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Salada Foods Engages Younger Demographic With Jamaica Mountain Peak Flovoured Coffees

Salada Foods Jamaica is reporting a 7.62 per cent increase in operating profits for the financial year ending September 2017. Reporting in their just released audited financial report to shareholders Chairman Patrick Williams indicated that group operating profit was $80M, which compares favourable to 2016 results of $74.81M Net profits was however down slightly at […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

IBEX Expands Operations in Jamaica

Ibex, a leading provider of contact center services and other business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions, has opened the expansion of their current facility at Portmore Pines Plaza, Braeton Parkway, Greater Portmore, Saint Catherine, Jamaica. Ibex now has over 2,000 employees at the Portmore expanded center. “This expansion continues to fulfill the promise I made one […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

“Selling Shareholders” to Pocket J$5B of the $6B in Wisynco Group Limited IPO.

The Wisynco Group Limited is looking to raise just over $6 billion Jamaican dollars and has published its prospectus inviting the public to take up to 784.5 million shares at the subscription price of J$7.87 per share. According to information in the prospectus the Directors will be using the net proceeds to among other things, […]

Businessuite Top Caribbean CEO -2017 Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director of Jamaica Producers Group

EXIM Bank Reporting Tourism Enterprises (SMTEs) Loan Scheme A Success

The National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank) is reporting that its small and medium-sized tourism enterprises (SMTEs) loan scheme has been a success with strong take-up by players in the sector. The $1-billion facility, launched last September through financing from the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), enables industry stakeholders to access between $5 million and […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

Stop Promoting Modern-Day Plantations Called Exclusive Resorts – Rifai – Updated

Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Dr. Taleb Rifai, says there must be more interconnectedness between visitors and residents of communities, in order to achieve greater community empowerment. He also suggested that there must be a lowering of the walls between the host communities and the visitors, in order to achieve […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

Jamaica Will Continue To Aggressively Pursue A Multi-Destination Marketing Arrangement With Cuba, Mexico And The Dominican Republic

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica will continue to aggressively pursue a multi-destination marketing arrangement with Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic, noting that this will inevitably lead to sustainable growth. Mr. Bartlett, who was giving the welcome address at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Global Conference now on at the Montego […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League Closes CONEC Mobile Wallet Service

The Jamaica Co-operative Credit Union League (JCCUL) through its investment subsidiary Centralised Strategic Services Limited will be discontinuing its CONEC Mobile Wallet Service effective Thursday November 30th 2017. According to a small space newspaper advertisement published yesterday, existing account holders were directed to utilize the funds in their accounts or cash out at any of […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

STATIN Reporting Record 1,216,200 Persons Employed As At July 2017

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) is reporting that a record 1,216,200 persons were employed as at July 2017. Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr. Wayne Henry, said the figure, contained in STATIN’s Labour Force Survey, represents an increase of 29,200 persons relative to July 2016, and is the highest ever […]

Businessuite 2017 Top JAMAICA CEO Main Market – Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director Jamaica Producers Group

Knutsford Express Recorded 40% Increase In Net Profit To $170M For 2016/17

Oliver Townsend CEO of Knutsford Express is reporting that the 2016/17 financial year saw the company continuing on its strong and sustained growth path with the business recording a 40% increase in net profit to $170M over 2016 with a corresponding 33% growth in assets from $442M in 2016 to $587M. With growth in revenues […]

Businessuite Top Caribbean CEO -2017 Jeffrey McG. Hall Group Managing Director of Jamaica Producers Group

How To Define The Standards of Your Services

Every organization exists in order to serve people. Its goodwill and image are dependent upon the standards of its ser¬vices. Its long-term success or failure is also influenced by the quality of its ser¬vices. Consequently, most organizations strive to provide a good standard of ser¬vice. Some, however, do not clearly define the detailed standards. The […]

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