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LoveScout24 Meetic

Consumer Activation, Events and Promotions
The challenge

CPM assist in identifying and selecting the venue, then make an appointment with the owner. Once we verify that the venue meets the criteria of Meetic we will present the concept to the owner and negotiate the best offer in a face to face meeting. We will validate all the contractual terms and conditions and proceed to book the venue for the event.

CPM will collect all data elements needed to validate the activation.

Welcome drink offered to all first time attendees as an icebreaking mechanism.

Our Solution

To fulfil the clients requirements we have taken the following steps:

  • 2 Events per month in Bern and Zurich.
  • 2 Field Sales Mangers for each city.
  • Venue selection, negotiations and activation – relationship with 3 bars per each city.

Results

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Aviva

Consumer Activation, Events & Promotions
The challenge

As a CSR initiative, Aviva wanted to create book wall to collect old books, recycle it and distribute new books to under privileged children.

Our Solution
  • Create India’s longest book wall at Ansal Plaza ampetheatre using iron structure and flex branding.
  • Larger than life size dummy of the logo.
  • Using street play to communicate how education is important for under privileged children

Results

  • More than 130,000 books collected
  • The effort was graced by Education Minister of Delhi and Cabinet Minister, Govt. of India and appreciated the cause

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Danone

Consumer Activation, Sampling
The challenge

Danone along with CPM decided to launch ‘Smoothie’ a fortified flavored milk with nutrition in competition with Amul Kool and Nestle Fun Shake. A product sampling activity was conducted to create product visibility and improve brand awareness.

Our Solution

To fulfill Clients requirements we took the following steps:

  • Distribution of engagement activities like coloring sheet, puzzle etc.
  • Explaining importance of milk by distributing product literatures.
  • Magic shows to engage children.

Results

  • 122 schools covered
  • 127,000 product samples distributed

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Eir

Sales, Direct Sales
The challenge

eir and CPM’s consumer sales relationship has existed for over 16 years. CPM currently recruit, train, and manage over 80 full time field sales representatives nationwide in a tough sales and regulatory environment. We also provide excellent operational support in terms of HR, order processing, complaint handling, data management and customer Insight. CPM regularly utilise venue and event marketing to increase eir sales opportunities on a campaign basis.

Our Solution

The CPM/eir consumer sales team provides a flexible and dynamic channel to market consisting of 1 Client Service Manager, 1 National Sales Manager, 6 Regional Sales Managers and 80 Field Sales Representatives. Activity covers all 26 counties and a lead base of over half a million potential customers in every city, town and village in Ireland.

eir Consumer Markets & CPM Management teams work in partnership to develop strategies and action plans that deliver business objectives.

Results

  • 2,080 calls (per day)
  • 900 customer contacts
  • 100 sales closed and processed on site
  • Average 2.4 products sold per customer
  • Detailed tactical information collected from every sale
  • Daily product and customer insight provided to client from 6 regional hubs

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Max Factor

Sales, Sales Force, Merchandising
The challenge

In 2010 Procter and Gamble decided to outsource their sales force and focus on their core strengths, making innovate products and bring them to markets. As CPM where already delivering their supermarket sales force P&G / Max Factor decided to contact CPM in order to maintain their sales and merchandising in drug stores. CPM took over liability of their people and continued with the field team and agreed strategy.

Our Solution

After we took on board the field team we started optimising the store planning, changed some regions using the latest optimisation technology available in our group and brought our experience and expertise in from clients sharing and re-applying our success into the newly designed field sales team.
We directly saw the positive effect on sales climbing up to I X 108 managing the make-up units and selling custom-made year plans to the retailers. In 2015 P&G sold Max Factor to COTY. Although the strategy of COTY made some changes we are still successfully working with Max Factor with a passionate team of Sales Development Representatives that still have a great and trustful relation with the retailers.

Results

Year on year growth for the Max Factor brand in-store, being one of the best represented make-up brands in drug stores in The Netherlands with a strategy change that worked and still gets tuned quarterly to maintain the success and keep the pace.

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Mercedes-Benz

Merchandising, Visual Merchandising
The challenge

Mercedes-Benz contacted CPM Nederland looking for an outsourced sales agency with the goal to continuously improve the look and feel of their dealerships in the Netherlands. This included supporting the dealers by implementing and (re)place seasonally all their POS materials as per 2012 in and around the dealers. In addition to providing a team of merchandisers CPM was also responsible for the full coordination of this process and implementation.

Our Solution

We developed a dedicated and passionate team of Visual merchandisers including project coordination and support taking into consideration all necessary facilitating from Mercedes-Benz

CPM Responsibilities:

  • Performing the Visual merchandising activities in 3 rounds every year (spring, summer, autumn)
  • Collecting license plate information in-field
  • Merchandising activities:
    • (Re)placement of visual in-store merchandising;
    • (Re)placement of promotion displays;
    • (Re)placement of car information stands;

Results

  • 19 Events , 6850 Attendees & 2022 Enquires in 2017 as on 31st March.
  • 63 Events, 17117 Attendees & 5391 Enquires in 2016

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VISA

Consumer Activations, Event and Promotions
The challenge

Demonetization come up with an opportunity to push digital transactions across India. Therefore, Visa along with CPM planned to deploy the decals across major cities in India for consumer activation activity.

Our Solution

TRO manages Visa’s Operation Code blue Program . Wherein we have deployed the branding elements (Soft POSM) across 8 different cities.

POSM included:

  • Stickers, Danglers, Acrylic Stands
  • Major Cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Goa

Results

42,526 Stores covered within 8 weeks.

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Manor

Sales , Sales Promotion
The challenge

We provide professional and highly motivated Sales Promotions teams for Manor stores who promote the Manor credit card and try to win new cardholders. We have built a strong sales promotion team who are able to reach client’s targets. The selection of the promoters is a crucial part in this promotion as the requirements are very specific and targets are high. After an in-depth training, sales promoters are informing customers inside the Manor Stores about the benefits of the Manor-Card and are convincing them to sign the application form right at their booth. With very detailed and regular reporting, as well as follow-up training, we ensure that our team are in-line with the targets of our client

Our Solution
  • Sales Promotions team of 40 promoters
  • 342 promotional days over the whole year
  • 57 Manor stores in 57 cities all over Switzerland
  • Regular sales promoter training

Results

  • Over 4,000 new Manor Card holders
  • Average of 12 credit cards per sales promoter

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NESCAFÉ

CPM Switzerland run a 2,500+ days in-store sales promotion to drive sales
The challenge

CPM Switzerland AG runs a 2,500+ days in-store sales promotions mainly in the ERT (Electronic Retail Trade) on behalf of Nestlé Suisse S.A. in Switzerland. We have been representing this brand since 2012 in order to raise brand awareness, promote and increase sales for the “Nescafé Dolce Gusto” system.

Our Solution

CPM Switzerland recruits a dedicated team of Sales Promoters who are highly experienced in sales. Teams are highly trained and motivated through sales training programmes and regular coaching by a dedicated field sales coach and the CPM project management team.

We supply monthly reporting and quarterly management summaries as per the client request. Merchandising and logistics are managed by CPM in cooperation with an external logistics specialist.

A dedicated CPM Field Sales Coach provides coaching, stores visits and general support to the sales promotor teams, helps to identify and measure key areas of improvement.

Results

Strong augmentation of the sales figures for tea machines and tea capsules.
Increase in market share.

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P&G

Sales, Field Sales
The challenge

P&G has been a CPM Netherlands client since they bought Gillette back in 2005.
CPM serviced Gillette and P&G asked CPM in order to build and maintain distribution in-stores to recruit a dedicated field sales team. The so called (9 ) Store Development Representatives, along with 1 field coach and 1 account executive, are responsible for P&G’s portfolio merchandising in both drug stores and supermarkets in the Netherlands.

Our Solution

CPM recruited a dedicated entrepreneurial team of people to be responsible for informing stores on new initiatives, ensuring the “power SKU’s” are available and on shelf inline with headquarter or store agreement. In addition increase share of shelf where/when applicable, avoid out of stock situations and optimise second placements in store to drive sales. Using the Retail reporting module designed by Omni ISG on the Salesforce platform we report back the results and issues directly to our point of contacts in the P&G office in Rotterdam, enabling the account managers to be in the driving seat when talking to their clients.
The field coach and account executive sit in the office one day a week and join meetings with the P&G teams, they work closely together maximising the opportunities for each call cycle and bring expertise and learnings outside – in.

To streamline data we make use of innovative tools in order to keep improving the sales and merchandising process.

Results

A strong and flexible partnership has been built over the years securing all of our learning and share of information and recommendations.

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