Business

Jamaica well suited for BPO industry — Epstein

Founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of itelbpo — the Caribbean's largest home-grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services provider —Yoni Epstein, says that BPO companies in Jamaica are well suited by their geographical locations. Read More

Popeyes preps for 5th location
Approximately 25 jobs will become available by June as franchise operator Restaurant Associates works to get its fifth Popeyes location open. ... Read More

Vivs Manna — taking a slice of the US breadfruit market
Whenever Vivienne Green travelled to South Florida from Jamaica to visit her parents, her mother always made the same request. She wanted breadfruit from home, and when she got them, she made sure the hard-to-get produce lasted for months.... Read More

UK exports for Henry's Delight
Manchester-based food manufacturer, Peaches Rodney-Henry is eyeing exports to the UK market later this year on the heels of new packaging of her product line, Henry's Delight. ... Read More

Investing according to your generation

with DANIEL WONG | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

THINGS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER Read More

Jamaica Customs readies for Expo Jamaica

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

As part of its public outreach and awareness activities, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) will be participating in Expo Jamaica 2018, slated to get underway from Thursday, April 19 to Sunday, April 22, at the National Arena, in Kingston. Read More

Shells off

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Three years after establishing liquid eggs company Crafton Holdings, Damion Crawford will diversify the company's offering to include powdered eggs. Read More

Dr Kingsley Chin wins International Entrepreneur of the Year Award

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

The Young Caribbean Professional Network (YCPN) last week presented Dr Kingsley Chin, renown spinal surgeon, inventor and author, with the International Entrepreneur of the Year Award, at their National Fundraising Event, held on April 5, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read More

World Health Day 2018

by ZENOBIA TAYLOR | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Saturday , April 7 marked World Health Day led by the World Health Organization (WHO). The year 2018 is the 70th anniversary of this global health awareness day and this year's theme is universal health coverage. Read More

Privacy in the workplace

with Adrian Cotterell | Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

Many employees are of the belief that they have a right to privacy in the workplace. Some are of the view that communication sent via their personal email accounts cannot be touched by an employer. Read More

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The global economy is expected to grow at a solid pace through next year, boosted by faster expansion in the United States and Europe, but after that risks will build, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday. Read More

Singapore proposes allowing Airbnb-type rentals, with tough conditions

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

SINGAPORE (AFP) — Singapore on Monday proposed allowing private homeowners to rent out their property for short-term stays but with stringent conditions, a move welcomed by home-sharing giant Airbnb. Read More

US adds India to currency watch list with China

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US Treasury added India to its watch list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies, joining China and four others, according to a report issued Friday. Read More

China to relax foreign ownership limits on cars, other industries

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

BEIJING, China (AFP) — China announced yesterday a timeline to open up its manufacturing sector, including scrapping ownership limits for foreign automakers, shipbuilders and aircraft firms — addressing a contentious issue in its trade dispute with the United... Read More

WPP faces break-up after Sorrell exit — analysts

Wednesday, April, 18 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Martin Sorrell's sudden exit from British advertising giant WPP could hasten a break-up of the group already struggling against fierce online competition, according to analysts. Read More



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