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Stories by Neville Graham

Published:Sunday | November 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Co-chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC) Keith Duncan is calling for restraint and understanding on all sides in the present round of public-sector wage negotiations.According to Duncan, there needs to be greater ownership of...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited saw total revenues rising to $69.3 billion for the nine months ended September 30, a four per cent increase over the $66.65 billion for the...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

United States electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon is still very much a part of Jamaica's business process outsourcing landscape.Questions arose in the...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

The new inductee into the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Hall of Fame, Richard Byles, is recommending the establishment of an Economic Programme Oversight Committee (EPOC)-type arrangement to provide surveillance over the broad...

Published:Friday | November 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Manufacturing conglomerate Seprod Limited and its American partner commissioned Jamaica's second flour mill on Tuesday, and are already looking to exports to bring in the dough for the new...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Everyting Oily Labs Limited, one of two outfits to land the first ganja licences issued in Jamaica, is setting up shop in Portmore, but its principal...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

In the past few months, store owners and shoppers have been contending with cavernous excavations, dust and debris, and the hum of construction as the owners of Mall...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Purity shareholders got a taste of what's to come, literally, when the company doled out a new cookie at their annual general meeting for feedback ahead of its market introduction.It's...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Lubricants company Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited more than doubled its first-quarter profit, boosted by a nearly one-third spike in revenue.CEO...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Jamaica Inn, a luxury boutique hotel based in Ocho Rios, has been in business for decades, but the past few years have been challenging.Business was sluggish, even though the hotel has been part of the Expedia network since 2002.Still, its operators...

Published:Wednesday | October 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Poultry producer Jamaica Broilers Group is now going after markets on the east coast of the United States, with the acquisition of a hatchery in Big Valley, Pennsylvania.The company has not disclosed the terms of the transaction, saying only it...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Tyrone Wilson's eMedia Interactive Group Limited has struck a new partnership with an Irish outfit to deliver a digital marketing course in the Caribbean through iCreate Institute.The agreement with Digital Marketing Institute offers qualifications...

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 3:45 PMNeville Graham

The crowded unit trust market just got more competitive with the entry of Proven select funds, a collection of four portfolios - Jamaica and US dollar money market, US dollar fixed income, and Jamaica dollar equity. Proven made the announcement on...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 11:35 AMNeville Graham

  Finance Minister Audley Shaw says he wants 100 per cent examination of goods coming in and going out of Jamaican ports in order to clamp down on corruption. Addressing the Customs Tariff & Port Users Seminar hosted by the Jamaica Chamber...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

By mid-November, the revitalised and refreshed Victoria Pier should be up and running after a 17-year hiatus. And at least two well-known restaurant brands are expected...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:02 AMNeville Graham

Finance and Planning Minister Audley Shaw is calling for a halt to recent speculative pressures on the Jamaican dollar. He says the recent depreciation in the value of the currency is unwarranted, especially in light of availability. He says there...

Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Derrimon Trading Company Limited once relied on distribution as its main source of income, but it also meant extending credit to customers, which left the company exposed.Its retail operation, however, was a more consistent source of cash.Then last...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 PMNeville Graham

Finance and Planning Minister Audley Shaw is calling for a halt to recent speculative pressures on the Jamaican dollar. He says the recent depreciation in the value of the currency is unwarranted, especially in light of availability. He says there...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Those who missed the Jamaica Karting Association Meet 6 at the Palisadoes Raceway on Sunday will rue the chance they had to see everything from persistence to dominance tokeen rivalry.The biggest winner for the day was young Justin Donaldson in...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

RJRGLEANER Communications Group CEO Gary Allen aims to double returns in five years and has laid out a growth strategy underpinned by business diversification, new partnerships and potential acquisitions to achieve that goal.The media group, whose...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Wisynco Group Limited will today unveil a rebuilt complex that is nearly 50 per cent bigger, and will soon sport a new beverage plant and cold storage facility...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 11:43 AMNeville Graham

Backed by more than 200 distributors and 15 H&L Agro locations, Sapphire Agriculture Jamaica is muscling its way into the local fertilizer market, having launched its full product line at the Spanish Town Road, Kingston headquarters of H...

Published:Wednesday | September 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Carreras is now more careful about how it deploys its marketing dollars to protect sales volume and hold on to its customers, who tend to migrate with every tax assault on cigarettes.In one of the most dramatic quarters for the cigarette trader in...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Distributors of construction materials are rallying around each other following at least seven incidents of fraud against hardware stores and traders perpetuated by a...

Published:Wednesday | September 6, 2017 | 5:35 PMNeville Graham

Carreras shareholders on record as at September 21, 2017 will benefit from a 10-for-one stock split. Shareholders voting at the company’s annual general meeting today approved an August 8 board resolution. Board chairman, Oliver Holmes...

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