Complete the following company profile with either the present perfect or past simple tense of the verbs in brackets: 10 Will iam Colgate………….(found) the Colgate Company in 1806 as a starch, soap and candle business in New York City. For the first one hundred years, the company………….(do) all its business in the United States. However, in the early 1900s, the company………….(begin) an aggressive expansion programme that ………….((lead) to the establishment of Colgate operations in countries throughout Europe, Latin America and the Far East. Recently it………….(set up) operations in Turkey, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Eastern Europe and China. Co lgatePalmolive ………….(become) a truly global consumer products company, worth $6.6 billion and selling in more than 160 countries. ColgatePalmolive’s five main sectors of business are: Oral Care, Body Care, Household Surface Care, Fabric Care and Pet Nut of Oral Care, Colgaterition and Health Care. In the area Palmolive is the world leader in toothpaste. Since 1980, the company …………….(increase) its share of this market by more than 12% to over 40% today. Oral care revenues ……………..(grow) significantly in r ecent years and in 1991, they …………..(exceed) $1.3 billion. As a result of the company’s heavy investment in research and technology, it…………………(develop) many successful toothpaste, rinses and toothbrushes.

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