Author Archives: Simon Berry

Now blogging over at ColaLife

Given that there are only 24 hours in a day, I have had to stop blogging here. I am now spending all my spare time on the ColaLife Campaign and I am now blogging over on the ColaLife blog. See … Continue reading

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The Best of 2008

I have just learned that this blog has been listed by Business Week who want to identify 'the voice of innovation'. This is a great honour especially since most of my online activity hasn't taken place here. So I thought … Continue reading

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All change, all change

This is the photo on my new Defra ID card. Ah well. I'm stuck with it now! Defra ID card? What's all that about? Well, on Friday, 24/10/08 I gave up the post of Chief Executive of ruralnet|uk to take … Continue reading

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ColaLife Video for Google’s Project 10^100 Goes Live

Sorry, I know the Coca-Cola campaign (ColaLife) has supposed to have moved on but I just have to show you this. If you have a YouTube account, when the video ends please go to YouTube and ‘favourite it’ and give … Continue reading

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The Coca-Cola Campaign moves on

Image by grzegorzkomar The Coca-Cola Campaign has out-grown this personal blog (I am very pleased to say) and thanks to the work of a member of the Coca-Cola Facebook Group, Dave Briggs, we now have a dedicated website (colalife.org) and … Continue reading

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ColaLife Video for Google’s Project 10^100 Goes Live

Here it is, the 30 sec video to support the ColaLife submission to Goggle’s Project 10^100 (10 to the 100th). Please go and look at it on YouTube. It’s a thing of beauty! Please can I also ask you to … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola research leads to the Viagra Inn

Image: Tielmann Here’s the latest from Adrian who is carrying out research into Coca-Cola’s distribution networks in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Previous stories are here. OK, I confess, after just a week or so in ‘Dar’, I’m looking forward to being … Continue reading

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The latest from Tanzania

I’ve just found this fantastic set of photos by tielmann on Flickr with images of Coca-Cola’s ‘Manual Distribution’ from around the world. Meanwhile, here’s the latest note from Adrian Bristow, who’s now working with Coca-Cola in Tanzania, where he’s collecting … Continue reading

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Text of the Coca-Cola Newsletters

Note: There is an error in this graph – there was no 2nd Newsletter. Ignore that label. Here is the text of the newsletters sent. 17/7/08 – 6th Newsletter Simon Berry sent a message to the members of Let’s talk … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – innovation against the odds

This message comes to us from Adrian in Addis Ababa, where he recently spent a day meeting some of the independent local distributors working on the Manual Distribution Centre (MDC) model that Coca-Cola has promoted. Although their main focus for … Continue reading

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