Monthly Archives: May 2016

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CPM @ The Sales Leaders Summit 2016

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CPM had a fantastic day at the Sales Leader Summit last week in the Intercontinental Hotel Dublin. It was a great event with a super turnout of Ireland’s senior business leaders.

The Chairman for the day, Ivan Yeats (Irish businessman, broadcaster and former politician) with his political / business experience & acumen gave an address that was engaging, topical & relevant to the event and David Meade entertained the crowd before breaks with his mentalist performance mixing international business focus and aspects of popular psychology, consumer behaviour, and choice.

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CPM is Shortlisted for 2016 Irish Sales Champion Awards

Let the bells ring out and the banners fly, CPM is delighted to announce that all our entries for the Irish Sales Champion Awards 2016 have been shortlisted.

This recognition is much bigger than our firm. This acknowledgment is for CPM’s teams and individuals who have worked productively day-in-day-out. It is said that hard work is its own reward, but sometimes one deserves a pat on the back by their peers.

Here are the teams and individuals of CPM that have been nominated:

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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. 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.

Shopping habits of the sexes reveal women are impulse buyers

Women are more likely than men to impulse buy when grocery shopping, it has emerged. Four out of 10 women engage in impulse purchasing every time, or almost every time, they shop, compared to three out of 10 men. However, the study by Empathy Research for Checkout magazine also found…

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Half of Ireland’s best loved brands are home-grown favourites

Avonmore once again tops Kantar Worldpanel’s 2016 Brand Footprint ranking in Ireland, in a strong performance for Irish brands overall, with four other Irish brands included in the top 10 and home-grown labels accounting for half of the top 50 rankings

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Market For Protein Bars Still Has Space To Grow

The obesity crisis may still be hitting the headlines, but that does not mean that the Irish have given up on exercise and nutrition. Nearly two thirds (65%) of Irish adults claim to exercise at least once a week, while the popularity of nutritionally-enhanced foods continues to grow – with…

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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.

Brexit could hit Irish retail recovery and consumer confidence

The Brexit is the most immediate and significant threat to the Irish retail recovery and consumer confidence according to Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the retail sector. The organisation has warned of a sharp rise in cross border shopping if a vote to leave further…

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An Irish supermarket is doing something brilliant for autistic shoppers

Autism can make some aspects of daily life difficult, which is why a SuperValu in Palmerstown in Dublin have decided to create a more autism-friendly space for those who find shopping stressful.

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Taxes On Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Are “Ineffective” And “Regressive”, Says FDII

Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII) has criticized the proposal in the Programme for Government to introduce a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, with FDII Director Paul Kelly calling such taxes “ineffective, regressive in nature and purely fiscal with no health benefit.”

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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.

Grocery spend continues to rise in Ireland, as shoppers visit stores more often, Kantar Worldpanel reports

The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, for the 12 weeks ending 24 April 2016, show a robust performance for the overall grocery market as sales increased by 3.8% compared to last year. David Berry, director at Kantar Worldpanel, explains: “As…

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Online shopping continues to increase

The popularity of online shopping continues to gather momentum with latest figures showing a significant upswing in April as unseasonably cold weather took its toll on the high street. Overall, the rate of growth of household expenditure across all payment types signalled a rebound in April with spending up 9.7% year-on-year.

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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.

New car sales up 10% in April as recovery continues

New car registrations in April were up 10 per cent on last year, with sales of 10,408 for the month. It brings the total so far this year to 93,240, an increase of 26 per cent on the first four months of 2015.

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Euro zone retail sales fall more than expected in March

Euro zone retail sales fell more than expected in March against February as consumers cut purchases of food, drinks and tobacco, the European Union’s statistics office said on Wednesday.

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