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Calculating Percentage Of Gain Or Loss

I am trying to calculate the sales growth or loss as a percentage. I have A1 (2007 Sales) B1 (2008 Sales) C1(Percentage Gain/Loss)
I need to show this in a percentage representation either positive or negative. Also, some of the values are $0.00
Can anyone advise best way to achieve this?
Thanks


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