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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

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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.

 

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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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

 

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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.

 

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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