How are customers affected by expansion?

November 13th, 2018

I like progress. I like to see when businesses make improvements in order to offer their customers a better shopping experience.  I don’t mind enduring slight inconveniences if it means that  in the long run I will get a better quality of service or

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Should you buy imported or locally produced products?

November 11th, 2018

There has been a recent report about imported chicken entering the Jamaican market.  This has led to a rather interesting question – should you buy local or  imported products? Local Products vs Imported Products Producers of local products often have a strong customer base.  These customers

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Vacation on a budget!

November 4th, 2018

Whenever I see pictures of pristine white beaches against the beautiful backdrop of a shoreline littered with trees and a hammock gently swinging in the distance, I sigh with contentment as I imagine myself there enjoying it all. Of course that’s a dream, reality usually

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Education costs

October 30th, 2018

Do you have children? Well even if you don’t have children of your own I am sure that you are aware that there are several costs associated with raising children.  You might think of the obvious cost of food, clothing and any medical attention

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Children and budget planning- a good mix!

October 21st, 2018

I am sure that you have seen children shopping with their parents and begging them to buy items.  Often the parents react with either mild or severe annoyance to their child’s request.  Parents often give very little explanation to their children but the message

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Goodbye plastic!

October 12th, 2018

If you have ever gone to the supermarket then you are familiar with the sight of endless plastic bags.  Sometimes the bags are doubled as they can hardly accommodate the groceries.  There is hardly any Jamaican home that does not have a ‘stash’ of

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