PepsiCo: Cost Management Must Improve To Compete In 2023


  • Even though the economy has been unstable in 2022, the consumer staples sector has proven to be more resilient than others.
  • Multiple reasons contributed to the resiliency, including cutting back on luxury items to pay for basics.
  • 2023 is expected to be more challenging than 2022, and companies must be cost-effective. PEP’s competitor, KO, is better at this than it is, which could hurt PEP’s performance.
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Investment Thesis

PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) is a multinational food and beverage corporation. It operates in the global consumer staples industry, which has historically shown greater resilience than other markets have during periods of economic downturn. Since March 2020, the company

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Additional disclosure: This article was researched and written by January Mbuvi.

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