Retail Development Programme (Newcastle West)

Longcourt House Hotel, Newcastle West
Booking in advance is essential
8am - 11am

Participants on the Retail Development Programme must be trading in the Limerick area.

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Retail Development Programme


This Retail Development Programme consists of a 3 hour workshop for all participants. Each business then gets an intensive site visit and audit followed up by an extensive action report which sets out a growth plan for the business to implement.

Venue: Longcourt House Hotel, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

Date: Wednesday, 19th February 2020 

Time: 8am - 11am

Facilitated by James Burke & Associates

Why a Business Might Want to Participate: The business owner may be…

  • Seeking someone external to challenge the business
  • Looking for new ideas for sales growth and profit improvement  
  • Needing fresh stimulation for your own role as business owner
  • In need of standing back from the day to day to take a broader look at your business and where it is going  

What Results Typically Emerge for Participants:

  • Fresh focus for the business owner
  • A more structured approach to running the business
  • Better use of the owners time and that of their team through better time management
  • Sales growth and profit improvement
  • The development of a roadmap for the next 12 months to help bring greater focus for the retailer  

The Trainers Knowledge:

  • James Burke has worked in the retail sector for 35 years
  • He works with over 200 small to medium consumer facing businesses (retail, café, leisure etc) annually
  • He is a regular contributor on retail matters to Newstalk, The Sunday Times etc, and is regarded as the leading expert on issues connected with small to medium retail business   

What Have Others Said About the Programme:

  • The templates and tools used on the programme allowed me to see the opportunities in my business much clearer – Jeweller Bandon
  • James has an astounding understanding of the financial aspects for the café sector – Café Cavan
  • The programme allowed me the time to stand back and question the way I was managing the business – Gym Westmeath
  • 10 years ago I did this programme and it ended up radically changing the way my business developed – Online Clothing Retailer