Sun | May 26, 2019

Business

Call centre operator Conduent Inc will be expanding its Jamaican operations, a plan that is expected to lead to around 2,000 new jobs by early 2020. The size of the investment was not disclosed, but it appears to be substantial. Robert Corbishley,...

Kingston Wharves’ car-transhipment business has outgrown the 18 acres of land it leased at the Tinson Pen aerodrome and filled up another 15 acres it bought near the wharf devoted to motor vehicle storage. And company officials are predicting even...

COK Sodality Cooperative Credit Union is working with two foreign outfits to develop a financing programme for renewable energy products targeted at micro, small- and medium-enterprises and low-income households. The EcoMicro programme is a...

The relationship between tech park investor Valrie Grant and Sagicor Group Jamaica has soured, and now she is looking for new partners to follow through on the project that is partially formulated around women in the tech sector. Sagicor Bank...

Epican Medicinals Limited, a Jamaican retailer of medical marijuana, plans wider distribution with an eventual push for online sales, according to its partner in Canada, The Green Organic Dutchman, TGOD. TGOD also disclosed that Epican earned CDN$...

Jamaicans were willing to shell out more than $14 billion, or nearly three times the targeted equity capital, for shares in the Caribbean’s largest wind energy company Wigton Windfarm Limited, which listed on Wednesday on the main market of the...

Last year, General Accident decided to let its hair down with a new promotional campaign, and the general insurer is still reaping gains from it. The first signs of the campaign’s impact showed up in the company’s year-end results for 2018, when...

Palace Amusement is returning to Portmore at a time when the community has matured into its own economic centre, says the cinema company’s marketing manager, Melanie Graham. The movie theatre that Palace operated there more than a decade was...

She’s the niece of former Governor General Sir Howard Cooke, a former journalist and, at one time, a manager in charge of corporate affairs, customer service, client and government relations at several locations for power utility Jamaica Public...

The mining and quarrying industry contributed the lion’s share of the 1.9 per cent expansion in the Jamaican economy during fiscal year 2018-19, having growth by 28.5 per cent, driven mainly by production at the Alpart alumina plant in St Elizabeth...
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