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was during the 1960s and 70s. “We’ve rebuilt our corporate membership but if it’s one complaint I have it’s that we don’t have enough corporates playing golf. Days gone by, Wednesdays were very popular days for various executives especially the...

Jamaican Teas Limited has bought out its minority partner in Bay City Foods and now owns 100 per cent of the non-trading supermarket company through a deal that closed October 1. CEO John Mahfood said Jamaican Teas paid a nominal $1,000 for the 50...

Owning shares in a company that trades on the stock exchange has several benefits, not all of which are financial. This is particularly true of companies that are profitable. One benefit that all shareholders cherish is the ability of the price of...

Financial conglomerate JMMB Group Limited expects to net at least $10 billion from its additional share offer which opens next Tuesday, funds that will be used to back its acquisition of a stake in regional insurance company Sagicor Financial. The...

One Jamaican exporter is reaping dividends from the ongoing trade war involving the United States and economic arch rival China. With US$185 billion worth of duties being slapped on American exports to China in retaliation for US imposition of US$...

Adam & Eve Day Spa and Salon is looking to grow its customer base by more than a third once it moves into its new home in Kingston...

The United Kingdom and the European Union finally reached a tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and bitter frustrations of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now must sell...

Swiss authorities have ordered commodities trading giant Gunvor to pay nearly 94 million Swiss francs in compensation and fines for failing to stop its representatives from bribing public officials to gain access to oil markets in the Congo and...

Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday reported a double-digit gain in sales despite US sanctions that threaten to disrupt its smartphone and network equipment businesses. Huawei Technologies Ltd said its sales rose 24.4 per cent in the first nine...

In continuation of the untamed and contentious issue surrounding employed versus self-employed persons, where it appears that the usual traditional term ‘employees’ have been reclassified at times – becoming independent contractors, contract...
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