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Will a virtual quick serve restaurant drive Pepsi’s cola sales?

Pepsi has debuted a virtual quick service restaurant concept that seeks to pair the brand’s colas with a variety of complementary foods, such as burgers, chicken sandwiches and ribs. Click here to read the story at retailwire.com. Discussion Questions: What is a quick service restaurant? What is distribution? Why do you think

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Walmart investing in GM’s Cruise self-driving car company

Walmart is investing in Cruise, General Motors’ majority-owned self-driving vehicle subsidiary, as part of a new $2.75 billion funding round for the company. The decision to invest comes about five months after the companies started developing a pilot program to use Cruise self-driving vehicles for deliveries in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Click here to read the story

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Kohl’s unveils first stores getting Sephora shops this fall

After announcing a new partnership in early December, Kohl’s and Sephora unveiled the list of the first 200 locations Thursday, which are adding the “immersive beauty experience by Fall 2021.” Kohl’s also plans to start selling Sephora’s products online in the fall. Stores in 29 states will get the first locations

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KRISPY KREME® Encourages Fans to Share a ‘Dough-Note’ This Valentine’s Day with New Heart-Filled Doughnut Collection

Valentine’s Day celebrates those who fill our hearts with sweet feelings. This year, at a time when many are apart from family and friends, Krispy Kreme is helping fans share love and appreciation for friends, neighbors, teachers, BFFs and others with heart-filled “Dough-Notes.” Krispy Kreme’s new “Dough-Notes” are a custom Valentine’s Day dozen box

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Coke delivers coffee-flavored soda from Walmart by drone

Coca-Cola’s launch of its soda with coffee is notable for including drone delivery in a stunt campaign that plays off the name of Coffee County, which is about 180 miles away from the company’s headquarters in Atlanta. The tiny robot aircraft have gained more attention since Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder

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