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Published:Friday | January 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Jamaica Stock Exchange says its crowdfunding platform that was set for launch at this year’s capital markets conference will be unveiled at a later date. JSE marketing manager Neville Ellis told Gleaner Business there was still work to be...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Proudli Technologies copped the young entrepreneur prize purse of $300,000 on Wednesday in the Venture Capital Pitch Room of the JSE Capital Markets Conference.The...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Kiss Cakes are back and will be distributed to local retail outlets by the Jamaica Biscuit Company. The Excelsior Crackers producer made the announcement yesterday via its Facebook page, to the delight of many Jamaicans who grew up eating the cream...

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is hoping to get at least 60 per cent of its 5,000 room stock rented during the summer months under a new partnership that is meant to gin up demand for the space in idle holiday periods.The new target is...

Published:Tuesday | January 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Sagicor Group Jamaica now controls the largest block of shares in 138 Student Living Jamaica (138SL), amounting to around 40 per cent of the real estate company in the business of developing student housing.Chairman of 138SL, John Lee, made the...

Published:Monday | January 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and real estate partner 138 Student Living Jamaica will be launching a rental programme to keep the rooms on the residential halls at Mona occupied during holiday breaks. The programme will cover both the...

Published:Friday | January 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Sure Loyalty Solutions, a five-year-old rewards card company, has two big projects in the pipeline, one of which will also see it entering new markets in the Caribbean.Though General Manager Dexter Tulloch held back the names of the prospective...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

JMMB Group has launched a suite of products designed especially for women in response to a trend observed over the years where a greater number of its clients are female.Its client base is...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Air-conditioning firm CAC 2000 Limited is challenging the formula used by the Supreme Court to compute interest payments in a lawsuit it lost to X-Ray & Diagnostic Ultrasound Consultants...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Local meat processors are gearing up for exports to Barbados, where recent reports have highlighted a shortage of pig feed and ongoing shortfalls of pork going back two to three...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Palm Rose Commodity Limited, one of the latest entrants to the sugar trading market, says the recent $70 million investment in its packaging operation will allow the company to meet the new mandatory standards for brown sugar produced for the retail...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Jamaica's meat companies are weighing a resumption of pork exports to Caribbean neighbours, but say it all depends on the reception from government agencies throughout the region and the harmonisation of standards.Pork exports from Jamaica to...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

MegaMart Wholesale Club has moved to rid its shelves of curry powder produced by Oriental Packing Company Inc and recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), confirming that the products are sold in Jamaica.MegaMart marketing manager Omar...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

General manager of Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB) Courtney Wynter is rejecting the findings of the auditor general (AG) that the state bank has a poor credit assessment process.Wynter said...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The Jamaican owner of the beleaguered Oriental Packing Company, whose curry powder has been the subject of two product recalls, says the company is now facing losses of US$4 million.The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalled the...

Published:Friday | January 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ) says preliminary assessments indicate that curry powder produced by United States-based spice maker Oriental Packing Company Inc is not present on the local market.The BSJ has been making checks on the heels of...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Jamaica's only e-book company, BookFusion Limited, expects to add at least two international publishers to its growing list of clients early in 2017.BookFusion has also digitised 70 texts...

Published:Thursday | January 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

By the end of the year, tea manufacturer Perishables Jamaica Limited plans to commission a second factory in south Manchester.Chief Executive Officer Norman Wright says the...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The Jamaica Stock  Exchange (JSE) will host its 12th annual regional investment conference later this month under the theme 'Global Investment Horizon: Our Options and Future'. A crowdfunding platform will be launched at this year...

Published:Tuesday | December 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Businessman and owner of Clarendon-based Stewart's Hardware, Byron Stewart, is investing more than $300 million to complete his first real estate...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Wisynco Foods Limited, the local franchise holder of Domino's Pizza, has opened its first store under a partnership with Rubis Energy Jamaica, a move that will...

Published:Friday | December 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

The Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited (HAJ) is projected to realise a profit for its financial year ending March 31, 2017, the first time in three years, fuelled largely by sales of houses at its latest development, the Vistas in Runaway Bay, St Ann...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Manufacturing and distribution firm Seprod Limited has bought lands adjoining it Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston head office for further expansion of its warehousing and...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Nestle Jamaica will introduce additional products under the Milo line to the local market by mid-2017 as it seeks a bigger slice of the snack market.The conglomerate is aiming for 10 per cent of the local snack market in the next three years and has...

Published:Friday | December 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMTameka Gordon

Lasco Financial Services (LFS) has launched a new brand for its suite of money services called Lasco Money.The new brand will allow the company to better market each element of its financial services as well as develop other dimensions to the suite...

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