|Jamaica on a cranberry fix
Jamaica continues to dominate the cranberry juice market. Distributor of Ocean Spray's brands, Wisynco Group Limited, said it has brought in one million cases of the beverage to make Jamaica the largest consumption market per capita, giving Wisynco 80 per cent of the cranberry juice market.
New man in charge at FirstCaribbean
Career banker John D Orr, whose track record covers retail investment and merchant banking, has now taken over as chief executive officer of Barbados-based FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB), effective August 25, from Charles Pink, who has resigned.
NHT returns half a billion to contributors
The National Housing Trust (NHT) has refunded $497 million to contributors, the agency has announced.More than 23,000 persons collected refund cheques.
Tempers flare as eBay changes rules ... again and again
Some people who sell things on eBay are fed up with new rules the company has been imposing in hopes of making the auction site more attractive to online shoppers. Now, even more changes are coming in the next few weeks, but this time, eBay Inc hopes it can cool tempers.
In the music business, image the best sales pitch
With music record sales falling worldwide, Michael 'Mikey' Bennett, managing director of Grafton Studios, says that the future of the local industry rests not on the sale of CDs, but on selling the individual as a performer.
Grain exports snagged by infrastructure delays
Across the United States, from grain elevator to grain elevator, golden wheat and corn are piled in towering mounds, waiting for a rail car to haul them to market. Some grain can sit for a month or more on the ground, exposed to wind, rain and rats.