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Stories by McPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

Published:Wednesday | June 20, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again sought to persuade the Government that improving security and crime prevention is crucial in Jamaica and other parts of the region where chronically high crime rates are weighing heavily on economic...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

Alfabet Holdings, an investment group led by Gassan Azan, has acquired the Van den Tweel supermarket group, which operates in the ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and CuraƁao in The Netherlands Antilles.The chain comprises five stores known as Van den...

Published:Wednesday | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

Business confidence dipped marginally during the first quarter of 2018, while consumers' optimism rose despite the majority believing that job prospects continue to be elusive and remained doubtful about future employment.Despite the fall-off in...

Published:Wednesday | March 7, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

Paymaster Jamaica Limited has lost its appeal against the Postal Corporation of Jamaica for terminating its bill payment contract and transferring the business to Bill Express operated by GraceKennedy Payment Services.The Postal Corporation said it...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/Assistant Editor - Business

Construction of a modern warehouse constituting the first of a multiphase development of an industrial park by Port Authority of Jamaica is to begin by March at a cost of US$25.8 million ($3.2 billion).Vice-president for business development at the...

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