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Published:Sunday | December 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

IBEX International said it is investing US$1.5 million, about J$189.3 million, to retrofit space formerly occupied by Empire Supermarket in Portmore, St Catherine, to expand its business process outsourcing (BPO) operation and in the process provide...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Group CEO Don Wehby says GraceKennedy Limited is on track to complete its new headquarters in 2018, despite minor delays in the construction process.Wehby said some of...

Published:Friday | December 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

The Jamaican Government has had little success in divesting the assets held by the Cocoa Industry Board (CIB), but is...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Brawta Living, a discount and marketing web platform operated by WVM Brawta Living Limited, says it has saved shoppers as much as $40 million from 8,000 coupons sold since its start-up in mid-2016. The company, which is going up against the likes of...

Published:Wednesday | November 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited and its parent company are weighing whether to proceed with plans for a 800-room hotel at Rose Hall in Montego Bay that would have been one of the largest projects undertaken by a local company. Although the...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

The Jamaican Government is about to split off the commercial operations of the Coconut Industry Board, leaving only the regulatory arm under the control of the State...

Published:Sunday | November 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

New Day Aluminium LLC is not sure yet how its bauxite-mining operations will be impacted by the decision on the boundaries for the Cockpit Country."We have not yet been fully apprised of the precise decision of the prime minister onthe Cockpit...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:04 AMAvia Collinder

Curtis Martin, chief financial officer for Jamaica National Group, will take over as the new managing director of JN Bank Limited in one week,...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

The credit union for security personnel employed by the state has rebranded for a second time and upgraded its bond to reach a larger constituency of borrowers and savers...

Published:Friday | November 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Caribbean hotels and dive operators are now pitching undersea adventure to affluent tourists in a bid to snag a bigger piece of the multimillion-dollar dive...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

ARC Manufacturing has sunk $200 million into an automated fabric mesh wire plant, and is now looking to quintuple exports to the United States.Chairman Norman Horne says the new plant at Bell Road in Kingston should grow overall sales at the...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

John Jackson, chairman of KIW International, indicated this week that the company's plan to re-enter the stock market via introduction of its shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange has been nixed by the authorities.KIW had planned to list its shares...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:02 AMAvia Collinder

Having last month let go 40 older employees with the shuttering of four dozen rooms as part of a major upgrading project, Half Moon hotel in Montego Bay says it will be hiring anew when the build-out is completed next October."With the opening of 57...

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Knutsford Express Services Limited will, in the coming year, be increasing its fleet of luxury buses from the current 27, which undertakes 300 trips weekly, chief executive officer and director Oliver Townsend said last week."We are continuing...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

ItelBpo Solutions, one of Jamaica's faster-growing business processing out-sourcing operations, has taken over a 25,000-square-foot building in the New...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

NCB Capital Markets, the investment and securities trading arm of Michael Lee-Chin's NCB Financial Group, says it will soon be expanding the...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Jamaica's labour ministry says it will roll out a mobile app by next March to make it easier to match job-seekers with employment opportunities posted on its electronic labour...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Chief executive Officer of Sagicor X Fund Limited Rohan Miller said the group has sold down its Sigma portfolio holdings in order to pay expenses attached to the US$90 million acquisition and renovation of the Palmyra hotel in western Jamaica, which...

Published:Sunday | November 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Mayberry West Indies Limited and two other connected shareholders who called for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to replace board members at Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) have withdrawn the request, according to a notice posted on the...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Under the new law that consolidated agricultural commodities under a new body known as JACRA, growers who farm crops in "commercial quantities" will now...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 5:06 PMAvia Collinder

 

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Financial losses at CVM Television Limited continued to mount last year, and its auditors have highlighted concerns about the company's cash flows and indebtedness, according to the audited report released for the October 25 annual general meeting....

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Errol Gallimore, registrar of the Department of Cooperative and Friendly Societies, DCFS, says nearly half of the loan portfolio of the National People's Co-operative Bank is in arrears, but he plans to collect all the outstanding debt.Gallimore's...

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

The development company transforming the old Forum hotel on the outskirts of Portmore has placed another set of villas on the market, having secured buyers for the first set of two-bedroom units.Portmore Marina Development Limited has been...

Published:Wednesday | November 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

JN Bank said on Tuesday that it has rolled out smart ATMs with e-deposit capabilities across its banking network, covering 30 locations in Jamaica.The machines allow persons to make cash deposits to any JN Bank account without the need for a debit...

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