Defying the odds with Derrimon Trading Ltd

Below is the story on one of the nominees for this year’s Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award. All the nominees are drawn from the list of entrepreneurs who have listed their companies on the Junior Stock Exchange. The Business Leader Award presentation takes place on Sunday, December 7, 201 ...

Junior Market tax incentive gains support

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) yesterday indicated that its quiet lobby to preserve the tax incentive afforded under the Junior Market has gained support from enclaves within the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ), a position that runs counter to recommendations made by the organisation ...

Mark Hart: Deepening a family tradition with CPJ

Below is the story on one of the nominees for this year's Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award. All the nominees are drawn from the list of entrepreneurs who have listed their companies on the Junior Stock Exchange. The Business Leader Award presentation takes place on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at t ...

Marcus James: building Access customer by customer

Below is the story on one of the nominees for this year's Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award. All the nominees are drawn from the list of entrepreneurs who have listed their companies on the Junior Stock Exchange. The Business Leader Award presentation takes place on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at t ...

Stafford and Marilyn Burrowes: Taking Dolphin Cove to new heights

Stafford and Marilyn Burrowes took their soft adventure company Dolphin Cove Ltd to the Junior Stock Exchange in December 2010. Within those four years the couple has had the opportunity to put to the test, and perhaps to rest, their most dreaded fear about public listing. Marilyn, even more than h ...

OLIVER TOWNSEND: The visionary behind Knutsford Express

OLIVER Townsend likes to share a funny yet telling exchange he witnessed between a ticketing rep at the Knutsford Express terminus in Montego Bay and an anxious passenger. The young man approaches the agent's window and makes an enquiry. "Excuse me, what time is the flight?" he asks. The customer s ...

JOHN MAHFOOD: Long-term preparation key to listing

JOHN Mahfood and his father Adeeb placed Jamaican Teas in public listing mode the moment they acquired the firm's predecessor, Tetley Tea Company Ltd, in January 1996. For 13 years after the Tetley acquisition, the Mahfoods, with the elder Adeeb at the helm, operated the rebranded firm as a privatel ...

Junior market firms focus of Observer Business Leader Awards

THE Jamaica Observer yesterday launched the Business Leader Awards 2013 and announced that it will recognise entrepreneurs whose firms were listed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). Starting next week, readers will learn about the eight entrepreneurs nominated for the prestig ...

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