Monthly Archives: March 2016

Irish Retail at a Glance

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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.

Over Half Of Consumers Admit To Regular Impulse Purchases

Over half of Irish adults admit to not sticking to shopping lists when doing their main grocery shop. According to the latest Consumer Insights report from Empathy Research, 57% of Irish adults who write a shopping list for their main grocery shop admit to ‘regularly buying items’ that are not on their shopping list, while a further 35% indicated that they ‘sometimes indulge in impulse buys’.

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Irish Retail at a Glance

irish retail

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.

Over Half Of Consumers Believe Self-Service Checkouts Save Time

According to the latest Consumer Insights report from Empathy Research, the best thing about self-scanning checkouts in stores is that they ‘save time’ (56%) or generally have ‘shorter queues’ (55%).

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Consumer spend rise drives supermarket sales

Irish consumers’ grocery shopping spend rose by 3.6% over the past 12 weeks — despite rising prices — providing further evidence that household finances are strengthening. Latest data from consumer insights agency, Kantar Worldpanel — covering the period to March 1 — proves shopper spend has grown by over 3% in each of the last three 12-week reporting periods.

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Consumption of beer, spirits and cider plummet – but Irish people still in love with wine

Alcohol consumption has fallen dramatically since the height of the boom, with sales of beer, cider, spirits and sparkling wine plummeting by 120 million litres a year – a drop of 16pc. But although overall consumption has fallen since 2006 and 2007 as thousands emigrated and the country…

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Irish Retail at a Glance

irish retail

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.

Avonmore Slimline Milk The Top Spender On OOH In January

Avonmore Slimline Milk was the biggest spender on outdoor advertising in January 2016, according to the latest Posterwatch report from PML Group. The popular milk brand took advantage of consumers’ healthy eating regimes as it accounted for approximately €249k worth of spend on OOH, well ahead of any of its competitors in the Food & Drink sector.

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February: Increase in consumer spending continues

Irish household expenditure stepped up yet again in February, according to Visa Europe’s latest Consumer Spending Index. Spending was up +11.3% year-on-year across all payments types (cash, cheque, electronic options), which is a leap from the +7.5% seen in January, and the biggest jump the index has seen since it was established 18 months ago.

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A Third Of Consumers Buy Newspapers In Convenience Stores

According to the latest Consumer Insights report from Empathy Research, convenience stores are the most popular place in which Irish adults buy newspapers, with over a third (36%) indicating they typically buy their newspapers there.

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International Women's Day

An interview with Lorraine Butler – Managing Director at CPM

In occasion to International Women’s Day 2016, we had the opportunity to interview Lorraine Butler, Managing Director of CPM Ireland.

Lorraine is a great example of Women in Leadership, with more than 20 years industry experience in highly targeted Sales industries. If you want to get some motivation of a great leader, have a look at this short interview.

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Irish Retail at a Glance

irish retail

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.

Sharp rise in car sales boost January retail figures

Retail sales jumped 10.3 per cent in the year to January on the back of a sharp increase in the numbers of cars sold in Ireland. New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that while sales volumes reached double figures, they were only up by 6.4 per cent if motor trade-related sales are excluded.

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Slight Growth Seen In Food, Beverages & Tobacco Sales In January

The latest CSO Retail Sales Index figures for January 2016 indicate a slight increase in value sales in the Food, Beverages & Tobacco category (+1.1%) compared to the same period last year. Value sales were down 1.2% on a month-to-month basis.

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How much is the average Irish person planning to spend on Mother’s Day?

Almost one-third of us are planning to splash out €30-€50 on a present for our mums this Mother’s Day, a new study has revealed. The survey of more than 1,000 Irish adults was released today by One4all and 80% of people rated their mammy as the best they know.

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