Consumers – navigating shopping in the new normal

August 25th, 2020

Shopping has always been a relaxing experience for me. It was more than just spending money, I enjoyed the interactions with the other customers and sales clerks, browsing aisles and identifying things that I would love to afford one day. Then there were those hidden gems, items  that you were not really going to buy [...]


Know your labels!

June 25th, 2020

Always read the fine print!  Reading might not be your favourite activity but it is important that you read the labels on the food that you buy. Why is it so important that consumers read the labels on the products that they buy? Do we really need labels? Labels – a major part of packaging [...]


How to overcome budgeting challenges!

May 12th, 2020

Now more than ever before , those who put away funds for hard times are happy that they made those important steps to safeguard their financial future.  In other words, ‘It’s rough out there people!’ Financial Woes! Despite the slowing down or closure of several sectors, persons are still expected to find the money to [...]


Shopping Safely!

April 11th, 2020

It has been interesting to see the different reactions of persons who go shopping during the COVID 19 pandemic. Some persons are very conscious of the new reality and ensure that they take the necessary precautions while others seem oblivious to what is happening around them.  So which of those two groups do you fall? [...]


It’s not business as usual in Jamaica!

March 31st, 2020

So it’s been a very unusual time  for everyone around the world. Our daily routine has been severely disrupted by quarantines and lock downs.  Schools have been closed, examinations either cancelled or postponed and a number of businesses have also closed their doors or have reduced their hours. These actions have been taken not just [...]


Panic Buying- What you should know!

March 18th, 2020

By now we have all heard about the new Corona virus, COVID -19, and its subsequent spread throughout the world that has resulted in the WHO (World Health Organization) classifying it as a pandemic. The  lock down of several countries across the globe has been as a direct result of the virus. Here in Jamaica, [...]