Project on Colgate

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Introduction
Colgate Palmolive ltd. is one of the largest FMCG Company in India.
Colgate-Palmolive headquartered in New York City is the biggest seller of toothpaste and a world leader in oral care products (mouthwash, toothpastes, and toothbrushes). The company also makes personal care products (baby care, deodorants, shampoos, soaps) and household cleaners (bleaches laundry products, soaps). Its other well-known brands include Palmolive dishwashing liquid and tabs, Ajax surface cleaners, and laundry detergent. Colgate operates in more than 70 countries and sells products in more than 200.

For maintain the growth in the market their should be proper planning and market strategy. It should be remarkable and Colgate is applying these
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By its 100th anniversary, Colgate & Company was manufacturing dental care products, laundry soaps, 160 different kinds of toilet soap and 625 varieties of perfume. In 1906, the company launched a plant expansion at its Jersey City site, and a new 8-storey factory opened on the site in Jersey City. A few years later in 1910, the entire Colgate organization left the original buildings on Dutch and John Streets and moved to Jersey City.
It was on the roof of one of Colgate's factory buildings there that the first Colgate clock, its face measuring 37.5 feet in diameter and covering an area of 1104 square feet, was installed in 1908. The original Colgate clock, which became a fixture on the New Jerseywaterfront, was moved to a new Colgate factory in Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1924 and was replaced with a new, bigger timepiece, which today is still one of the world's largest single faced clocks. The new octagon-shaped clock measured 1963.5 square feet with a 25 foot, 10 inches long minute hand and a 20 foot long hour hand.

1920 – 1930

On the 7th January 1922, the Palmolive Company (of England) Ltd was incorporated, with the first directors' meeting being held a month later when Bob Foster was appointed Chairman.
In 1925 a new name was registered, The Palmolive Company Ltd. At this time most of the display cards for shop windows and point-of-sale inside chemists were produced in the USA and shipped over with the product. It was not until the 1930s that the

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