Registering your intellectual property: Your business may depend on it!

with LISA RHOOMS | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Whether a business thrives or slips away into the abyss of failure can be determined almost entirely on whether people know about the business and its products and/or services. This awareness may be largely based on the business' marketing strategies. Therefore, when businesses commit to... Read More

Indies Pharma looks to list on stock market

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Indies Pharma Ltd, which sells generic and specialised pharmaceuticals islandwide, has announced plans to list on the Junior Market later this year. Read More

JTB Canada's favourite tourist board for 12 consecutive years

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Baxter Travel Media, the largest provider of travel industry news and information in Canada, have again named the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) as the “Favourite Tourist Board in Canada”. Read More

Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house. Read More

Should Jamaican banks scrap individual sales targets?

Herman Alvaranga | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Many Jamaican banks and other financial institutions have adopted the practice of assigning sales targets to almost everyone on their staff below the executive level. Indeed, three years ago a very senior banking official told me that her bank's main focus was sales. Read More

Steps for participating in public auctions

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

From time to time the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) will offer items or goods within its possession for sale to the public, in keeping with provisions of the Customs Act. Read More

Artificial intelligence and the coming health revolution

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Your next doctor could very well be a bot. And bots, or automated programmes, are likely to play a key role in finding cures for some of the most difficult-to-treat diseases and conditions. Read More

Leading US-based index to include Chinese stocks for first time

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Chinese stocks will be included for the first time in a leading US-based index of emerging market shares after three previous rejections, New York-based MSCI announced yesterday. Read More

World stocks mostly dip as oil prices sag

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Global stock markets mostly fell on yesterday, following strong recent gains as political uncertainty weighed on Europe and oil prices sagged. Read More

Lockheed agrees to build F-16s in India

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

LE BOURGET, France (AFP) — Lockheed Martin has agreed with Tata Advanced Systems Ltd to jointly build F-16 fighter planes equipped with new-generation electronics in India, both companies said on Monday. Read More

Ford to import Focus cars built in China

Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

CHICAGO, United States (AFP) — Ford will import its next-generation Focus sedans into the US market from China, after a highly-publicised move to cancel plans to build the car in Mexico, the company announced yesterday. Read More



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