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The Coca-Cola Company Message Board

  • clementvi clementvi Feb 5, 2002 12:41 PM Flag

    KO a Hollowed-Out Brand Name

    Like a lot of American brand names, Coke has been taken-over by the opportunistic careerist classes. It's hard to talk about, but it's a hollowed-out company, like McDonalds, Disney, or a lot of great "name" schools. The name and the form are there, but it's gutted. Meanwhile, it's become a cheap product forced to display its cheap wares in huge stacks of surplus piles at the Wal-Mart or Circle-K. KO is going down, as are all the big brand name companies. My only fear is that the big companies like that have so much power that their allies in government will prevent newer, fresher companies from developing. This has happened in other cultures, at other times.

    KO was a great Southern company. But it got taken over the parasites. It's ruined.

 
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