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Signs That Consumers Are Beginning To Lose Patience On Election Promises – Anderson

Noted Jamaican pollster Don Anderson has indicated in his most recent presentation of the 2017 Q1 Survey of Business and Consumer Confidence, that there are signs that consumers are beginning to lose patience on election promises, this as consumer confidence declined from 151.6 to 138.7 for the first quarter of 2017. It’s the lowest level […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Economic Headwinds Continuing To Impede Growth In T&T, Impacting Negatively Purchasing Power Of Consumers.

Pablo Garrido, Chairman of Unilever Caribbean Limited is reporting that the company faced a very challenging Q1 2017, with economic headwinds continuing to impede growth in the Trinidad and Tobago market, impacting negatively the purchasing power of consumers. Inflation has also strengthened as a result of rising costs and the continued effects of the foreign […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Unilever Caribbean reported 60% decline in profit after tax to $3.8 million from $9.6 million for the first quarter of 2017.

Senior Executives at Unilever Caribbean are citing issues related to startup costs in its capital expenditure programme, higher inflation as a result of rising costs and the continued effects of the foreign exchange shortage for the company’s reported 60% decline in profit after tax to $3.8 million from $9.6 million for the first quarter of […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Banks Holdings Reporting Improved Market Share, Export Volumes And Financial Performance In 2016, Following A Year Of Uncertainty.

Outgoing Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Banks Holdings Limited, Richard Cozier, is reporting improved market share, export volumes and financial performance in 2016, following a year of uncertainty. Mr. Cozier attributed this mainly to the company’s long-standing brand legacy and policies implemented years ago. Banks Holdings Limited and subsidiaries was the successful target […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Getting MSME’s To Realise Anywhere Near Their Full Potential Will Require A Fundamental Shift In The Way Jamaicans View These Enterprises

Donovan Stanberry, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Investment, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has indicated that getting micro, small and medium-sized businesses to realise anywhere near their full potential will require a fundamental shift in the way Jamaicans view these enterprises. In order to contribute in a sustainable way to national and regional development the […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Remove Government Directors From CL Financials Board Within One Week – Duprey

Lawrence Duprey, who feels he was duped into disposing of his company, is calling for the removal of government directors from CL Financials board within one week, threatening to do whatever is necessary in a legal framework to get back the companies as first step, Speaking through his spokesman Carlton Reis, he added that he […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

JN Bank Already Increasing Competitiveness Of Financial Services In Jamaica.

Managing Director Maureen Hayden-Cater boldly declared at JN Banks official launch back in February, that it will expand banking options and increase the competitiveness of financial services in Jamaica. According to new Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) data, the impact is already been felt, as private-sector credit grew at an annual rate of nearly 31 per […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

The Business Climate In Jamaica Has Never Been Better, With The Country Now Poised For A Significant Take-Off – Williams

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Fayval Williams, says the business climate in Jamaica has never been better, with the country now poised for a significant take-off. Addressing the Caribbean Angel Investor Forum at the Hyatt Ziva Hotel, Montego Bay, recently, Mrs. Williams said that ‘angel investing’ represents […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Find A Way To Facilitate The Seamless Transition Of Businesses Operating Informally To The Formal Economy- Wynter

Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Brian Wynter says it was in the country’s best interest if more businesses are regularized, taxes collected and that a way be found to facilitate the seamless transition of businesses operating informally to the formal economy. A very good way to start, is to try to make it […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

Sagicor Group Reporting Solid Performance For The First Three Months

Stephen McNamara, Chairman of The Sagicor Group is reporting a solid performance for the first three months to March 31, 2017, recording increased group net income of US$23.4 million for the period, compared to the prior year result of US$22.3 million. He also indicated that higher administration costs were incurred as a result of the […]

Government To Position Jamaica As A Major Player In The Caribbean Gaming Industry – Bartlett

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