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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

 

Body wash most frequently purchased personal care item

Body wash is the most frequently purchased personal care item amongst adults with almost 7 in 10 (68%) claiming to purchase once a month or more often and almost a third (32%) buying once every 2-3 weeks.

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Ibec Launches Brexit Negotiation Proposals

Ibec has launched a set of proposals aimed at progressing EU-UK negotiations and limiting the negative impact of Brexit on businesses and the wider economy. In advance of the launch of Brexit: Challenges With Solutions, Ibec CEO Danny McCoy said the surprise UK election…

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Irish Retailers Fear Hard Brexit Will Lead To Inflation, Tariffs

Irish retailers fear that there will be a hard Brexit, which could result in possible cost inflation and tariffs, according to speakers at an event held in PwC this week. Over 120 retail leaders met at the event in Dublin, which focused on assessing the risks associated with Brexit, and trying to…

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Interview with Linda Joyce, Champion Field Sales Manager 2017

Linda Joyce, National Sales Manager for CPM’s Residential team for eir, has been recognised at the ICSA as the Champion Field Sales Manager 2017. After this well-deserved award, we had the opportunity to talk with Linda about what winning this prestigious award means to her and how she managed to achieve it. Here is what she had to say:

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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. 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 

 

Private Label Accounts For ‘More Than Half’ Of Irish Grocery Purchases

New research from Kantar Worldpanel has found that private-label sales now account for more than half (54%) of grocery purchases in Ireland. According to market-share data for the 12-week period to 21 May, retailer own-brand sales are up 3.8% on the same period last year, while overall value…

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Amazon makes moves to start selling cars in Europe

Retail Excellence will this week attend and represent Irish retailers at the Global eCommerce Summit in Barcelona, according to a statement it issued today (13 June). Now in its 9th season, the Global eCommerce Summits mission is to ‘stimulate and advance business to consumer digital commerce through advocacy…

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Most Irish Adults Order Take-Away Food On A Regular Basis

Take-aways play a significant role in the eating behaviour of adults, with 8 in 10 (80%) claiming to regularly order take-away food. Incidence levels of ordering peak amongst those aged 18-24, where some 97% claim to regularly order take-aways. This research, conducted on behalf of Retail Intelligence…

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Slowdown Of Consumer Spending Continues With Modest 0.6% Increase

Visa’s Irish Consumer Spending Index measured a modest 0.6% increase of Irish consumer spending for May 2017. Although there is still positive growth occurring, the growth has slowed down immensely since last year the at this time. This number compares to a 0.7% increase from April of 2017…

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Retail Excellence Represents Irish Industry At Global eCommerce Summit

Retail Excellence will this week attend and represent Irish retailers at the Global eCommerce Summit in Barcelona, according to a statement it issued today (13 June). Now in its 9th season, the Global eCommerce Summits mission is to ‘stimulate and advance business to consumer digital commerce through advocacy…

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CSNA Conference calls for innovation and planning in retail industry

Dermot Griffin of Premier Lotteries opened the 2017 CSNA conference this week with the clear message that innovation and planning is key to driving sales. The Lottery operator is targeting massive growth to €1billion at retail by 2020. Griffin urged retailers to use the new lottery information dashboard…

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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.

 

More Irish people opting for supermarket own label products over the household name brands

Irish people are turning away from big name brands in favour of supermarket own label products, new figures show. A study by Kantar Worldpanel found that homegrown favourites like Avonmore, Brennans and Denny are still hugely popular with Irish consumers.

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Most Irish Adults Cook Ethnic Food At Home Regularly

Almost 7 in 10 (69%) adults cook ethnic foods at home regularly, with Italian food the most likely to be cooked, with just over half (55%) of adults claiming to cook Italian food. Chinese (41%), Indian (31%), Mexican (27%) and Thai (18%) food also prove to be extremely popular foods to cook…

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Growth in retail sales slows amid fall-off in new car sales

Retail sales grew at their slowest pace in three years in April amid a significant fall-off in new car sales. The Brexit-related weakness in sterling has depressed the sale of new cars here with more consumers opting to buy cheaper used imports from the UK.

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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

Retail

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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