Monthly Archives: May 2017

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Main takeaways from The Sales Leaders’ Summit 2017

“Leading in an age of Uncertainty” was the topic that gathered 10 speakers at the Sales Leaders’ Summit 2017, which took place on May 12th at The Intercontinental Hotel.

CPM was delighted to be the main sponsor of such an insightful event where more than 350 leading Sales Directors from Ireland’s most progressive companies had the opportunity to meet, network, and learn.

At CPM we have gathered some of the main highlights of the day:

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CPM & Spectrum host their 10th Anniversary Ryder Cup Challenge

Ryder Cup ChallengeLast Friday the 19th of May CPM & Spectrum hosted their 10th Anniversary Ryder Cup Challenge in Royal Dublin Golf Club.

From early morning the sun was shining on the 18 hole links golf course which is situated on an island reserve in the heart of Dublin City. As the players arrived and exchanged introductions, some old familiar faces and some new,  they moved into the clubhouse for breakfast overlooking the magnificent links course.

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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.

 

Irish shoppers choose homegrown brands

Irish shoppers are choosing to buy homegrown brands despite the continued rise of own-label products. The top four brands in the country are Avonmore in number one position, Brennans in second, Denny in third, and Jacob’s in fourth.

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Almost half of Irish adults purchase sliced chicken

Almost 7 in 10 (68%) adults claim to typically purchase sliced cooked meats which are not ham, with almost half (45%) of adults purchasing sliced chicken. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of…

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Research shows 80% of Irish people have gum disease

Research carried out by GSK shows that 80% of Irish people have some form of gum disease. GSK have added the new Corsodyl Ultra Clean variant to its range to help tackle high gum disease levels in Ireland.

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CPM is Shortlisted for 2017 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 2017 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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3 tips to improve sales by building a strong customer relationship

Sales can be a difficult process. Oftentimes customers are scared off when they see they’re being sold a product. If they feel their best interests aren’t being looked after, they will be unwilling to consider taking your product or service.

Building a strong relationship with your customer can show them that you are there to help them, rather than a salesman trying to force a product onto them. Also strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability and growth.

At CPM we have gathered 3 tips that will help you to build relationships that drive sales:

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Irish Retail at a Glance

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.

 

Retail is an ‘Exciting, Dynamic and Rewarding Career’ says Retail Ireland Boss

Retail Ireland is planning to promote working in retail as an ‘exciting, dynamic and rewarding career’ according to its 2020 strategy. Speaking with Fora.ie, its new chairman Willie O’Byrne said, “so many people associate retail with when they’re working while they’re in college or at the beginning…

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Over half of Irish consumers purchase sliced ham every week, research shows

Over 8 in 10 (83%) adults claim to typically purchase sliced ham, with almost 6 in 10 (56%) of these purchasing at least once a week. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence by Empathy Research, amongst a nationally representative sample of 1,018 adults aged 18+, sought …

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Research shows Irish consumers expect more from in-store technology

Recent research entitled ‘The Forgotten Shop Floor’ which was conducted by Fujitsu Ireland has found that Irish shoppers expect more from their in-store retail technology experience. It outlined that almost three quarters of the respondents said that they ‘trust online retailers to deliver a better …

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