| || |
Boycott Scalla-Cola ... er
Coke management [sic] team wins the Duh! award
The latest reports on Coke financials shows world-wide growth, above expectations performance - except for North America. It reports that Coke will be spending 300 - 400 Million extra dollars on marketing in 2005 in an effort to get North American sales back in line with their growth expectations:
But at the same time that the Coke management [sic] team is planning this massive expenditure of corporate funds, Coke remains more committed to a political agenda than increasing shareholder value. Forcing political correctness upon their customer base remains their priority.
Here in the State of Georgia a Mason Dixon poll showed that 79% of Georgians want a Georgia Flag FAIR Vote, and Coke is one of the members of the Atlanta Chamber that has worked to PREVENT a Georgia Flag FAIR Vote.
This year the Georgia Flag FAIR Vote Act - HB 15 sits locked in committee and remember it was the Atlanta Chamber that publicly bragged about their success is stealing the Georgia Flag, discrediting Southern Heritage and PREVENTING a Georgia Flag FAIR Vote!
Not only is this an unholy influence on government and anti-Southern political correctness it is stupid business management! How many Coke stockholders buy Coke stock to promote political correctness?
Some stockholders may begin to wonder if the Coke management [sic] team failed Customer Relations 101?
Some stockholders may begin to wonder if the Coke management [sic] team also failed Marketing 101?
So while Coke management [sic] establishes an increase of 300 - 400 Million dollars to try to bring Coke sales in North America up to expectations, they continue to make the expenditure a failure by continuing their politically correct agenda. For this we award Coke Management the Duh! Award.
Why are North American sales under expectations?
Since Coke is willing to spend 300 - 400 Million dollars to continue ignoring our effort, maybe we should start a newspaper ad campaign! I bet a $200 nice display ad in selected newspapers can generate more boycott participants than a Million dollars of slick Coke advertising can replace!
This is just another example of how Coke management seemed to have failed Marketing 102 also:
Folks, start giving some consideration to this idea. If everybody that is participating would contribute $5.00 - 10.00 per year, we could buy three or four newspaper ads a week.
Next Monday we will be sending the next letter to Coke. If they continue to ignore us, we will look into such a newspaper ad campaign and get your opinion.
In the meantime if you are fed up with Coke's politically correct agenda and their anti-Southern attitude continue to spread the word and get signatures on the online petition.
The Coca-Cola Company Should Get Out of Politics Petition
By the way, as Coke continues to support the anti-Southern agenda of the politically correct, they are going to promote a culture that they prefer:
Islamic holy month of Ramadan
So if you buy Coke products not only are you supporting an anti-Southern agenda, you are also promoting Islam!