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Stories by Janelle Oswald

Published:Tuesday | February 14, 2017 | 2:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Jamaicans looking for the perfect gift that won't fade away or lose its value once the newness wears off, can download Gospel track Better Days at www.elyonsheartfoundation.org.uk, and be part of a fundraising movement aimed at helping children born...

Published:Monday | October 24, 2016 | 10:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Appliance Traders Limited (ATL) has significantly improved their website to delight their customers.The company has also launched their redesigned online services, utilising the latest in website technology to create a clean, flat finish, thus...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2016 | 10:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A leading professor from a top university ranked "No. 1 undergraduate school for entrepreneurs in America" by U.S. News...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2016 | 10:00 AMJanelle Oswald

There is a new investment plan that assists parents with paying for their children's higher education. Known as the Sigma Educator Plan, Sagicor Investments has launched an affordable proposal to help conscientious, visionary investors to save for...

Published:Monday | September 12, 2016 | 9:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Two entrepreneurs are calling on the health and gender ministers along with corporate Jamaica to assist them in holding an annual island forum about sex.Marketing director of Living Well Natural Care, Alisia Jarrett, and founder and CEO of Fervida,...

Published:Monday | August 29, 2016 | 8:00 AMJanelle Oswald

With the adult novelty industry set to be worth over US$15 billion annually worldwide, it is understandable why so many entrepreneurs want to cash in on the sex-toy business.Evolving enormously in the last decade, driven by an influence of cultural...

Published:Friday | August 19, 2016 | 8:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Jamaican art lovers now have a place to purchase authentic masterpieces following the opening of ArtStock at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA).ArtStock is a store which carries exquisite, authentic Jamaican works,...

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 8:03 AMJanelle Oswald

Ramona Riley has dedicated her life to teaching women about their "cave of wonder," (womb) and encourages them to host womb parties to create positive awareness about the power of their femininity.Known as the 'Vagina Lady', Riley a Kingstonian, has...

Published:Friday | August 5, 2016 | 8:00 AMJanelle Oswald

As Jamaica's top female athletes prepare to proudly fly the island's flag in Brazil, will another heroine emerge?Representing Jamaica for the first time, Queen Nanny will also be making her home run on the sunny shores of Rio, where a documentary on...

Published:Friday | July 29, 2016 | 7:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The rising status of pets has started an unprecedented wave of entrepreneurship around the globe, and the growing number of dog lovers is partially due to the vast numbers empty-nesters, single professionals and couples who delay having children....

Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 7:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The rising summer temperatures have also affected many corporate heads' stress level to increase.Trying to stay cool while stuck at the desk for hours, or going from one meeting to the other, can increase the blood pressure and raised temperatures...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2016 | 6:00 AMJanelle Oswald

No longer seen as a 'female thing', men from all ages and backgrounds are joining yoga classes islandwide, looking for an effective way to relax, restore, rejuvenate, re-energise and realign their mind, body and soul.Marcus Goffe, Jamaica...

Published:Friday | May 27, 2016 | 5:00 AMJanelle Oswald

'Yes, and' vs 'Yes, but' were two phrases vigorously debated at the Management Institute for National Development (MIND) when managers and staff examined common challenges faced by employees in a work environment.Focusing on positive solutions,...

Published:Monday | May 23, 2016 | 5:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A new insurance policy - Total Woman Plan - exclusively for females has been launched by the Sagicor Group.Dubbed a "revolutionary product", it is being applauded for exclusively catering to the unique needs of women.Excited about the future,...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2016 | 5:01 AMJanelle Oswald

"Swypz with every wipe," says the hygienist turned entrepreneur, who has designed a wet wipe for every occasion.Unhappy with what she saw on the supermarket shelves and pharmacies in Jamaica and overseas, Canadian hygienist Alanna Kirschner decided...

Published:Monday | May 9, 2016 | 5:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The American Women's Group (AWG), at it recent monthly meeting held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, welcomed special guest Mark Connolly, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative. Connolly gave a wide-ranging presentation in which he...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2016 | 4:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Two young men are leading the way in the Jamaican coffee business by inspiring customers with each sip. They serve a variety of coffee drinks, ranging from espresso to lattes, frappuccino and cappuccino, inside a swanky, new coffee shop at the...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 4:01 PMJanelle Oswald

Today we feature the experiences of LASCO Financial Services and AMG Packaging and Paper Company Limited, who have had excellent results following their listing on the Jamaica Stock Exchange's Junior Market.Who are the other companies and is this a...

Published:Friday | April 22, 2016 | 4:00 AMJanelle Oswald

A fleet of buses left Spanish Town Road to visit a St Catherine farm to learn about the 'green side' of business.Red Stripe employees travelled to Wallen Cassava Farms, part of an employee-engagement initiative to advance staff members' knowledge...

Published:Monday | March 28, 2016 | 3:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Today's technology equips forgers and unscrupulous persons with powerful tools to pass off counterfeit signatures as real. Never before has it been so crucial for individuals or businesses to cross-examine their signature.This begs the question: Do...

Published:Friday | March 18, 2016 | 3:00 AMJanelle Oswald

An inspirational healing conference sponsored by ScotiaFoundation for teenage mothers across the nation in celebration of International Women's Day, in collaboration with Girls Empowered for Motherhood and Success (GEMS), at the Jamaica Conference...

Published:Wednesday | March 9, 2016 | 3:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Women reigned supreme at the recent annual awards for Guardian Life Limited held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel ballroom. In its 16th year, staff members were recognised for their commitment dedication and loyalty.Board members, directors, execs,...

Published:Friday | March 4, 2016 | 3:00 AMJanelle Oswald

Today spectacles are the alpha accessories and the must-have frill for fashionistas - so much so trend-setters opt to wear specs for a statement rather than as a medical prescription."Glasses say, 'I can see you, and I am a person," states Jamaica's...

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 2:11 AMJanelle Oswald

Jamaican-Canadian businessman Lincoln Holnes is donating complimentary coaching time to various schools in order to empower the youth to become tomorrow's leaders.Holnes is chief executive officer and founder of Hanh Consulting. He grew up in Scott'...

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2016 | 2:00 AMJanelle Oswald

The Chinese New Year is the most celebrated holiday for Chinese. The festival marks the start of the New Year, which begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ends on the full moon 15 days later.In observance of the Year of the...

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