Jamaica Gleaner Business

Published: Monday Thursday | August 6, 2009

PepsiCo to buy bottlers in deals totalling US$7.8b
PepsiCo Inc said Tuesday it is buying its two top bottlers for US$7.8 billion in a bid to save money and get new products to market more quickly. The deals were sealed months after PepsiCo's first offers were rejected and 10 years after PepsiCo first... Read More...

Brazil's industrial and agribusiness output down
Brazil's industrial and agribusiness output slumped in the first half of the year amid the global economic slowdown, the government statistics agency said Wednesday. The negative production figures were released even as renewed optimism sweeps Latin... Read More...

Holiday Inn workers now eligible to vote
The Court of Appeal has agreed that former contract workers of Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort are eligible to vote in the ballot to determine the union's claim for bargaining rights. The ruling was made last Friday when it upheld a Supreme Court ruling in 2007... Read More...

Credit union gives to charities
The St Catherine Cooperative Credit Union is boasting massive improvements in its asset value and is sharing some of that gain with local charities. The credit union, which was formed through the merger of nine other credit... Read More...