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Welcome to the web blog of Celtar, a management consultancy company based in Dublin, Ireland . The MD, Billy Linehan, is a business adviser and professional business mentor. How we meet your needs Projects • Assisted company “in recovery” from recent years of poor sales, new focus on strategy – and how to implement it • Chair and act as secretary of monthly management meetings • Introduce staff centred performance management systems, train managers • Advise MD on board matters, and communicating with shareholders • Train management team on “High Performance”

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Pricing

The recession is nearly over … Long live the (weak) Recovery

This article looks at the approaching recovery and suggests how your pricing strategy should be reviewed. Hopefully we will see signs of recovery in Ireland next year – probably based on increased global demand, resulting in higher export sales from locally based multinationals and indigenous companies.

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Incite 60 Pricing in the downturn

The more you can slice and dice your prices and offerings without affecting your brand, the more you can sustain profitability*.   Welcome again to the sharing of ideas on different ways to do business, , this issue is about pricing in a slowdown and is relevant today. Good luck and comments welcome!   When times are good, pricing sins [...]

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Pricing in an inflationary downturn

Tieing in with the recent Incite ezine here is another view on pricing. In the current environment, costs are rising as price sensitivity increases. Six tactics from the McKinsey company that can help businesses get pricing right.   Getting pricing right is always a challenge in an economic downturn, as decreasing demand, excess [...]

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