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RUBiS opens modernised service station in St Ann's Bay

Petroleum marketing company RUBiS Energy Jamaica opened its newly refurbished service station and C Store in St Ann's Bay on September 25, saying that it is a part of a larger modernisation project in which the company is investing as it looks to roll out similar facilities across the... Read More

Jamaica to benefit from US$7.52-m grant funding
Jamaica is set to benefit from an initial US$7.52 million in grant funding under the ninth cycle of the Caribbean Development Bank's (CDB) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF 9).... Read More

Search on for best start-up in Jamaica
The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) has partnered with Swiss based-company, Seedstars World, to assist in identifying the best start-up to represent Jamaica in a regional competition.... Read More

FHC Investments partners with Oppenheimer Asset Management
FHC Investments Limited (FHCIL) has entered a partnership with top-tier New York-based firm, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.It's a deal that FHCIL reckons will expand its list of global investments.... Read More

Wehby says national honour will push him to work harder for Jamaica

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Group Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Limited and Government Senator Don Wehby on Monday received the Order of Distinction (commander class) for sterling contribution to the public and private sectors at the National Honours and Awards Ceremony. Read More

Jamaica World plans $267.5-m trade centre in St Ann

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Local developer Jamaica World in a deal worth US$2.09 million ($267.5 million) has acquired 570 acres of land in Discovery Bay, St Ann, with plans for the development of a commerce and trade centre. Read More

MORE SLICES — Little Caesars expands

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Plans are now under way for the opening of a Little Caesars Hot-N-Ready pizza store in the Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre, the first of three new locations in the franchise that already has restaurants in Cross Roads and Manor Centre in Kingston, and Portmore in St... Read More

The Authorised Economic Operator Programme: Procedures and process

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), in keeping with international standards, established the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) as part of its strategy to ensure that the process involving the importation and exportation of goods are done efficiently and effectively along the supply... Read More

How to get your marketing budget approved

Herman Alvaranga | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

Should I approve this expenditure? Read More

A strong financial foundation is key to entrepreneurial success

by Vintoria Bernard | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

For many Jamaicans, the decision to be our own bosses did not come easily. Like many of our peers, we left university wanting to find a great company, work hard and aim for the top. We were assured of a monthly cheque, and as we climbed the corporate ladder, status and recognition would... Read More

Multi-billion-dollar firms push Guangdong province's GDP to US$1.2 trillion in 2016

BY PETE SANKEY Senior associate editor sankeyp@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

BEIJING, China — Guangdong province in this Asian country is home to some of China's fastest-growing companies which are becoming household names in several countries across the globe. Read More

MD Courier adds home delivery

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

In an attempt to set itself apart from what has become a thriving business here, shipping company MD Courier JA has added home delivery to its list of service offerings. Read More

Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world's biggest video subscription service. Read More

After 2 months, deadlock pushes NAFTA talks into 2018

Wednesday, October, 18 2017    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — Canada, the United States and Mexico yesterday pushed into 2018 the current talks to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying significant disagreements remained among the three sides. Read More



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