Business

Scotiabank announces Top Three 2018 Vision Achievers

Jamaican Care Packages, Morgan's Creek Ltd and Quality Systems Solutions and Initiative were last Tuesday hailed as the top three small and medium-sized businesses under the Scotiabank Vision Achievers 17-week business coaching programme. Read More

Tech bytes
Samsung sets new Galaxy device launch for October... Read More

Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks
New York, United States (AFP) — Coca-Cola said Monday it is studying the use of a key ingredient in marijuana in “wellness beverages”, as a growing number of mainstream companies develop cannabis-infused drinks.... Read More

Cryptocurrencies: our best and worst friend
This is the first in a series of articles in which Tech Beach Retreat will open the conversation on various emerging technologies ahead of its upcoming summit in Montego Bay, St James, from November 29 to December 1, 2018. Tech Beach is on a mission to spark an...... Read More

Updated Apple system takes on smartphone addiction

Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Apple's polished iPhone line-up comes with tools to help users dial back their smartphone obsessions, amid growing concerns over “addiction” and harmful effects on children. Read More

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

By Harold G Bailey | Monday, September, 17 2018    

New York , USA — Eight months after the death of its founder, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill has expanded its operations into the Canadian market, opening two stores in the greater Toronto, Ontario, area, home to a large number of Jamaican and other... Read More

Shaw to reopen Jampro New York office today

Monday, September, 17 2018    

New York, USA — Jampro, the one-stop trade, promotion and investment arm of the Jamaican Government in this bustling metropolis, is to reopen its office at a ceremony today (Monday), following years of closure. Read More

Time magazine sold for US$190 million to couple

Monday, September, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time magazine is being sold by Meredith Corp to Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife. Read More

Young entrepreneur fires up sales with Miss Dutchie

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

After years of service in corporate Jamaica, Tiamoyo Lyn has found her passion in the manufacturing of hot and spicy sauces. Read More

Payments back on time for Jamaican pensioners overseas

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson says the ministry's new system for making pension payments for Jamaicans overseas is now back to normal. Read More

17 years a house owner — but no title

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

I purchased an apartment in Kingston in 2001 and up to the time of writing to you 10 years later (March 18, 2011) I have not been able to get the title from the vendor.I now live in the US and please see the following letter that I sent to the vendor on March 15, 2011: Read More

Lessons from Argentina and Barbados

By Yanique Leiba-Ebanks | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Does history repeat itself? Can we avoid the need to practise forgiveness in investing? We are probably familiar with forgiveness in a religious sense, but what place does it have in investing? Read More

Jampro to reopen New York office

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (Jampro) will officially reopen its office in New York City on September 17 as part of its revamped marketing strategy to target the Tri-State area for investments and exports. Read More

DSE says early planning key to success of Reggae Sumfest

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

Less than two months since staging another successful Reggae Sumfest music festival in Montego Bay, promoter Joe Bogdanovich and his crew at DownSound Entertainment (DSE) are already busy shaping plans for the next staging. Read More

Going straight: Taiwan ex-gangster turns noodle chef

Sunday, September, 16 2018    

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AFP) — For most of his life Yen Wei-shun was on the wrong side of the law, but the former Taiwan gangster says he is making up for lost time by churning out noodles for the needy. Read More



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