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Tesco encouraging staff in industrial dispute ‘to leave unions’

By |February 10th, 2017|

Tesco has rejected suggestions that it ‘proactively’ encouraged workers
It has been claimed that employees currently involved in an industrial dispute at Tesco have received letters offering help to leave their union. The dispute focuses on employees who joined the company prior to 1996. Around 700 of these workers left last […]

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An Insight Into Guinness Nitro IPA

By |January 17th, 2017|

The brewers behind the development of Guinness Nitro IPA talk us through their process.

After Guinness pioneered nitrogenation in the 1950s, they developed the unique widget: a device that enabled the creation of the same surge and settle effect of draught beer, but instead, in a can.

This has allowed the creation of an […]

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Seven New Food and Drink Operators Join Dundrum Town Centre

By |December 2nd, 2016|

Partnering with Aramark, seven new food operators set to open their doors on level 3 in Dundrum, including Costa, Subway, Chopped, Poulet Bonne Femme, Kanoodle, Gastro and Origins
There are seven new food and drink operators set to join Dundrum Town Centre, in a move that marks significant improvement to the shopping centre’s […]

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Cross-Border Shopping is Rising

By |November 8th, 2016|

A recent report carried out by Goodbody Stockbrokers has discovered a rise in cross-border shopping.
The report released by Goodbody Stockbrokers, showed that a weakened Sterling, produced by Brexit, has resulted in increased cross-border shopping.

The Irish Times accounts that the study of traffic flow across the border provides the “first tangible evidence” of the […]

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The average Irish shopper will spend €493 on presents this Christmas

By |November 4th, 2016|

A new report released by insights agency MediaCom revealed that the average Irish shopper will spend €493 on gifts this Christmas period.
The MediaCom report surveying 1,000 adults across the country, showed that 53% of shoppers begin their spending around 2-3 months before Christmas, with women buying gifts earlier than men. […]

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  • FMBE Awards 2016

Contract People Win at 2016 FMBE Awards

By |October 25th, 2016|

2016 FMBE Awards

The Field Marketing & Brand Experience (FMBE) Awards took place last Thursday in London’s Troxy theatre and a number of the guys from the team were in attendance as we were nominated in several categories.

We are delighted to announce that Contract People took away prizes from three of the […]

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Lidl to Create 100 New Jobs

By |October 19th, 2016|

German Discounter Lidl to Add 100 New Jobs
Lidl is set to open a second store in Swords, Co. Dublin next week and another store in Glenageary by early December, according to Independent.ie. A further two stores are currently under construction and are due to open in Cabra and Portmarnock by spring […]

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Dunnes & Tesco Tied As Ireland’s Second Largest Supermarket

By |September 27th, 2016|

Yesterday, Kantar World Panel released figures for the 12 weeks ending the 11th of September. The latest figures show that Dunnes Stores and Tesco now each account for 21.6% of the Irish grocery market. Dunnes has seen strong growth jumping a massive 6.3% to draw level with Tesco. Meanwhile, the market […]

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CP Nominated For Agency Of The Year 2016 – FMBE Awards

By |September 9th, 2016|

The nominees for the FMBE Field Marketing Agency of the Year have been announced and we are delighted to share that we have been nominated!

The Field Marketing Agency of the Year award is very prestigious, and in an industry as competitive and diverse as ours it is a massive honour to […]

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Brewers Project Launches Guinness Rye Pale Ale

By |September 8th, 2016|

Guinness has extended their Brewers Project range, with the introduction of Guinness Rye Pale Ale.
This is the fifth beer to be developed at the Open Gate Brewery, home of the Guinness Brewers Project, and follows the 2015 launches of Guinness Dublin Porter and Guinness West Indies Porter.

Available in the off-trade from September, […]

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