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Stories by Huntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:26 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

The global nutraceuticals market is reported to be valued at in excess in US$200 billion with projections that it will top US$300 billion in the next five years, pushed by changing population, health and dietary trends. Those numbers underpin the...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:27 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

The April 2 announcement of a more than US$97,000 gift from the Caribbean Development Bank, CDB, to Caricom for a study on plantation white sugar has Jamaican manufacturing representatives lining up on different sides of the hot-button issue. The...

Published:Friday | April 12, 2019 | 12:24 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

Insurance brokerage house Billy Craig Insurance Brokers Limited is talking up an ongoing value-added technology upgrade that its executives say is setting the company apart in an increasingly competitive market of insurance intermediaries. The...

Published:Friday | April 5, 2019 | 12:28 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

The five Russell siblings of Montego Bay, owners of the all-inclusive three-star Deja Resort on the western city’s famed ‘Hip Strip’, are satisfied that they have brought their property and brand to a level where it can be now be successfully...

Published:Friday | March 29, 2019 | 12:24 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

Jan’s Accents, located in Liguanea, St Andrew, designs and makes exquisite leather sandals, handbags, ladies’ belts, and creative jewellery pieces from stones and metals. Business has been steadily growing, creating more hours and earnings for the...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:20 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

Jamaica has benefited from, or is in the process of cashing in on, loans and other public- and private-sector development financing from the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, amounting to more than US$5.1 billion for the 50 years of the bank’s...

Published:Wednesday | March 13, 2019 | 12:08 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

Armed with $70 million from its IPO, creative training institute iCreate is on a drive to upgrade its teaching facilities and instructional equipment and expand beyond its modest classrooms in Jamaica and Miami to other markets overseas. iCreate...

Published:Friday | March 1, 2019 | 12:40 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

The Mona School and Business and Management, MSBM, has not only been advancing top quality business education in Jamaica for the past 12 years, but has also been involved in ground-breaking research and the real-life application of research...

Published:Friday | February 22, 2019 | 12:28 AMHuntley Medley - Senior Business Writer

They are part of the 87-year-old Spirits Pool Association and are collaborating for the March 9-10 inaugural staging of the Jamaica Rum Festival, but competing rum brands Appleton Estate and Hampden Rums are taking contrasting approaches to earning...

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