Monthly Archives: April 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.

Early Easter helps to give Irish retail sector a boost

Strong grocery sales helped boost the retail sector in the first three months of the year, but experts have attributed the bounce to the early Easter rather than a sustained recovery.

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REI: Grocery Sector Leads Growth Of Retail Industry In Q1 2016

A strong performance from the Grocery sector in Q1 2016 has resulted in a positive performance for the retail industry overall, as it posted a 4.9% increase in sales year on year, according to the latest REI Irish Retail Industry Sales Review in conjunction with Grant Thornton.

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The right moves: “Pop up” stores on the rise

Older agents will have learned to dread the November enquiry seeking to rent a vacant premises on your books over Christmas.

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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.

Supermarkets Most Popular Destination For Alcohol Purchases

Supermarkets are the most popular outlet for purchasing alcohol products, according to the latest Consumer Insights report from Empathy Research. According to the survey, 73% of consumers cited supermarkets as a typical outlet for purchasing alcohol products. Just over two-fifths of…

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Lidl’s Irish sales ‘significantly’ greater than €1bn

Lidl’s sales in Ireland are “significantly more” than €1 billion, according to John Paul Scally, the company’s managing director. Lidl does not file accounts and has never previously detailed its revenues here.

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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.

A Fifth Of Consumers Believe Use-By Dates Are Only A ‘Guideline’

According to the latest Consumer Insights report from Empathy Research, one in 5 Irish consumers (21%) believe use-by dates are a ‘guideline’ and not a ‘deadline’. Breaking this down by way of gender, females (24%) are significantly more likely to believe the use-by date on a product is more of a guideline than a deadline, compared to males (18%).

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ISME: Retail Sector Still Struggling But Recovering Slowly

The results of the ISME Quarterly Business Trends Survey for the first quarter of 2016, released yesterday, show a disappointing turnaround in the sentiment of SME owners, with a worrying drop in the economic indicators tracked. Decreases in nine out of 12 indicators were recorded.

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Connected Consumer a new Frontier for Retailers

Mandeep Singh, CEO of CPM India, is the author of our latest CPM Expert Speak. Mandeep has been running the CPM India Field Marketing & Contact Centre business for almost 10 years and has over 20 years previous expertise in publishing.

In today’s time of higher Internet penetration and smartphone purchases, Indian customers are moving towards the new era of continuous connectivity in various facets of their consumer journey. This poses a new challenge for the Retailers to engage with such customers and make their offerings more relevant to the consumer.

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