Are Jamaican Businesses using Jamaican special days to their best advantage?

March 3rd, 2014

So what were you doing last week Friday? Well just to jog your memory that would be February 28, 2014. Still not sure about the reason that date is important? I am sure you will remember if you think harder. What was the significance of that date? If you haven’t figured it out as yet [...]


Is 2014 the year to start a new business?

January 18th, 2014

When a new year rolls around, persons are often filled with unsurpassed optimism and hope for the future.  They examine their dead end jobs with renewed vigour and take stock on how they can improve their finances. Some persons view the new year as a sign that it is time for a change in their [...]


How Consumers can cope with Back To School Blues!

August 25th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Although technically there are a few more weeks until school resumes, you can always tell when its getting closer. There is the tell tale frustrated gleam in the eye of the consumer as he frantically rushes from store to store trying to buy school supplies. There are also [...]


Chicken back shortage!

August 10th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Chicken, done in various ways, is a favourite dish of many Jamaicans. In fact they love it so much they utilize every aspect of it in their recipes. Where else do they in the world do people salivate over chicken foot soup and eat chicken back? You would [...]


No new taxes!

April 29th, 2011

The nation held its collective breath as it waited to hear how this year’s budget would be funded. New taxes loomed as an imminent threat on the horizon and inwardly we all groaned in anticipation. However, it was a great relief to hear that no new taxes were being introduced.   Instead there was good news [...]


Will consumers benefit from Digicel acquiring Claro?

March 16th, 2011

By now everyone knows that Digicel has acquired American Movil, otherwise known as Claro.   It  has been said that exchange is no robbery and so these two heavy weights in the telecommunication industry have inked a deal that leaves them satisfied.  There has been a lot of speculation that Claro had steadily been luring customers away from [...]