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Published:Friday | August 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

With the first anniversary of her wood carving/shaping business coming up, Tamara Harding is thinking big.Since introducing itself officially with a launch event last November, Mara Made Designs has grown steadily. Harding now gets orders for every...

Published:Friday | August 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Ever want to make a food run, but not crazy about the traffic or long queues?Then perhaps you may consider ordering via Cutdiline. The start-up is a tech company that offers online ordering for diners and a restaurant delivery service."Cutdiline...

Published:Monday | August 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

So I can't remember the actual day or date, but all I know, I was standing there, clueless!Now mind you, that feeling of complete and utter confusion is nothing new for me. Reminds me of the mathematics preparation class for the Common Entrance Exam...

Published:Monday | July 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Great music, fine food, eye-catching decor and proper service are all ingredients for the perfect event.So many companies get it horribly wrong, but not so with KW Events and Rentals. The company is a full-service event boutique that offers event...

Published:Friday | July 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

A custos' role is all about service, so newly selected custos of St Andrew, Dr Patricia Dunwell, is a perfect fit."I have a mantra that in life, we are here for two purposes; to serve one another and to love one another," she said. "And I find that...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

For years, the Good Samaritan Inn (GSI) at Geffrard Place, Heroes Circle in Kingston, has provided warm food, clothes and shelter for the needy.To further enhance its service to the community, the GSI opened an adjoining health centre on Thursday...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

When luxury car maker Jaguar declared it was making an SUV, jaws dropped.In Jamaica, those jaws fell even further as Stewart's Automotive Group unveiled the Jaguar F-PACE at Devon House last Thursday. The luxury SUV is Jaguar's "first performance...

Published:Friday | June 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Fast food chain Island Grill has been receiving a 'boost' from its newest product, the Veggie Boostaah.The four-greens health juice has been doing very well since its introduction some two weeks ago. Marianna Farag, brand manager at Island Grill,...

Published:Tuesday | May 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

When Mother's decided to make the pork patty, needless to say, it raised a few eyebrows.Those eyebrows have arched a bit higher as the company now has curry goat patties. Karma-Gaye Williams, local area marketer, at Mother's, said the company did a...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Tomorrow, Chaunte Blackwood, The Gleaner's Children's Own Spelling Bee champion, will take on 284 other spellers in the preliminaries of the...

Published:Monday | May 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Already among the largest food manufacturing entities in Jamaica, Rainforest Seafoods is putting even further distance between themselves and their competitors.This is with their new processing plant at the Slipe Road facility in the Corporate Area...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

While others may have been sceptical about enlisting on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), Access Financial Services Limited was quick out the blocks.The heads of the company, which was established in 2000, had the foresight to...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

We continue our series which takes a look at the success stories of small companies listed on the Junior Stock Exchange with Blue Power's story.Who are the other companies and is this a viable option for the small enterprise sector in Jamaica? Read...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

On any given day, it's hard to get hold of Patricia Peralto and Odette Epstein.Dealing with 75 children in rooms full of Dora, the Explorer posters, counting charts and other fun learning tools can be a hassle, but the founders of Rainbow Land...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Stewart Industrial, part of the Stewart's Automotive Group, is looking to gain a stronger foothold in the commercial vehicle market with the addition of five new Mitsubishi FUSO trucks.Three of them, the FA 914 Rigid Truck Chassis, the FI 1214 Box...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) Limited was founded in 1994 to service the hospitality industry as an integrated food-service distributor.Headquartered in Montego Bay, St James, CPJ is a recognised wholesaling, distribution, and manufacturing...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

This is the continuation of our series which takes a look at the close to 30 listed under the Junior Stock Exchange (JSE). Who are they, and is this a viable option for the small enterprise sector in Jamaica? Read on and let us have your feedback at...

Published:Friday | April 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

The turnout was smaller, the vibe less rampant, but party faithful were still present for the opening of Parliament yesterday.The security changes, stemming from incidents at the swearing-in of the new Parliament a month ago, dampened spirits...

Published:Wednesday | April 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

If you watched the Shaggy and Friends show in January, you might remember Simona Saure, the grade six student of Obistan Kinder Preparatory School who captured the hearts of the audience with her performance of The Greatest Love of All.But her story...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Today we start a new feature which looks at the close to 30 companies listed under the Junior Stock Exchange (JSE). Who are they? How has the listing helped them? Is this a viable option for the small enterprise sector in Jamaica? Read on and send...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

The successful Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI) has been extended for another two years, thanks to funding from the United States Agency for International Development.Saffrey Brown, general manager of the JN Foundation, said that the...

Published:Monday | March 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

With the 2016 ISSA/ GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships in mind, First Global Bank (FGB) showed perfect timing in launching its High School Affinity Visa card.The launch was held last Tuesday, the first day of Champs 2016, at the...

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

When The Gleaner compiled a ranking of top schools after the 2015 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT), Creative Kids Learning Academy came out tops for Kingston and St Andrew.And the proud team and eager students are itching to keep themselves in this...

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Two of Jamaica's successful corporate women imparted useful advice to entrepreneurs on day two of the first-ever Women In Energy conference for the Caribbean.Held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on March 10 and 11, the conference was spearheaded by...

Published:Monday | February 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMDaviot Kelly

Both are from humble circumstances and both are involved in the food preparation business. One currently calls the verdant hills above Gordon Town home, while the other lives in the heart of west St Andrew.But Michael Birmingham and Christine...

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