Monthly Archives: October 2014

Irish Retail at a Glance for this week

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

Irish retail sales up 6 percent in September

Irish retail sales were 6 percent higher in September than a year ago in volume terms, the Central Statistics Office said on Wednesday. Excluding car sales, volumes were 3.1 higher than last year.

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New Research Shows Average Journey Time To Supermarket Takes Under 13 Minutes

New grocery shopping research utilising eye-tracking technology from Kinetic, Mindshare and GroupM has found that shoppers’ average journey time to the supermarket takes under 13 minutes. Once in-store, women spend on average of 41 minutes in the supermarket whereas men spend an average of 36 minutes in the supermarket.

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What’s in Currys and PC World top 10 Christmas wishlist?

There is only 2 months left until Christmas! Are you prepared for the busiest time of the year for retail? At CPM we are experts when it comes to Christmas in Retail!

Consumer confidence is returning and retail predictions are for our first truly golden quarter for a long time, so don’t miss out this Christmas! Call us today to see how we can assist you to reach your sales target.

Have a look at what is in the top 10 Christmas wishlist for Currys and PC World.

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Irish Retail at a Glance for this week

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

Retail sales surge in third quarter

The Government’s hints over the summer that the budget would be the first in six years to not hit people’s pockets paid dividends for retailers, with a 1.75 per cent surge in retail sales in the three months to the end of September.

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Irish Companies Shine At SIAL Paris

ABP Food Group, Dawn Meats, Ribworld, Irish Country Meats, Gallagher’s Bakery and Glanbia Consumer Foods are among the Irish businesses exhibiting at this year’s SIAL trade fair, which kicked off on Sunday in Paris.

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Sales-Stress

How to eliminate sales calls pressure?

While you are preparing yourself for your next sales call, a lot of thoughts can come to your mind and generate pressure and stress: all these thoughts can build a wall that won’t let your sales process flow naturally, impeding you from closing the sale.

All this comes from the expectations that you have already set in your mind about the call that hasn’t even happened yet! In CPM, Ireland’s Leading Field Sales and Marketing Company, we gathered some tips to help you to manage the pressure in the lead up to making that next sales call without sabotaging your work.

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CPM Shortlisted for the Checkout National FMCG Awards

 

Checkout Awards 2014

Shortlisted for Best Merchandising & In-Store Support

Every year CPM works closely with Britvic to plan in-store execution for the annual Britvic campaign calendar. This is a core strategic plan which ensures that all sales and merchandising activities are executed to at minimum industry best standards. However we have set the bar higher again and the Britvic standard at all times stretches our teams to execute ahead of the rest!

This year has been no different with CPM/Britvic excelling in their results. We are immensely proud of the in-store executions achieved in the past year – so much so we submitted an entry for Best Merchandising & In-Store Support for the 2014 Checkout Awards because we are convinced the CPM/Britvic Merchandising Teams should be recognised for the Best in Class work that they have consistently produced.

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Irish Retail at a Glance for this week

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Insight of the Week: Online Shopping

With online retailers licking their lips in anticipation of a bumper Christmas, the latest Kantar Media TGI figures show that 12% of Irish adults shop online about once a month. The top three things they are more likely to purchase online than the average internet-using adult are alcohol, computer accessories and groceries.

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Retail recovery gains momentum, as sales rise 5.3%

The CSO’s Retail Sales Index shows that August was the ninth consecutive monthly year-on-year rise in both the value and volume of retail sales. While the value of all sales rose by 5.3% in August, when new cars and sales in bars are excluded, the total value of sales rose by a more modest, albeit healthy, 2%, compared with August 2013.

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Join CPM on Jobjunction on October, 18th

We’re just days away from attending the biggest SALES Jobs Expo – Hosted by Jobs.ie.

jobjunctionJobjunction will take place on October 18th from 11am – 4pm in Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 where employers from across Ireland will be hiring for hundreds of Sales, Customer Service and Multilingual jobs.

CPM will be there on the day representing the best in FIELD SALES VACANCIES across our extensive portfolio of well-known clients. We have a range of roles available including Regional sales managers, Field sales representatives, Business development managers, HR, FMCG sales developers, Merchandisers, In-store demonstrators, Part-time merchandisers and Retail development executives.

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In CPM’s blog we share all the recent announcements related to the Retail and Sales business to keep you informed of what is going on in our country and all over the world. We also post the studies that CPM runs and the insights we get from them. You will find tips from our Recruitment team and occasionally we will advertise our vacancies.

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Irish Retail at a Glance for this week

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CPM, Ireland’s leading field sales company, takes a look at the Irish retail news for this week. Every Wednesday we share the recent announcements. This is a one stop shop for all your Irish retail news. If you would like to receive our monthly newsletter which will include all Retail articles for the previous month, including “Retail at a Glance” subscribe today.

 

Retailers Lead The Way At Blas na hÉireann Awards

The annual Blas na hÉireann Awards took place in Dingle at the weekend, with Ireland’s leading supermarket groups again leading the way in terms of awards. SuperValu performed exceptionally well this year, winning 26 awards in total, of which nine were Gold Awards.

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87% Of Irish Adults Consume Hot Beverages Daily

The majority (87%) of Irish adults consume hot beverages such as tea, coffee or hot chocolate daily, according to the latest Consumer Insights study from Empathy Research. Of 950 participants, the older age groups were the most likely to consume hot beverages, with the majority of 45-54 year olds (93%) and 55+ year olds (93%) doing so every day, compared to 79% of 18-35 year olds and 88% of 35-44 year olds.

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