Today, analysts Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith discuss why Coca-Cola manages to dominate so consistently. Its industry-leading brand helps, but Coke's distribution network really puts it over the top, allowing the company to generate additional income from smaller beverage companies using that service. Commodity price pressures could hurt, but if any company can whether the storm, it will be Coke.

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