Training Opportunities for Retailers and Businesses

Castleblayney Regeneration Committee have organised the following retail development courses. These are available through Castleblayney Enterprise Centre.

The courses will cover various subject areas, with a strong focus on encouraging growth in your business, examining all facets of the business environment.

The courses available include:

Marketing Tools for Retailers February 23rd with James Burke 18.30pm – 21.30pm

This class will be delivered by James Burke and will cover the various avenues open to businesses and ways in which they can improve communication whilst also promoting their business to a wider audience.

Some areas to be discussed will include, text marketing, leaflet distribution, free PR and word of mouth marketing.

Developing Retail Sales Growth March 15th with James Burke 18.30pm – 21.30pm

The focus of this course will be on the critical role the business owner plays in driving sales. Some important areas to be looked at in detail will include the following: creating a target driven sales culture within the business, how to start the sales growth cycle/simple tips for growing your sales, driving new sales into the business, understanding the role of the business owner and harnessing the staff element of sales growth.

These courses are FREE and are open to retail businesses within the Castleblayney and Ballybay areas.

A full detailed list of courses can be found here: To book your place please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can also contact Leona on 042 9746087.

These courses are specifically designed and developed to assist businesses in meeting their full potential within the community. They target business owners and aim to give them the tools and knowledge needed to flourish in the current climate.

Please note course places are limited.