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What a Mondelez’s Takeover of Hershey Would Look Like

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

30 Jun 16

As Mondelez makes a takeover bid for Hershey, Euromonitor International reviews what a takeover would look like in the competitive landscape. Usurping Mars Combined, Mondelez and Hershey will have a 18% market share and therefore overtake Mars as the…

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Mondelez Approaches Hershey for Acquisition

Jack Skelly

Jack Skelly

30 Jun 16

The news that Hershey is the subject of a bid from Mondelez has certainly captured the imagination of those in the food industry. Yet rumours of an acquisition of Hershey have persisted for some time, suggesting the part public, part private business…

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The Fourth Quarter Caps off a Year to Forget for Confectionery Giant Hershey

Jack Skelly

Jack Skelly

3 Feb 16

From a competitive point of view, the fourth quarter capped off what has been a poor year for Hershey. Whilst investors and analysts will not mind the fact that Hershey’s has managed to once again improve operating profit, net sales actually…

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Assessing Hershey’s Global Strategy: E-commerce and Competition with Ferrero

Jack Skelly

Jack Skelly

17 Dec 15

This year, Hershey’s quarterly financial updates have been a source of dread to investors, and acted as a cautionary tale to other manufacturers. The company is too focussed on just two countries – the US and China - and even then, 90% of sales stem…

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Hershey’s Chocolate Spread Aims to Take on Ferrero in the US

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

2 Feb 14

Hershey’s launch of a chocolate spread under its iconic Hershey’s label at the end of 2013 marked its entry into a fast growing category in the US. Chocolate spreads in the US is anticipated a near 7% CAGR over the 2013-2018 forecast period, but the…

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Hershey looking to accelerate expansion in Asia

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

6 Jul 09

Hershey's latest results for the 2008 financial year and the first quarter of 2009 show the company's strong resistance to the effects of the ongoing global economic downturn. The company reported almost 4% growth in net sales in 2008 compared to the…

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A Hershey Bar to the Winner

Euromonitor International

Euromonitor International

29 Jul 02

America’s largest confectionery company is up for sale and speculation is rife over which of its competitors might acquire it for an estimated US$10 billion. Nestlé, Kraft and Cadbury Schweppes have all been touted as potential suitors, with Mars…