In this post, we’ll provide you with specific ideas on how to spend a small business loan depending on your business’s industry. Which Industries Can Use Working Capital Financing? 1. Restaurants and Food-Industry Businesses As a restaurant owner, your primary goal is to serve hungry customers. With additional financing, you can pay for undertakings such as updating interior, hiring more employees, and opening another location. You could also offer...
Dumbest Things Entrepreneurs Do

Dumbest Things Entrepreneurs Do

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By nature, entrepreneurs are intelligent, passionate, ambitious people. But all of those smarts and drive don’t always mean every business owner makes all the right decisions all of the time. Hopefully the blunders that are made aren’t big enough that the business fails. We reached out to tech billionaire Mark Cuban to find out the things that entrepreneurs do that absolutely drive him bonkers. As a longtime investor on ABC's hit TV show Shark Tank, Cuban has encountered his fair share of entrepreneurs who’ve made some serious missteps. Whether you’re looking for investment money or quietly growing your business, Cuban says to avoid making the following mistakes at all costs. Not understanding business basics. One thing that drives Cuban crazy is when entrepreneurs lack the basics....