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Unformatted text preview: Comments: According to the date of the component percentage and the times series analysis, we can tell that Colgate Palmolive performed and operated positively. Volume growth, net selling price increases and a positive foreign exchange impact significantly affect their net sales in 2008 which were $15,319.9 and is 11.2 % more than the last year. The net sales from 2006 to 2007 imply that Colgate performs more effectively than the last period which increased by 12.7%. Furthermore, in the component percentage, the cost of sales decreased by 1.4% during 2006 and 2007, while the difference of net sales was $1,552. It means that the company spent less cost of sales and sold more goods. Cost of sales is playing a crucial role which help to determine which period is better. In the other hand, the net sales from 2007 to 2008 were $1540.2, which is less than the one from 2006 to 2007, while Colgate failed to save the money in cost of sales. It means the company did not succeed to save the cost of sales. from 2006 to 2007, while Colgate failed to save the money in cost of sales....
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