Monthly Archives: April 2017

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.

 

One in five Irish people are regular gluten free shoppers: Bord Bia

Gluten free has now gone mainstream with one in five (20%) Irish people shopping for gluten free food regularly, according to new Bord Bia research. In fact, the gluten free market in Ireland is estimated to be worth some €66 million, experiencing a 36% increase since last year…

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‘Significant Improvement’ in Consumer Confidence so far in 2017

Behaviour & Attitudes has published its latest Consumer Confidence Tracker for the first quarter of 2017. The report finds ‘significant improvement’ in consumer confidence during that period, with the macro economy in particular seeing extremely positive results. GNP and GDP are at their…

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Join us at the “Just in Time” Jobs Fair

Looking to start or enhance your sales career?

At CPM we are looking for candidates who wish to start or progress their career in sales. We have a job to suit every step in the sales career ladder. So if you are looking for your dream sales job, we invite to come and meet our team at the “Just in time” Jobs Fair, hosted by The National College of Ireland.

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Why sales is the best first job?

After finishing College, most graduates are not sure about what career path to take. Many students only start considering their options when entering to the final stage of their studies and might end up feeling frustrated when the question “What’s next?” pops into their head.

If that’s your case, don’t panic! It’s important for you to know that there are plenty of options facing final-year students. Whether you’ve always known what you want to do after finishing your degree or are only recently thinking about it, we have gathered 3 reasons as to why sales is the best job to start your professional career.

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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.

 

Bus strike: Cork businesses ‘losing €50m in revenue’

There may not be tumbleweeds rolling down Patrick Street but the impact that the strike by Bus Éireann drivers is having on business in Cork city is more than evident. Many traders are reporting footfall is down by 25 per cent and revenues estimated to be…

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BWG Foods MD Willie O’Byrne takes over at Retail Ireland

Willie O’Byrne, managing director of BWG Foods, has been elected as the new chairman of Retail Ireland, a body affiliated to employers’ group Ibec. Mr O’Byrne will serve a two-year term. He replaces Conor Whelan, who recently stepped down as managing…

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Irish Retail at a Glance

 

Retail CPM.jpg

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.

 

Good Friday alcohol sales ban to be abolished

he Government is moving to lift the 90-year-old ban on the sale of alcohol on Good Friday. Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald is expected to signal in the coming days that she will not oppose a Bill in the Seanad calling for the restriction to be abolished.

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‘Irish grocery market slips into deflation for the first time in almost 2 years’

The Irish grocery market has slipped into deflation for the first time in almost two years, according to Kantar Worldpanel. The market reported a month-on-month decrease of 0.7%, bringing the total to -0.2%, the latest figures for the 12-week period (ending March 26) show.

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Irish groceries getting cheaper on back of weak pound

The cost of your weekly shop is getting cheaper, with figures from Kantar Worldpanel showing that the declining pound means that groceries are dropping in price for the first time since May 2015. According to Kantar Worldpanel, grocery prices fell by 0.7 percentage points in the 12…

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Ireland’s favourite supermarkets revealed as grocery prices start to drop

Aldi is Ireland’s fastest growing supermarket – as new stats show Irish grocery prices have dropped for the first time in two years. The knock-on effect of Brexit and the weakened pound has seen the grocery market here slip into deflation.

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Winners of the Famous for People Awards for Q1 – 2017

At CPM our most important asset is our people, whose exceptional capacity, ability and drive has cemented the fact that we are Famous for Sales. We are extremely proud of our teams & individuals, who are best-in-class talent, passionate about their work and our client’s brands.

We would like to congratulate all the winners for Famous for People Awards for Q1. Check out who was recognised at our latest Company Briefing:

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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.

Three quarters of adults will buy an Easter Egg this Easter

Three quarters (75%) of adults will buy an Easter egg this Easter, with those aged 35-44 (82%) most likely to purchase. Recent research on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of 1,067 adults aged 18+, sought to understand…

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Tobacco: Plain packaging confirmed for 2017

This has been a long time coming. The government has confirmed its plans to bring forward legislation to introduce standardised packaging across all brands and varieties. What this means is from 30 September 2017, all tobacco manufactured for sale in Ireland must be in this type of…

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‘Today’s Women in Grocery’ Networking lunch to take place in May

The ‘Today’s Women in Grocery’ networking lunch will take place at the InterContinental Hotel Ballsbridge on Friday, 19 May. The event, which will attract many senior leaders across the grocery sector, will feature speakers including, Louise Ryan, Managing Director, Irish Distillers Pernod…

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CPM has been ISO Accredited for another year

We are delighted to announce that after a very rigorous auditing process, CPM has renewed its ISO Quality Management Certification for another year.

At CPM quality is crucial in all our processes and a case in point is that we’ve been reaccredited by the world’s leading quality management standard. This accreditation is a competitive advantage for CPM and reinforces the professionalism of our organisation & why CPM Ireland is the optimum sales partner in the Irish Market.

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