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 [...]


New Toll Charges hit Jamaican Consumers hard!

July 3rd, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer A few years ago, before the advent of toll roads, Jamaican drivers complained about their lack of options as there were limited travel routes. The lack of infrastructure was a problem as everyone grumbled about the long wait in endless streams of traffic especially on the Nelson Mandela [...]


What you need to know before you rent a car!

May 28th, 2013

Teri Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer Recently the rental car industry has been featured prominently in the news. There has been much concern by the police at the ease in which cars are rented by unscrupulous persons who use them to aid them in their criminal activities. The consensus is that more needs to [...]


Jamaican Day Celebrations – What is missing?

February 23rd, 2013

Terri-Ann Renee Paisley, Gleaner Online Writer On February 22, 2013, Jamaican school children all over the island celebrated ‘Jamaica Day’ with the theme. ‘I’m in it’. Jamaica Day is a holiday that the Ministry of Education has incorporated in their curriculum in order to foster national pride in our unique history and culture including our [...]


Hope Zoo – A buried treasure!

January 18th, 2013

As consumers are rocked with the uncertainty of the future I want to remind them of good things that are happening to our country and how they can benefit.  It is so hard to find entertainment that is family friendly as well as affordable. The Hope Zoo, located in Kingston is one of the favourite [...]


Olympic Fever – Are we capitalizing on our Success?

August 8th, 2012

Often on this blog I praise the innovation of Jamaican businesses and their ability to recognize a niche and fill it with a product that consumers will buy. However, as I enjoy watching the Olympic success of our athletes in the London games, I realize that there is still room for improvement. The popularity of [...]